Extraglaze Secondary Glazing - Contact Details

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  • 1 month ago
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                    5
    Online help measuring help and online ordering form were very useful and well laid out. I would recommend Extraglaze to others.
    Julian Thornton, Shrewsbury
  • 2 months ago
    ratings
                    5
    Reacted precisely to my requests.
    Chris Oliver
  • 2 months ago
    ratings
                    5
    Awesome product!!
    Service rating : Kept to their promises and actually delivered the goods early!
    Paul Underwood
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  • 3 months ago
    ratings
                    5
    Highly recommended
    Product : Windows have stopped condensation and reduced noise especially wind from named storms!
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  • 3 months ago
    ratings
                    5
    Service rating : Efficient delivery and a great product.
    Product : Very good product and service
    Barry Asker
  • 3 months ago
    ratings
                    5
    Service rating : Top quality product, great customer care
    Product : Top quality and accurately manufactured
    Mark Cass, Hove
  • 3 months ago
    ratings
                    5
    Service rating : Very good product and service. Some people hardly notice the discreet secondary glazing on our sash windows.
    Michael Oxberry
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  • 3 months ago
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                    5
    Just the job.
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  • 4 months ago
    ratings
                    5
    Service rating : Really pleased with the end result - neat and effective. Brilliant service. Thanks very much.
    Rob Hill, Shrewsbury
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  • 5 months ago
    ratings
                    5
    the double glazing has made a huge difference to the overall temperature of the house, although it's too soon to compare it with a whole year. (more about that later) Friends are amazed at how discreet the panels look. Often they don't notice until we point them out. Also, they have reduced the...

Extra news

Extraglaze at the National Trust offices, Hidcote Manor Gardens

February 2020

We are very proud to have installed our magnetic secondary glazing at the National Trust's Hidcote Manor Gardens, in the staff offices – to keep everyone warm in rooms where other potential secondary glazing solutions had been considered out of the question. Read more ...

Coronavirus update

3rd April 2020

If you are stuck at home thinking about your DIY projects then we are still here to support you.

Read more ...

Scientifically proven

In April 2014 we received confirmation that Extraglaze is a scientifically proven thermal insulation solution that beats a typical aluminium framed alternative.


 

Care of your Extraglaze Secondary Glazing Panels

With a little care and attention your Extraglaze Secondary Glazing panels will last many years to come. By following these simple guidelines they will continue to look their best, keep your home more comfortable every winter and prove their worth further even as they preserve your windows

 

Avoid fusion – Our standard foundation magnets are laminated (usually white) and not prone to this problem. If your installation includes the very dark brown unlaminated magnets then the magnet surfaces will benefit from being separated from time to time, to prevent them fusing together. We recommend you simply lift off and refit each panel at least once a year.

 

Avoid overheating – Extraglaze Secondary Glazing is not affected by the sun's rays to any significant extent. However, while the sun's rays pass through harmlessly, on the sunniest days the air in the cavity will get hot and this will in turn heat the panel, causing it to expand. In mid-summer this may be a problem for big panels, and especially those on South facing windows. Please act and apply common sense to reduce this risk. If you close curtains the windows, and therefore the panels, will get even warmer. We recommend you be aware of this, and do not hesitate to remove the panels during extended hot periods.

 

Refit correctly – If you remove a panel please make sure it goes back in the exact same location. If Extraglaze Secondary Glazing stickers have been applied then refit your panel so that this sticker is upright (this is a good reason to never remove the stickers). If in doubt, please check as follows: the butt joints on the panel (where the magnets meet in the corners at right angles) should meet identical butt joints on the window frame (no lengths of magnetic strip should straddle a butt joint). If the magnets seem to have stopped being magnetic this is because the panel is not lined up correctly with the magnets - please take a look close up!

 

Some cleaning rules – the panel material is likely to scratch if wiped or cleaned with anything other than clean pure cotton or a “micro fibre” cloth. Please always test any cloth in an inconspicuous corner. You can buy micro fibre cloths at any supermarket , or buy our own approved cloths and a formulated-for-purpose cleaner from the Extraglaze Secondary Glazing web site, or contact your fitter. Never use paper tissue on your Extraglaze Secondary Glazing. Paper products nearly always contain minerals, which give the paper surface some hardness. These minerals are extremely abrasive, although microscopic.

