Аvoid unnecessary energy loss with newly installed windows

At the latest when the next heating bill approaches annually knowledge: Heating costs have already risen again! Costs can be of you have little effect, but you can work on your consumption. Reduce this by installing modern windows, so as to benefit from improved insulation properties!

Wear and wear phenomena also result in property means that regularly visible corrections and rehabilitation work to be carried out. Proud owner of a house or apartment should but think about the energy efficiency of their property at regular intervals. Window playing a key role. Why does the exchange of the window or the window glass pays off for you – now on Glaserei.

New windows installed – well prepared for the cold season

Windows and doors are so-called thermal bridges, where the most heat is lost. Therefore, any owner of a property before the heaters are put into operation for the first time, consider reviewing the thermal insulation into consideration. Old windows that contain old or even insulating single glazing are outdated thermotechnically likely, even if they are not damaged!

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Replace old windows and save on energy costs. “About the [old] window go 15 percent of energy is lost,” citing the trade magazine “Beautiful Living” the Secretary of the German Federal Environmental Foundation (DBU), Dr. Fritz Brickwedde.

Modern windows generally have a sun protection glazing, which ensures that the cold air outside and the warm air in the building remains. This is achieved by a plurality of disks with integrated precious metals and rare gas layers. However, new windows are available in different versions. The variations range from mirrored windows to sun protection or fire protection windows.

Validating your window slightly

Basically, you can start from a heat loss if the window frames are much cooler than the rest of the room or if you even at the closed window feel a draft. If this is not the case, we encourage you to let determine a so-called U-value. This indicates how much is the loss of heat to thermal bridges as your window.

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A specialist company may determine the U-value exactly. Ask today a study on!

Look at the window renovation also on the frame material and the wall insulation. The most modern window glass brings you nothing, if the frame is not tight. Pointing the acts in this decision again the U-value. The smaller this value, the better the insulation effect. Also you should look at the window renovation on an intact wall insulation as quickly lead here leaky walls after the replacement of windows to mold growth.

Conclusion

The renewal of its windows is less of a burden, but rather a chance to set up your property future needs. Depending on your preference you can choose between various window glass types. With the proper interplay of window glass, window frames and wall insulation you save heating costs and incidentally also support the environment.

With a broken window of the case is clear: you have to replace the window pane. But not always, the decision between replacement and repair is so easy – you can read here, when it is worthwhile to replace the window pane!

A complete replacement of a window is not always imperative -small cracks or scratches can often be repaired with a special polishing paste. If deep scratches or cracks and a complete breakage of glass, a glass repair is, however, no solution – here helps only a complete replacement.

With a broken window the case is clear: you have to replace the window pane. But not always, the decision between replacement and repair is so easy – you can read here, when it is worthwhile to replace the window pane!

A complete replacement of a window is not always imperative – small cracks or scratches can often be repaired with a special polishing paste. If deep scratches or cracks and a complete breakage of glass, a glass repair is, however, no solution – here helps only a complete replacement.

Cost of replacing the window pane

Nowadays, it is for laymen hardly possible to replace the window pane even with modern windows with insulating and heat resistant glass. Therefore, you should leave the installation and removal an expert – see professionals in your area. Here you can create free and without obligation for up to three deals!

In general: The costs are approximately along two thirds of material costs and one third of labor. Depending on the Workshop and the extent of damage it can cost between 200 and 400 euros to replace the window pane. The price can be found on more expensive types of glass such as safety glass, however, increase. It should be taken into account at least two to four hours à 40 euros. In addition, regional differences are taken into account: so the installation costs are usually in urban areas is higher than in rural.

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In cases of extreme urgency, call a glass emergency, the provisional repaired the disc on the spot! Alternatively, you can attach the window temporarily with a plastic sheet or cover in particularly bad weather and for protection against burglars with a chipboard.

As a tenant you should be aware that in most cases, pays the insurance from the owner for the repair of the window. However, only when a customer’s fault can be ruled by you. Please seek information in each individual case with your insurance!

Windowpane replace Save & energy!

The most heat a room is lost in many cases through the windows. So when it’s worth it in terms of energy to move a window pane? Digestion is the so-called U-value of the window, so the heat transmittance. Most air flows through window with only one disc, here the U-value is 5.8 – up to a value of 1.9, it is useful to replace the window pane! With double and triple-heat-resistant glass with coating and gas fill, however, the U-value of 1.3 is so low that an exchange is not recommended. Post your savings calculate concrete!

Conclusion

Damage to the window glass, you must first choose between repair and replacement – in doubt helps here the expert. If the window is completely broken and you need to replace a window pane immediately, you should contact a glass emergency. Moreover, it can also often be useful in terms of energy, for replacement of an undamaged window of a glazier.