All You Need To Know About Upvc Windows
If you are thinking about improving the windows in your home or business, then here is all you need to know about UPVC Windows. So, what is UPVC? uPVC stands for unplastic polyvinyl chloride. It is a rigid PVC material that isn’t flexible. Rigid PVC is manufactured into pipework, ducting , facias, soffits, as well as window frames and other items.
New modern uPVC windows are highly energy-efficient, saving you money in the long run. Reinforced Upvc is also secure as well as aesthetically pleasing.
If you would like more information, chat with our team. Experienced installers have the know-how to create high-standard finishes with minimal disruption. You can give us a call to discuss your uPVC window options here at Lancashire Double Glazing.
Why do we like uPVC for Window Frames?
We like uPVC for window frames because it has proven durability, performance and require very little maintenance. Upvc is also recognised for excellent thermal efficiency, ideal sound insulation and fantastic value. When you want windows to last it’s the perfect window frame material for you.
The Main Benefits of uPVC windows
- uPVC windows are great if you’re looking for double glazing for additional home insulation.
- uPVC is lightweight, making uPVC double glazing easy to install quickly.
- uPVC windows are low maintenance and easy to clean
- uPVC is naturally warm with multi-chambered uPVC frames offering thermal insulation properties that are better than metal products such as aluminium.
- uPVC windows and frames can stay looking great for 20 years, meaning lasting investment and value for money.
The Most Popular Windows Available
Homeowners love uPVC windows due to their low maintenance weatherproofing and additional security features. UPVC is both practical and versatile. Manufacturing to your specification, you can choose the hinge mechanism that suits the form of the window opening to create the right look for your home.
Tilt & Turn Windows
Tilt & turn windows open inwards or tilt from the bottom, with the window angled into the room. Ideal if you perhaps want smaller opening gaps for ventilation or additional security as the gap at the top is difficult for intruders to access. Also, tilt the window against the direction of the rain to allow ventilation (but not rainwater) into your home.
The flexibility of tilt & turn windows is ideal for smaller rooms, such as a bathroom. When the window is tilted, there is appropriate ventilation without the window frame swinging into the room.
The maintenance of tilt & turn windows is easy, as you can clean inside and out without using ladders—no more leaning against your brickwork to clean the outside of your window.
Casement Sliding Windows
Casement sliding windows open vertically along a track embedded in the frame. These popular windows range include single or double-hung windows to operate different panels top, bottom or both.
Casement sliding windows have many advantages. With fewer parts, they are extremely low maintenance and offer the benefits of other high-quality glazing. They are equally energy efficient, resulting in less money in energy bills.
Vertical Sliding Windows are easy to open, sliding open to give room in your home. Whether you own period properties or a stylish small apartment, vertical sliding windows can help with both good looks and space issues in smaller rooms.
Lancashire Double Glazing
Lancashire Double Glazing has a talented team who are fully experienced in installing all uPVC windows and frames. If you need help installing new windows with minimal disruption, then look at our product range, get a FREE quote today. If you want to save money on energy bills and have an impressive finish to your exterior décor, contact us for more information.