Window Repair near Welwyn Garden City – Double Glazing Repairs
Serving Welwyn Garden City, 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 Welwyn Garden City 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 Welwyn Garden City 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 AL7 and AL8 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 01707 708417 or fill out the enquiry form opposite
About Welwyn Garden City
Welwyn Garden City, located in Hertfordshire, England, is a unique and meticulously planned town that blends the harmony of nature with modern urban living. Conceived as one of the world’s first garden cities in the early 20th century, Welwyn Garden City continues to be a shining example of urban planning, offering residents a balanced and fulfilling lifestyle. With its beautiful green spaces, architectural charm, and vibrant community spirit, Welwyn Garden City has become a beloved town that attracts both families and professionals alike. In this article, we will explore the highlights of Welwyn Garden City, from its garden city heritage to its contemporary appeal as a modern and thriving community.
Welwyn Garden City was the vision of Ebenezer Howard, a British social reformer, who sought to create an alternative to the overcrowded and unsanitary living conditions of cities during the Industrial Revolution. The town was planned as a self-contained community, with a focus on providing residents with access to green spaces, amenities, and job opportunities. Today, Welwyn Garden City’s layout and design still reflect Howard’s ideals, with wide tree-lined boulevards, carefully landscaped gardens, and a sense of balance between urban and natural elements.
A hallmark of Welwyn Garden City is its abundance of green spaces and parks. Howard’s original plan emphasized the importance of green belts and open spaces to promote a healthy and harmonious environment for residents. Stanborough Park, in particular, is a popular destination for outdoor activities, with its lakes, walking trails, and leisure facilities. Sherrardspark Wood is another cherished location, offering serene woodland walks and opportunities to connect with nature.
While embracing its garden city heritage, Welwyn Garden City has also evolved with the times, providing a range of modern amenities for its residents. The town center features a diverse array of shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues, catering to various tastes and preferences. The Howard Centre is a bustling shopping destination, while the Campus West provides cultural experiences, including a cinema, theatre, and library.
Welwyn Garden City boasts excellent transportation links, making it a commuter-friendly town. The Welwyn Garden City railway station connects the town to London King’s Cross and Moorgate in under 30 minutes, providing convenient travel options for those working in the capital. Additionally, the town is well-connected by road, with easy access to major motorways, including the A1(M) and the M25.
Welwyn Garden City offers a range of educational institutions for students of all ages. There are several primary and secondary schools in the area, providing a high standard of education. For higher education, the University of Hertfordshire’s de Havilland Campus is located nearby, offering various undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
Welwyn Garden City has a strong and active community spirit, with residents actively participating in local events and initiatives. The town hosts a variety of community gatherings, cultural festivals, and sports events throughout the year, fostering a sense of belonging and pride among its residents.
Welwyn Garden City’s strategic location and economic development have attracted a range of businesses and industries, providing employment opportunities for its residents. The town is home to a mix of companies, including technology, healthcare, and retail sectors, contributing to its thriving economy.
Welwyn Garden City is a unique town that harmoniously blends the principles of garden city planning with the amenities of modern urban living. Its carefully designed layout, beautiful green spaces, and sense of community make it a cherished destination for those seeking a balanced and fulfilling lifestyle. Welwyn Garden City’s garden city heritage remains a source of inspiration, and its continued development ensures that it remains a dynamic and inviting place to live, work, and thrive.
We also cover Wheathampstead
Welwyn Garden City Window Repair
Burrowfield Industrial Estate
Welwyn Garden City
TEL: 01707 708417
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