PVC Windows have many, many different benefits and advantages over other window materials. Some of the main benefits and advantages are listed below:
Low Maintenance – Ventanas Termopanel PVC en Rancagua The pristine appearance of plastics windows and doorsets is maintained by an occasional cleaning with mild detergent such as soapy water. Some items of window hardware (e.g. hinges and handles) may need occasional lubrication in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations.
No Painting – Unlike timber frames, finished plastics frames never need repainting or re-staining. PVC-U windows can be made in many different colours.
Colour Fast – Plastics frame materials are subjected to rigorous tests to ensure that the appearance of the frames will not deteriorate with time.
No Rotting, Rusting or Corroding – Timber and metal frames are normally subject to rotting, rusting and corroding. This cannot happen to plastics frames.
No Warping or Twisting – Unlike timber, plastics frames do not warp, twist or split.
Tough and Durable – Plastics profiles have special additives to make the material both tough and durable, and ideally suited to UK requirements.
Resists Combustion – Plastics frames will only burn when subjected to an intense fire source. The material is classified as self-extinguishing.
Insulation – Plastics frames have inherently high thermal and acoustic performance. This can be further enhanced by the use of gas filled Double Glazed Units and/or different types of glass.
Cost Competitive – Plastics windows are long lasting and virtually maintenance free and therefore are the most cost-effective option.
High Performance – When properly manufactured plastics windows will comply with the requirements of BS 6375-1 and -2 and all other relevant British Standards. When installed in accordance with the BPF “Code of Practice for the Survey and Installation of Replacement Plastics Windows and Doorsets” W362, they will give high performance in service.
Design Capabilities – It is possible to produce most styles of window, including tilt & turn, vertical sliding sash, pivot, fully reversible and traditional casement windows in a variety of finishes.
The Environment – The plastics frame materials are recyclable into alternative applications and are also energy efficient in production. And unlike timber, there is no adverse effect on the worlds rain forests. Click here to go to the environment section.