Welcome to Slim Glaze Heritage by Rathmines Glass
With over 30 years of experience, in the glazing industry, Rathmines Glass is Dublin aim to be the premier provider of quality slim glaze heritage double glazed windows units for period houses and traditional sash windows.
Slim Glaze Heritage Windows are the very latest in double glazing and are specifically designed to fit In the timber frames of sash windows. Slim Glaze Heritage units are slim enough to fit into the existing timber frames while still be a double glazed unit. This means that you can now upgrade your old, draughty windows without changing the traditional and charming look of your Victorian or Georgian building.
Based in Rathmines, we manufacture our own units and can provide a full supply and fit service. For homeowners, or joiners who are looking for a company to both make their units and glaze them correctly in our workshop in Rathmines.
We are experts in traditional putty glazing and can provide you with a full professional glazing service. Collect your sashes, glazed using the correct Butyl Putty. Leaving a flawless sash finish for our clients.
If you are a homeowner, we can also quote to change the single glaze sashes in your home. With our own highly skilled and experienced carpenters, we guarantee high quality service at the most competitive prices.
Increased Heat Retention
Noise & Sound Reduction
Suitable for Period Buildings
Slim Glaze Heritage Windows
Slim Glaze Heritage units are 12mm thick. By using the SuperSpacer we are guaranteeing the very latest in double glazing EN Standards. Our Gas Filled, toughened, K-Glass units are specifically designed to fit into the timber frames of traditional sash windows in older buildings.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can traditional sash windows be double glazed?
The timber frames on traditional sash windows are usually too narrow to fit modern double glaze units. That is where Slim Glaze Heritage by Rathmines Glass comes in. The extra skinny double glazed units are designed exclusively for sash windows and are made to fit even the narrowest timber frames.
Why are double glazed units better than single glazed?
Double glazed windows consist of two glass panes with an insulating gas filling the gap between them. This means that double glazed windows are much better for heat retention and energy efficiency. Double glazed windows allow for up to 77% heat retention compared to single glazed windows 30%.
Can SlimGlaze windows be installed on listed buildings?
Yes. Many of the period buildings in Ireland are under protective orders, this means that you are not allowed to alter the appearance of the building. Slim Glaze Heritage units fit into the exiting timber frames so you can upgrade the building’s windows without affecting the look or appearance.
Do you install SlimGlaze as well as supply?
Absolutely, At Slim Glaze Heritage by Rathmines Glass we supply and install our inhouse manufactured Slim Glaze Heritage units. We have our very own technicians and carpenters so we can provide high quality service at the most completive prices. For pricing information please contact our team directly.