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Do upvc windows fitted after 2004 must have internal beadings?

I have been told that windows fitted after 2004 must have internal beadings, are you able to confirm this or is the salesman trying it on? Thanks

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Externally glazed upvc windows are a thing of the past.
They was mainly externally beaded, because there was no way of reversing the profile to have a fixed part & an opening part.
upvc systems are now reversible using a butt weld and a Z section profile.
You could still have all your windows externally beaded if you wish.
As long as they meet building regs for safty & egress as well as being a minimum of 1.7wm2 (c-rated)
Hope this helps

2014-02-04T16:25:02+00:00

Answered 4th Feb 2014

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