The current economic climate and the competitive housing market have prompted many homeowners to make the decision to upgrade or restore an old property. And a key decision in many major restoration projects is what to do with the windows.
There is a lot of choice, from the repair and renovation of the existing to the resumption of zero. And if your choice is the last, then consider uPVC double glazed frames that are now an extremely energy efficient and cost effective solution.
uPVC replacement windows fit the existing window and are ideal for restoring a property as they easily integrate into the existing structure. The use of uPVC replacement windows to restore an old property will make the home more energy efficient and add to the resale value. About 80% of Northwestern homebuyers prefer a home that has energy efficient PVC double glazed windows.
PVC windows have excellent insulation properties and help save considerable energy, with a potential loss of heat reduced up to 90% in some cases. The two windows of a double-glazed uPVC replacement window create what's called a "solar effect". The heat of the sun is trapped between the two poles, which keeps the heat inside the building and generates reasonable savings. This leads to a lower energy bill as it is less necessary to use central heating or other internal heat sources.
uPVC replacement windows also have considerable aesthetic value since builders have made massive improvements in recent years. Not only can we now achieve contemporary styles and designs using a range of colors, but technology is also now allowing traditional designs to be filled with a stunning array of options. PVC replacement windows can replicate traditional wood framed windows.
This makes uPVC replacement windows the ideal solution for restoring tired, aging windows, restoring a classified property or tired urban housing. And remember the boost to the overall value of the property.
uPVC replacement windows offer a wise investment and have become a regular and essential addition to the property restoration shopping list.