AUCKLAND CHRISTCHURCH WELLINGTON

HOW DOES UPVC COMPARE?

uPVC vs Aluminium

You may wonder why you should choose uPVC for your doors and windows rather than aluminium?
uPVC is a great material to use in your house as a joinery solution. However, there are several key differences between the materials, particularly in terms of performance, cost and look. Here is a break-down of the pros and cons of both, so you can make an informed decision.

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uPVC Pros:

HIGH PERFORMANCE

LIFE SPAN

PERFECT FOR WELLINGTON WIND

STRONG STRUCTURE

DOUBLE GLAZING

ADAPTABLE LOOK

R VALUE

USED THROUGHOUT THE WORLD AS A JOINERY SOLUTION OF CHOICE

RECYCLABLE

Aluminium Pros:

GREAT LOOK

AFFORDABLE PRICE

EASY TO INSTALL

UPGRADABLE

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uPVC Cons:

LARGE SIZE

LIMITED RANGE OF COLOURS

THE ABOVE TWO CONS MEAN THAT THE LOOK OF UPVC MAY NOT BE RIGHT FOR CERTAIN PROJECTS

LIMITED RANGE OF WINDOW SHAPES

NOT AS WELL KNOWN IN THE MARKET PLACE BY CONSUMERS OR ARCHITECTS

BAD REPUTATION IN SOME QUARTERS BASED ON EARLY ATTEMPTS TO INTRODUCE TO THE NZ MARKET PLACE

Aluminium Cons:


LOW PERFORMANCE

SHORT LIFE SPAN

REDUCED SECURITY

R-VALUE

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