Articles about Windows

What are UPVC windows? UPVC stands for Unplasticised Polyvinyl Chloride. Sometimes known as rigid PVC because it doesn’t flex. It’s a safe and stable material. Alternative uses for it include dental retainers and sporting mouthguards. UPVC has been the material of choice for windows over the last several years. It’s not difficult to see why. UPVC windows provide a whole host of benefits for homeowners. Both practical and financial.   Environmental One of the reasons that UPVC windows are so popular with installers is that it’s so easy to manufacture. There’s far less energy expended in its construction. Less than there is for other materials, making it eco-friendlier. It’s also recyclable at the end of its long lifetime. Not a word usually associated with plastics, meaning that it’s less to go in landfill. It can also be eco-friendly in a more indirect way. For example, wooden frames need the expenditure of trees and forests....

Why should you consider replacement windows? Windows play a variety of important roles around the home. Improving your home security. Helping energy efficiency, right through to improving your family’s quality of life. They can offer better ventilation and more access to natural light.   Tired, damaged windows are clearly not at their best. They not only cause a security issue, they affect the comfort of your home. So, it is crucial to identify the many signs around your home that tell you its time replacement windows.   But how do you know when it’s time to replace and not repair? Here are the 5 biggest tell-tale signs. Don't put off your replacement windows any longer.   Your energy bills are high In a nutshell, the more heat that is able to escape your home through poor windows, the more you will be using your central heating. Consequently the bigger your bills. A very simple test is to...