There are numerous benefits of installing double glazed windows. Double glazing makes your windows almost resistant to break-ins and provides you with a higher sense of security. It can also help reduce your electricity bills by up to 50% and regulate the temperature inside your house. No wonder double glazing has become so popular among homeowners in the UK. To know how much would it cost to double glaze a 3-bedroom house in the UK?

What are the average costs of double glazing in the UK?

Double glazing costs inevitably vary depending on the size of the house and the number of windows and doors. That being said. The average cost of double glazing for a home with eight windows and two uPVC doors. Can be anywhere between £4,000 and £5,000. For a house with double the number of windows and two uPVC doors, the cost can be around £6,000 to £7,000. 

Given below are the key factors that can affect the cost of double glazing your windows in the UK.

  • The type and number of doors and windows
  • Quality of glass
  • Any scaffolding needed
  • Your location
  • Access to the property 
  • Type of doors and window locks

Double glazing cost for a 3-bed house in the UK

Naturally, the bigger the house. The higher the double glazing price as the cost depends on the number of doors and windows in a home. 

If the windows of your 3-bed house are made from uPVC. Then the casement per window can cost from £250 to £400, and the sash per window can go up to £750. This price will go higher if your windows are made out of wood. You can expect to pay somewhere in the region of £400 to £1,000 for casement per window. And £750 to £1,500 for the sash per window. And for aluminium windows, you can expect the casement per window to be around £350 to £600 and sash per window to be above £1,000.

How long can double glazing last?

You surely would not want to invest so much money double glazing your windows if it is not durable. But the good news is that as the technology for manufacturing and materials has advanced. The life span of double glazed windows has also significantly improved. Today, homes built in the UK have a much higher structural integrity and the double glazed windows installed in them have improved thermal performance. These windows can last for as much as 25 to 30 years. And if they are fitted in a sheltered location and not subject to any extreme weather, they can last for even longer. 

We hope this price guide will help you budget for your next double glazing project more effectively! If you are looking for double glazing quotes. Contact Smart Home Improvement People. We can help you get in contact with reputable and trusted double glazed window companies in Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, Surrey, Berkshire or Sussex or anywhere else in the UK. Contact us today!