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Aluminium Windows & Doors - Costs vs Savings

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Published 29th July 2023 by Sternfenster Categories: Updates

There is no denying that home improvement projects can be pricey. While there are budget friendly options available on the market today,  choosing to upgrade your property is often an expensive endeavour. It is also important to remember that there are plenty of homeowners out there who have chosen the cheapest option available for their renovations, just to regret their decision later on. If you are considering upgrading to aluminium windows and doors, the experts at Sternfenster are here to help you crunch some numbers and discover if the initial cost of aluminium windows and doors is worth the potential savings in the future. 


How Much Do Aluminium Windows & Doors Cost

Aluminium windows and doors can be tailor made to suit the specific requirements of each individual customer. Bespoke designs make it possible for all homeowners to create their dream windows and doors, but it also means it is difficult for us to give you an exact price for your specific design. 

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Many different factors can influence the final cost of aluminium windows and doors, including: 

• Style – Different window and door styles have different prices. For example, casement windows, Tilt & Turn and Sash windows prices can vary significantly. Different style aluminium doors also come with unique price tags and often cost more than uPVC frames.

• Glazing –  As well as the aluminium frames, the type of glazing you select will have an impact on the overall cost of the project. Windows and doors with triple glazing can be up to 30% more expensive than double glazed alternatives.

• Quality – It is no surprise that premium windows and doors often come with premium prices. As the saying goes, ‘you get what you pay for’. There are budget friendly profiles that offer impressive thermal efficiency and security, but you should expect a large price tag if you want windows and doors that offer unbeatable performance in all areas.

• Custom features – How you choose to customise your windows and doors can tip your project over budget if you are not careful. Larger windows and doors unsurprisingly come with a larger cost. Choosing premium accessories such as designer handles, intricate glazing patterns and additional security features can all ramp up the final price. The colour that you choose for your aluminium frames can also influence their cost.  


How Upgrading to Aluminium Can Save You Money 

As you can see, new aluminium windows and doors are an investment, but we can reassure you that the large initial cost is worthwhile. By upgrading to aluminium, you can save money in the future and these thermally efficient frames can end up paying for themselves in just a few years. 

Contemporary aluminium windows and doors are able to offer exceptional thermal efficiency. Thanks to their thermally broken and polyamide bridged profile, Sternfenster aluminium windows will keep your home at a comfortable temperature all year round and achieve an A-energy rating. Aluminium doors are also built with thermal performance in mind and their design effectively traps warm air inside your home and stops cold draughts from getting inside. 

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The exceptional thermal efficiency offered by aluminium allows homeowners to enjoy cheaper heating bills. As your windows and doors will successfully keep your home warm, you will have less need to use your central heating. Over time, your savings will add up and you will have more money to spend on other things. 

When you upgrade to aluminium, you will also save money on maintenance and repair work in the future. Aluminium is stronger than uPVC and more durable than timber, meaning homeowners will not need to pay to keep their windows and doors in top condition. Aluminium will not lose its shape or discolour and while the initial cost may be high, these premium products are worth every penny. 


Enhance Your Home With Sternfenster Aluminium Windows & Doors 

Now that you know how much aluminium windows and doors cost, plus how they can save you money, you might be ready to upgrade your existing models. Sternfenster is a UK based, market-leading fabricator and we provide top of the range aluminium doors and windows. We offer a variety of designs, including Tilt & Turn windows and aluminium bifold doors

To start your next home improvements project today, use our online tools to receive a bespoke quote and find an approved installer. You can discuss your aluminium upgrade with our expert team by filling in our contact form or calling 01522 51 25 25


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