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Find the window that’s right for your home with our simple guide

Tuesday, 21st February 2017

Windows bring natural light and ventilation to a home’s living areas, as well as contributing to energy efficiency and overall comfort levels – read our guide to window types.

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If new windows are on your home improvement list for 2017, now is a great time to start thinking about the types of window to choose for the different living areas in your home.

Types of windows

Article: Guide to Window Styles

As with any home improvement, there are several options to choose from – will it be vertical sliding sash windows or casement windows for your living room? Tilt and turn windows or French doors for your conservatory? Perhaps roof windows to bring some natural light to your loft?

Once you’ve settled on a style there is the matter of frame materials, glazing and hardware. And then there is the question of energy efficiency and how much you could save on energy costs by installing windows with a higher Window Energy Rating (WER).

Read our simple guide

It’s a lot to consider, however a great place to start is our Guide to Window Styles.

Then you can find more inspiration by seeing real life examples of those window styles installed by GGF Members around the UK in our Ideas Galleries.

Contact a local glazing company

Finally, we make it easy to get in touch with Glass and Glazing Federation Members around the UK for advice, product information and quotes. The GGF is the leading trade authority representing companies who make, supply or fit, glass and glazing related products in the UK.

More: Read our Top 10 Tips Before You Buy Glazing Products
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