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You would have most definitely have heard of the phrase “uPVC” thrown around in conversation when discussing the style choices of your windows and doors. You may be wondering what uPVC stands for, why it is used for windows and doors and the benefits of having it. In this blog post, the team at Monmouthshire Conservatory Company list four of the most important uPVC facts that you need to know!

What Is uPVC?

uPVC stands for Un-plasticised Poly Vinyl Chloride. As the material has been “unplasticised”, this means it has not been softened by additional chemicals.

What Is the difference between uPVC and PVC?

PVC contains a plasticizer additive and as mentioned above, uPVC is unplasticized, therefore becoming a more resistant material, avoiding rot and a more popular choice for external fixtures.

Why Is uPVC a Popular Choice for Windows and Doors?

Due to the science of uPVC, it is resistant material, and can last up to 50 years. It is an excellent performing material and can brave harsh weather. Additionally, it can be cost effective and less expensive than other materials such as Timber.

What Are The Benefits of uPVC?

Durability – It can last up to 50 years, before they start to diminish. This will save you replacing them every few years.
Style – You can choose from a range of stylish uPVC windows, doors and roofs to accommodate your requirements.
Security – uPVC windows and doors are incredibly robust, which will give you added protection to your property.
Low Maintenance – uPVC windows and doors won’t rot, and won’t require any extra attention. Perfect for homeowners who don’t want any hassle looking after their doors and windows.

uPVC Windows and Doors For Your Property

Do you require uPVC windows or doors for your property? Or maybe a uPVC roof for your orangery or conservatory? Then look no further! Monmouthshire Conservatory Company has a range of uPVC styles available to suit your requirements. Get in contact with us today, or call 01989 730551 to talk to one of our members of staff.