Installing a Window
How long does it take to install a window? It takes between 2 hours to half a day to fit a window. The time it takes to install the window will be different depending on the size and type of window.
Double Glazing on the Web knows all there is to know about window installation with our years of experience in the industry. Let us fill you in on the process of installing a window.
A small of average sized windows can take up to hours with one professional installer.
A large window can take up to 2 hours with two professional installers or 3 to 4 hours with one man installing. If you opt to install a window yourself, then these time frames will change, depending on your experience. We advise against fitting a window without the assistance of a professional installer.
A bow or bay window can take the longest to install due to their intricate design. Bow or bay windows can take half a day to install with two professional installers. It is near on impossible to fit a bow or a bay window with just one single installer.
When you have chosen the colour of your window, the handle colour, you are now ready to install your window.
An experienced installer or two will arrive at your property, and first will ensure your window is safe to access. Do not worry about moving furniture, the fitter can do this if they require. The installer will carefully prepare their working area for a clean and tidy installation process.
If you are having your entire window replaced, then the fitter will measure up the area of the new frame before taking your old window out. The installer will then begin to remove your old window. The fitter will check with a spirit level that everything is even and then will move on to fit the new glass unit.
Once the window frame is placed firmly into the brickwork, the installer will carefully place the glass sealed unit into the frame and gently fit the beads to enclose the glass frame.
The installer will then ensure that your window has the perfect finish, by placing silicone along the frame.
The installation is now complete, and the fitter will tidy up their area before leaving you to your new window.
All our suppliers have years of experience of installing high-quality uPVC double glazed windows. This can give you the peace of mind that your window installation will be efficient and professional.
Why Choose a Professional Installer?
Deciding to install a window yourself, can be a cost-effective way to have your window replaced. A professional installer is experienced to fit a window, providing you with all the benefits this window has to offer.
Most window installations only require one installer; however, it is advised to have 2 of you to help one another out. A large window on your own could take up to 4 hours, and that is for someone who is highly skilled in window installations.
Home improvements can be a very time-consuming task to your day to day schedule. We understand that arranging an installation date to the best date for you is essential. If you are concerned about finding a supplier to appoint you an installation date that is convenient for you, then you do not need to worry. With our experience, we know that as little disruption to your schedule is essential for you.
The main factor that can affect how long it takes to install a window is the type of window style you are having fitted. There are many types of windows to suit each different home style, from modern to traditional properties.
A casement window is a practical, attractive and versatile window. Being one of the most popular uPVC window styles on the market, it is suited to a variety of applications.
Tilt and Turn Windows
A tilt and turn window is a stylish and contemporary uPVC window that is both attractive and functional. Tilt and turn windows combine quality aesthetics with a revolutionary design.
Flush Sash Windows
A flush sash window is an attractive, low maintenance window that is highly secure and thermally efficient.
French Casement Windows
A French casement window is a beautifully designed window that provides your home with enhanced views. French casement windows offer effective ventilation and traditional aesthetic design.
A bi-fold window is a window that can fully open one side of your room while allowing you to keep valuable wall space. Bi-fold windows are an increasingly popular design that enhances any property with its versatile and stylish design.
A bow window is a variation of the bay window, where it is made up from four or more individual window units of a similar size, creating a soft, curved edging.
A bay window is a classic window design, providing full and unobstructed views that give your home a sense of spaciousness.
A sash window is a traditional window design that combines classic aesthetics with modern uPVC technology for a more superior look.
Double Glazing Window Installation and Prices
Double glazing window installations and prices will differ dependant on the size and style you choose. Whether you want a small or a larger window, it is always advisable to use a professional installer. If you have previous experience in fitting a window, you may think about doing it yourself. However, a professional installer will ensure that your window is installed to ensure it provides you with all the benefits it is supposed to.
So how long does it take you to install a roof? Well, that depends on the style you choose. Browse our window styles here. When you have selected your window frame, get your free online window quote. We have also written an extensive double glazing prices guide to help you make the right decision of your double glazing window installation.