 

Condensation in the cavity – this can happen, especially if the panels are fitted on a cold day: while the panels are being installed the cold glass in your existing window will catch the installer's breath and this will be trapped in the cavity behind the Extraglaze Secondary Glazing. If this happens please simply take the panel off on a warm, dry day and waft the window so that the moist air is replaced! Condensation is also likely where windows are not maintained externally and insufficiently protected from the elements. The window frame should be inspected for dampness or water ingress (i.e. coming in from outside). Sometimes the cause is an overflowing gutter. If any of the wood that makes up the window frame is wet then this will sweat dampness into the cavity on a warm day, and this will condense on the outside glass when it cools again. Please also check the panel is always located correctly on the foundation magnets. For more information about condensation please see our article How to Stop Condensation.

 

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Reviews

  • 1 month ago
    ratings
                    5
    Online help measuring help and online ordering form were very useful and well laid out. I would recommend Extraglaze to others.
    Julian Thornton, Shrewsbury
  • 2 months ago
    ratings
                    5
    Reacted precisely to my requests.
    Chris Oliver
  • 2 months ago
    ratings
                    5
    Awesome product!!
    Service rating : Kept to their promises and actually delivered the goods early!
    Paul Underwood
    Show more ...
  • 3 months ago
    ratings
                    5
    Highly recommended
    Product : Windows have stopped condensation and reduced noise especially wind from named storms!
    Show more ...
  • 3 months ago
    ratings
                    5
    Service rating : Efficient delivery and a great product.
    Product : Very good product and service
    Barry Asker
  • 3 months ago
    ratings
                    5
    Service rating : Top quality product, great customer care
    Product : Top quality and accurately manufactured
    Mark Cass, Hove
  • 3 months ago
    ratings
                    5
    Service rating : Very good product and service. Some people hardly notice the discreet secondary glazing on our sash windows.
    Michael Oxberry
    Show more ...
  • 3 months ago
    ratings
                    5
    Just the job.
    Show more ...
  • 4 months ago
    ratings
                    5
    Service rating : Really pleased with the end result - neat and effective. Brilliant service. Thanks very much.
    Rob Hill, Shrewsbury
    Show more ...
  • 5 months ago
    ratings
                    5
    the double glazing has made a huge difference to the overall temperature of the house, although it's too soon to compare it with a whole year. (more about that later) Friends are amazed at how discreet the panels look. Often they don't notice until we point them out. Also, they have reduced the...

Extra news

Extraglaze at the National Trust offices, Hidcote Manor Gardens

February 2020

We are very proud to have installed our magnetic secondary glazing at the National Trust's Hidcote Manor Gardens, in the staff offices – to keep everyone warm in rooms where other potential secondary glazing solutions had been considered out of the question. Read more ...

Coronavirus update

3rd April 2020

If you are stuck at home thinking about your DIY projects then we are still here to support you.

Read more ...

Scientifically proven

In April 2014 we received confirmation that Extraglaze is a scientifically proven thermal insulation solution that beats a typical aluminium framed alternative.



Extraglaze is both a supplier and installer of specialist secondary glazing services, with a rapidly expanding network of trained fitters. Our customers include home owners, offices, schools, even holiday resorts with single glazed windows. We frequently install our secondary glazing in listed buildings and conservation areas, as well as church conversions, often with arched and stone framed windows. Extraglaze will even turn double glazing into triple glazing, and stop condensation. If you live in a noisy city or town centre, especially with draughty, badly sealed sash windows, it will bring you the sound insulation you never imagined possible, even as you watch the traffic pass by! We insulate sash windows and insulate casement windows. All our panels are made to measure. We make special shapes, arches and out-of-square panels, even bowed (3 dimensional) panels for windows that follow curved facades. We supply and fit magnetic secondary glazing for sash windows and casement windows, and of course stained glass windows. If you require energy saving windows then insulating sash windows is a great alternative to window replacement or window renovation. The low cost of secondary double glazing is affordable compared to replacement sash windows & replacement casement windows. Extraglaze offers window thermal insulation and sound insulation for existing windows including stained glass windows. Both double glazed sash windows and triple glazed sash windows are possible. Extraglaze can turn draughty old windows into energy efficient windows.

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Coronavirus update

3rd April 2020

If you are stuck at home thinking about your DIY projects then we are still here to support you.

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