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Advantages of aluminium lift and slide patio doors

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Lift and slide patio doors are an excellent product to consider in the home. You may already be familiar with sliding patio doors or inline sliding doors but what is a lift and slide door and how is it better?

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What is Secured By Design?

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One of the reasons people look to replace either existing windows and doors is to improve security in the home.  Modern PVCu and aluminium windows are now fitted with advanced multi point locking systems that feature either mushroom type espagnolette locks, shoot bolt locking or a combination of the two.

For any homeowner looking at the specifications of their new windows and doors often they will see that they are Secured By Design tested. So what is Secured by Design and why are so many window systems tested to its standards? Read More

The very latest in contemporary sliding doors

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Capital Windows Trade offer the sophisticated CP130 sliding door from Reynaers.

The Concept Patio® or CP 130 is a latest generation sliding door designed by one of the leading aluminium systems company in the world.

As homeowners move towards more contemporary extensions with large glass panels, maximum use of light and space so the CP130 Reynaers door is ideal.

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Tips and advice for bifolding doors.

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Most homeowners looking to renovate or improve their home will quite likely be considering new bifolding doors.  Over recent years, the bifolding door or folding sliding door has become a very sought after product and as part of your overall extension or renovation can add real value to your home.  Even if you already have large patio doors or french doors, there is no reason why you cannot have a bifolding door. Read More

Helping you choose the right front door for your home.

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Take a close look at your home and how you use it.  How often do you open your windows and doors.  It is quite likely that your front door is the most often used door in the home.  Consider how many times you open and close your main door? With so much diversity in houses all over the London and surrounding areas some homes will only have the one door, others will have side and rear doors.  Terraced houses are one good example where the front door will be used far more often than side doors in larger houses that are often used as entrances into the home. Read More

What is best? Folding doors or patio doors?

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Sliding doors, french doors or bifolding doors will normally be fitted to the rear of the home.  Despite the popularity of bifolding doors and how they can transform a living space, there are still good reasons to consider sliding doors as well as french doors.  Each of these products is latest generation and has not been left behind by the rise of the bifolding door.  With our many years experience manufacturing and installing all types of doors, we offer you some tips and advice on what might be best for you. Read More

The advantages of powder coated aluminium windows.

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Capital Windows have been manufacturing aluminium windows for over 30 years.  This means we have a huge amount of knowledge and experience as products, hardware and of course coating technology have all changed during this time.  As one of the earliest manufacturers of aluminium windows and doors, we have provided a wide range of different products to all sorts of homes and commercial buildings as well. Read More

What you should consider with new bifolding doors.

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You may be aware that the bifolding door is a very desirable product today. Most people who are thinking of replacing their old doors or are embarking on building an extension will probably be considering a new bifolding door.

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Information about Window Energy Ratings.

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Look through most double glazing brochures and you will see references to Window Energy ratings. Window Energy Ratings are part of current building regulations.

For windows and doors this means that since the original non insulated windows using simple panes of glass with an air space in between things have advanced significantly.

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What is better? Double Glazing or Triple Glazing?

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Should you consider triple glazing? The use of triple glazed units is not a new thing as this type of glass unit has been available in Europe, Canada and Scandinavian counties for several years already.

The fitting of triple glazed units is now available on most types of new windows and doors, but do you need it and should you consider it?

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How to look after your new windows and doors.

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One of the many advantages of modern double glazing is the low maintenance properties of both aluminium and PVCu windows.

If you are replacing old timber windows for example, you will be looking forward to no longer having to maintain them.

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Condensation on double glazing. Tips and Advice.

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New double glazing is marketed as being an excellent solution to making your home more comfortable, reduce heat loss, lower your energy bills and of course give you new and more secure windows and doors.  Another benefit you will often be told about new windows and doors is how they will reduce condensation. Some mis-informed window companies might tell you that your new double glazing will completely eliminate condensation.
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How to choose the right supplier of aluminium windows.

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As long established and experienced aluminium window designers and manufacturers we know all too well that choosing the correct aluminium windows for you home is important to ensure they harmonise with your property, its style and location.

Aluminium windows are perfect for traditional or modern properties and especially if you are building an extension or your own build project. Read More

Latest Generation Aluminium Products

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Capital Windows are one of the longest established manufacturers of aluminium windows and doors in the UK.

With 35 years experience in the specialist field of aluminium window an door manufacturing, few window companies possess the knowledge and skills to design and manufacture bespoke aluminium windows. Read More

Window Specialists

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