FAQ

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Can you just replace glass in windows?

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Yes. Glass units can be replaced and upgraded for less than replacing an entire window and frame.
Replacing existing glass damaged glass with heat retaining insulated glass units is most often the least expensive, fastest, simpler resolution rather than full frame window replacement.

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How much does it cost to replace the glass on a sliding glass door?

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The cost to replace the glass in STANDARD sliding glass patio doors is €620.

PATIO DOOR REPAIR COST GUIDE

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Can a window be resealed?

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Rubber window frame seals and gaskets
The rubber seals that fit around the glass units and around the frames called flipper and bubble gaskets can be damaged or cause drafts and can be replaced and are low-cost repair.

Sealed glass unit rubber seals/gaskets
Double glazed glass units rubber seals degrade over time allowing moisture between the panes causing fogged or misted glass.
The most cost effective repair is to replace the entire glass unit. WIndow repair price guide

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How much does it cost to replace double glazing glass?

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The cost of replacing individual Window glass units vary in price based on size and spec.

Listed below are guide prices to replace individual glass units ( replacing only the glass unit not replacing window frames)

GUIDE PRICES FOR GLASS REPLACEMENT UNITS AND INSTALLATION
Average Box bedroom window €390
Average bathroom window €380
Average bedroom window €500
Average bay window €800 supplied and fitted
Average sliding glass patio doors €620

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How much does it cost to replace window hinges?

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Window Hinge Repair Cost varies depending on type of window and hinge.

Typical Window hinge replacement costs

Upvc hinges €60
Aluminum hinges €65
Wooden window hinges €60-€95

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Why does water come through in heavy rain?

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Assuming windows are installed correctly. Window seals can sometimes perish or fail allowing some water to find its way inside in heavy rain.

If a window seal fails or perishing its not an expensive repair.

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Our Window and Door Repair Price Guide

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What causes draft from window?

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The number one reason for drafts from windows assuming the window is fitted corretly is damaged window hinges.

Window hinges can be quickly and easily replaced and are not an expensive repair.

Typical Window hinge replacement cost

  • Upvc hinges €60
  • Aluminum hinges €65
  • Wooden window hinges €60-€95

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How much does it cost to replace double glazed window glass?

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Window glass replacement cost.

Double Glazed Glass replacement cost depends the spec and size the needs to be replaced.  A guide to window replacement cost are below.

Replacement and Upgrade Double Glazing Glass unit prices(Retrofit)
Window unit replacements vary in price depending on size and spec required.

Below prices are guide prices for retrofit/upgrade glass units without replacing window frames, the cost will vary depending on type of window material and size.

  • Average Box bedroom window €280
  • Average bathroom window €380
  • Average bedroom window €500
  • Average bay window €650 supplied and fitted
  • Retrofit average sliding glass patio doors €550

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Our Repair Price Guide for window and door repairs can be found here.

 

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Lock security upgrade

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Is it possible to upgrades Upvc door locks for increased security?

Upvc door and window locks and mechanisms can be upgraded for increased security and peace of mind.

Windows security upgrades

Sash window locks
Child lock restrictor
High security window locks shoe bolt systems

Doors secuirty upgrades
Anti snap cylinders
Upgrade hook & dead bolt locks systems

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Why do windows get steamed up, foggy, or misted ?

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When moisture gets in between the two panes of glass the glass appears misted or steamed up. There are a number of different causes rubber seals can perish with old age causing the problem or a poor installation or poor maintenance can be responsible.
Most common Solution – Replace the glass unit.

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Can the the glass units be upgraded or replaced without replacing the window frame?

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Yes. Some customers prefer to upgrade the glass units rather than replace the glass and frame.
Its a more economical option which doesn't necessitate any redecorating or plastering.
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Door will not open?

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The are a number of reasons the door might suddenly stop opening.
Most common reasons are the door may have dropped and be out of alignment causing it to bind to the frame or door lock/mech may have broken or door lock cylinder may have failed.

No matter which cause the problem can be easily resolved with a either a replacement component or realignment of door and frame.

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Why can I no longer lock the door?

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Most common reason a door will no longer lock is that it is out of alignment.
Over time a door may go out of alignment where the door locking points on the door no longer align with the locking points on the door frame.
This can be resolved easily by having the door and frame serviced and realigned.

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Why can I feel a draft from my windows ?

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The most common cause of draughts from windows is that the window hinges are damaged or worn and the window no longer aligns with the rubber seals correctly when closed.
Repair or replace the hinges

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The rubber seals appear to be too small or have srunk?

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Rubber seals on windows or doors can shrink slightly over time
Replace rubber seals with a new longer seal or repair fill the gap with black sealant.

Q?

The flap on the letter box is broken can it be repaired or replaced?

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Often the flap can be refitted if not the letter box can be replaced.

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