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Why Aluminium is the Material of Choice for Modern Homes

Aluminium windows and doors have long been a favoured, but recent advancements have made it even more appealing for today’s homeowners and architects. With a range of benefits from energy efficiency to aesthetic versatility, aluminium is quickly becoming the preferred material for contemporary and stylish homes.


The Evolution of Aluminium: From Basic Frames to Advanced Systems

Gone are the days when aluminium was just a rudimentary option for window and door frames. Today, aluminium systems have undergone significant improvements, offering features that are both functional and visually appealing. For instance, our aluminium sections are purpose-made and incorporate the latest thermal break technology. This ensures optimal insulation, meeting or even exceeding all the standards laid down by Building Regulations, including ‘Part L Compliance’.


Key Features of Advanced Aluminium Windows: Energy Efficiency, Durability, and Aesthetics

One of the most notable features of advanced aluminium windows is their energy efficiency. Our frames can be either double- or triple-glazed, achieving a Window Energy Rating of Band A+ and U-values of 1.1W/m2K. This not only helps in reducing energy bills but also contributes to a more sustainable environment. Additionally, all our frames come with durable, long-lasting, powder-coated finishes that surpass European requirements, ensuring they withstand the elements.



Understanding the Technological Advancements in Aluminium Doors

When it comes to doors, aluminium offers unparalleled strength and durability. The inherent strength of aluminium allows for extremely slim frames, which is a significant advantage, especially for modern architecture that often features expansive glass surfaces. Moreover, our aluminium doors are fitted with multi-point locking technology, providing robust security. The hinges are cleverly concealed, making them tamper-proof, and the frames accommodate the latest multi-point locks. For added security, our bi-fold doors incorporate shoot bolts, and our sliding doors are designed so they cannot be prised from their tracks.


Comparing Aluminium with Other Materials: Why It Stands Out

Despite the popularity of PVC-U windows and doors in the past, aluminium is making a strong comeback. In 2015, only 6% of windows and 20% of entrance doors were made of aluminium. Fast forward to today, and the numbers are rapidly changing in favour of aluminium. This shift is largely due to the debunking of several misconceptions about the material:

  • Style: Contrary to the belief that aluminium lacks style, it is easily customised and can look stunning in any setting.
  • Suitability for Vintage Builds: Aluminium is not just for modern homes; it can add a regal finish to vintage builds as well.
  • Maintenance: Far from being high-maintenance, aluminium is not reactive like other metals and only requires a repaint every few years.
  • Environmental Impact: Aluminium is the easiest metal to recycle, making it an environmentally friendly option.


Contact Us Today

Ready to upgrade your home with advanced aluminium windows and doors? Contact us or see our other product range to discover how you can make the smart choice for your home today.