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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.

 

Finding the Perfect Partner

We don’t supply direct to homeowners, rather to a network of independent fabrication partners across the UK who use our materials to manufacture windows, entrance doors, sliders and bifolds in line with our strict guidelines.

So, You Think Aluminium is Expensive?

Aluminium windows and doors are sometimes thought of as being a relatively expensive option – certainly more expensive than PVC-U and probably on a par with timber at the beginning. But when you weigh up how much they cost over their lifetime and compare that directly with PVC-U and timber, then the picture is actually very different.

The History of Windows

Did you know that glazed windows have only been around for about seven hundred years?

Before then, our ancestors used to get by with holes in the wall covered with cloth and paper.

 

Is Aluminium Weak?

As aluminium is lightweight, you may think that it is weak and easily damaged. However, aluminium is much stronger than you may think!

French Doors

French doors really did originate in France. During the 17th century Renaissance, it became fashionable to have more light and open space in your home, first in France and then in the rest of Europe, and double glass doors started to replace solid wooden doors between rooms.

Choosing Lift & Slide or Inline Door

When it comes to choosing the right aluminium sliding patios for your home or project, the options are either inline or lift and slide patio doors. They both look the same when closed, but the key differences are in the sliding and opening mechanism.