The most common type of windows in the UK are uPVC casement windows. Most of these windows are hinged and open outwards. These windows are fitted with high-security locks to prevent break-ins. Some casement windows are hinged at the bottom these are commonly referred to as hoppers.
Bay windows give the illusion of a larger room as they allow the maximum amount of light to enter a room. In modern homes bay windows are usually constructed from uPVC but timber and aluminium can also be used. Bay windows offer panoramic views of your front or back garden and bring the outside in.
Tilt and turn windows made using uPVC are the most versatile style of window you can buy. The window can tilt which offers ventilation without creating a security issue. Another advantage of the tilting mechanism is the ventilation is completely childproof. This style of a window also opens inwards allowing them to be cleaned easily.
Traditional sash windows can be manufactured using uPVC to prevent rotting and peeling paint. These are a popular choice because they are energy efficient and virtually maintenance-free. Modern uPVC sash windows are designed to look exactly like their traditional counterparts whilst providing the benefits which come from being made from plastic.
Wooden windows can cost more to maintain over the years as the frames need to be repainted every 3-8 years. uPVC can even be finished to look like wood or a different colour to white.
If you’re looking for new windows for your home or business then give uPVC windows West Midlands a try for a quick and professional install.