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There are an increasing number of PVCu and aluminium windows on the market today, in all sorts of shapes and sizes. As probably the largest feature on your property, the choice of windows will have a huge impact on the look of your home and it’s therefore important to understand the various types and styles available before making a decision. Here’s an overview of the types and styles of windows available:-

Tilt & Turn Windows

Tilt and turn windows are a very practical European solution. They use a single handle to open the window in two ways. You either swing it open, like a casement window or tilt the window inwards from a bottom hinge, to allow just a slim opening.

Vertical Sliding Sash Windows

From terraced housing to stately homes, vertical sliding sash windows enable old-style properties to retain their heritage, character and charm. They provide great airflow along with aesthetic character, even to modern properties.

Fully Reversible Windows

These type of windows offer tilt and turn and are fully reversible, allowing the external glass to be cleaned from the inside. They allow maximum light into the room and a child safety catch means the gap can be locked. They are also the ideal solution for medium to high construction projects.

Sculptured Windows

PVCu windows and doors can incorporate an elegant sculptured design. Modern designs mean these can be popular, some also closely resemble traditional window beading. Therefore, they incorporate great aesthetic detail yet have all the benefits of PVCu.

Chamfered Windows

These windows have a contemporary chamfer (or bevel) to profile edges that is consistent across window and door sections.

Aluminium Windows

These contemporary windows combine elegance, beauty and security. They are available as casement, flush sash casements and tilt and turn windows. These strong hybrid windows can take triple glazing which will improve the thermal rating by around 75% compared to standard double glazing.