What are uPVC windows and how are they made?
What is uPVC? Unplasticised polyvinyl chloride or uPVC for short is a type of plastic used in a wide range of products from clothes right through to dental equipment. Due to its strong and rigid nature, it has been the go-to material for window frames for years and has become a standard across properties in ... Read more
How to maintain uPVC windows
uPVC windows have a range of benefits which has resulted in them being the most popular window choice in the UK. One of the biggest selling points is that they offer an almost maintenance-free solution. Unlike other commonly used materials, there is no risk of rotting or rusting. However, from time to time your uPVC ... Read more
When should I replace my uPVC windows?
“When should I replace my uPVC windows?” is a question you might have asked yourself in the past. Many people will fit new uPVC windows for no other reason than their appearance. However, knowing when to replace them because they are not functioning correctly can be difficult. Replacing your windows can significantly improve your home ... Read more
Why don’t double glazing companies have prices on their websites?
Before we purchase a ‘big ticket’ item such as double glazing, we like to do our research. The internet has made this process a lot easier. Double glazing company websites like ours have lots of information on them. But there’s one thing they’re quiet on – price. So why don’t double glazing companies have prices ... Read more
An Introduction To uPVC Sash Windows
uPVC sash windows are exactly what they sound like – a traditional-style sash window constructed from uPVC rather than timber. uPVC sash windows offer the same elegant looks as their timber equivalents but with many advantages. They are energy efficient. Here at Majestic Windows, for example, our sash windows are A+14 energy rated as standard. ... Read more
Should I Choose Coloured Window Frames?
Coloured windows frames are a perfect example of the way the window industry is always striving to improve and innovate. Twenty years ago, if you wanted coloured window frames, aluminium windows were your only option. UPVC coloured window frames existed, but we wouldn’t have recommended them. Today’s technology wasn’t there and the colour tended to ... Read more
An introduction to flush casement windows
UPVC double glazed windows have come on leaps and bounds in recent years. Not so long ago, most UPVC double glazed windows tended to look the same. But these days, there’s a wealth of choice for customers to choose. It’s great to have such a range to choose from. But it also opens up lots ... Read more
What Should I Look For in Good Double Glazing?
Buying double glazing for your home is a considered investment. You’ll want to be sure you’ve made the right decision. In previous posts we looked at what you should look for in a double glazing company and the accreditations a double glazing company should have. In this post we’ll look at what you should look ... Read more
An Introduction to Casement Windows
When you’re talking double glazing, there’s a picture that pops into everyone’s head. It’s of the standard white window that a huge percentage of the UK’s homes have got. They’re called casement windows and they are the standard double glazed option. But take a closer look next time you’re walking down a street. You’ll see ... Read more
What Accreditations Should a Double Glazing Company Have?
Investing in double glazing for your home is a big decision. It’s why you need to have complete confidence in your decision. Are the windows and doors going to be everything you wanted? Is the company you’re buying them from reputable? Will they do a good job? When it comes to choosing a double glazing ... Read more