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Formed specifically as a consumer protection organisation, The Double Glazing and Conservatory Ombudsman Scheme (DGCOS) will ensure that all customers are treated with courtesy and respect by professionals who are policed on a regular basis. This ensures that their practices are ethically administered and that products are fit for purpose and correctly manufactured and installed. They also ensure that all installations are adequately covered by specialist insurance ‘Assure’ for maximum customer protection.

HIGH STANDARDS OF WORKMANSHIP

DGCOS provides free access to all its customers, should a dispute occur, and promise a mediation and resolution service which is both swift and fair to all parties, with additional free access to an independent Ombudsman should the need occur. As a proud member of DGCOS, The Window Sanctuary must abide by a strict set of rules and code of practice, and we undertake regular impromptu inspections by Assure to ensure that customers always receive the highest standard of workmanship.

KEY FEATURES

The primary benefits of working with our team include:

Vetted and Accredited Installers
Free Consumer Advice Line
Free Deposit Protection
Free Insurance-Backed Guarantee
Free Mediation
Free Independent Inspections to Assist with Installation or Product Defects
Free Access to an Independent Ombudsman to Conclude Disputes

DGCOS CONSUMER BROCHURE

The DGCOS Consumer Brochure details the comprehensive protection you receive, the benefits of using a DGCOS member, how to check you are registered with DGCOS, and the comprehensive accreditation process installers must pass to achieve and retain DGCOS member status. For further details, click the download button below.

ASSURE

Working in close harmony with DGCOS, Assure not only provide the deposit indemnity and cover throughout the lifetime of the Installation Company’s warranty period, but also ensure that the Government requirements in relation to Building regulations are fully complied with. Indeed, it is a legal requirement for all installations to be certified and the installation company must issue the customer with a certificate of compliance. This is an automatic procedure with DGCOS members as Assure work “hand in glove” with them.

It is essential to have this certificate when selling a property where new windows or doors have been installed since 2002, when the Building regulations were revised to Include the UK’s commitments to the agreed energy-saving programmes agreed universally. Certification had initially been exclusively available from FENSA, but it was not always a seamless affair and other companies such as Assure have emerged to provide a comprehensive and robust service. Our clients regularly commend their efficiency and we are very satisfied with their performance.

Find out more about Assure by visiting their website.

  • 5 star review  The Window Sanctuary supplied and installed a window in the current house we are restoring. We were extremely happy with the service and quality of the window. Would definitely recommend this company for your period windows.

    thumb sheldon partridge
    August 20, 2021
  • 5 star review  Very professional. I have used other window companies before but the service provided by them left much to be desired when compared to Window Santuary. Any snagging problem was promptly sorted out by the management promptly and to our satisfaction. The workers were very punctual, came daily and stopped only when fully finished. I would highly recommend this window company to others.

    thumb Raghu Lall
    October 30, 2019
  • 5 star review  A great experience with these guys from beginning to end. We had 2 windows replaced and had them altered to larger sizes. Also had 2 doors replaced, one to a full size which meant taking out walls and sidelights. A messy job but the team came in and within 2 days it was out with the old ones, all rubble taken away, and new frames in. The second team then came in to install the glass and the bars and make good the walls inside and out to a fine finish. Couldn't fault it. Amazing work. Would and have recommended this company to everyone who has seen and admired our new windows and doors. A++++

    thumb Judith Monk
    November 18, 2020
  • 5 star review  We recently had a new front door and windows fitted. Very efficient service from start to finish with everyone extremely helpful. The fitter was very careful especially bearing in mind it was raining on the day of fitting. Would definitely recommend.

    thumb Chris Shortman
    February 23, 2021
  • 5 star review  The team did a great job installing new sash windows in our flat: the wood grain effect on their PVC looks great, they took away our old windows and worked swiftly, on time and on budget to get the new ones fitted. I can definitely recommend them! Thanks!

    thumb Claire C
    February 24, 2020
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