The Advantages of Investing In Aluminium Windows

When looking for new windows for your home, aluminium windows are an option you want to consider. Here are reasons why.

Thermal Efficiency

Aluminium windows will contribute to excellent sound and thermal insulation that will meet most of the building regulations and standards. When protected with a thermal barrier or break, your aluminium window frames will achieve improvements in heat loss as well as heat gain. Thermal breaks are usually added to prevent or reduce the flow of heat in conductive materials such as aluminium. This thermal efficiency means that your aluminium windows will contribute to the overall energy efficiency in your home.

Durability

Compared to other window frame materials, such as PVC and timber, aluminium is naturally structurally stronger. For this reason, it is less susceptible to extreme weather patterns and conditions, particularly in areas that experience high and strong winds. This ability to withstand varying weather conditions makes aluminium a flexible option to consider because it will hold up well in both the hottest and coldest of climates.

In addition, unlike timber, aluminium won't rot, twist, swell, or warp when subjected to movements and in the course of its service life. Aluminium is also resistant to rodents, termites, and other pests that may damage your window frame, especially timber frames. These features mean that your aluminium windows will last for a considerably long time.

Cost Effectiveness

First, aluminium windows are energy efficient, which means that they can reduce your energy bills. Second, aluminium is usually cheaper than its timber counterpart that's more priced because of its natural look and type of wood used.

Low Maintenance

Maintenance is usually a concern when you are thinking of adding any fixtures to your home. Sometimes, the maintenance costs can be overwhelming, especially when you don't choose wisely when shopping for such fixtures. Aluminium offers a practical solution to such issues. First, aluminium doesn't crack, warp, rot, or split, which eliminates any maintenance procedures associated with such processes. In addition, aluminium comes with a powder coating, which means that you don't have to worry about refinishing it as is the case with timber.

Flexibility and Versatility in Design

When you are looking for window frames for your home, you want something functional as well as stylish. Durability and versatility are some of the components that define the functionality of your windows. Aluminium can be customised into different colours, sizes, and finishes according to your specifications. Aluminium is available in different colours because of the powder coating that's used on the products. The coating comes in a wide range of colour and finish, allowing you to choose whatever you prefer.

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We need to have an office in busy location so that we are near our clients, but the sounds from the street and the train station across the road can be a little distracting for our draftsmen. They have asked us to look at doing something about noise abatement, so we put some insulation in, but it's still much noisier than ideal. Now we are going to be putting in noise reducing windows to try and stop noise coming through that space as well. We hope that will do the job - we'll put up some before and after pictures and readings so you can be the judge.

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