PVC actually stands for un-plasticised polyvinyl chloride. uPVC is also commonly known as rigid uPVC and it is called this because it is hard and does not flex. This material does not contain any phthalates or BPA, so it is actually quite safe. uPVC is so stable and safe that it is actually used to make dental retainers and mouth-guards!
Why Choose uPVC?
uPVC windows reduce heat loss therefore the building requires less heating so emissions are reduced
One of the lowest maintenance building materials that you'll ever find. It does not rot or rust, even when subjected to the harshest of weather conditions
uPVC reduces the need to cut down trees
uPVC is completely water resistant.
uPVC does not need to be painted, so doesn't consume materials or generate waste
uPVC Windows never fade, and will stay looking good year round
uPVC windows are recycled into window profiles, making them an eco-friendly window solution
uPVC is a durable product
Each frame is individually designed to include reinforcement where structural strength is required
Excellent thermal, acoustic and drainage properties
A choice of glazing units for optimum heat and sound insulation
A choice of internal or external glazing beads
No more patching and re-painting rotten timber windows
A drop of grease or oil on the handles and hinges keeps your window trouble free
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For more information on our range of uPVC Windows to choose from
Vintage, contemporary, modest, flamboyant, traditional... however your home looks, there is a uPVC window to choose from. We offer choices in style and colour; brilliant white u-PVC, Rosewood or a combination of these. uPVC has been developed over many decades to attain new standards in appearance, longer life and resistance to attack by weather, sunlight and intruders.
The style of opening is part of a windows character, as well as its functionality. Using sash or casement windows can maintain or enhance the traditional appearance of a home without sacrificing the convenience of modern opening and security mechanisms.
Alternatively, tilt/turn mechanisms offer modern features such as the ability of the tilt mode to allow fresh air in without allowing intruder access or the facility of being able to clean the exterior glass from indoor.
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uPVC Windows FAQ
What is the best type of window to install in my home?
The best material to install in most homes in regards to windows is uPVC, which is a durable, low-maintenance, and secure window solution that lasts a very long time.
Are uPVC windows easy to maintain?
Yes, absolutely. uPVC windows are very low-maintenance and durable. To clean, simply wipe down with a damp soapy cloth every once and a while. To keep the latches and handles running smoothly, add a drop of grease or oil every so often.
Are uPVC windows safer than wooden windows?
Generally speaking, yes. uPVC is a more durable and secure material than wood, and can also be fitted with a range of hardware to make it more secure.