Listed below are some of the most frequently asked questions about uPVC windows and doors. If you have a question, hopefully you will find the answer below, but if not, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Our uPVC windows are fitted with UV stabilised frames, ensuring their white colour will not fade over time.
Yes, the range includes French, residential, in-line sliding and folding, stacking doors.
No. Moreover, the energy savings and reduced maintenance costs associated with uPVC windows ensure they are actually cheaper than most alternatives in the long run.
The uPVC windows supplied by Kiwi Windows are close to maintenance free. They do not need to be painted, are resistant to corrosion and will not rot, making them ideal for use in all areas, including coastal applications. In addition, they can reduce external noise and have a U Value of around 1.4, offering superb energy efficiency.
Although uPVC windows come in white as standard, foiling or painting the profile can help you to achieve a variety of different colours and effects. Currently we can produce White, Golden oak and Ceylon (dark brown) color windows and doors.
All of Kiwi Windows’ uPVC frames are internally reinforced with galvanised steel and all have fusion welded corners. This means no mechanical fixing is utilised, significantly reducing the chances of breakage when compared to window types which use mechanical corner style fixings.
Absolutely. REHAU window systems have been installed into many domestic and commercial buildings with the purpose of alleviating noise problems, such as road and air traffic noise. These systems have been designed for a double glazed unit and, with certain glass configurations, can achieve Sound Transmission Class (STC) ratings of 44.
Our glass units make use of quality clear glass, safety glass, tiny glass or obscure glass. The thickness of our double glazing is between 20mm and 28mm.
REHAU uPVC windows are sold in either standard or customer-specific sizes, meaning there are very few limitations when it comes to using the systems supplied by Kiwi Windows. All of the usual styles are available, including casement, awning, tilt and turn, fixed and sliders.
You certainly can. uPVC windows and doors are perfect for a wide range of applications and projects, and can be used for new builds or refurbishments.
No, they are not. The uPVC profiles we use are produced using a UV stable polymer. Unlike with many competing brands, they are also sold with a 15 year warranty.