FAQ's
All of our glass comes from Pilkingtons who are based in St. Helens.
We currently have over 40 employees. Which includes 7 teams of fitters and 5 employees that work in production.
Yes, PVCu, glass, aluminium, double glazed units, metal, paper, cardboard and polythene.
We have been at our current Leicester Street premises for over 20 years.
Because our production is bespoke the amounts vary.
Our factory is 16,000 squared foot and the building is 22,000 squared foot.
Self-assessment scheme to conform with current building regulations.
Inert gas that lowers the U value of a double glazed unit by 0.3 to 1.4. The gas is denser that air so slows down convection.
Low emissivity coating on the glass (metallic) which keeps heat in. Typical U value is 1.7.
UPVC stands for Unplasticised polyvinyl chloride.
Window Energy Ratings (WER's) are the new building regulations standards to gauge how efficient new windows are. C rated windows became the new minimum standard on 1st October 2010 but Northwich Glass can also offer upgrades to B and A rated windows.
Northwich Glass are official members of the GGF (Glass and Glazing Federation)