Windows for Life: 5 Benefits of uPVC Windows and Doors

When you build a new home or invest in renovations, it’s natural to want the best materials at budget-friendly prices. 

In this post, we’re looking at the lifestyle benefits of uPVC windows and doors. How do they stack up against the other kinds of double glazing available in Perth? And the most important question: are uPVC double-glazed windows worth the money?

5 ways uPVC double glazing makes Perth homes more comfortable 

1. Effective insulator all year

uPVC double-glazed windows are considered part of Passive design because they play an active role in insulating homes and offices. 

2. Low maintenance

They won’t warp like wood or oxidise like aluminium. In fact, uPVC frames only need a wipe-down with warm water and vinegar once in a while to keep them looking great.

uPVC is also perfect for Perth’s coastal suburbs, as it’s resistant to most corroding agents, including salts and alkalis. 

3. High security

ABS data shows

Wooden window frames can be damaged by household tools. Although aluminium is stronger, it’s also significantly more expensive, with no security advantage over reinforced uPVC.

Steel reinforcement and multipoint locking systems are standard on all ARCO Double Glazing uPVC windows and door units for

4. Durable and damage-resistant

Most people think wooden windows last longer, or aluminium is stronger, but

Our uPVC double-glazed units are also designed and glazed in accordance with Australian Standards for wind load and bushfire-prone areas (where applicable). 

Did you know: uPVC has such high heat resistance that you can use a blowtorch on it without damaging the frame at all!

5. Light and bright

Double-glazed windows,

uPVC frames are also

Perth’s uPVC double-glazing experts

If you’re looking for an affordable way to make your home cosy and energy-efficient, then uPVC windows are an excellent choice. They’re affordable, easy to maintain, long-lasting and look great on any style of home.

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