City Sound Advice & Guides

When should I have Secondary Glazing installed

Your windows are often a good way to gauge the condition of your home overall. There are a number of tell-tale signs that will reveal whether or not you are in need of an upgrade to improve not only the aesthetic appeal but your overall quality of life....

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Choosing the right Secondary Glazing system

Knowing which secondary glazing system is the right one for your windows is not just a case of simply picking from a list. The size and shape are among many factors that will identify which one will produce the benefits you are looking for. Horizontal...

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A brief history of Sash windows

The sash window design feels quintessentially British. With so many sturdily built Victorian and Georgian houses still standing across the country today, sash windows have remained a prominent and elegant feature that has played a key part in defining the...

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Energy efficiency in commercial buildings

If you have acquired the leasehold for your commercial property, then you are no doubt in a strong position when it comes to controlling not only your finances but the sustained growth of your company within the premises. There are, however, still some...

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Secondary Glazing Bay Window

Video Transcript: Hi, I'm Andy from City Sound and I'm going to be talking about secondary glazing on bay windows. It's quite a simple one, the layout of a bay normally consists of a window in the middle and a window to the left and a window to the right. Now, how we...

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FAQs about listed buildings

While living in a grade listed building offers a whole range of prestigious advantages, knowing how and what you can alter in terms of the structural design can prove to be a confusing nightmare at times. It is always useful to have as much information to...

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How the V&A restored their stained glass windows

The Victoria and Albert Museum is known for being one of the most important arts and design museums across the world. It features a collection of over 2 million objects that cover a period of over 5,000 years of history, detailing the history of mankind’s...

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Choosing the right curtains for sound reduction

Depending on where you live, getting a good night’s sleep is not always a given. If your home is positioned near a popular commercial area, a busy road or even worse, in the flight path of a nearby airport, the noise level can prove to be an ongoing issue. Waking up...

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Stop Condensation With Secondary Glazing

Video Transcript: Hi, I'm Andy from City Sound secondary glazing and I'm going to be talking to you a little bit about condensation. So, period windows, Crittall windows, wooden windows they suffer from condensation which can be a real nuisance because all the...

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The hidden costs of DIY secondary double glazing

How 'cheap' solutions can end up costing you money Apparently we have all just lived through the most severe global economic recession in a century or more. Even with the experts now cautiously telling us that a slow recovery is underway many of us are (rightly) still...

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