How much do double-glazed windows cost?

Home → Windows → Windows FAQs → How much do double-glazed windows cost? How long is a piece of string? Your best place to start when trying to establish a ball-park cost for double-glazed replacement windows from KLG Rutland is with the basics: one white, double-glazed casement window with a single opener and chrome handles. Variations from this all add to the price as… Read more »

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Can you paint uPVC windows?

Home → Windows → Windows FAQs → Can you paint uPVC windows? uPVC (unplasticised polyvinyl chloride, also known as PVCu) is a material commonly used for replacement windows and fixtures. It is lightweight, strong and easy to maintain, which makes it such a popular choice. However, although uPVC can be manufactured in different colours, you might fancy a change without installing new… Read more »

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What different types of windows are there?

Home → Windows → Windows FAQs → What different types of windows are there? There are many different types of windows, distinguished from one another by their functional design and the number of glass panes used in their glazing. Different types of windows suit different houses, with some working well in older, period properties, while others give homes a more modern… Read more »

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How do windows reduce noise?

Home → Windows → Windows FAQs → How do windows reduce noise? Noise is a constant annoyance for many people living in crowded locations, near a busy road or under a commercial flightpath. Whether you’re experiencing low-level background noise that’s disrupting your sleep or occasional bursts of loud noises, you’ll benefit from windows with good noise reduction capabilities. All windows reduce noise… Read more »

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How does double glazing work?

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Home → Windows → Windows FAQs → How does double glazing work? Double glazing is more energy-efficient than single glazing, it reduces noise more effectively and it’s more secure, but how does it actually work? Sealed unit, double-glazed windows are made up of two panes of glass separated by a spacer bar around the outside, creating a layer of air or,… Read more »

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Why do I have condensation on my windows?

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Home → Windows → Windows FAQs → Why do I have condensation on my windows? Many of us are familiar with condensation on the inside of our windows. It’s a common problem in Britain, even for those of us living with new windows or in new homes. Why does condensation form? Shouldn’t we have solved that particular issue by now, given all… Read more »

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How do I clean my uPVC windows?

Home → Windows → Windows FAQs → How do I clean my uPVC windows? Many of the new windows sold by KLG Rutland and other suppliers are made from uPVC (also known as PVCu or unplasticised polyvinyl chloride). This synthetic material comes with a smooth, shiny finish that should retain a clean, fresh look all year round. Unlike wood and other materials,… Read more »

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What are window energy ratings?

Home → Windows → Windows FAQs → What are window energy ratings? If you’ve been looking into new windows and comparing some different options, you’ve probably come across window energy ratings (sometimes abbreviated to WERs). Window energy ratings are an officially recognised system for directly comparing the energy efficiency of windows in Britain. They take into account both the heat gained from… Read more »

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Do I need planning permission for replacement windows

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Home → Windows → Windows FAQs → Do I need planning permission for replacement windows The majority of homeowners will be able to install replacement windows without planning permission, assuming they are similar in appearance to the windows that were previously installed. Exceptions can occur in cases where the windows – normally along with some other changes – will significantly alter… Read more »

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Windows FAQs

Home → Windows → Windows FAQs 1. What different types of windows are there? There are many different types of windows and they can be differentiated by both the glazing and the design. KLG Rutland offers both double glazing and triple glazing in our windows, with a number of different styles available: Casement windows Flush sash windows Sliding… Read more »

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Is it an orangery… or a conservatory?

Orangery or Conservatory? “What’s the difference between a conservatory and an orangery?” is a question we’re often asked, yet still find devilishly difficult to answer. Back in the 17th Century, when orangeries first saw the light of day, it was more straightforward. Because conservatories hadn’t yet been invented. The orangery was a new-fangled European idea… Read more »

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Home Improvements Heaven!

See the light in KLG Rutland’s amazing Ilkeston showroom The impressive refurbishment of our Ilkeston showroom is complete, both outside and in. The six conservatories, 21 door displays and 12 window types make experiencing our high quality Archer Systems glazing products a breeze, especially for potential customers in Derbyshire.   KLG Rutland’s commitment to conservatories… Read more »

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Charity Golf Day Raises Over £5,200

Charity Golf Day Success KLG Rutland support immune to the weather!  Like our windows and conservatories, KLG Rutland always make the best of miserable, rainy days: the one we braved at Beeston Fields Golf Club earlier this year was no exception.   Nevertheless we were delighted, once again, to be able to support The Rotary… Read more »

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Get Your Windows Ready For The Summer

Summer Windows

Getting your garden ready for the hot weather? Don’t forget your windows! The heat is on in the East Midlands: if you haven’t prepared your garden for summer yet, you’d better get a move on! And when you do, don’t forget to smarten up your windows, doors and conservatories… I’m guessing we all do our… Read more »

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Our Order Process

The KLG Rutland experience from start to finish This is where you can open our doors and windows, experience our conservatories, ask questions and discuss your requirements with one of our experienced local experts. Or, if it’s more convenient, you can simply call us and we’ll arrange for one of our team to visit you… Read more »

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