UPVC Double Glazed Replacement Window Designs
There are several styles of UPVC replacement double glazed window styles, each with its own advantages and functions. At Gugs Conservatories we offer a full range of high quality and great value for money wood and UPVC products and designs.
Casement Style Windows - Popular & Standard
The most frequently utilised window designs are the standard casement type. Simple and uncomplicated to fit and use these windows are many people’s first choice and are economical and very popular.
Hinge Placement of Casement Windows
Hinges can be placed at the top or side of a casement window, with most people opting for the side opening style. Certain circumstances require a top hinged casement window such as:-
Sash Window Design
These windows which are also known as vertical sliding sash windows, open vertically with a sliding up and down motion rather than opening outwards. Old style sash windows used cords and weights to control the movement. In recent times this movement is controlled by a spring system making for a trouble free opening action. Sliding sash windows are installed when a period feel is desired for example in older homes or listed buildings within conservation areas. They are often chosen for use with bow or bay windows.
Weather Seal Advantage of Sash Windows
The design and technology of modern UPVC sash windows cuts out the constant and time consuming need for maintenance that was part of the deal with sliding sash windows. Another advantage of sash windows is the use of a weather seal brush strip which is a superior option than the rubber seal on a casement window. As an authentic touch sash windows can be supplied with sash horns for a traditional look.
Tilt & Turn Windows Bottom Hinged
Tilt and turn UPVC windows are designed to be opened to an angle of approximately 15 degrees which is sufficient for adequate ventilation.
UPVC Replacement Window Designs
When choosing replacement double glazing you will be offered excellent wood or UPVC windows, doors and conservatories at Gugs Conservatories. Highly skilled tradesmen will help plan and install your perfect UPVC or wood double glazed window solutions, that won’t break the bank.
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