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I had excellent service from Lewington & Son from start to finish of the replacement of our existing double-glazing.There was no hard sell"

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A very competent company to do business with, very professional. Would use and advise others to use this company again.

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Fitters done an excellent job in removal of the old windows and fitting of the new, No damage to internal plaster just a bit of touching up required, all in all, very satisfied...

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On the day of fitting there were marks on the external part of the door, Thistle windows were advised immediately and images were scanned to them. Thistle windows will be calling this Thursday to asses the problem.

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Arrived on time, worked efficiently and were tidy, very neat job. Pleased with the patio doors with the blinds inside.

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What are the benefits of uPVC doors?

There are a number of benefits of uPVC doors, such as being more safe and secure, the uPVC is resistant to rotting and rusting, there is a huge range of designs, uPVC doors are particularly effective at insulating interiors from noise and heat loss and uPVC is a relatively inexpensive material which makes it a safer option for your home.

What are casement windows?

A casement is the opening part of a window that is attached to its frame by one or more hinges at the side. They are used singly or in pairs within a common frame. Casement windows are hinged various different ways. They are generally made for openings in which the height is greater than the width. Other styles of window are available that work in totally different ways such Tilt and Turn and Fully Reversible.

Can I fit a new door to an existing uPVC porch?

There is no reason why not but it depends on the frame thickness’. Speak to your local installer for further advice.

What are sash windows?

A FlushSash casement window fits true to its frame to give a beautiful flush appearance. The sash closes level into the outer frame, so it sits in line, rather than protruding from the exterior brickwork of your home like traditional Sash Windows.  The result is a clean, modern and stylish appearance.

What are the Benefits of uPVC Windows?

There are a number of ways in which uPVC windows can benefit you and your home. Firstly, uPVC windows are low maintenance. The window frames don’t need painting or sealing which significantly reduces the maintenance required over their lifetime, uPVC windows are easily cleaned with soapy water. A key benefit of uPVC windows is that they don’t rot and are resistant to corrosion, this makes uPVC windows extremely long lasting. Unlike metals, uPVC is non-conductive, so your window frames will not transfer heat and contribute to a more consistent internal temperature for your home. Combining uPVC window frames and double glazing makes for highly energy efficient windows. uPVC windows provide excellent acoustic insulation. Double glazed uPVC windows can cut down noise by as much as 70%. Thanks to their integrated locking systems, uPVC windows provide a high level of security for your home. Most uPVC window locking systems lock at multiple points all around the sash and frame. Compared to aluminium and timber alternatives, uPVC windows are low cost. Prices can vary depending on the quality and features of the windows, but you can expect a much more affordable price by choosing a uPVC window.

Can I use a conservatory all year round?

Yes, a modern conservatory with a UPVC frame offers excellent insulation against cold winter days, meaning that you can use it as a complement to your living space all year round.

How secure is a conservatory?

Even without any added security measures, a quality modern conservatory, is already quite secure. With tough double-glazed windows, window locks and secure external doors with multi-point locking systems, the conservatory should be as secure as the rest of your home. Door, window and movement sensors can be fitted to a conservatory as part of your wider alarm system to provide extra protection for your property.