What is Double Glazing?
Double Glazing refers to a sealed glass unit comprising two sheets of glass separated by a spacer bar around the outside of the glass. The spacer bar creates a nominated millimetre air gap between the two glass panes, which creates the insulation break between the inside and outside of the window.
Why is Double Glazing better with a UPVC frame?
UPVC is the most insulative window material available on the market, unlike aluminium it will not conduct heat and cold. APS Double Glazing UPVC profiles have a multi chambered profile in the frame which helps achieve amazing U Values, twice better than double glazed aluminium windows. UPVC is also a very long lasting material and is completely maintenance free. If you are investing in an energy efficient system it would make sense to choose the most efficient one – UPVC.
What are the advantages of UPVC windows & doors?
APS Double Glazed windows and doors will not rot or corrode, making it ideal for all areas, especially coastal applications. It is virtually maintenance free, requiring no painting or treatment. Most important are the thermal properties related to UPVC windows. APS Double Glazed window and doors have a U Value of around 1.4, therefore these are one of the more energy efficient windows available.
Why should I choose UPVC Double Glazing vs regular windows?
UPVC Double glazing has been used in the building industry for over 30 years around the world. It is the ideal choice for noise reduction, temperature maintenance, saving energy, enhanced security and aesthetics. UPVC Double Glazing is the perfect choice Australian Homes.
What is UPVC?
UPVC is Un-Plasticised Polyvinyl Chloride, which is essentially, a rigid plastic. It has been widely used and tested for many years and is UV stabilised and tested specifically for the Australian conditions.
Does the UPVC discolour?
No, APS UPVC windows and doors are fully blended using a tropical hot country mix profile which has been designed, tested and approved for Australian environment.
Do your windows come with fly screens?
Yes, all APS windows do come with fly screens as standard.
Can Double Glazing reduce outside noise?
Yes, Double Glazing will significantly help reduce external noises, including traffic, aircraft, barking dogs, noisy neighbours and much more. It can reduce noise up to 44 decibels, which works out to be an average of 75% reduction. We offer a variety of glass options including acoustic for extreme noise conditions.
Is UPVC environmentally friendly?
Yes, UPVC windows and doors won’t impact the environment once they are fitted. They are also 100% recyclable.
What colours are available?
UPVC doesn’t just come in white. We offer a wide range of colours including - Cream, Woodgrain Timber Effect, Ceylon Black, Anthracite Grey, Silver, White and Taupe.
Are all sizes standard?
All APS Double Glazing is custom made to measure for each individual property. This includes custom sizes and specification to the needs of the customer.
What about installation?
Yes, we offer a full turn key solution including installation.
How long does Double Glazing last?
You can expect UPVC windows and doors to last at least 30 years. This has been proven with UPVC Double Glazing been used in Europe for over 30 years.
Do you give free quotes?
Absolutely, we offer a FREE in home design and consultation. Please contact our Design Team on 1300 294 101