Aluminum VS UPVC Windows

If you are planning on going for new windows in your house, you must give considerable thought to the material of your windows. This is because the material plays a big role in the functionality of the windows. uPVC is now growing in popularity in the modern homes and commercial properties because of its endless list of benefits and cost effectiveness. We, at uPVC Solution, can guarantee you that uPVC is such a better material than aluminum and we have also proved this in a point wise layout which will help you in taking your final decision.

Expansion and Contraction

If you do not know already then you must know that aluminum is easily prone to expansion and contraction in response to temperature changes. This is because the thermal expansion coefficient of aluminum is quite high. But this is not the case with uPVC. uPVC windows do not undergo any distortion in shape and are thus long-lasting.

Maintenance

Maintenance is another big factor that you must consider before you make your final choice. Aluminum windows require a periodical maintenance but uPVC windows, once installed, do not require that much of a maintenance. They are easy to clean as well.

Insulation

If you are living somewhere with extreme temperatures, then you should definitely keep insulation factor in your mind. The aluminum windows will not provide you any insulation from the heat or cold outside. This is because aluminum is a good conductor of heat. But, on the other hand, if you choose uPVC windows, you will get good insulation as they are not good conductors. So, they will not allow the outside temperatures to influence the temperatures inside your room once they are closed.

Embedded Energy

The price of a product is determined by a lot of factors and one them is the production cost. Aluminum windows have a greater cost of production than uPVC windows. This is because they consume a lot of energy in order to be converted from raw material to a finished product. But uPVC windows require very less energy which makes their cost of production low. This, in turn, makes them more affordable.

Corrosion Resistant

Corrosion is a factor that degrades almost everything that is not resistant to it. With time, everything corrodes. But this is not the case with uPVC as it is corrosion resistant so you need not install new windows due to corrosion. But if you use aluminum windows, they will corrode eventually and will not stand to the test of time.

Escape in case of fire

In case there is an accident and your house is on fire, you will need to escape from your house within a time. But for that you need to be able to break your window. uPVC windows can be broken easily in case of emergencies but aluminum windows cannot. uPVC Solution is a pioneer in manufacturing the best uPVC windows in Jaipur. We have worked with both personal and commercial clients. Our products have the best finish and a longevity that is worth investing.

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