How thick are the frames?

The question about how wide UPVC window frames are, or the width of new door frames is a common one as it has an impact on the final appearance of your home.

Most uPVC frames are based around a 70 to 72mm frame so that it hides the old paint and sealant.  There are frames that are wider such as Vertical Sliding windows that have frames of are 120mm for the same reason.

While UPVC frames are typically wider than aluminium or timber window frames, they offer advantages in terms of the choice of finishes that you can have and the level of security that they offer for your home.

Selecting a darker colour for your window frames can create the impression of a thinner frame that gives the appearance of larger window space,

Using the Independent Network Visualiser gives you the ability to see what new windows will look like on a variety of different house styles to help you find the finish that is right for your home. 

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