Aluminium windows are durable, stylish and can be a very long term investment for your home so it’s no surprise that they’re one of the most popular window frame materials available.
To find out if they’re the right choice for your home, take a look through the pros, cons and costs to see if aluminium is more suited to your home than other window frame materials.
Aluminum windows are often seen as large floor to ceiling windows in dream houses, offering up a panoramic view of beautiful scenery. When seen like this, they can appear almost too delicate but the fact is that you’d struggle find a stronger, more durable and longer lasting material for your windows than aluminium.
There are also many different styles of aluminium windows from casement to sash so you don’t have to live opposite some of the UK’s most glorious scenery to reap the rewards they offer.
What Are the Benefits of Aluminium Windows?
There are many benefits that aluminium windows can bring to your home during their lengthy lifetime.
You’ll be able to enjoy your aluminium windows for not only years but decades to come as their incredibly resistant to the elements.
If you’re looking to let as much light into your home as possible or simply want to enjoy the view then aluminium windows require very little framework around the edge of the glass. This is opposed to the bulky frames of other types of windows frames, such as uPVC.
Aluminium can be easily shaped so your design possibilities are almost endless and thanks to its strength they can support large panes of glass.
Easy to clean
To keep your aluminium windows looking brand new, they’ll just need a little wipe every now and then.
High level of security
Aluminium is an incredibly strong and durable material which will help to make you feel safe in your home.
Lower energy bills
When used to support a larger piece of glass, aluminium window frames help to improve the insulation of your home because glass is a very effective insulator. Aluminium windows also come fitted with a thermal break that reduces or prevents thermal energy flowing from one conductive material to another. So turn your heating down and energy lower energy bills.
Being able to keep heat in your home, lowering your need to rely on the heating, is just one way that aluminium windows are kind on the environment. They’re also a sustainable material that can be recycled, leaving a very small carbon footprint.