Replacing your windows from Timber to UPVC
Many debates were conducted on the replacement of windows from timber to UPVC but no conclusion can be done, everything depends on property, style and requirements. There are Specialist window company who give their great help in deciding about that which one is the best alternative. Now the quality of UPVC windows are improved ten folds over the last decade with many attractive frames as well as large range of colours and woodgrain options which does not fade over time unlike the older windows. Most of the people prefer wooden windows.
The timber windows installed in older buildings also looks attractive especially traditional style sliding sashwindows and wooden windows can be painted in any colour and can also be repainted. Timber act as a natural insulating material so it is very good for winters and original timber windows are single glazed mostly but if double glazed windows are used, it improves the thermal insulation of our homes without any change in appearance. The UPVC windows are designed with many chambers in the frame which really stops the cold transferring from outside to inside and these are double glazed. Modern UPVC windows have high thermal performance compared to last generation.
The Specialist window company always recommends that UPVC windows are cheap and easy to maintain as it is a very low maintenance material. Its frame and glass can be wiped very easily with a damp, non-abrasive cloth or sponge and soapy water to look as good as new. Some UPVC foils and design are made in such a way that they are scratch resistant too. These UPVC windows are cheapest and less expensive than timber frames if one is budget- conscious. Modern UPVC though a quality investment which upgrades the appearance of home. It has a low maintenance cost and is most popular option. There is an affordable range of UPVC and window option both.
In comparison of UPVC windows, the timber windows are expensive as it requires high maintenance than UPVC. In case of damage, timber window can be repaired while UPVC window has to be replaced. But the timber window can lasts for decades. Timber windows are expensive because this material has a classic charm which adds both style and value to property and thus it adds value to home. It is also available in various range and colours.
The UPVC windows add personality to new windows and give a customized look through multiple glass and color options. The frosted, patterned and stained glass helps in maintaining the privacy and gives a brighten look to the room. With the presence of various ranges of colors and designs and woodgrain effect foils on the offer windows complement the look of our home and showcase the personal style. Well- made timber windows can last for lifetime with its correct maintenance and look after. Everything in this world has pros and cons so there is no perfect parameter for any decisions, all depends on the liking, design and style requirement of customers.