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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.


What Colours do you do?

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.

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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.

How is Aluminium Made?

If you’re thinking about choosing new aluminium windows and doors, it’s reassuring to know that aluminium is one of the most sustainable materials on the planet. It can be infinitely recycled without losing any of its properties, and it’s actually estimated that around 75% of all the aluminium produced over the last 140+ years (1bn tonnes) is still in circulation today.

More Aluminium Myth Busting

In the UK, aluminium windows have been around since the 1970s and an awful lot has obviously changed since then – but some myths about installation, performance and security still persist.

What’s hot in 2023? – design trends for windows and doors

This is the time of year when the home and interiors magazines are packed with their predictions of the upcoming design trends – including windows and doors. Here’s what the likes of Real Homes, Home Building & Renovating, Good Housekeeping, Stylist Magazine and even Architectural Digest think will be making the design headlines in 2023:

Need Renovation @Tips?@

If you’re starting out on any type of build, extension or renovation and planning on fitting new windows and doors, we’ve got plenty of tips to help you make the right choice.