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  • 15 hours ago
    ratings 5
    Perfect secondary glazing
    Perfect product for old single glazed windows. It does protect from cold air, condensation and overall bad feelings what bad windows give you. Easy to install DIY. Thank you for great support from Extraglaze.
    Product : Perfect material for easy installation. Blocks out cold perfectly.
    Balint Laszlo
  • 2 weeks ago
    ratings 5
    Great service
    Just received my second order of Extraglaze panels and am delighted with the quality and service which is second to none.
    Product : I own a listed building so I needed a sympathetic solution to heat loss and noise reduction from cars etc. The product is a joy to fit and it really...
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    David Wilkinson
  • 3 weeks ago
    ratings 5
    Pro firm
    Very good customer service, I was impressed with the way they handled my various problems over the course of a large and challenging job; a professional outfit.
    Product : A very good product, simple but effective
    Mark Cass, Hove
  • 1 month ago
    ratings 5
    Excellent customer service and a great product.
    Graham Hibberd
  • 1 month ago
    ratings 5
    Brilliant communications, both telephone and online. Ordering our secondary glazing was so easy. Printed and online measuring instructions were simple to follow. Everything arrived well packaged and cut and assembled to perfect size.
    Installation was quick and simple. Looks a treat. Read more...
    Dallow

Extreme Adhesive Test

 

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We wanted to prove to ourselves our adhesive is as good as if not the best!

Proven to improve

 

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The Building Research Establishment and Coventry University complete tests of the Extraglaze system
Soundproofing and thermal test results...

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Recommended for Listed Buildings

 

Telford and Wrekin Conservation Department encourage the use of secondary glazing, where possible, to increase thermal efficiency.

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Solutions for listed buildings

 
Examples of bespoke Extraglaze solutions for listed buildings

While we'd love to say that we have developed our product for English Heritage, or for the Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC), we actually develop Extraglaze for each and every client, just whenever we are asked to. And, as we do this, nothing does us more proud than receiving some approving looks or blatant praise from a local Conservation Officer. Quite simply we take great enjoyment from solving your secondary glazing challenges!

On this page you will read about just a few of those that presented themselves in listed buildings. In each case we developed several ideas, in our heads, on paper or with prototypes before agreeing with the customer exactly how to proceed, and ultimately solved difficult problems. In at least three of the examples here a Conservation Officer was party to discussions before work started, and vetted the end result – to the delight of our clients!

Example 1: A client with a 16th Century Farmhouse with original timber mullioned windows on the northern side with glazing (identified in an English Heritage book) commissioned Extraglaze to provide magnetic secondary glazing. A magnetic panel was developed to disappear into a distorted oak frame, with a draft excluder on the bottom edge to avoid adding an additional room facing surface along the sill. We also developed panels with two new choices of oak effect vinyl edge sourced exclusively for this client.


Example 2: A client with a Grade 2 Listed black and white half timbered detached house built in 1580. This commission was particularly challenging since some of the windows were dramatically trapezoid. For this building a magnetic panel was developed to disappear into the distorted oak frame using a veneer instead of vinyl. Sliding panels were also developed incorporating magnets which were a new and bespoke development peculiar to this building.


Example 3: A client with a Regency listed building with original panel single pane sash windows and a first floor door to a balcony. Extraglaze worked with the local Conservation Officer and gained approval for secondary glazing which took into account the distortions to all windows, ensuring maximum sound and heat insulation. The glazing was developed specially for this building and offered a higher level of sound proofing than a standard Extraglaze installation.


Example 4: A client with an apartment in a grade 2 listed converted Victorian coach house with three large wood framed windows. Extraglaze developed a magnetic panel to work around an extractor fan and still be invisible. As the panels to be installed were very large and exposed to the full force of the summer sunshine for prolonged periods, Extraglaze, through various trials, also changed their adhesive and developed their installation methods to solve problems that presented themselves on this job.

References are available from these and other satisfied clients. Please contact us either by e-mail or telephone.

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