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TYPES OF GLASS: YOUR GO TO GUIDE

TYPES OF GLASS: YOUR GO TO GUIDE

Whether you want better noise protection, a tougher glass window or a patterned glass, then we have a whole range of options to find the perfect match for your needs.  

STAINED GLASS

There is a wide variety of designs you can choose from when it comes to Stained Glass used in both windows and doors. 
From traditional motifs to contemporary styles, you can add a personal touch to your windows and doors,  retaining the vibrancy and classic beauty of traditional Stained Glass.  

TOUGHENED GLASS

Toughened glass is available in 4mm-10mm and is processed by controlled thermal treatments to increase its strength compared to normal glass. 
When broken, Toughened glass breaks into small, relatively harmless pieces of glass which minimise the risk of injury. 

SOLAR CONTROLLED GLASS

Solar Controlled glass reflects or absorbs more solar radiation than ordinary glass, often the best solution for sun-lit rooms. 
They reflect invisible rays but allow a maximum amount of visible solar rays which brightly light your room without the extreme heat of the summer. 

OBSCURE GLASS

Obscure glass is the perfect solution if you want privacy for your room. 
With a whole range of attractive options from classic designs to contemporary patterns. 
Obscure glass can also be used to bring more light into internal rooms. 

DOUBLE GLAZED

A+13 RATED UNITS
Featuring Linear’s unique six chamber frames to put the most thermally efficient windows within reach of Select customers.
Argon gas filled sealed unit with an Energyplus outer frame internally insulated within the multi chambers. 
OPTIWHITE LOW IRON GLASS OUTER PANE
This gives very high light transmission and increases solar gain, bringing free energy from the sun into the home. 
WARM EDGE SPACE BAR
Between the 2 glass sheets which is 22 times more efficient at preventing heat transfer around the edges of the sealed glass unit than Aluminium. 
PILKINGTON K GLASS S INNER PANE
The original hard coated, pyrolytic low-emissivity coated thermal glass which became the most well-known and trusted brand by householders. The coating reflects heat back into the room whilst letting in free heat from the sun, known as passive solar gain

TRIPLE GLAZED

A++21 PREMIER PLUS
36mm sealed unit
Argon gas filled sealed unit with an Energyplus outer frame internally insulated within the multi chambers. 
OUTER PANE
Optiwhite glass gives very high light transmission and increases solar gain bringing free energy from the sun into the home.
MIDDLE PANE
The original hard coated, pyrolytic low-emissivity coated thermal glass which became the most well-known and trusted brand by householders. The coating reflects heat back into the room whilst letting in free heat from the sun, known as passive solar gain.
INSIDE PANE
Low E high performance glass. This reflects the heat inside the home back into the home. 

WORRIED ABOUT SECURITY? HERE’S HOW YOU CAN KEEP YOUR HOME SAFE

 

WORRIED ABOUT SECURITY? HERE’S HOW YOU CAN KEEP YOUR HOME SAFE:

One of the biggest fears for homeowners this year is security and having their home broken into. But this isn’t surprising considering that 76% of all burglaries were through a poorly secured door. As well as 31% that were entered by forcing a lock. So what can we do to protect ourselves against burglaries? 
 The British Standard 3 Star Maximum Cylinder Security from ERA is the lock we recommend here at Select Windows. The lock has been independently tested to meet the latest industry security standards. This offers maximum protection and peace of mind.
 The high performance lock contains six hardened high security pins which means it is the ultimate defence against snapping, bumping and picking. These sections of the lock prevent intruders from accessing the inner workings of the lock as well as protecting from intruders drilling through the keyhole.
At Select Windows we believe you should always feel safe in your own home. That’s why we pride ourselves on our attention to security on all of our products.
We offer a range of extra security features such as locking systems, reinforced hinges and child safety mechanisms. We ensure that you can relax in the knowledge that you are safe.
Our products are accredited by Secured by Design, a police backed initiative awarded to products with security features as their main priority.

ANTI – SNAP

Two sacrificial sections means if the Fortress cylinder is snapped, the two front sections will break off, preventing the intruder from getting access to the inner workings of  the lock giving superb Anti-Snap protection.

ANTI – PICK & ANTI – BUMP

With six trap pins and over 98,000 differs, Bumping the pins or Picking the lock becomes time consuming and therefore redundant. Giving you a cylinder with the very best Anti – Bump and Anti-Pick protection.

ANTI – DRILL

The use of hardened pins protect from an intruder drilling through the keyhole to access the lock. Multiple pins prevent a drill bit penetrating the lock, for maximum Anti-Drill protection.