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Quality Stormproof Windows from Stonehouse Corinium in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Oxfordshire
The vagaries of the British climate mean that most homeowners in Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Oxfordshire will appreciate the benefits of stormproof windows. It’s a style that will keep you snug and secure, no matter what the weather!
Keep the Weather Out and the Warmth In
So what makes stormproof windows stormproof? The answer is a simple but very effective design feature on the opening sash – i.e. a “lip” which overlaps the window frame, providing a weather proof seal. The frame and window cill may also have drips and runaways, designed to channel water away from the window itself. Combined with modern double glazing, the stormproof design really does keep the weather out and the warmth in.
At the same time, stormproof windows offer increased security. The design allows for multiple locking points around the perimeter of the window, which means that each window can be locked extra securely.
Versatile Way of Combining Security and Style
Although stormproof windows are an essentially practical design, this doesn’t mean good looks have to be sacrificed! The design can be created in any material or finish. Although most commonly encountered in uPVC, modern manufacturing methods mean that hardwood timber can be made every bit as weather resistant as PVC-U. You can enjoy richly coloured wooden frames and still be secure in the knowledge that your home is fortified against the elements! The design feature can also be adapted to any size or space requirement. Every room in your house can be protected against the wind and rain, from the smallest to the largest.
The reality of our climate means that we will always have to consider the weather when choosing replacement windows. Stormproof windows are a versatile way of combining security and style.
Styles, Finishes & Colours
Customers have a choice of window configuration i.e. side hungs, top hungs, fixed lights or any combinations of these including bow and bay windows.
Timber stormproof windows are available factory finished with high performance micro-porous protective timber coatings. They are supplied in any standard RAL colour and also have a dual colour option i.e. one colour on the inside and a different colour on the outside. Additionally, five different stain finishes are also available and timber windows manufactured using oak are available in hand oiled oak finishes (light and dark).
PVC-U stormproof windows are available in a choice of finishes including brilliant white pvc-u, luxurious mahogany, rich golden oak or a combination of these. You can even have a white pvc-u finish on the inside and a mahogany or golden oak finish on the outside if required.
Internally glazed for high security our replacement windows can have astragal squares, horizontal astragal bars, leaded lights, diamond leaded lights and arched astragal, as required. 24mm (4/16/4) double glazed units as standard with soft-coat energy saving glass and warm edge spacer bars are fitted as standard. Gas filled sealed units are available with clear annealed, patterned, toughened, acoustic, laminated and bio-clean glass options.
Our stormproof windows are made secure, for your peace of mind, with multi-point locking mechanisms
A stylish range of handles, hinges and hardware are available.
Our Stormproof windows are available are available with an ‘A’ energy rating.
All windows require a minimal amount of maintenance to ensure that the frames are kept clean and tidy free of dust and grime. Handles and hinges should be checked annually and lubricated appropriately. Check for damage caused by wear or for scratches, abrasions and faulty operation of hardware. Window frames should be wiped clean using a mild detergent in water at three monthly intervals. Abrasive or corrosive cleaners and materials are not recommended.
Glass should be cleaned in the normal way with warm, mild soapy water or a quality glass cleaner.