UPVC Windows & Doors
UPVC Windows and Doors
UPVC is based on polyvinyl chloride (PVC), one of the most versatile polymers found in the century. PVC today finds application in almost all facet of our life, from daily use to highly sophisticated life-saving applications. This flexibility of PVC is leveraged through a unique formulation to prepare a special UPVC blend for windows and doors. UPVC (where ‘U’ stands for unplasticized) is one of the most preferred windows framing material across the world. The material comes in a range of color, is low maintenance and offers benefits which no material so far has matched.
Benefits of UPVC Windows
UPVC windows and doors offer many of the performance characteristics which no other material so far has achieved.
Types of Windows
A window is defined as an opening in the wall above the floor level, whose traditional function is to provide natural light, ventilation, and vision. With advancements in technology, the role of a window has broadened to include insulation against outside noise, protection from storms, prevent rainwater seepage and reduce rising energy costs. It also breaks the monotony of the walls and adds to the overall aesthetics of your home. Windows come in various shapes and styles, and the right kind of window can change the look of your room, home or office. Choosing the right type of window for a particular location can be quite intimidating given the different styles, features, and materials available in the market today. Here are a few things you need to know when you plan to replace those old, creaky windows.
These windows have sashes that slightly overlap each other, while moving on a fixed horizontal frame. These are best suited for residential and commercial spaces where space saving is a must. They offer convenience and space.
These windows have their sash hinged, which enables them to swing in and out, just like a door. Once again, these windows are very popular with residential plots.
These windows protrude out of the main walls of a room, creating a hollow bay. They are best suited for spacious rooms with high ceilings that offer a good scenic view and also add a touch of elegance to the room.
Tilt And Turn Windows
These windows can tilt inwards for protection against rain and swing in like a casement window with the help of their side hinges. They are best suited when you need the slight ventilation but without the outside weather elements affecting your home.
Combination windows are a combination of different types of windows that deliver a completely new and stylish twist to your room.
Fixed windows are those windows with no openings and these are best in spaces where little or no extra ventilation is required.
Single And Double Hung Windows
Single hung windows are fixed at the top but the bottom slides up and down like a traditional sash window. Double hung windows on the other hand, have a fixed bottom but can be opened at the top.
Components of Windows
The main lure of UPVC doors is their impressive durability; they are built to withstand heavy, frequent usage over time and provide optimum security for your home. Furthermore, they make a good first impression of your property because of their high quality, attractive features.
Benefits of UPVC Doors
Types of Doors
A beautiful and classic door design which is an evergreen choice, Casement door features a single sash that is hinged from the side onto a frame and can be opened on either side. It can also be offered with dual sash, usually referred to as French door. With its excellent thermal and sound insulation properties and tremendous versatility, this charming door is an ideal replacement for your wall.
This design offers a unique combination of oversized openings, compression sealed technology for high energy performance and effortless sash operation all in a traditional sliding panel aesthetic. In addition, this design uses European hardware which offers secure ventilation and the advantage that the operating door panel slides entirely over the fixed door panel.
Slide & Fold Door
An elegant and stylish replacement door, the slide-fold instantly creates a modern essence in older homes. A popular choice for new construction as well, this door keeps rooms open and flexible to the outdoors or adjoining spaces. This versatile door design uses compression seal technology for superior sound, air and water performance
Windows and doors manufactured with aluminum are the smart choices for the Australian environment. Aluminum is more resistant to warping, twisting or sticking when subjected to the elements. Strength, aluminum is strong and provides much better defense against would be intruders, additionally, aluminum does not absorb water, rot or rust and is virtually maintenance free.
Benefits of Aluminium Windows
Types of Aluminium Windows
Awning windows are what most people imagine when first thinking about window styles. The window design allows the window sash to swing outward from the base rather than inward like a casement or up and down in a double hung system.
Frameless windows blend into the wall and surrounds of the windows areas. For a completely uninterrupted view, frameless windows maximise the space availalbe.
Bi-fold Doors and Windows can remove the barrier between what is indoor and outdoor, creating a combined living area.