From aesthetics to performance, aluminium offers many advantages. It has a long lifespan, is endlessly recyclable, highly durable, with a wide range of finishes and maintenance-free. Discover on this page everything you need to know about aluminium windows and doors for your beautiful home.
Ahead of the UN’s World Environment Day on Monday 5 June when we’re all encouraged to think a bit more about what we can do to help protect the world around us, it’s worth reminding people that aluminium is still one of the most sustainable materials on the planet.
If you’re thinking about choosing new aluminium windows and doors, it’s reassuring to know that aluminium is one of the most sustainable materials on the planet. It can be infinitely recycled without losing any of its properties, and it’s actually estimated that around 75% of all the aluminium produced over the last 140+ years (1bn tonnes) is still in circulation today.
In the UK, aluminium windows have been around since the 1970s and an awful lot has obviously changed since then – but some myths about installation, performance and security still persist.
This is the time of year when the home and interiors magazines are packed with their predictions of the upcoming design trends – including windows and doors. Here’s what the likes of Real Homes, Home Building & Renovating, Good Housekeeping, Stylist Magazine and even Architectural Digest think will be making the design headlines in 2023:
If you’re starting out on any type of build, extension or renovation and planning on fitting new windows and doors, we’ve got plenty of tips to help you make the right choice.
When you’re buying new windows and doors, you’ll often see references to the U-Value, which is essentially a measurement of their thermal efficiency and how well (or how badly) they stop heat transferring from inside to out.