Braintree Double Glazing Repairs – uPVC Window Specialists
Serving Braintree, we are door and window repair experts, we tackle all types of window and door repairs. We specialise in uPVC repairs and offer locksmith and boarding up services
Double Glazed Windows
Double glazed windows account for the majority of the window repair calls we receive and include uPVC windows, aluminium windows and timber windows
Double glazing repairs pertain to door and window frames and their moving parts such as door handles, window handles, window locks, door locks, including multi-point locks and euro-cylinders, also includes friction stays (window hinges) and door sundries such as letterboxes, door knockers and door panels etc.
Other than for external damage or breakage, the main reason for replacing double glazed units is due to water ingress between the glass panes causing the glass to become cloudy or misted up. We also carry out glass refurbishment with all types of glass including, toughened and laminated safety glass, feature lead, Georgian and stained glass effects.
While the majority of calls we receive in Braintree these days are for window, door and glass repairs, we also supply and install new replacement windows, doors and uPVC door panels
These open outwards and account for the majority of replacement windows installed in the UK
Tilt & Turn Windows
This style of window was imported from Europe. Unlike the casement window, it opens inwards, which can present a problem where curtains are fitted. As well as opening inwards there is also the facility to tilt it into the room for ventilation.
A bay window can be structural or can be added into an existing flat window opening (known as a plant on bay) In the majority of cases bay windows are a combination of casement windows which are coupled together using structural poles or posts. They can also consist of tilt & turn windows as well as doors
Vertical Sliding Sash windows
This style of window was popular in the Victorian and Edwardian eras and is still popular in these older properties, where the homeowner wants to retain the period charm of the property
These are the everyday external doors you see in residential homes and open inwards or outwards.
These comprise a combination of two casement doors, manufactured together in one frame. They can be coupled with windows to make up a french door combination
These are also known as sliding doors and became popular in the 1970s. They are still as popular today as they were then
These have become more and more popular over the years as they fold back against the wall to allow the full opening they are set into to be maximised.
The windows and doors we install are available in the following materials;
This type of residential door has become the most popular in the Uk for front doors. We have a comprehensive range of styles and colours to choose from
uPVC Windows and Doors
These are still by far the most popular replacement windows and doors in the UK. There are in essence two types of finish either smooth or a grained foiled finish. They are available in a variety of colours and are available in the following configurations;
Types we install include, casement windows, tilt & turn windows, bay windows and vertical sliding sash windows
Types we install include casement doors, french doors, patio doors and bi-fold doors
Aluminium Windows and Doors
As with uPVC there is a comprehensive range of colours and are available in the following configurations;
We install, casement windows, tilt & turn windows and bay windows
We install, casement doors, french doors, patio doors and bifold doors
Timber Windows and Doors
Supplied in a comprehensive range of finishes and colours, they are available in the following configurations;
We supply and install, casement windows, bay windows and vertical sliding sash windows
We supply and install, casement doors, french doors and patio doors
We supply and install replacement uPVC door panels, where the original panel has become damaged or has discoloured or even where the homeowner just wants a new look. Available in a comprehensive range of styles, colours and finishes including both smooth and grained, they also come in a variety of patterned glass choices.
Although most of the work we carry out in Braintree is for private house owners we also carry out commercial door and window repairs for housing associations, utility companies, estate agents, letting agents, private landlords and varying other types of businesses.
We cover the CM7 and CM77 postcodes. We also provide boarding up services for those who have the misfortune of having their property damaged by the weather, burglary or have had their home vandalised.
To view our full range of services, click on the links opposite. If you wish to speak to us you can either call on 01376 390793 or fill out the enquiry form opposite
Nestled in the heart of Essex, England, Braintree is a historic market town with a rich heritage dating back to Roman times. With a population of approximately 50,000 residents, Braintree seamlessly blends its traditional past with modern amenities, making it a thriving and charming destination.
Braintree’s history is evident in its architecture and landmarks. The town’s name is derived from “Branoc’s tree,” a reference to a local pagan god worshipped by the Saxons. Roman influence can be seen in the nearby remains of Black Notley Roman Temple, a testament to the area’s ancient significance.
One of Braintree’s most notable historical landmarks is the Braintree Town Hall, an elegant Georgian building that dominates the town’s marketplace. This architectural gem serves as a focal point for community events and gatherings, preserving the town’s heritage while adapting to contemporary needs.
Another symbol of Braintree’s rich past is Bocking Windmill, a restored Grade II-listed building that stands as a reminder of the town’s agricultural roots. The windmill offers visitors a chance to explore its inner workings and learn about traditional milling techniques, offering an educational experience for all ages.
In addition to its historical significance, Braintree boasts a vibrant town center filled with shops, restaurants, and local businesses. The George Yard Shopping Centre, a modern retail complex, provides a diverse selection of stores and boutiques, making it a popular destination for shoppers looking for both well-known brands and unique finds.
Braintree’s markets are a vital part of its cultural and economic fabric. The market, which has been held for centuries, offers a delightful array of goods, from fresh produce and artisanal crafts to clothing and antiques. The weekly market brings the community together and adds a touch of traditional charm to the town’s bustling atmosphere.
For those seeking leisure and entertainment, Braintree has plenty to offer. The town’s leisure centers, such as Braintree Swimming and Fitness and Braintree Leisure Centre, provide facilities for sports, fitness, and relaxation. The Warner Textile Archive, a unique attraction in Braintree, houses an impressive collection of textiles and fabrics, offering a fascinating glimpse into the town’s historical ties to the textile industry.
Braintree’s sense of community is evident in its calendar of events and festivals. The Braintree Carnival, held annually, is a vibrant celebration featuring colorful parades, live music, and entertainment for all ages. The town also hosts seasonal events, such as Christmas markets and summer fairs, fostering a strong sense of togetherness among residents and visitors alike.
Nature enthusiasts will appreciate the town’s green spaces and nearby countryside. Braintree is surrounded by beautiful landscapes and nature reserves, providing opportunities for peaceful walks, picnics, and outdoor activities. The Great Notley Country Park, with its extensive network of trails and play areas, is a favorite spot for families and nature lovers.
Education is well-catered for in Braintree, with a variety of primary and secondary schools serving the local community. The town also benefits from a selection of colleges and educational institutions, providing opportunities for further learning and professional development.
Transport links are convenient in Braintree, with the Braintree railway station connecting the town to London Liverpool Street and other neighboring areas. The town’s proximity to major road networks, including the A120 and M11, offers easy access to nearby towns and cities.
Braintree is a captivating market town that embraces its historical roots while embracing modernity. With its architectural heritage, bustling market, and thriving town center, Braintree offers a delightful blend of old-world charm and contemporary living. Whether exploring its historical landmarks, enjoying the local markets, or immersing oneself in its vibrant community events, Braintree provides a memorable experience for both residents and visitors.
Braintree Window and Door Repairs
Springwood Industrial Estate
Tel: 01376 390793
Mon 08:00 – 18:00
Tuesday 08:00 – 18:00
Wednesday 08:00 – 18:00
Thursday 08:00 – 18:00
Friday 08:00 – 18:00
Saturday 09:00 – 15:00
Sunday – Closed