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When it comes to the essential upkeep and maintenance of your home, unfortunately nothing lasts for ever. Considering new windows are a sought-after asset to Suffolk buyers, if you’re planning on putting your home on the market anytime soon you may well be asking yourself ‘How often do I have to replace windows?’ With a range of window materials to choose from, let’s explain in more detail.
The general rule of thumb with the life expectancy of a window is those fitted in hot climates will typically need replacing more frequently. So, with the British climate in mind you shouldn’t need to worry too much!
These popular Hardwood classic frames ooze natural sophistication and the same can be said for their lifespan. These long-term window options last as long as 60 years and up to 70 years if they’re treated with the respect they deserve.
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These fantastically steadfast frames last almost as long as hardwood windows, with a durable lifespan of 45-55 years; depending on location and maintenance aspects.
Considering over 85% of new and replacement window projects now utilize uPVC window frames within their design, these economic energy savers have so much going for them. With the shortest service lifespan of 25-35 years (35 years most likely under normal urban and non-aggressive conditions), they’re still highly valued by homeowners within Sudbury and the surrounding Suffolk area.
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If you would like to replace your windows with the help of our extensive range of traditional, modern and eclectic window styles or simply discuss anything further, call us on 01473 467173 or send us an online message.