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.
"Weather Performance - what you need to know" discusses the importance of understanding weather performance classifications for windows and doors when making a purchase. These classifications indicate the durability and thermal efficiency of the product and are the result of standardized tests conducted by accredited, independent test centers.
A Competent Person Scheme is a crucial aspect when buying replacement windows and doors. These schemes, regulated by the government for over two decades, aim to raise industry standards in building refurbishment and eliminate unqualified contractors, providing homeowners with peace of mind.
Demysifying standard parameters and guidelines for window and door sizes in the UK, based on Building Regulations compliance. While there are no "standard" sizes, there are weight limits for window sashes. We provide specific size details for different window and door styles, including bifolds, sliders, French doors, and front doors.
A comprehensive guide to Planning and Permitted Development Rights as a homeowner. Check out our Guide to Permitted Development Rights for all the information you need to know. Including comprehensive tips and helpful advice for adding new windows and doors to your home, extension or garden office.
When you think about aluminium window and door colours, you might automatically think ‘grey’. And, while it’s true that the dark shade known in the trade as ‘Anthracite’ does currently account for around 30% of sales, there’s a vast range of other colour choices available to help expand your horizons.
Aluminium is an ideal material for creating energy-efficient windows and doors. It's renowned for its quality, style and durability, plus its slim sightlines and large expanses of glass offer an attractive look. Aluminium window and door systems also require minimal maintenance and are 100% recyclable, making them a sustainable and energy-efficient choice that can help reduce energy bills.