uPVC is the general abbreviation for un-plasticized poly vinyl chloride. This works as a very useful material used widely for doors, windows and pipelines these days. One very sure fact while using uPVC in the construction of doors and windows is it should be wrapped around a core made up of galvanized steel, and this galvanized steel makes uPVC much stronger and firmer.
uPVC is extensively used because it is not easily affected by climatic changes unlike other substances like wood and the best part about it is it lasts longer without any such prior repairs. If you want to advance your home then install uPVC doors and windows.
The benefits of using uPVC Doors & Windows are as follows.
1 – One of the major advantages is they are stronger than the old and traditional wooden doors and windows.
2 – These doors and windows are not a victim of climatic changes. They don’t change in damp climate, these are rigid and weatherproof. The best part about these is their original shape is intact despite of awful weather conditions.
3 – These requires a limited maintenance.
4 – They provide high level of insulation against noise. The street noise pollution like sound coming from different vehicles, street hawkers sound etc won’t affect you and you get a pleasing and peaceful atmosphere at home.
5 – They also reduce the cold air from entering your house and that keeps you warm.
6 – These are easy to fix, adjust and remove and so they consume a very less amount of energy. They fit better and have better insulating properties than the wooden equivalents. This also makes them environmental friendly.
7 – As mentioned above that uPVC has a strong layer of galvanized steel therefore it is very difficult to break these uPVC doors and windows, this saves you from being victims of thieves and robbers, this is another added advantage, therefore you don’t have to worry about your security.
8 – Most uPVC doors and windows are anti-crowbar, which means they cannot be forced open by an intruder in the way that traditional wooden doors and windows can be forced.
9 – uPVC materials are not prone to combustion in fact they are the profile compound possess a fire retardant rating according to DIN 4102 and along with it, it also fulfills Class 1 fire resistance as defined in BS 476.
10 – They does not rot and it is also resistant to corrosion and salt erosion that makes them last longer than any of those doors and windows that are made up of wood.
11 – They allow opening from two sides that helps in getting natural cross ventilation.
12 – Most uPVC installing companies are so confident of the strength and durability of the material that they offer guarantee on their installations.