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Revitalise the exterior of your home by installing a new UPVC window or door. Modern systems are smart, easy to maintain, and they’ve got security benefits as well as heating cost savings too. So, find a reliable tradesperson who can open up new window and door possibilities for you.

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Replace and fix locking mechanism on windows and doors like door lock, letterbox, door panel, anti snap barrel, door knocker, spy holes, door handles, windows handle, locks, hinges, gaskit and glass. Condensation in glass can be fixed together with problems with draught. Iver 14 years of experience. Direct from manufacturer at cost price inc glass cut to size on same day.

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Reviewed by Helen on 13/1/2019

Excellent communication, job completed within quote given so no unexpected costs. Quick turnaround offered on appointment for the works to be carried out, and all completed in a timely manner.

EntryTec Locksmiths is a family run business . After years of working with larger companies and seeing the ridiculous prices they charge I decided to go it alone. I am based near Manchester and have clients such as Miller Metcalfe, Whitegates and many others. Not only am I a qualified Locksmith I also specialise in UPVC repairs , handles , hinges, letterboxes etc etc . Please check out my website or read my reviews on Yell. Feel free to ask any questions at all. If you are locked out I can get you in with no damage. If you are concerned about security in your home , I will happily offer free advise on what is best for you. Our vehicles are sign written and we carry ID. I always call 10 minutes ahead to let you know we are close by. All our work is guaranteed and carried out to the highest standards. For a great service at excellent prices use Entrytec Locksmiths Ltd

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Reviewed by Paul on 21/11/2018

Carl responded quickly to the posting, did an excellent job virtually next day, great value for money, great work and a nice guy, very reliable, would highly recommend him.

Waterford building services are a family run business and feedback from many of our customers can be found on web sites such as checkatrade and trustatrader as well as on here please feel free to check us out and I'm sure you wont be disappointed . thanks

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Reviewed by stephanie on 16/1/2019

Roy was amazing he was the first tradesman to ring me and was very friendly and approachable. He gave me the best quote and supported me with my choices of doors. He was flexible, timely and completed the work to a very high standard. I would choose and recommend Roy anytime .

Over 10 years experience specialising in Double glazing. building works and home improvements. We offer supply and fitting for upvc windows, upvc doors,composite doors, patio doors, by folding doors, and many more. All product and work guaranteed for 10 years. we offer a wealth of skill and knowledge bringing unrivalled expertise to our customers. We carry out works from renovation to painting and decorating

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Reviewed by amin on 7/11/2018

Ibrahim came round quickly and gave an estimate. Very friendly. Made it clear what they could do rather than tell me they'll do everything i.e. when a subcontractor was used for building the base and wall which was completed to an excellent standard. They were very hard working and for a good price I got a Rehau porch! Excellent work, tidy and polite. Will definitely recommend as have to friends and family. Thanks.

Hi there my names Terry and i cover all lock replacements , window and door repairs and new fitting of doors and windows and won’t be beaten on price. I’m usually able to give you a quote over the phone or can arrange a free Callout to discuss the work you need doing. I’m also available for 24 hour Callout emergency’s .

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Reviewed by Sophie on 16/1/2019

Terry was friendly, professional. and did a good job. If I have any problems in the future, I would definitely use him again.

We are very competitive and replace Windows and doors with a great price on composite doors.

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Reviewed by Peter on 13/1/2019

agreed price and job was done at the time we agreed. I think the job turned out to be tougher than expected given the age of the doors . But they now work which is brilliant.

Keysafe Security Specialists provide a reliable and high quality Domestic/Commercial Locksmith service and CCTV Installation. We combine honest pricing with a conscientious work ethic to provide a professional level of service to each customer.

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Reviewed by Christopher on 5/10/2018

Timely, professional and good quality of work.

I am a mobile locksmith, trained,trusted and vetted by UKLA, membership no 7443 and listed on their website as locksmith in south Lanarkshire. I gain access in lockouts,I supply and fit new security hardware to windows and doors at trade prices NO VAT!! I give advice on all aspects of home and commercial security. Change, modify, repair all locks, doors and window mechanisms,new locks and mechs come fully warranted with a 5 year guarantee. Won't be beaten on price!!! No callout charge,free advice

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Reviewed by Stefano on 18/12/2018

Great job. Recommended!

With over 35 years of experience. Just specialising in double glazing repairs,misty steamy window sealed unit replacements locks handles hinges gaskets leaking conservatory roofs .all work guaranteed ,prompt reliable services,and prices to suit a budget

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Reviewed by Ola on 26/11/2018

Very happy with the job. Will definitely recommend.

