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 Post subject: DIY Double Glazing
PostPosted: Tue May 22, 2018 8:59 am 
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Hi

I have a crittal window that I would like to "double glaze" by attaching framed glass/acrylic panels to it from the inside.

It would be permanent.

Would something like this need a Fensa Cert?

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 Post subject: Re: DIY Double Glazing
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I do not think that secondary units are covered by Fensa which concerns itself with meeting Building Regulations on glazing and structural support for whole window unit replacement. One thing that you should think of is not making it permanent as it will create an unreachable void should you develop any mould or condensation issues. Best to fashion some form of release that will allow cleaning when needed.

Crittall windows are horrible in the main, are you in a conservation zone or could you replace the whole thing with a double glazed unit?

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 Post subject: Re: DIY Double Glazing
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As per DWD, secondary glazing is not notifiable, you will need an opener or be able to remove the secondary glazing as you will get condensation.

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