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Which are the best quality upvc windows to install?
Is one brand of UPVC window better than another?
8 Answers from MyBuilder Window & Door Fitters
Ashton Under Lyne • Member since 15 Jul 2014 • 2 jobs, 100% positive feedback
I have been in the window industry for over 30 years , rehau although good have cut corners over the years to compete with cheaper brands , reducing thickness of profiles where they can get away with it , but its not about the profile its about the way its manufactured and fitted , good quality hinges and locks, reinforced where necessary and the right screws in the right places, the measuring of the window plays a big part in how good the window looks and performs when fitted , must be fitted squarely with the right fixings and then sealed properly, I'm not a sales man but I could bore you for hours , I use Deceuninck and I don't get any problems I also fit a cheap window for a bigger company and once Ive sorted out the manufacturing issues they are ok
Answered 1st Aug 2014
Bridlington • Member since 27 Jan 2014 • 4 jobs, 100% positive feedback
Kommerling hands down.
Answered 6th Feb 2014
Bradford • Member since 8 Nov 2010 • 40 jobs, 100% positive feedback
Rehau are top quality but not A rated on the 70mm system unless thermally sleaved. Ask if you are buying Rehau. Selecta 70 Advance look exactly the same as Rehau and come with an A rating. We are trying it out and we are happy with it.
Answered 18th Apr 2012
Chesterfield • Member since 26 Jun 2012 • 2 jobs, 100% positive feedback
I supply and install both Rehau and decerninck, both quality profiles and both good looking profiles. As regards the A rating Rehau can obtain this with the 62mm profile.
Answered 27th Jun 2012
Paisley • Member since 30 Mar 2012 • 3 jobs, 100% positive feedback
there are various window profiles on the market and the german profiles seem to be the best with regards to fewer leakages, better insulation properties, less brittle pvc, stronger re-inforcing and longevity. Profile names include Rehau, Kommerling, Schuco and Veka but in my opinion Rehau is the best profile with innovations that others seem to follow and if manufactured properly has much fewer remedial works
Answered 30th Mar 2012
Harlow • Member since 25 Aug 2011 • 16 jobs, 100% positive feedback
As already stated,REHAU are the windows that lead the way.
Answered 31st Mar 2012
Gosport • Member since 26 Mar 2012 • 40 jobs, 100% positive feedback
As above. But generally, it depends on the manufacturer. From a fitting point of view, I prefer Rehau over others.
Answered 30th Mar 2012
Oldbury • Member since 5 Dec 2010 • 346 jobs, 99% positive feedback
Spectus are what most my customers go for out of kommerling they prefer the whiter look.
Answered 4th Jun 2016
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