Window hinge repair in Hampshire…
Are you having issues shutting windows? Are you suffering from draughts? If so, your windows may need a hinge replacement that will enable your window to be closed securely. If a window does not close tightly, opens at an angle or sits proud and catches the window frame when it shuts, this could indicate damage to the window hinges.
- Stop drafts and keep your house warm.
- Open and close your windows with ease.
- Upgrade your hinges to restricted, easy clean and fire escape.
- Stocked on the van.
What causes faulty window hinges?
Window hinges consist of multiple moving parts that all require each other to function correctly. Parts often fail either because they haven’t been installed correctly or they have worn because they have been used excessively without maintenance with lubricant.
Industry standards met with every installation
Specifications vary across manufacturers and ranges. All double glazing window manufacturers produce hinges to different measurements and angles. As a property owner, you will want to ensure that your new hinges fit your window perfectly. You can be assured that our team of experienced window technicians will replace your hinges with properly fitting reinforced hinges that will get your windows opening and closing just like new again.
What is our process for replacing hinges?
We will remove the window completely from the unit and then replace the hinges attached to the window. During our hinge repairs service, both hinges on your window will be replaced. This is a precautionary measure since one hinge will be bearing the brunt of the work in opening or closing the window this hinge has a high tendency to snap and break and most likely will have moved from its original position.
How Much Does it Cost to Replace a set of window hinges?
The cost of UPVC window hinge replacement can vary depending on the number of windows that require replacement, the type of hinge chosen, and the location of your home. On average, replacing a single UPVC window hinge can cost between £50 to £100, while replacing multiple hinges can decrease the overall cost.
The location of your home can also impact the cost of installation, particularly if you live in a remote or hard-to-reach area. Increased travel time and expenses for the installer can result in higher overall costs.
What types of hinges are available?
When choosing the type of hinge, it’s important to consider the level of durability you require. A standard friction hinge may cost less than a heavy-duty egress hinge, but the latter will offer greater security and longevity.
|Type Of Repair
|Total Estimated Cost
|Standard Double glazed unit replacement
|1 to 2 hours
|£120 to £250
|Toughened double glazed unit replacement
|1 to 2 hours
|£150 to £350
|Special double glazed unit replacement
|1 to 2 hours
|£140 and above
How long does it take to replace a window hinge?
In addition to cost, it’s important to consider the time estimate for UPVC window hinge replacement. The duration of the installation process will depend on the number of windows that require replacement, the type of hinge, and the level of experience of the installer. On average, a single hinge replacement can take anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour, but this can increase for more complex installations
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What parts do you stock on your van?
We stock the majority of uPVC replacement parts on our van for both windows & doors :
- uPVC window and door handles of all shapes and sizes and colours.
- Wedge and gasket seals of all shapes and sizes.
- Locking mechanisms, rods and keeps to fit most uPVC.
- Hinges for windows, standard, restricted and easy clean available, all sizes.
- Child locks, restrictors, cat flaps, vents, Door Hinges.
When and how do i pay for repairs?
We ask for payment on job completion to ensure that you are happy with the job first, we accept most forms of payment including card, apple pay, credit card or our bank details are at the bottom of your invoice for a bank transfer. Others can be considered depending on circumstances.
When and how do i pay for new UPVC window or door installtion?
We ask for a 10 % deposit on acceptance of an estimate or quote. We accept most forms of payment including card, apple pay, credit card or our bank details are at the bottom of your invoice for a bank transfer. Others can be considered depending on circumstances.
What guarantee do you offer?
- All UPVC repairs are covered for a year, just get in contact and will book you in to resolve. - New UPVC and composite is guaranteed by the manufacturer for 5 years.
How to tell if your hinges need replacing
There are several signs that your hinges may need to be changed on your UPVC windows:
Difficulty opening and closing the window: If you notice that it is becoming harder to open or close your window, or if it feels like it is stuck or binding, this could be a sign that the hinges are damaged or worn out.
Visible damage or wear: If you notice that the hinges are visibly damaged, such as if they are bent or have significant wear, they may need to be replaced.
Window is not properly aligned: If your window is not properly aligned in the frame, or if it appears to be tilted or misaligned, this could be a sign that the hinges are not functioning properly.
Noise when opening or closing the window: If you hear a loud noise or creaking when you open or close the window, this could be a sign that the hinges are in need of replacement.
Drafts or leaks: If you notice that your window is no longer sealing properly and you are experiencing drafts or leaks, this could be a sign that the hinges are not providing the necessary support to keep the window properly sealed.
If you are experiencing any of these issues, it is a good idea to have a professional assess your hinges
How to tell if the seals on my windows and doors need replacing.
There are a few signs that the seals on your UPVC windows and doors may need to be replaced:
Drafts or leaks: If you notice that your windows and doors are no longer sealing properly and you are experiencing drafts or leaks, this is a clear sign that the seals are worn out or damaged and need to be replaced.
Visible damage or wear: If you notice that the seals are visibly damaged or worn, such as if they are torn, cracked, or have significant wear, they may need to be replaced.
Will new upvc windows and doors improve the thermal efficiency of my home ?
Installing new UPVC glazing can significantly improve the energy efficiency of your home. UPVC is a highly energy-efficient material, with a low thermal conductivity that helps to keep homes and buildings warm in the winter and cool in the summer.
The amount of improvement you will see will depend on a number of factors, including the current level of insulation in your home, the size and orientation of your windows, and the type of glazing you choose. Double or triple glazed windows can provide even greater insulation and energy efficiency.
To determine the specific energy savings you can expect from new UPVC glazing, it is best to consult with a professional. They can assess your current windows and provide a more accurate estimate of the potential energy savings you can expect.
Double Glazing & Home Repair Services We Offer
Covering All of Southampton, Eastleigh, Winchester, New Forest for Double Glazed Windows & General Home Repairs
We repair broken windows and provide smashed glass replacement
Trapped condensation? We'll repair a sealed unit or replace the glass
Rely on restoration glazing for your window hinge replacment.
UPVC Lock & Handle Repairs
We repair broken locks and handles for windows and doors.
Cat Flap Installations
Want to install a cat/dog flap into a glass, upvc or wood panel?
Door Furniture Replacement
Child locks, letterboxes and more....
New UPVC and composite Installations
We Install new UPVC and composite.
Frosted & Mirrored Window Coating
want to change the apprearance of your glass? we're here to help.
Seal, Gasket and fur seal Replacement
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