Grays Double Glazing Repairs – uPVC Window Specialists
Serving Grays, 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 Grays 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 Grays 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 RM16, RM17 and RM20 postcodes and 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 01375 251016 or fill out the enquiry form opposite
Grays is a town and the administrative center of the Borough of Thurrock in Essex, England. Situated on the north bank of the River Thames, Grays has a rich history dating back centuries, combined with its status as a modern and vibrant urban hub. With a diverse population, cultural attractions, and excellent transportation links, Grays has evolved into a significant town in the region, offering a unique blend of history, commerce, and community.
Historical Significance: Grays has a long and storied history that dates back to at least the 12th century. The name “Grays” is believed to originate from the Old English word “Græg,” which means “grey,” possibly referring to the color of the clay found in the area. Throughout the centuries, the town witnessed several developments, including the establishment of its early church, St. Peter and St. Paul, which still stands as a reminder of its medieval past.
One of the town’s most iconic historical landmarks is the Thurrock Museum, located in nearby South Ockendon. The museum showcases artifacts and exhibits that depict the area’s past, from prehistoric times to the industrial revolution and beyond. It provides visitors with an insight into Grays’ historical roots and its transformation over time.
Industrial Heritage and Regeneration: In the 19th and 20th centuries, Grays played a crucial role in the industrial revolution, particularly in the shipping and maritime industries. The Port of London Authority’s headquarters, situated in the town, attests to Grays’ historical importance as a port and a center for trade and commerce along the River Thames.
In recent decades, Grays has undergone significant regeneration efforts, transforming into a modern urban center with various amenities and facilities. The Lakeside Shopping Centre, located nearby, is one of the largest shopping complexes in Europe, offering a plethora of shops, restaurants, and entertainment options, attracting visitors from across the region.
Community and Culture: Grays is known for its vibrant and diverse community, with a mix of cultures and backgrounds coming together to create a unique and inclusive town. The Thameside Theatre is a cultural gem in Grays, hosting various performances, including plays, concerts, and community events. It serves as a hub for local arts and cultural activities, contributing to the town’s sense of community and identity.
Education and Connectivity: Grays provides access to a range of educational opportunities for its residents. The town is home to several primary and secondary schools, ensuring that young learners receive quality education within their local area. Additionally, Grays College offers further education and vocational courses, equipping students with skills for future careers.
Transportation links have played a significant role in Grays’ growth and accessibility. The town benefits from excellent connectivity, with easy access to the M25 motorway and the A13 road, making it well-connected to London and other parts of Essex and beyond. Grays railway station provides regular train services to London Fenchurch Street, offering convenient commuting options for those working in the capital.
Green Spaces and Nature: Despite its urban character, Grays also offers opportunities to enjoy nature and green spaces. The nearby Chafford Gorges Nature Park is a haven for wildlife and provides a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of urban life. Residents and visitors can explore walking trails, picnic areas, and enjoy beautiful views of the surrounding countryside.
Grays, Essex, is a town that seamlessly blends its historical heritage with modern development and progress. From its medieval church to its industrial past, Grays has evolved into a bustling urban center, offering a diverse and inclusive community, cultural attractions, and excellent connectivity. With its ongoing regeneration efforts, the town continues to grow and adapt to the changing times while preserving its rich historical identity. Grays, with its vibrant mix of the old and the new, stands as a testament to the resilience and evolution of a town deeply rooted in history, making it a compelling destination for both residents and visitors alike.
We also cover South Ockenden
Grays Window and Door Repairs
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TEL: 01375 251016
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