It’s easy to overlook the importance of selecting the right glass for a new home or addition.
Double Glazing offers some sound-dampening qualities but the performance is critically dependant on the width of the airspace. Most important are its thermal advantages. In the summer Double Glazing reduces heat and UV entry, whilst in winter it provides good light levels and reduces outward heat loss. Another benefit is the improved security that comes with two sheets of glass.
Unwanted noise can spoil the comfort of your home. If you’d like to reduce traffic or voice noise, thicker, laminated glass can be a good solution.
The law demands minimum standards in location prone to human impact. Some safety glazing is mandatory. Our manufacturers can advise you about this important matter to ensure your safety and compliance with applicable building codes. Toughened and laminated glass falls into the safety glass category offering high levels of protection against injury.
Fading & Privacy Glass
Tinted and reflective glass reduces glare and ultra violet light. There are tones of green, blue, grey and bronze to choose from and the colour assists with increasing internal privacy. The glass reduces ultraviolet rays, saving soft furnishings from premature fading.
You can make your home more secure without detracting from its appearance. Laminating glass consists of two or more sheets glued together with a flexible interlayer. If laminated glass is broken, the fragments remain adhered to the interlayer. This characteristic also makes it a Grade A safety glass.
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