If you want quality sash windows for your home then the best windows on the market, for various reasons, are uPVC sash windows. In this article we will give you four steps towards recognizing that uPVC sash windows are the windows to select when looking to purchase new windows or replace your existing sash windows.
If you compare the insulation qualities if uPVC and timber sash windows you will realize that on a cost and performance basis, uPVC sash windows will come out on top each time. This an important fact that must be considered when you are selecting your new windows, as heating costs are running very high at the present time and look to become even dearer in the future.
uPVC sash windows will always require less maintenance than timber sash windows. Timber sash windows have by their nature a lot of small panes, which lead to a lot of re-repainting every 5 years or so. In contrast, uPVC sash windows never need to be painted and simply need to be washed regularly (as any windows need to be cleaned) and given some infrequent lubrication in order to keep them in good condition.
A quality uPVC window is built with a multi-point locking system that is incorporated into the frame of the window. This makes it much more secure than timber sash window. Added to this double glazing is always a good deterrent of burglars because they need to make a lot more noise in order to break double-glazing or triple-glazing.
4. Choice of color.
There is a huge range of colors to choose from when it comes to selecting one for your uPVC sash windows. You must also remember that the color you choose will not have to be repainted for the life of the windows.