PVCu Windows are very advanced products, offering industry-leading security, comfort and performance. But did you know there are many different types of PVCu windows available? These are not just opening out casement windows. If you’re not sure what type of window is best for your home, we can offer you some tips and advice.
PVCu windows now vary greatly in design and features. You can choose from high-quality windows that are great for those that don’t wish to spend a lot of money (such as property developers or landlords right up to high-end windows designed for specific homes and projects.
PVCu Casement Windows.
PVCu casement windows are our most popular style. They are available as top hung or side hung windows, they’re easy to maintain and available in different brands.
For casement windows you can customise these to suit virtually any type of property. You can choose from dummy sashes, Georgian or Astragal bars, multi-light windows, couple them to doors and much more.
Casement windows are also now available in advanced timber look style windows. These are designed to replicate the look of traditional timber windows. Not only do they come in really authentic timber window styles but the woodgrains are also highly advanced to really make them look like timber windows, but at a fraction of the cost.
And don’t forget you can choose from double or triple glazed PVCu windows.
Tilt & Turn PVCu Windows
Tilt and turn windows operate in a different way to typical casement windows. These are designed to have a double opening function. A turn of the handle in one direction enables the window to tilt backwards for ventilation. If you turn the handle in the other direction, these windows open in completely for easy cleaning. But if you wish you can leave them open as well.
So where should you consider tilt and turn windows? What you might not know is that tilt and turn PVCu windows can be made much wider and taller than casement windows. Therefore these are ideal if your looking for big windows in your home. With most tilt and turn windows being available at door sizes they’re great for juliet balconies, roof terraces and other spaces where access might be required but you don’t want a door.
Tilt and turn PVCu windows are also great as high level windows, for windows in flats and apartment and even commercial buildings.
Sliding Sash Windows
Many Edwardian and Victorian homes you’ll find fitted with Timber sliding sash windows. These are fantastic long lasting windows but can be very expensive to replace. Here is where the PVCu window again offers solutions. Today’s PVCu windows have been designed to replicate traditional sliding sash windows. Not only do they offer a real cost effective solution to old timber windows but they’re also very authentic looking.
You can now have sliding sash windows in PVCu that offer all the features of traditional windows. This includes the sash horns, butt jointing, authentic looking putty lines. deep bottom rails, astragal bars, parting beads and even traditional hardware found in old windows. Better still the quality of the PVCu profiles gives an authentic look to the windows with quality grained finishes as well.
So as you can see, with modern PVCu window you can have the latest in contemporary looking windows as well as period looking styles. Whatever you choose you will benefit from excellent window energy ratings, excellent security, long guarantees and a quality product.
If you’d like to find our more about our range of windows in the latest PVCu materials, please contact us.