However there also are downsides to living in an older property. Common grouses about older properties are that they're draughty, dear to keep hot and outside noise can be a problem. The great thing about double glazing is that not only will it make your house a pleasurable place to live and it an equitable investment as it adds price to the property and makes it more fascinating to prospective purchasers if you choose to sell. Older windows have a tendency to be draughty and as they're single glazed they permit the heat from within the house to flee. By installing double glazing you may reduce the level of heat lost significantly thus permitting you to turn your heating down and save you money on your household bills. There are two panes of glass and an opening is left between them and they're then sealed. It's the opening which acts as an insulator and keeps the heat within the property.
Living in an older property is a wonderful experience and you shouldn't be put off because it doesn't have all of the mod cons of a modern property.
Plenty of the modern technologies like double glazing can now be installed into older properties.