The top 3 elements to consider when replacing your windows

November 12, 2018

White uPVC sliding sash window glazing

White uPVC sliding sash window glazing

If you’ve gotten to the point where you’re confident you want to replace your windows, be it because they’ve outlived their usefulness or you’re just looking for something new, it’s a decision you should put a fair amount of thought into. The quality of a window can be judged on multiple factors, so it’s worth thoroughly investigating every avenue when it comes to deciding on the new windows you want for your home. Here are 3 of the biggest elements to consider when you want to replace your window!

Deciding on a window style

With so many styles of windows on the market, it can be a daunting decision to decide on something that successfully complements your home. To begin with, you should think about the kind of material you want for your frames. Jack of Glass offers both high-quality uPVC and aluminium frames. The material you choose is dependent on what you’re looking for. You can’t go wrong with either of them, if you’re looking for something sleek and stylish then you should opt for aluminium but if you’re looking for something that offers high-performance for a lower cost, uPVC is for you.

After deciding on the material you want, you can browse our range of colours and woodgrain foils to find something that suits your home. There’s also a variety of glass options that are available as well. If you want to find a window that perfectly matches your home, there’s no better place than Jack of Glass. Take a look at our range of colour options and glazing options to find the style that suits you.

Finding a thermally efficient window

You’ll also want to make sure that your windows are keeping you and your house warm by being thermally efficient. A window from Jack of Glass is sure to fulfil your heating needs thanks to their superb thermal performance. Our high-quality double glazing will give you a comfortable home all year round. We use two panes of glass with a pocket of argon gas between them, trapping the heat that tries to leave your home, there’s a reason that our windows have an ‘A’ window energy rating.

Unlike single glazed windows, double glazing can save you upwards of £90 on your energy bills each year as you’ll be spending less money on trying to heat your home. The benefits of double glazing don’t just include keeping your house warmer and your wallet thicker, they also improve the level of sound insulation. As your windows will be more reinforced, sound from the outside should have a harder time being heard within your household, which makes double glazing notably useful for those that live in a busy area.

Rosewood uPVC casement window

Rosewood uPVC casement window

Ensuring your windows are secure

It’s undeniably important that the windows you choose for your home are secure and sturdy above all else. Without being able to comfortably relax in your home, you’ll be left feeling paranoid that you or your loved ones could be in danger from shattered glass or a home invader. To ensure that your home’s windows are both sturdy and secure, you should get your replacement windows from Jack of Glass.

The previously mentioned double glazing actually helps improve the security of your windows as the increased amount of glass means that the windows are harder to break or crack, which can deter robbers and also reduces the chance of an accident shattering your window like a football hitting it et cetera. Our windows are also tested to meet all UK security standards and come fitted with highly secure locking systems.

Jack of Glass

If you want a replacement window that matches your home but also keeps you warm and secure, then a window from Jack of Glass is for you. We also offer a range of doors and a host of other glass products. If you’re not looking to replace your current windows, we also offer a repair service. For more information, you can contact us or browse our website.


Areas we serve

Operating out of High Wycombe for 30 years, we know the local area like the back of our hand. We supply and install high quality glass and glazing to homes in Princes Risborough, Chesham, Amersham, Beaconsfield, Marlow and beyond.

If you have a particular way of improving your home in mind and reside anywhere in or around a 20 mile radius, feel free to get in touch with our reliable team. We’ll be in touch swiftly.

K. Piowman-sale

Jack of Glass have done a wonderful job in putting a coloured glass worktop to my dressing table and installing a mirror. Has totally transformed my room. Unbelievable. Take a look at their showroom some really good ideas with glass, fantastic colours.

A. Hunt

Outstanding quality of service, and great at catering to bespoke requests. They are fantastic value for money, and a lovely bunch of boys to boot 🙂

H. Ellams

Great service at Wycombe Museum last Friday. The guys went above and beyond with their glass delivery service. This is the 3rd or 4th time i’ve used them.Just to let you know I shared it on High Wycombe facebook page too.

M. Harber

Incredible transformation. Great service. Amazingly fast replacement of a very big window!! Everything cleared up and great value for money.

M. Shoaib

Purchased 2 green house windows, got the size wrong, went back to get it cut to a smaller size FREE of charge and stayed after closing time until I arrived.

N. Shanta

I highly recommend Jack of Glass! Matt, Chris and their team deliver an outstanding service. I am extremely happy with the job that they did in our flat. It really exceeded all of my expectations and the room looks absolutely beautiful with the floor to ceiling mirrors.

S. Nandha

Great team and with great quality to detail on the finish of my glass splashbacks, also the bi-fold door works a treat for our dream house

Mr. Barlow

I recently needed to replace around ten or so panes of glass in my greenhouse . Very good service very nice guys ,cut and wrapped the glass while i waited and even made an alteration to a pane that i had measured wrongly .Thank you for the help and i will use again.

A. Lovell

We have recently had our front door and windows replaced by Jack of Glass. They were great. The communication was amazing, we knew every step of the way what was happening and they left place spotless. Our new door and windows have completely changed the house. Very happy and would recommend to anyone.

Josh Webb

Jack of glass have recently replaced all my windows efficiently and to a high standard. The price was also very reasonable. The customer service was outstanding along with the services they provide. Highly recommended.

Mr Bennett

I had to replace a small double glazed panel in a window. I though it would be difficult to get anybody interested as it was such a small job. However, Jack of Glass did the work. They visited the house to take the measurements, ordered the replacement glass and fitted it all very efficiently and at a reasonable cost. I will use them again.

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