Your Questions Regarding Double Glazed Windows And Doors
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What is uPVC?
uPVC stands for unplasticised polyvinyl chloride. uPVC is very durable, adaptable and has widespread uses.
Are all plastics the same?
No, all plastics are not the same because they can be engineered to suit a specific need. The result of this engineering can change the properties of the plastic. In the case of uPVC, it is stronger and more durable than normal plastics.
Is uPVC a new product?
uPVC has been used throughout the world for decades and is the industry standard for windows and doors in the UK and Europe.
Can I replace existing windows with uPVC windows?
Our uPVC windows and doors are ideal as replacement, or for new building projects.
What are the advantages of uPVC?
uPVC will not rot or corrode making it ideal for all areas especially coastal applications. It is virtually maintenance free, requires no painting or treatment, and is termite proof.
Does it reduce noise?
Yes. Our window system is designed for a single, double or triple glazed unit. This type of glazing increases sound reduction by up to 80%.
Is it really maintenance free?
Yes. Our product requires no painting. It’s also easy to clean and the coating is germ resistant. The only maintenance requirement is to lubricate the locking mechanism periodically.
Is uPVC fire resistant?
uPVC will not be the source of or contribute to a fire and is able to extinguish itself.
Are the handles made from plastic?
No. The handles are made out of aluminium with a coating and won’t go brittle and crack.
What colours are they available in?
Our products are available in an extensive range of colours.
What styles are they available in?
There are very few limitations when using uPVC, in most cases we can use our systems to create the same style as aluminium or timber systems. Casement, tilt and turn, tilt and slide, bi-folds, fixed and sliders are available using our uPVC system.
What are the advantages of uPVC double glazing?
It reduces heat and cold transmission and increases noise reduction further. uPVC double glazing is also more secure than single glazing.
Do these windows and doors meet Australian standards?.
Our windows & doors conform to all AS Standards including AS2047/2048/1288, as well as those set by WERS and the Australian Windows Association for energy efficiency and quality assurance.
Are these windows expensive?
uPVC windows and doors compare very well in price to other window and door systems. Plus there is the added advantage of continual savings on your heating and cooling bills, painting costs and window furnishings, year after year.