DIY Window Measurements
Looking for an online quote to tint some windows in your home or office?
When submitting your own window measurements, it’s important to remember that the more accurate you are, the more accurate the price we can give you. There are always more factors to consider than simply the size of the glass, such as glass types, aspect, elements of shading, etc. These are also important considerations when recommending a suitable window film to suit your application. This is why we always recommend an onsite visit so that a full glass assessment can be carried out, and you can see samples of the films that would best suit your requirements.
A basic two pane fixed/slider is the most common window type found in bedrooms, studies, bathrooms and garages. In many cases, the fixed pane is slightly larger than the slider. It’s important to measure both, just in case.
A larger six panel window like this is more common in the living areas of your home. They come in many configurations and varying widths and slider combinations.
Measurements can be taken in MM, CM, or INCHES. Just be sure to use the same unit of measurement for all of your dimensions, and clearly state which measurement unit you are using. An excellent way to be sure, is to draw a diagram of the windows and mark the height and width of each individual pane.
What is important to us at this preliminary stage is the following:
- Measurements, (width by drop – mm’s or inches) and number of panes for each area
- If a ladder would be required to access the inside of the glass (if so, what are the working heights to reach the top of the glass)
- Glass type, if known
- Condition of the glass and the frames
- Frame type
- Is there any existing film on the glass.