Why You Should Double-Glaze Shed Windows

When I bought my current home it was definitely what would be described as a fixer upper. I had to completely remodel the kitchen, which wasn't much more than a shell when I moved in, but I was on a tight budget. I started learning how to do the essential work that was involved, such as installing kitchen cabinets, replacing the sink, tiling and laying wood flooring, and I felt such a strong sense of accomplishment when the work was done and I had a beautiful kitchen for a fraction of the price it would have cost to pay a professional kitchen fitter. I started this blog to share what I learned and exchange tips with other home improvement enthusiasts. I hope you enjoy my blog.

Why You Should Double-Glaze Shed Windows

8 June 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog


Convinced by the benefits of longevity, security, money saving and temperature control, many people now have double glazing throughout their homes. What's less common--but, in truth, just as beneficial--is the use of double glazing for sheds, outbuildings, workshops and garages. So why should you reconsider and give them the new window treatment too?

Double glazing is more secure.

Despite the fact that sheds, garages and outbuildings are often less secure than the main part of your home, they're likely to hold some of your most valuable or valued possessions: your car, your pets, your precious memories put into storage. It's also likely that these structures contain all of your tools and ladders--and it's very common for a potential home intruder to get in using things they found on site. By double glazing the windows of these buildings, you're adding an extra layer of security right where you need it the most.

Double glazing keeps the environment controlled.

Buildings like these are often used as storage spaces for things related to crafts and hobbies, or materials for making and decorating things. Paint, paper, electrical components and other similar items are all things that benefit from being kept in an environment that's not too hot, too cold or too damp--and double glazing can help make that happen even in a room without central heating or aircon!

Double glazing gives a uniform look to your property.

There's something compelling about the idea of bringing all the windows in your property in line with each other, isn't there? Double-glazing your neglected spaces helps them to look and feel more like a real part of your home, which improves the overall impression it will give. This doesn't mean you can play around with textures and colours for a bit of extra visual appeal, of course--these days double glazing comes in all manner of styles and can be mixed and matched for your perfect look.

Double glazing adds value to your home.

It's true that you should fall into the trap of making all your decisions about your home based on the idea that you might one day try to sell it; after all, you've got to live in it first! That said, however, spending a tiny bit extra when you have your home double-glazed to include the windows many people would miss out could really pay for itself in the future. Potential buyers will be as compelled by all these points as you are, after all!

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Creating A Kitchen You Love On A Budget

When I bought my current home it was definitely what would be described as a fixer upper. I had to completely remodel the kitchen, which wasn't much more than a shell when I moved in, but I was on a tight budget. I started learning how to do the essential work that was involved, such as installing kitchen cabinets, replacing the sink, tiling and laying wood flooring, and I felt such a strong sense of accomplishment when the work was done and I had a beautiful kitchen for a fraction of the price it would have cost to pay a professional kitchen fitter. I started this blog to share what I learned and exchange tips with other home improvement enthusiasts. I hope you enjoy my blog.

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