What is the expected lifetime of a uPVC window or door?
Some double glazed uPVC windows and doors, when treated correctly, can last up to 35 years. We offer a 10 year guarantee on all of our uPVC windows and doors as we are confident in the durability of our products, even in the tough Australian climate.
Not only are uPVC products durable, but they look stylish and can be used to give a home exterior a facelift. Browse our before and after gallery to get inspired!
3 Benefits of using uPVC windows for your home
With environmental concerns coming to the forefront of every Australian’s mind, uPVC products are becoming the norm in homes nationwide. Whether via door installations or windows, here are some facts on how these speciality products can help the environment (and your wallet in the long run). Some key benefits are as follows.
1. They’re long lasting
Depending on the quality of the material, uPVC can last up to 35 years or more if taken care of properly. High temperature and moisture has no effect on the condition of the PVC surface, making it a great choice for rainy or sunny environments.
2. Maintenance free
uPVC is also more durable than timber and Aluminum, Frames will not rot or corrode and never need painting, toughened or Laminated safety glass can be used, so the odd ball through the door won’t be an issue if you have a family of young kids.
3. They can help you save money
uPVC also saves you money in that it regulates the heat entering into the space from the outside. With a healthy amount of heat being maintained within, you can keep your heater or air conditioner off as often as possible.