Why should I use double glazed windows and doors?
Double glazing has been used extensively in the building industry around the world for over 50 years, it is the ideal window and door system for reducing noise and saving energy.
I live on a busy main road, can your windows reduce the traffic noise?
YES. Our double glazed window systems can achieve Sound Reduction Ratings (RW’s) of 44. We have installed our system into both domestic and commercial applications primarily to alleviate noise problems associated with traffic and noisy neighbours. Click here to read more.
What are the advantages of uPVC windows and doors?
uPVC will not rot, corrode, or discolour, making it ideal for all areas, especially coastal applications. Furthermore, it’s unaffected by salt corrosion and is maintenance free.
The Australian climate can be very harsh, how will this affect uPVC?
Rehau, the manufacturer of the uPVC system, have had their product tested in the Arizona Desert for over 20 years. It is resistant to the unforgiving ultraviolet rays and specially formulated to suit the Australian climate.
Where are you located?
Winsulation Double Glazing is located in Northgate, Brisbane.
What colours are available?
uPVC frames come in a selection of colours including wood grain. In addition, our Thermal Break aluminium frames come in a range of powder coated or anodised colours.
Can I fit the windows myself?
We offer a complete installation service including a professional window exchange service. Winsulation is licensed by QBCC in Queensland and NSW and our installations are backed by a 10-year warranty. However, you can also fit the windows yourself or have your builder install for you.
Are double glazed windows available in any style?
There are very few limitations when using double glazed windows, in most cases we can use our systems to create the same style as single pane aluminium or timber systems. We also have our own innovative designs, which are constantly being updated. Casement, awning, tilt and turn, fixed, and sliders are all available using our European style systems. Click here to read more.
Will the windows withstand the cyclonic conditions that sometimes occur in Australia?
All our window and door profiles are standardly inured against heavy weather conditions and can be customised to the maximum ratings of N5 C4 (non-cyclonic and cyclonic) wind resistance and Flame Zone BAL (Bushfire Attack Level) fire resistance.
Do you offer a guarantee?
All our products are backed by a 10-year written guarantee.
Where do you supply and install your windows in Australia?
Our manufacturing base is in Brisbane and we install windows throughout South East Queensland and Northern NSW, however, we supply products all over Australia.
What type of double glazing do you offer with your systems?
Our frames are manufactured to accept glazing panels up to 30mm, so virtually any combination of double glazing can be used without any design change. We can also supply a whole range of acoustic, energy efficient, fire rated, and tinted glass panels.
Can I replace my existing windows with your double glazed systems?
Yes, we can manufacture double glazed windows and doors to replace your existing windows, offering a full window exchange service, licensed under the QBCC.
How does secondary glazing compare with your double glazed products?
Secondary glazing has proven to be a best seller and is extremely popular and successful in all applications – it is efficient for insulation while being very affordable and easy to install.
Do I have to change my existing window?
No, Winseal secondary glazing fits to your existing reveals or window ledge – we can also fit new extensions if there is not enough room. Window fabrics or curtains are adjusted to suit.
I live in an old character style home, how will secondary glazing look?
Secondary glazing is manufactured and coloured to match your existing windows and so is not noticeable from the outside and looks great from the inside, too. Also there is most typically no body corporate issues with secondary glazing and it has been approved by The Heritage Council of Australia.