uPVC vs Aluminium Windows: Which is Right For You?

dark grey slimline aluminium windows fitted in contemporary new house
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Many people choosing new windows for their home will, at some stage, think about uPVC vs aluminium windows. Both can be great options, but this very much depends on the style of the house they are being fitted in, as well as the requirements of the homeowner and their budget.

Here, we compare uPVC and aluminium windows, taking a look at the advantages and disadvantages of each to help you decide which window style is best for you. In order to help you decide, in this quick guide to uPVC vs aluminium windows, we will cover:

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.