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Single Vs. Double Vs. Triple Glazing: A Heat Loss Comparison

Warm air moves towards cold glass and a typical house loses 10% of its heat via the windows. This expensive loss of energy can be combatted by investing in the right type of glazing for your home, in order to boost your property’s thermal efficiency. What are the Three Types of Glazing? Single Glazing Conduction […]

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5 Tell-Tale Signs it’s Time to Replace Your Windows

Not sure if you need new windows? A total replacement of all your windows can be a big investment, so it’s sensible to wait until you need them. However, short of a smashed window, it can be difficult to tell when your windows are on their last legs, although there are a few telling clues […]

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Tallest Glass Skyscrapers in the World & their Views [Infographic]

Burj Khalifa As the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa pushes engineering to limits never before seen, and completely redefined the possibilities for the design and engineering of skyscraper buildings. Completed in 1,325 days, the innovative building project involved over 380 leading engineers and on-site technicians to oversee installation works. The Burj Khalifa’s exterior cladding […]

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Does Double Glazing Reduce Noise?

Double glazing is composed of two sheets of glass with a small gap between them, leaving a 6mm air pocket. Standard windows, in contrast, are often just a single pane of glass and offer little in the way of insulation from the outside elements. The main advantage to installing double glazing for your home or […]

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What is REHAU?

Here at Abbey Glass, we pride ourselves on using glass materials from only the best providers, ensuring that our customers receive a quality service throughout the process from design to installation. That’s why we use products from REHAU; in this article, we explain who REHAU are, and why we choose to supply their window and […]

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Where can you have Glass Balustrades?

A glass balustrade is the perfect addition to any home or commercial property for a sleek, modern look. Used originally as a safety barrier, the creation of glass balustrades in place of their conventional counterparts mean that you can ensure the security of your property without sacrificing on style. Here at Abbey Glass, our high […]

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Splashbacks Frequently Asked Questions

Here at Abbey Glass, our experienced team are always more than happy to share our knowledge of the industry with our customers. We frequently advise our customers when they are choosing the right glass splashbacks for their home, so in this article we’ve compiled some of the frequently asked questions together for your convenience. Can […]

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What are the Alternatives to Double Glazing?

Double glazing is a great way of reducing your energy bills by insulating your home better and keeping your rooms warmer. However, for some households, this popular window choice is not an option, so alternatives need to be sought. You may need to use an alternative to double glazing for a number of reasons, and […]

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UPVC or Composite Doors: Which to Have?

Choosing the right door for your home can be difficult, with many options and varying prices available. Two of most popular options are UPVC and composite doors; UPVC doors tend to be the cheapest option, but are also less secure than composite doors. UPVC is highly weather resistant and requires little to no maintenance for […]

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Why have a Glass Splashback for your Kitchen?

A splashback is an essential item when designing your kitchen in order to prevent grease and food staining your walls when cooking. Instead, a splashback provides an easy-to-clean surface that can be quickly wiped down after cooking, ensuring your kitchen stays looking spotless all the time. Glass splashbacks are an increasingly popular choice to the […]

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