Low window height

I have an upstairs window that's quite low down, near the floor. It needs replacing as it's single glazed. Does it need special glass?

Asked by lauren on 8th Oct 2022
Expert Trade Answers
"If the window is below 800mm from the floor then toughened glass should be fitted"
Answered on 9th Nov 2022 - Member since Nov 2022 - report
"At a low level lower than 900 mil will need a specialist glass this is a toughened glass you can use a toughened sealed units in replacement of the flow class this will meet building"
Answered on 10th Oct 2022 - Member since Oct 2022 - report
"Any glass between the floor and 800mm upwards needs to safety glassm usually toughened flass"
Answered on 8th Oct 2022 - Member since Mar 2021 - report
"Yes it need to be toughened glass if it's under a meter from the floor"
Answered on 8th Oct 2022 - Member since Aug 2022 - report
"Any window by law that is less than 800mm off ground surface level; requires special toughened glass units to be installed within the window."
Answered on 8th Oct 2022 - Member since Feb 2021 - report
"if it’s below 800mm then it needs to be toughened glass."
Answered on 8th Oct 2022 - Member since Sep 2022 - report
"Hi, yes glass below 800mm from the floor has to be toughened for safety reasons. Hope this helps
Answered on 8th Oct 2022 - Member since Sep 2022 - report

If the glass os below 800mm from floor level, you will need toughened or laminated safety glass as a minimum."
Answered on 8th Oct 2022 - Member since Nov 2019 - report
"It will need to have toughened glass fitted or laminate glass"
Answered on 8th Oct 2022 - Member since Nov 2019 - report
"Double glazing in a frame is now a standard in window joinery."
Answered on 21st Nov 2022 - Member since Apr 2022 - report
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