Double glazed door and window problems in Hot Weather Wilmington Sidcup Swanley
Double Glazed Door and Window Problems in Hot weather
Summer is here at last, after months of cold weather and the central heating on full it’s time to enjoy summer and open them windows and French / patio doors, but this is when your normally find your double glazed door and window problems.
If you find your windows stiff to open or have lost the window key, please call David or Clare on 0208 310 4193
Or if this is your first summer at your new property and you have young children, you may be concerned about the large opening of your windows upstairs?
We can solve this problem in one trip and change your existing hinges with a specially designed pair of hinges, that only allows the window to be open a small amount however if you decide you want the window open more, then there is a child safety release button that allows only the adult to open the window further. These are the same hinges that the local council requires all landlords to have fitted on their properties.
If your french door or patio door has been locked shut all winter and you may have forgotten how difficult they were too operate, a simple adjustment could prevent you breaking your multi point lock / patio door locking lever and have your doors working like new again.
Poorly fitted double glazed door and window problems can be more problematic and apparent in the Hot weather.
If the double glazed door and windows have been fitted correctly, you should not have any problems regardless of how hot the weather gets.
However, if your double glazed UPVC door has NOT been fitted correctly then the expansion gap / tolerance built into the design of the door could be set-up wrong and when the heat expands, your door or window it could be stiff to operate the lock or rub and catch along the frame edge.
All double glazing is designed to withstand extreme temperature changes and will only be effected by the weather if it has not been fitting correctly, badly worn or damaged.
Are you having Double Glazed Door and Window Problems?
- Double Glazed Door and Window Problems, doesn’t mean that you need to spend 1,000’s of pounds on new windows and doors. Call The Window Wizard for an affordable repair, to solve all your double glazed door and window problems. We offer a specialist double glazing repair service with expert and technical knowledge. The Window Wizard can repair your existing double glazed windows and doors.
- If your UPVC double glazed windows and doors are over 25 years old, this doesn’t mean they can’t be repaired.
- If a lock or mechanism is no longer available than a majority of the time, the broken and discontinued part can be converted or be interchangeable with a later style of multi-lock or gearbox.
Are you having any of the following Double Glazed Door and Window Problems?
- Are you finding it difficult to open and close your door?
- Has your window jammed shut?
- Are your door handles loose and floppy?
- Do you have gaps in your windows?
- Has your door drooped?
- Are your windows draughty?
- Have your window hinges broken?
Incorrectly or badly installed Double Glazed Door and Window Problems?
If your door and window Problems are due to poor installation and haven’t worked correctly since installation, unfortunately we are unable to help. We recommend you speak with the company that installed the double glazing. It is more than likely, if your UPVC door has not been fitted correctly, the expansion gaps and tolerance built into the design of the door could be set-up wrong. Therefore when the heat expands, your UPVC plastic front door maybe stiff to operate the lock, the door may rub and catch along the frame edge.
Sorry I do not offer a service of inspecting or a written report for installations of poorly fitted double glazing.
As The Window Wizard does not offer an installation service, we do not finish fitting the remainder of windows and doors if a company or builder has gone bust.
Double Glazing window and door manufactures state that all double glazing are manufactured and designed to withstand extreme temperature changes.
If you are having window and door problems due to the weather, age or wear and tear than please call The Window Wizard for a fixed price to replace your window hinges, adjust your door, open your jammed window, renew your door lock or any technical repairs such a tilt and turn window adjustments.
90% of the time your window or door problem can be solved and new windows and doors are not necessary nor is the huge expense and inconvenience of installation.
Most times the problem can be solved, please give me a call or email for a quote.
UPVC Window and Door repairman