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Double Glazing Perth

It is not common to hear the words double glazing Perth in the same sentence and why is this? This is because double glazed windows are a relatively new concept for Perth or Australia in general. To put things into perspective, Deceuninck brought their uPVC profiles to Australia in 2003 whereas in the UK, double glazed windows rose to popularity in the 1970s and have been a core part of the building industry since. A common misconception is that double […]

What are uPVC profiles made of?

Even though uPVC profiles are mainly made of PVC, there are special additives that are added to give the profile its rigidity and making it an excellent choice for windows and doors. The compounds which are added to the uPVC profile are: Titanium dioxide Heat stabilisers Prevents the frames from becoming warped from solar radiation Impact modifiers Toughening agent to avoid damage when being handled UV stabilisers Protects the profile’s colour by reducing the effect UV rays have on the […]

New Innovations: Perth Triple Glazed Windows

Perth window manufacturers are always looking for innovative ways to make windows more energy efficient.

The Making of uPVC Frames

uPVC stands for un-plasticized polyvinyl chloride. uPVC is formed when there are no plasticisers added to regular PVC, making it rigid and strong.

Energy Saving Tips

With Perth’s electricity prices on the rise, it is now more important than ever to introduce energy saving measures into your home.

What Does SILENCE Do To Your Brain?

Did you know that noise pollution has been found to be a major cause of high blood pressure and heart attacks? It also acts negatively on your overall health. Your stress levels will likely increase if you are exposed to noise.

10 Mistakes People Make During Renovations

Renovations can go so wrong if they are not planned correctly. Here are some of the most common mistakes that are likely to derail you and that you should avoid when renovating your home.

Passive Construction Vs Traditional Double Brick Construction

Passive construction is a relatively modern approach for building houses in Perth where its focus is energy efficiency. The house is built in such a way that it locks out the outside temperature while maintaining the desired temperature inside.

The impact of climate change when building a home

Climate change is the slow change of climatic patterns that occur all over the world. It is characterised by an annual increase of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere as a result of constant use of fossil fuels to generate energy and produce tangible products that surround us. Construction is also a contributor to climate change.

Heat Loss: Double Glazed Vs Single Glazed

Heat loss is a common issue that many Perth homeowners face during winter. Traditionally, homeowners would upgrade their insulation, install carpets or even improve their heating systems to get through the cold winter months.

uPVC vs wood and aluminum

Many homeowners have taken advantage of having Un Plasticized Polyvinyl Chloride (uPVC) frames on their windows and are now enjoying the benefits. There still homeowners who are uneducated about the advantages of utilizing uPVC in their window frames and so they are spending more money on their energy bills and the upkeep of their window frames. Wooden frames contribute to deforestation as they are made by cutting down trees which is devastating to the environment. They also require a lot […]

Benefits of double glazed windows

Benefits of double glazed windows. Insulation glazing, commonly known as double glazing, is the use of two glass or wooden panes to reduce heat and sound/noise transmission. Many buildings tend to lose heat through windows and doors, but by installing double glazed windows, you will have the assurance of being comfortable in your home at all times. Aside from keeping you warmer, reducing your energy bills and keeping noise out; glazed windows have various other benefits as outlined below. Gives […]

History of double glazing

The history of double glazing continued.. Now that you know a bit about the history of windows in general, let’s look into the history of double glazed windows. Historians believe that Scottish families who resided in large Victorian homes invented double glazed windows in an attempt to insulate their homes. They were forced to come up with a solution to keep their houses warm as door and traditional windows were not enough. Double glazing technology was later introduced in the […]

Passive Houses

Double glazing passive homes concept. Originally developed in Germany, Passive House is an internationally recognized standard for sustainable construction. There are now over 20,000 units in central Europe with Passive House Designers and Builders growing to other continents and a number of certified suppliers are based in Australia. Not only does the Passive House offer a realistic, cost-effective building budget but it provides a comfortable living standard while heating and cooling your home at very low energy costs. This makes […]

Tips on home renovations

How double glazing can help with your home renovations. A number of homeowners spare not even a single dollar when it comes to their home renovation to ensure their new home is perfect. The right choice of windows can easily transform your home from dull and mediocre to the best house on the street. Many home owners don’t believe that there are ways to get the high-end finish you desire without blowing the budget. For your home renovation, installing double […]