Saturday, November 9, 2013

Tips On Finding The Perfect Windows For Your Home

Are you considering building our first home? Or maybe you're renovating your existing home and
need some tips on what will work best for you and your property? There are many different options
when it comes to installing windows in your home and quite a few things to consider so this
article aims to provide you with some information on the different types of windows available on
the market today.

What style of windows should I go for?

Choosing what style of window to go for is one of the more daunting tasks that you will be faced
with when starting the search for your dream windows. Here are some of the main styles of windows
and some of the features that each have.

1. Awning Windows- Awning windows are a traditional favourite and with the latest retractable
flyscreen options there is no reason why you should overlook the humble awning window as far as
pest protection goes. Awning windows have an elegant look and are easily operated.

2. Casement Windows- Casement windows were created to allow a higher ventilation rate than other
windows by being able to open the window to a fully perpendicular position and allow a greater
flow of air into your home. Casement windows are great for showing off big pieces of glass that
can easily be rotated to allow maximum airflow.

3. Sliding Windows- Sliding windows are the practical option of choice. Sliders use rollers that
offer smooth and effortless operation with the security and versatility of multiple locking
points, sliding windows are a great option for the security conscious consumer.

4. Tilt and Turn Windows- Tilt and turn window opens in two directions, when tilt-opens from the
top, it can let in fresh air and prevent dust, rain, and intruders.

The advantages of double glazed windows

When thinking of windows you will undoubtedly come to the point where you will ask yourself; "Do
I want double glazed windows?" Quite simply; yes you do.

Double glazed windows have a range of benefits over their competitors and here is a quick list of
just some of the benefits they offer;

1. Superior insulation properties

2. Reduction in ambient noise

3. Superior security than traditional windows

What is U-PVC?

The "u" in UPVC stands for "unplasticised", meaning that it is a rigid form of PVC that lasts for
a long time. UPVC windows can withstand heat, cold, wind, rain, and snow without corroding,
peeling, chipping, or flaking. Because the UPVC is so stable and inert, you will never need to
paint the window. They are virtually maintenance free. UPVC windows do not rot, have great
flexibility in terms of design, and are priced competitive.
EuroTech Windows specializes in manufacturing and installing uPVC,
double glazed windows and doors. Our windows are low maintenance, energy efficient, provide great
noise reduction and security features. u-PVC used in our products is non-corrosive and
non-flammable. Our windows also provide excellent weather sealing, keeping the cold out in winter
and heat out in summer.

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