What are composite windows?
Composite windows are manufactured by combining two different materials, which together provide hybrid properties. There are currently two main types of composite window on the market - one comprises an aluminium-clad timber frame and the other an aluminium-clad UPVC frame.
Aluminium-clad timber frame windows are produced largely of timber, while aluminium-clad UPVC windows are mostly made of UPVC. Both frame types are similarly overlaid externally with a powder-coated aluminium profile. This creates a more durable and longer-lasting product, which requires almost no maintenance. Aluminium-clad windows provide a stylish, sleek alternative to traditional timber or UPVC products. They also provide the opportunity to have a dual colour finish
, so you enjoy greater design freedom inside and out.
Aluminium-clad timber or aluminium-clad UPVC?
We are committed to delivering high performing, energy efficient windows and doors, which are both aesthetically pleasing and durable. As such, our composite windows have aluminium-clad timber frames, not UPVC. Why? We use timber for its substantial advantages over UPVC. Some of these include: