You’ve decided to buy a rooflight – you want clear glass, double glazed, hatch access but what about the frame? There’s many factors to consider when purchasing a rooflight, here we give you six of the best reasons why a UPVC frame will be the perfect fit.
1. Easy to Maintain
A UPVC rooflight frame provides a smooth finish which not only looks good but means it is easy to maintain and wipe clean. The ease of maintenance means that the UPVC rooflight will last longer than other materials.
2. Great Thermal Properties
A UVPC frame is also a good way to save money on your heating bills. While you may have double glazed glass in your rooflights, insulation qualities of the frame can be equally important. UPVC material is renowned for its thermal properties – saving you money and it is better for the environment.
3. It Looks Nice
As well as matching windows and French doors in your house, a UPVC frame is aesthetically pleasing. With a smooth finish the material won’t rust, rot, flake or fade meaning it will stay looking good for longer.
4. Durable Material
UPVC is a very durable material, withstanding more than metal or wood – which can be essential in the unpredictable UK weather.
5. Almost Soundproof
As well as not letting cold air in, the UPVC frame is also efficient at keeping outside noise out. Though rooflights are not completely soundproof, a UPVC frame does help to stop you hearing too much outside noise in your home.
6. It’s High Quality and Cost Effective
They are a cost effective frame. Possibly the most important reason for some is that a UPVC frame is less costly than other materials whilst still being of the highest quality.