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How Long Do Double Glazed Windows Last?

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Nothing lasts forever, and your home’s windows are no exception. Over time, they will start to lose efficiency and will require replacement. So, how long can you expect your double glazing to last, and how do you know when it’s time to invest in new ones?

How Often Do Double Glazed Windows Require Replacement?

Typically, the lifespan of double glazed windows can be as long as 40 years depending on the quality and type of materials, how professionally they were fitted and how well they’ve been maintained over the years. The type of window installed in the property as well as the location in which you live can also have an impact on how long your double glazing will last. When you buy double glazed windows from Evolution, you can rest assured that you’ll be benefiting from the highest quality double glazed windows manufactured from the best possible materials. All are fitted by experienced and skilled approved Evolution installers, so you can be confident that you’ll be benefiting from the best.

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Do My Windows Need Replacing?

Even if your double glazing was made and fitted to the highest standards and impeccably maintained, eventually they will need to be replaced. If you leave it too long to replace your windows, you’ll find that your home’s energy efficiency and security could be compromised. But, how do you know if it’s time to invest in new windows? Read on to discover the tell-tale signs.

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Condensation Is Building Up

Condensation on windows is a common problem, but it’s also a sign that your windows need replacing. Condensation promotes bacterial and mould growth which can cause health problems and damp patches on your walls.

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Opening Or Closing Issues

If you’ve found your windows are becoming harder to close or open, it’s time to replace them. Windows which work poorly are not only inconvenient, they’re also a risk to your health and safety.

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Are Your Windows In Need Of Replacement?

If your windows are experiencing any of the above issues, it’s time to arrange for them to be replaced. Contact our approved installers today to find out more about the different types and styles of window available to you. Our approved installers can give you all the expert advice you need to make the right decision about which windows will best suit your property and your needs.

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Your next steps

Request a brochure

If you can’t visit your local Evolution showroom but still want to find out more about our beautiful handcrafted windows and doors then simply order a brochure today and be inspired.


Request a quotation

Speak to one of our friendly, experienced designers to discuss your requirements and individual project needs. We will provide you with advice and a detailed, no-obligation quotation.

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Visit a showroom

To truly explore Evolution, why not visit your local showroom where you can see the Evolution difference for yourself. We are also always happy to welcome visitors to our Bedfordshire head office.

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