What we know as PVCU, (Polyvinyl Chloride Un-plasticised), double glazed windows are a window type with strong frames that are made from a unique durable plastic. As you should already be aware, double glazing refers to those types of windows which are made up from two panes of glass with a space in between them.
These days, PVCU double glazed windows are seen all over the place and are more popular than ever for those folks who are replacing older windows. They are also being fitted in newly built homes in Scotland and elsewhere around the land.
- The benefits of having PVCU double glazed windows installed is easy due to their affordability when compared to other kinds of windows.
- Minimal upkeep is required when compared to other windows due to PVCU window’s resistance to any type of rotting, cracking, peeling or flaking.
- A simple wipe with a damp cloth and that’s it! Talk about user friendly!
- UPVC tilt and turn windows in Scotland are also much stronger than other types of windows and don’t suffer from warping or bending in any kind of weather, as other materials tend to do.
- It is very difficult to break the frames, and this puts off any would be burglars from causing trouble to any home which has them installed.
- Because of the two panes of glazing, they are also much more resistant to being broke through and smashed than other types of single pane windows.
- By having two panes in a PVCU double glazed window, it also assists in helping out with power bills, due to them being much better insulators than the single glazed window types.
- Air between two panes helps in ensuring that heat stays where it should – inside your home and not being lost.
- This results in a much lesser amount of energy usage being utilised to warm your home, and lower energy bill prices.
- One more superb feature with quality double glazing fitted by a qualified Scottish PVCU window and door professional, is that of the huge reduction in the amount of noise pollution coming into a home.
Improvement in Looks
- The exterior of any single home is important to help improve its value for any future sales potential.
- Surprisingly, many people than you would believe are sold on the outside looks of a home.
- So, maybe if you’re wishing to sell your home sometime down the road, you can savour the great advantages from having double glazed PVCU windows installed right now, and then having them there as a bonus for any potential buyers in the future.
- UPVC varies from other thermoplastics that are completely made from oil and its derivatives.
- UPVC is made from a mixture of 57% sodium and only 43% oil that gives it an extra exclusive technical property, which helps to promote unbeatable value.
Just simply ask anyone who has them fitted and see what they have to say.