Replacing old steel windows with aluminium is one of the more affordable solutions compared with new steel windows.
Some homeowners replace their old Crittall or other metal windows with PVCu and aluminium. These windows have instantly improved the property with the latest in double glazed windows. However, there are certain properties where replacing the original slim steel windows can compromise the overall appearance. It’s here our entire steel-inspired collection of doors and windows provide excellent solutions.
What are the best steel replacement windows?
If your house has original steel windows, how can you make your property warmer, more secure and more energy efficient?
If you live in an Art-Deco or other property of the period where steel windows are part of the appeal of the home, there are solutions. At Open Living we provide a range of steel replacement windows in aluminium. We also provide windows and doors in pvcu as well. Steel replacement windows in aluminium.
Aluminium Windows also come in an innovative ‘Steel Replacement’ design. A steel replacement window differs quite a lot from a standard aluminium window.
First of all, the perimeter frame and the design of the opening sash are slimmer, to reflect better the thin lines of the original windows. There are even some aluminium systems that have looked at the design of original metal windows and feature virtually the same aesthetics.
Therefore, with the right aluminium window, you can customise it in a traditional style. Examples include authentic glazing bars and period handles.
Smarts Alitherm Heritage 47 Windows.
One of the best steel replacement windows on the market is the Alitherm Heritage 47. Alitherm offers slimline aluminium windows for almost all types of heritage, conservation area and even listed buildings.
Furthermore, the Smarts Alitherm Heritage 47 window range is fitted even in buildings with planning constraints. As a result, these windows provide a better solution for older properties. However, we always recommend talking to your Local Authority or planning officer.
Alitherm windows also feature thermally insulated frames for energy efficiency and high specification glass and security locking. Therefore this window is a traditional looking window with all the features of modern aluminium double glazing.
Do you live in a property with old metal windows? Contact us.
At Open Living we provide almost unlimited ways to improve your home. Contact us to find out more about our steel replacement, traditional or contemporary window ranges. We offer a free, no-obligation consultation and further information.