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Everything You Should Know About Aluminium Windows and Doors

From aesthetics to performance, aluminium offers many advantages. It has a long lifespan, is endlessly recyclable, highly durable, with a wide range of finishes and maintenance-free.  Discover on this page everything you need to know about aluminium windows and doors for your beautiful home.


Why Are Bifolds Still So Popular?

Thinking about opening up your home to the garden and creating a seamless indoor-outdoor living space? Then aluminium bifold doors are the perfect solution for you. They remain a popular choice, accounting for over half of the aluminium window and door market share, and for good reason! This blog explores the ten key benefits that make bifolds a winning option for your home.

Aluminium in Conservation Areas?

Navigating the rules of conservation areas can be complex, especially for window and door updates. With over 10,000 conservation areas in the UK, each with unique architectural styles and guidelines, changes require careful consideration and approval. AluK offers window systems designed to meet these requirements, preserving your home's historical integrity while providing modern benefits. 

French Doors – Traditional Styling, With Modern Performance

For a touch of classic charm with the benefits of modern innovation, look no further than French doors. AluK's French door systems seamlessly blend traditional aesthetics with exceptional performance, offering you a beautiful and versatile solution for your home.

Weather Performance - what you need to know.

Ever wondered what those window performance ratings mean? We break down air permeability, water tightness & wind resistance tests to help you choose the right windows for your home.

How big can you go?

Window and door openings in the UK tend to largely fall within certain standard parameters in order to comply with the Building Regs which set minimum dimensions to comply with things like fire escape rules and disabled access.

Our guide to planning and permitted development.

Permitted development rights have changed a lot over recent years and made it much easier to build extensions and add garden rooms without having to apply for planning permission.