Droylsden Double Glazing Repairs – uPVC Window Specialists
0161 804 7405
Serving Droylsden, 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 Droylsden 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 Droylsden 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 all M43 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 0161 804 7405 or fill out the enquiry form opposite.
Droylsden, located in Greater Manchester, England, is a charming town that has retained its sense of community spirit and historical charm amidst modern developments. Situated about four miles east of Manchester city centre, Droylsden has a rich industrial heritage and a close-knit community that values its history and traditions. In this article, we will explore the highlights of Droylsden, from its industrial past to its warm community atmosphere, showcasing why it is a beloved town that continues to attract residents and visitors alike.
Droylsden’s history is closely tied to the Industrial Revolution, which saw the transformation of the town into a thriving center of textile manufacturing. Cotton mills and factories once dominated the landscape, shaping the town’s identity and providing employment opportunities for its residents. Though many of these mills are no longer operational, they remain as reminders of Droylsden’s industrial past.
What sets Droylsden apart is its strong sense of community spirit. The town’s residents take pride in their shared history and heritage, fostering a close-knit and welcoming atmosphere. Droylsden has a friendly and neighbourly vibe, making it an inviting place for families and individuals seeking a close community connection.
Droylsden’s community spirit is evident in its calendar of local events and festivals. From summer fairs and fun days to Christmas markets and community gatherings, the town celebrates its unique identity and brings people together. These events provide opportunities for residents to socialize, support local businesses, and participate in shared experiences.
Droylsden’s historical charm can be seen in its architectural landmarks. St. Mary’s Church, a beautiful Grade II listed building, is a notable example of Gothic Revival architecture. Additionally, the Ashton Canal, which runs through Droylsden, is a reminder of the town’s industrial past and now offers picturesque towpaths for leisurely walks and cycling.
Droylsden offers a range of local shops, supermarkets, and dining options to cater to residents’ needs. The town’s shopping precincts are dotted with a mix of independent stores and popular retail chains, providing a variety of shopping experiences. There are also several cozy cafes, restaurants, and pubs where locals can enjoy a meal or catch up with friends.
Despite its urban setting, Droylsden provides ample green spaces and parks for residents to enjoy. Medlock Valley is a beautiful green corridor that runs through the town, offering picturesque walks and opportunities for outdoor activities. The Droylsden Marina Park is another lovely spot, providing a peaceful setting alongside the canal.
Droylsden is home to several primary and secondary schools, ensuring that children have access to quality education within the town. For further education, the nearby towns and Manchester city centre offer a wide range of colleges and universities, making Droylsden an accessible location for students pursuing higher studies.
Droylsden benefits from excellent transportation links, making it well-connected to neighbouring areas and Manchester city centre. The town has good bus services and easy access to the M60 motorway, providing convenient travel options for commuters and residents.
Droylsden’s community is diverse and inclusive, reflecting the changing face of modern England. The town welcomes people from various backgrounds, contributing to a rich cultural tapestry that enhances the community spirit and fosters understanding and appreciation of different cultures.
Droylsden is a town with a rich history, warm community spirit, and a promising future. Its industrial heritage, warm atmosphere, and sense of community make it a delightful place to call home. Residents appreciate the town’s historical landmarks, local events, and green spaces, which enhance the quality of life in this charming Greater Manchester town. Droylsden’s unique blend of tradition and modernity, coupled with its welcoming community, make it a beloved destination for those seeking a close-knit and friendly place to live.