Why use uPVC? uPVC window and door systems boast many major advantages over traditional wood and aluminum systems. The properties of uPVC which make them the ideal material for window and door manufacture are:
uPVC does not rot or biologically decompose and will not attract termites.
It is resistant to weathering with low maintenance requirements
Is tough on impact
Is energy and thermally efficient
It retains its shape even in extreme climatic temperatures
It can be recycled
Strongly resistant to chemicals, sunlight and oxidation from water
What is Double Glazing? Windows or doors that have two layers of glass with a space between them it is another window fitted on the inside of your existing window, it is sometimes referred to as secondary window/s. Double Glazing can be used in addition to single glazing in particularly noisy areas as it is designed to reduce the loss of heat and exclude noise.
What are the benefits of Double Glazing?
Energy Efficient. Double-glazed windows have two sheets of glass with a gap between them to create an insulating barrier that keeps the heat in.
Acoustic Insulation. Double-glazed windows provide first-rate acoustic insulation. It reduces outside noise levels while containing noise levels within your home at the same time.
Added Security. When glazing with 6.38mm safety or intruder-proof glass, double-glazing provides excellent added security for your home.
Reduced Condensation. With double-glazed windows, heat gets reflected back into the room. This keeps the inner pane warm and reduces the problem of condensation.
Draught Proof. When properly installed, no draughts can get through, not even in windy areas.
uPVC is becoming more popular as the increasingly environmental conscious consumers appreciate the green manufacturing methods, clean lines of uPVC windows and doors, their no maintenance characteristics and energy efficiency all of make uPVC the natural choice for both renovations and new homes.
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What is uPVC? uPVC stands for unplasticised polyvinyl chloride. It is also known as rigid PVC for its lack of flexibility.
uPVC window and door systems are available in single and double glazing are suitable for residential, commercial, hotel and industrial use and can be adapted for any building style.