Secure your home with Secondary Glazing

According to UK burglary statistics for 2022, 30% of burglars entered through a window, which accounts for 1 in 5 incidents. Windows are often seen as a weak point of security. With secondary glazing installed, it can be very difficult to open the window. This offers extra added security.

As homeowners, the safety and security of our home and our loved one is important, especially with the rising incidence of crimes. That’s why it’s crucial to improve the safety of our homes by taking measures. One effective solution to improve the security of your home is by installing secondary glazing.

At Granada Secondary Glazing we understand the importance of keeping your home safe and secure. Keep on reading to find out how secondary glazing can provide you peace of mind and make your home more secure.

What is Secondary Glazing?

Secondary Glazing involves adding an extra layer of glass to your existing windows. This creates an additional barrier against intruders. This solution is particularly effective for homes with older, single-glazed windows, as they are often easier to break and offer less resistance to forced entry.

It’s a popular alternative to double glazing for listed buildings, as it’s less intrusive and doesn’t alter the exterior appearance of the building.

In addition to home security, secondary glazing offers other benefits. This includes soundproofing, thermal insulation, and improved energy efficiency. We will discuss this further in the article.

How Does Secondary Glazing Improve Home Security?

Secondary glazing can improve home security. This is because adding secondary glazing can effectively enhance the security of your home by providing an extra layer of protection against forced entry. The secondary glazing panel acts as a barrier which makes it very hard for intruders to break into your home.

Furthermore, it prevents burglars from gaining access by smashing a window, as the secondary pane remains intact even if the first pane is broken. If someone tries to breach the secondary glazing, the outer glazing can act as a vibration-sensitive alarm, providing an early warning before any attempt to breach the secondary glazing is successful.

Benefits of Secondary Glazing for Security

Let’s discuss the benefits of secondary glazing in more detail:

Tough and resistant: Secondary glazing frames are made from tough aluminium and are securely fixed,  which is much harder to break than standard single-glazed glass. Even without additional locks or security features, the toughened panels are resilient.

Protect your period property: Thieves tend to target properties that appear to contain valuable items, particularly top-end heritage properties with single glazing. If you’re concerned about this, adding secondary glazing is an ideal security solution. If you’re unable to replace your authentic windows with advanced and toughened glazing, adding an additional panel of glazing can provide you with the needed protection.

Improved Soundproofing: Secondary glazing also has the added benefit of soundproofing your home, reducing noise pollution from outside. This can be particularly beneficial for properties located in busy areas or near main roads. If you live on a busy street, secondary glazing could be the perfect solution for your home. This makes your home a comfortable and peaceful place to live.

Better Insulation: Secondary glazing can help to improve the thermal insulation and energy efficiency of your home, which results in less heat loss through your windows and reduce your bills.

Customisable Design: Secondary glazing can be designed to match your existing windows and frames, so it won’t detract from the overall look of your home.

Peace of mind: knowing that your home is a safe place is a great feeling. Secondary glazing offers double security for your window, which in the case of Bulbury will still be very difficult for intruders to break into your home.

Types of Secondary Glazing

At Granada Secondary Glazing, we offer a range of secondary glazing products to suit your individual needs and preferences.

Secondary glazing frames are made from tough aluminium and are securely fixed,  which is much harder to break than standard single-glazed glass. This means that you can choose from a variety of options that best fit your window and looks good in your home.

These include:

  1. Fixed Panels: Fixed secondary glazing panels are a cost-effective option that can be easily installed and provide a permanent, secure barrier against intruders.
  2. Hinged Panels: Hinged secondary glazing panels can be opened for ventilation or cleaning, making them a practical option for kitchens, bathrooms, and other areas of the home.
  3. Horizontal Sliders: Horizontal sliding secondary glazing panels offer easy access to your windows for cleaning and maintenance, while still providing a high level of security.
  4. Vertical Sliders: Vertical sliding secondary glazing panels are ideal for period properties and can be designed to match the style of your existing windows.


If you are thinking of improving your home security, give secondary glazing a chance. It offers great benefits in addition to making your home safer and providing you with well-deserved peace of mind.

We here a Granada secondary glazing have over 35 years of experience in installing the best quality secondary glazing in the industry. why not call us today on 0808 168 2934 or fill in a Form online our experts will be in touch ASAP.

Is secondary glazing right for you?

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