UPVC double glazing windows (unplasticised Polyvinyl Chloride) are one of the most popular choices for double glazing there is. This material is ideal to case your windows due to its durable, resistant nature.
Despite common misconception, UPVC is non-toxic, and will not do harm to your property. In fact, this strong material is actually good for the environment! With its thermal insulation feature, UPVC windows are set in place to help reduce energy loss from your home. Not only will this help the Earth in the long run, it will also help you to save on your bills!
Another reason as to why UPVC windows are so great for the environment is that they are recyclable. They can be recycled up to 10 times before it takes any toll on its effectiveness! The double glazing glass is also 100% recyclable.
What Benefits Can UPVC Double Glazing Windows have For Your Home?
First and foremost, as mentioned above, UPVC double-glazed windows can help to reduce your energy bills by up to £110 per year!
It has been shown that enhancing your home exterior with UPVC double glazing, you could boost your property value by up to 10%. UPVC windows are well worth the investment, as they earn back the money you spend on them.
UPVC double glazing windows have many other benefits to your home, not just to your savings.
One benefit is the durability of the material. UPVC has proved itself time and time again to be strong, resilient, and weather-resistant. Its design means that it doesn’t get sun bleached, allowing it to keep its colour for years.
The average lifespan of UPVC windows is between 20 and 30 years, so you can be sure that you will get good use out of your new windows!
These windows also help to insulate your home against noise – and have been shown to reduce external sounds by around 70%. This is great for houses in busy, noisy, or built-up areas.
More great features of UPVC double-glazed windows:
- Low maintenance
- Deterrent to intruders/increased security
- Cheaper than other kinds of frames
Are There Other Types Of Double Glazing Windows?
Yes, there are many types of windows that you can use to frame your double glazing in, each one having a different feature that it can bring to your home.
As mentioned at the start, UPVC windows are by far the most popular. They look great, function brilliantly, and are not as expensive as other types either!
If you need a quote, or more information, then don’t hesitate to get in touch!