What Do You Know About uPVC?

If you are interested in a little bit of window trivia, we’d like to take a moment to share some fun facts about Unplasticised Poly Vinyl Chloride. This incredibly strong, environmentally sound material is used in half of the windows across the world. In honor of these statistics, we thought we’d take a moment to share some of the perks customers appreciate about uPVC windows.

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uPVC is often used in construction as a substitute for wood. Recently, it’s popularity has increased as homeowners learn the benefits of this building material.

More efficient than painted, wood frames, the durability of uPVC eliminates the need for scraping and repainting window frames.

The insulation properties of uPVC windows allow for a warmer home with a decrease in energy use. The material is reflective, which keeps heat away during the summer as well as insulating, which helps to keep heat indoors during the winter.

Sound Quality
Studies show that uPVC windows offer greater relief when it comes to muffling noise and creating a more peaceful, interior environment.

Unlike wooden or steel window frames, uPVC frames don’t rust or warp. One of the obvious perks of uPVC windows is that they will last much longer than several of the alternatives on the market.


In spite of their benefits, uPVC are not as costly as vinyl. Due to the low cost of manufacturing, home owners can receive all the benefits of uPVC windows at a fraction of the cost.

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