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Are PVC windows toxic?

In the context of how this question is asked the answer is a resounding “no”. Our double glazing window units are fabricated in our factory and arrive to your h…

Are uPVC windows dangerous?

This is a very interesting question. We assume that you are referring to toxicity, however, we shall answer that subject as well as the health and safety of our…

Are uPVC windows safe?

Safety is a natural concern for people especially if you have children or pets in the house. When it comes to safety standards we can only speak for our windows…

Double glazing grants?

Many local authorities offer grants for double glazing for people living on low incomes who require a home upgrade to bring their living standards up to an acce…

Double glazing windows with blinds in?

Double glazed windows with integral blinds certainly do look very neat but beware. You need to look very closely at the warranty period on these. Think about th…

French windows blinds?

You can get blinds for anything these days. Putting blinds with “French windows” is a charming choice and there are a huge number of styles to choose from inclu…

French windows upvc?

Although you can still have traditional wooden “French windows” built, Safestyle only supply uPVC French windows... and for good reason too! Wooden “French win…

My question isn't answered here, where can I get answers?

We try to make sure we list as many "frequently asked questions" as possible, but there's always bound to be one or two we've not answered here - yet! If you h…

What are French windows?

They were originally called porte-fenêtre by the French which, literally translated means, “Door Window”. French Windows are also sometimes known as French Case…

How Do You Get Condensation Out Of A Double-Glazed Window Pane?

You have condensation in your window because the unit has failed and the double glazing is no longer working. Manufacturing double glazing is a complex and deli…

Is Timber Frame Double Glazing Any Good?

Timber frame double glazing is an old fashioned building method that has had its day. It may have a warm place in our hearts but the reality is it takes a lot o…

Why Are uPVC Frames Better Than Aluminium Or Timber?

UPVC double glazing is the most modern form of double glazing fabrication in use today. Wooden double glazing is more expensive to manufacture and requires a lo…

Can I Paint My uPVC Window Frames?

No. You must never paint uPVC double glazing window frames. The frames already come with the colour mixed in with the Polyvinyl Chloride (pvc) in the form of a …

What Is The Best Method For Cleaning Rubber On My Double Glazed Windows?

We are very glad you have asked this question because, although upvc windows can take pretty much everything the weather can throw at them, they still need a li…

Does Double Glazing Improve Sell On Value Of My House?

Yes! Absolutley! Double glazing is an expected home improvement for anyone living in modern Britain and has been proven to reduce your heating bills – therefore…

How To Stop Condensation On The Inside Of Windows?

Typically, excess condensation on your windows is due to unusually large amounts of moisture in the air in your house. Often this is a result of things you are …

How Do I Get Black Scuff Marks Off White uPVC Doors And Window Frames?

uPVC is a great material for modern double glazing but you need to treat this man made material with respect. You absolutely must NOT use harsh chemical cleaner…

How To Clean External Grime From uPVC Window Frames?

We are not patronising you when we tell you to only use mild soapy water and a soft cloth when cleaning both your double glazing windows and frames. This is the…

How Do I Stop My uPVC Windows From Buzzing Sounds When Its Windy?

You need to speak with your glazing company if your windows are buzzing but it helps to do a bit of research to assist the window engineers as there can be a fe…

How Do You Remove Paint From uPVC?

We can’t stress strongly enough that paint should not be there in the first place. OK, we understand that the odd drop might land on your window frames and the …

How Can I Clean My Yellowed uPVC Door?

You need to be aware that if your uPVC door has turned yellow this does not mean that it is dirty. Therefore, if it is not dirty then you cannot clean it and mu…

How Do You Burglar Proof French Doors?

There is nowhere on the entire planet that is 100% regarded as burglar proof and so you need to be careful of anyone that is over promising this, especially whe…

How To Measure French Doors For Blinds?

You shouldn’t need to do this. If you are having Safestyle French Doors fitted then we already provide a fantastic measuring service completely free of charge. …

How Does Double Glazing Block Out Noise?

Double glazing is superb at reducing outside noise... other than bricking up the window, it is the best way to get yourself a better night’s sleep or to help yo…

How Do I Check For Planning Restrictions On My Property?

There are three ways you can check into the planning status of your property to see if there are any building restrictions placed on it. Check on the deeds t…

What Are FENSA Regulations?

FENSA regulations are essentially building regulations. After all those are the standards that replacement windows and doors must adhere to because it all comes…

What Is The Window Energy Rating (WER)?

Just like your washing machine, fridge freezer or tumble dryer, your double glazing has a job to do when it comes to being energy efficient... especially now th…

Can I Get A Grant To Replace My Windows?

Energy Efficient homes are a massive focal point for the government at the moment in response to their very ambitious carbon emission targets and also the recen…

When Will I Receive My FENSA Certificate?

The Fenestration Self Assessment Scheme was introduced to allow high quality double glazing companies to install new windows and doors to exacting building regu…

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