Today, what we know as “PVCu”, (polyvinyl chloride un-plasticised) double glazed windows and doors are more popular than ever before, and, as many of you out there are already aware, they are where the frames are made from a unique type of strong plastic.
Double glazing is something everybody and their dog knows about, and refers to a window system which has been made up of two panes of glass with a space in between and have been around for quite some time now.
Favoured By Many Homes Nationwide
The popularity of PVCu double glazed windows when used to replace older ones in many buildings all around Scotland, is certainly on the increase and looks to become even more popular in the future.
The Benefits of having PVCu double glazed windows and doors fitted at your home means:
- Minimal maintenance
- Will never rot
- No repainting
- No peeling
- No flaking
All you have to do to make sure that these wonderful windows and doors remain clean is give them a wipe with a damp cloth! Is that difficult?!
UPVC windows and bi-fold doors in Lanarkshire, are a lot more durable than other kinds of frame because of a total lack of warping or bending (and that’s in all weather conditions). The frames are extremely difficult to break, and thus provides any would be burglar, a nightmare in frustration.
- Also, because there are two panes of glazing rather than just the one, they are also a lot more difficult to shatter than any single pane design.
Lower Heating Bills
Everyone enjoys this one! The double panes also help in reducing those ghastly unwanted huge power bills. This is because they are able to insulate homes a lot better than any single glazed ones.
The air between the panes assists in keeping the heat inside the building, which ultimately means there’s less power being used to heat a room.
- Also, one more extra bonus is the massive lowering of noise entering into the home, and after having them installed you will notice straightaway a big difference.
Every home’s outside appearance is definitely going to be of importance for increasing its value for any future sales potential. As many home buyers are actually sold on a buildings outer looks, it makes common sense to do the right thing. And, should you wish to sell your home later on down the road, why not enjoy the benefits now after having PVCu fitted, and then have it there as an extra bonus for any future home buyers?
PVCu differs from other kinds of thermoplastics, because all of them are totally derived from oil.
- PVCu is made up from 57% salt and 43% oil, giving it some unique and special technical properties.
This means they’re helping to provide not only great value, but are Earth friendly also.
Benefits? What benefits?!