uPVC has proven to be an extremely durable and long lasting material when placed in exposed areas like the outer walls of residential and commercial buildings. It offers superb performance in a number of important areas making rigid PVC windows and doors a viable and important investment in your home.
Thermal Efficiency in uPVC windows and doors
By purchasing Unplasticized polyvinyl chloride windows and doors you can improve the thermal efficiency of your home. This will reduce heating bills and will help keep your property warmer all year round.
Low Cost of uPVC windows and doors
uPVC or as they are sometimes called PVCu windows are one of the most affordable glazing solutions on the market. They are a cheaper alternative to aluminium or timber windows, they should last longer and cost less to maintain.
uPVC is an abbreviation of unplasticised polyvinyl chloride. It is a hard plastic and is most commonly used in window and door frames and in pipework.
Low Maintenance of uPVC windows
uPVC windows are really easy to maintain compared to their timber alternatives. Wiping round the frames once a year plus the usual checks on the operation of hardware and hinges is all that is required. This is in complete contrast to timber windows that constantly require care and attention to ensure their integrity.
Structure and sound insulation of uPVC windows
New Unplasticized polyvinyl chloride windows provide sound structure as they can be fully reinforced. They also offer good sound insulation when specified with appropriate glass and are well installed.
Security of uPVC windows
New rigid PVC windows provide a great solution for home security. We can manufacture windows to Secure By Design standard which is a police recognised standard for offering enhanced security on rigid PVC windows and doors.
All Scotias rigid PVC windows and doors are accredited by BSI. You can be assured they are manufactured to the highest standard at our factory in Kilmarnock. Any uPVC waste we produce is recycled and with a likely lifetime of 20+ years are uPVC windows and doors of a solution that is environmentally sound.
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