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PVCu or uPVC – What’s the Difference?

If you’ve been shopping for exterior doors or windows recently, you might have come across two similar terms: PVCu and uPVC, …

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How to Whiten Yellowed uPVC Windows

Arguably the most popular material for modern windows is unplasticised Poly-Vinyl-Chloride, or uPVC. It’s robust, inexpensive, and lasts for years with …

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How to Clean Sliding Windows

A sliding window is one that, rather than opening outward on a set of hinges like a casement window, is formed …

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What Are Lipped and Flush Casement Windows?

The most popular variety of window in Britain is the casement window. Casement windows open outward on hinges, and offer several …

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What Are Sliding Windows (and Should You Choose Them?)

When windows first came into common use, they were mostly of the outward-opening casement variety. Barring a spell of popularity for …

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How to Replace Sash Window Springs

A sash window is the second most popular type of window after casement windows. They consist of a fixed panel, and …

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What U-Value Should Windows Have?

When you’re shopping for a new set of windows, there’s one metric that you’re almost certain to encounter, and that’s the …

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The Pros and Cons of Sash Windows

Sash windows are the second most popular variety of window in modern Britain, being beaten only by outward-opening casement windows. They …

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A Guide to uPVC Windows

In the UK, the majority of window frames are manufactured using uPVC. uPVC windows offer several distinct advantages over windows made …

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How to Repair a Casement Window

The most popular style of window in the UK is the casement window. Unlike its closest rival, the sash window, the …