What window frames last longer?

What type of window frames last longer, aluminium or uPVC?

Asked by duncan on 18th Jan 2022
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"I would suggest aluminium as much stronger and would probably last longer."
Answered on 22nd Jan 2022 - Member since Jan 2022 - report
"I would recommend UPVC windows as the quality of the grade nowadays is fantastic"
Answered on 18th Jan 2022 - Member since Jan 2022 - report
"UPVC tends to have longer durability and far less maintenance. Also, UPVC is usually better for insulation in a home."
Answered on 1st Feb 2022 - Member since Jan 2022 - report
"Hi, The obvious answer to the question is aluminium as it is more resilient than most of the plastics. However, since we've been in the business; haven't come across any case where PVC frames deterioration were the main reason for the change of window. Hence we can say that in terms of shelf life for windows and doors the life of the window should not be the MAIN criterion ( our experience tells us its the price and aesthetics way before the shelf life comes in the line)
Hope that replies to your question
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Best Quality Double Glazing"
Answered on 16th Mar 2022 - Member since Feb 2022 - report
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