JB Maintenance Services is a small company covering a wide range of services. Primarily a uPVC Window & Door Specialist in both Installation and Repairs. Also covering Aluminium/Timber Windows & Doors. Fully qualified with MTC Surveying & Installation. Fully Certified with CERTASS & QANW. Doors / Windows we cater for - Composite Doors uPVC Doors (With or Without Decorative Panels) Aluminium Doors (Domestic & Commercial) Hardwood Timber Doors uPVC Casement Windows Ali Casement Windows Hardwood Timber Casement Windows Residence 9 Windows (Timber LookaLike) Hardwood Sash Windows uPVC Vertical Slider (Sash Style) We also undertake any form of Glazing, from Mirrors & SplashBacks to Balustrades & Decorative Glass. Alongside the above we also have a Fully Qualified Electrician for any kind of electrical works, from a Socket Change to a Fuse Board Swap. (All to Current Regs). We can also undertake any of the following and more - Minor Building Works Refurbishments Rubbish Removals CCTV Installations Electrical Works and much more Working closely with various other companies & trades we can cover almost any of your needs.......

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Reviewed by Nicola on 26/11/2018

Very professional and efficient.

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uPVC Windows & Door specialists - what you need to know

UPVC doors and windows aren’t just affordable and efficient – modern systems look great too. Available in a variety of sizes and colours, you’ll usually be able to find a model to suit any style or type of home.

The process to install a UPVC window or door is a fairly straightforward one, but to get a correct fit that performs to the required thermal efficiency standards it’s best to use a professional. They’ll be able to safely remove an old window or door (including the frame), and then secure the new sill followed by the frame. Finally, the sealed glass window or door pane units can be installed into the frame.

When you’re looking for a tradesperson to fit your UPVC window or door, make sure they hold FENSA accreditation. FENSA is the organisation responsible for regulating double glazing sales and installation, and most UPVC window or door installation experts should hold this registration.

Cost of UPVC window or door installation

UPVC window and door fitting costs vary according to the size and spec of those you’re seeking to have installed.

Typical installation and supply costs range from:

  • £200 for a small basic single window, up to £600 for larger units and those with specific stylistic features, like sash windows.
  • £400 for a basic half-glazed single door, up to many thousands (typically around £4,000) for multi-door bi-folding models.

What is a UPVC window or door?

The terms UPVC windows or doors and double glazing are used interchangeably. But UPVC simply refers to the material that the window or door frame is constructed from. UPVC (or “unplasticised polyvinyl chloride” to use its full name) is built to withstand all weather conditions, without the maintenance requirements of timber frames.

Double-glazed windows or doors are sealed glass units, featuring two panes of glass separated by a spacer filled with silica crystals. These crystals do an important job – they soak up any moisture and keep the gap between the two glass panes clear. Double-glazed windows will usually come with a 10-year guarantee, giving you peace of mind that your money is being well spent.

How to install a UPVC window or door

Whether it’s a window or a door, your professional will usually follow a similar process when fitting a new UPVC unit.

They’ll begin by removing the old window or door frame, including any remaining mortar or sealant. A clear area will help to ensure the best fit possible. The sill then needs to be fitted to the brickwork, to hold the window or door frame. This must be done with care and precision, and your tradesperson can use packers to make sure the sill is level. During this phase, they’ll also need to ensure they’ve allowed for drainage holes at the bottom of the frame.

With the sill fitted, the frame can then be secured. A pilot hole should be drilled through the frame towards the brickwork, with a larger hole to follow. Fix using the supplied screws, taking care not to overtighten and pull the frame. Once again, packers can be used here to help the frame sit level and ensure it’s ready to receive the glazed window or door unit.

Once the window or door is installed, your tradesperson will complete the installation by toe and heeling it – essentially ensuring the fit is perfect and preventing any issues with heat-induced warping or contraction in the future.

The qualifications your UPVC window or door installer needs

Be sure that your tradesperson holds FENSA certification. As outlined above, FENSA regulates the double-glazing sector and ensures only compliant, competent professionals are carrying out work on your home.

Beyond FENSA accreditation, make sure your professional can provide a number of customer references and examples to show you previous UPVC window and door installation projects.

Planning permission for UPVC window or door installation

Planning permission for installing a new UPVC window or door won’t be necessary usually. The only exception might be if you live in a listed building, or an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Insurance for UPVC window or door installation

If your tradesperson is also supplying your windows and doors, be sure to check that the units carry at least a 10-year warranty.

You’ll also want to confirm the tradesperson (or their company) holds full public liability cover. While UPVC window and door installation will only involve a small amount of work on your property, there’s always the potential for things to wrong. So, make sure you’re covered and get proof that public liability insurance is in place.

Questions you should ask your UPVC window or door installer

  • Are they registered with FENSA?
  • Can they supply and fit your window or door?
  • Do they have examples of windows or doors they’ve installed previously?
  • Can they provide a warranty on their work?

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