UPVC, A Wonderful Material For Windows And Doors!

If you live in an older home in Australia the chances are your windows are not up to the current standards, and are costing you money on both cooling and heating bills. Moreover, they are allowing harmful UV radiation into your home that can damage your flooring, furniture, and you!

Recently many advances have been made in window technology, and one of the most exciting is UPVC, or Unplasticised Polyvinylchloride, a kind of wonder material. If you install new UPVC sliding doors and windows in your home you will be letting the beautiful sunlight in while blocking those nasty UV rays, and enjoy watching your air control costs go down!

The following are just some of the benefits that UPVC windows and doors can offer you and your home:

Insulation – These days energy efficiency is more important than ever before, and replacing your old windows and doors with UPVC will have a major positive effect on your home’s energy rating as well as its warmth in winter. Correctly fitted UPVC forms a closed air system that minimizes loss of heat, and also helps keep your home cool in summer when compared to windows made of older, non-insulating materials.

Low Maintenance – Unlike natural materials like wood that require sanding, varnishing, and repainting every few years, doors and windows doors constructed from UPVC will last for decades with no visible weathering. The upkeep is easy, just wipe them clean using soapy water to wash away grime and dirt!

Soundproofing – UPVC greatly decreases the level of noise that enters your home from outdoors, reducing it by as much as 50% when compared to windows and doors made of less advanced materials.

SecurityWhenever you install doors and windows their security is of the utmost importance. Extremely sturdy and ultra-light UPVC together with a modern locking system will create a very formidable obstacle to break-ins.

Durability –  UPVC is an extremely strong material that can withstand the cruelty of the elements, and will always remain completely unaffected by corrosion and rot. This is especially advantageous in areas that experience a lot of extreme weather conditions like the seaside, desert, and mountains. You can sit in the comfort of your home while looking out at the storm beating against your window panes and never fear its effects!

UPVC is a truly amazing advancement in widow and door construction that will keep your home bright, safe, and dry for many years to come.