UPVC Window: Advantages and Disadvantages in the Construction Industry



Renovating a house isn’t easy and the major part of our time gets consumed in making choices. Windows are an important part of the house as they ventilate it and lets the sunlight enter our home. Most of us face a tough choice of opting for wood, aluminium doors or uPVC doors while we decide to renovate our houses.

What is UPVC?

It is Unplasticized Polyvinyl Chloride and this material is based on the plastic powder which is heated up and injected into a mould so that it gets into a particular shape. Once it cools through different methods, the UPVC is cut and is made to be assembled in a double glazed window together with other components.


UPVC Window Advantages and Disadvantages in Construction Industry






The use of uPVC windows has become popular these days. They add value to our homes and installing them is one of the best choices you will make for your home. It improves the functionality and overall usability of the house.

But, each choice you make has its pros and cons. So, as you opt-in for uPVC windows, there are some advantages and disadvantages as well.


UPVC Window: Advantages and Disadvantages


Let’s look at the advantages:

  •  Easy to maintain:


Easy to maintain UPVC Windows







UPVC windows don’t need much maintenance thus, saving on your time and money. Unlike wooden windows that are prone to rotting, fading, and flaking. One more advantage of uPVC windows is they are weatherproof and rigid. They can be cleaned easily and need to be wiped only occasionally.

You can oil them frequently to maintain the locking mechanism. But, that’s all you need to do. It’s the most hassle-free choice for windows.

  • They secure your home and are hazard resistant:


They secure your home and are hazard resistant UPVC Windows







UPVC windows can give a better level of security as compared to traditional wooden windows. They are made secure with galvanized steel thus, making them tough to be broken. So, no one can really force into your home if you use uPVC windows.

It’s a stable material thus making it sea-water resistant, chemical proof and pollution resistant. It is flame retardant as well.

  • Insulated and environmentally friendly


Insulated and environmentally friendly








It’s known for a high level of insulation and it keeps the rooms warm during winter. It is soundproof and doesn’t let too much of noise levels enter the rooms. This goes a long way in reducing the stress levels especially in a world that is extremely stressful.

As it keeps out cold and warms up the rooms you need lesser electricity thus, creating a positive impact on energy and reducing your energy bills. They are more environmentally friendly as compared to wooden and aluminium windows.


  • Durable and strong:


Durable and strong UPVC Winodows







One of the major positive points of uPVC windows is that they are stronger and are durable due to the material used as compared to traditional wooden doors. Thus, they are long-lasting and resilient. You don’t need to change them for years. UPVC is a durable material and the windows will stand the test of time. They won’t even lose their shape like the wooden ones.

  • Pricing:

UPVC is far cheaper than wooden and aluminium windows. Thus, it is economical and light on your pocket.

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  • Maintenance:


UPVC Windows Maintenance







UPVC doors never rot, flakes, rusts, fades, pits, peels or corrodes. It needs only a light soapy wash and a check of the seals for maintenance. UPVC requires virtually no maintenance making it very convenient and time-saving.


  • Fire Test:

Fire tests have shown that UPVC materials, being naturally flame retardant throughout their product life, will not cause, support or enhance the development of accidental fire and are in fact self-extinguishing.





  • Lack of the aesthetically superior look:

Wooden windows give a suave and sophisticated look. It gives a rustic look that cannot be obtained with the use of uPVC. Aesthetically wooden doors look appealing and add charm to your home. UPVC lack that aesthetically superior look and can look out of place in traditional homes.

  • Customized:

Despite modern technology leading to different kinds of textures and colours uPVC windows aren’t a great choice if you want varied colours and want to customize windows according to your choice. Wood and aluminium allow the use of paint and varnish in any colour. This gives an elegant look to your house and it blends with your home, its style and décor.

  • Structure:

Despite the robustness, uPVC windows can sag and sash due to lightweight and also as they are structurally not strong. Too much heat might rupture the frames.

  • UPVC doors are unsuitable to be used as the front door as due to their lightweight.


  • They are not weatherproof enough like wooden or aluminium doors.


  • It doesn’t appear to be attractive due to its simple plastic look. However, they are available in a wide range of colours.

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