FAQ – What material is best for my new windows and doors?

At Aspect Windows we offer 3 material options for your windows and doors;

The material you choose will ultimately be dependent on a number of factors including, your own personal taste, budget, planning stipulations and performance requirements. Each material has its perceived strength depending on the type of project that you are undertaking.

Aluminium is strong and durable, and offers a lot of design flexibility – a popular choice for many homeowners. This strong material allows for thinner sight-lines, perfect for framing a view, with its smooth appearance it is ideal for achieving a contemporary look. The light-weight and robust profile is capable of hosting wide spans of glass. Available in the full RAL colour range allowing you to perfectly match your home.

Composite – with either a timber, or PVCu core and weather-resistant finish, this framing material can offer the best of both worlds. You will also see these windows referred to as ‘alu-clad’. If you are looking for a high-performance door or window framing system then composite could be the answer. These factory-engineered products combine different material in order to maximise the benefits of each, delivering a stylish, low-maintenance and durable solution.

PVCu windows have become the industry standard for many reasons. Including; cost effective, secure, and low-maintenance. PVCu have come a long way from the bulky PVCu frames of the past, with PVCu increasingly offering good aesthetic appeal. PVCu windows are available in every format, from sliding sash to casement and tilt and turn. White might be the standard colour, but coloured frames are now also available.

If you are unsure on which material is best for the windows and doors in your project, we would recommend booking a showroom visit with one of our experts, where you can talk through your requirements and the options available to you. As well as being able to see and feel the products for yourself in order to experience the difference and feel the quality.

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