Choosing the best option for home

Glazing the balcony is not only a way to increase useful living space, but also to make adjacent rooms warmer and more comfortable. There are two types of glazing – cold and warm. Aluminum (warm and cold), plastic or wood, and non -ramous glazing are used as a material for a window profile. Each of the indicated species has positive and negative aspects – what is suitable for one will not always be the best choice for others.

Cold glazing

In this case, you can choose a cold aluminum or a non -abroad version. Those who want to protect the room from dust, wind and rain, but cannot allow for any reason to use massive and expensive structures, cold glazing of the balcony is suitable.

Its advantages:

– protects the balcony and the adjacent room from dust, rain, dirt and winds;

– creates comfort;

– Allows in the warm time to fully use the balcony as a functional room – a workshop, office or living room;

– In the cold season, you can store some products, for example, conservation;

– Suitable for balconies in new buildings with a massive balcony plate, and for old houses where the balcony plate is not too reliable;

– Outside the window, a beautiful look – nasty glazing will allow them to enjoy it freely;

– Available in price.

The main disadvantage of this type of glazing is the inability to use the balcony as a dwelling with the onset of cold weather, because the temperature will be only 5-7 ° С above the street. At the link, you can see the characteristics and prices for this type of glazing.

Warm glazing

Groundily and in any weather, use the balcony as a full -fledged room, will allow warm glazing, performed by means of plastic, wooden or aluminums with profiles of profiles. A working office, a winter garden and even an ordinary, albeit small, a room – all this and what fantasy tells, you can equip on a balcony with warm glazing.

The advantages of warm glazing, especially with a plastic profile, are obvious:

– lack of drafts, comfortable temperature all year round;

– good sound insulation;

– Reliable protection against any vagaries;

– in relation to plastic – relatively low cost;

– long service life;

– Ease of care.

But there are shortcomings:

– a significant decrease in the area of ​​the balcony (depending on the thickness of the insulation);

– higher cost compared to the cold option;

– The massiveness of the structure (not suitable for balconies with a weak bearing plate);

– The complexity of installation.