Maintenance Guide For Upvc Windows And Doors
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uPVC windows and doors are ideal for all those who like green living. Such windows have also become very popular over the years because of their economical and energy efficient uses. These types of doors and windows use thermal insulation and provide just the right amount of heat and light into a house. The great thing about them is that not only are these doors and windows easy to install, but they are also durable.

UPVC windows and doors are now used in many homes and offices throughout the world. So knowing how to take care them is one aspect which all users of this insulation marvel should be aware of. It doesn’t matter if you are a seller or a buyer, by knowing the care, maintenance and use of such uPVC windows and doors, you can make sure that they benefit you for a long time.

Care

• Like any home care system, uPVC windows and doors can be cleaned with soap water, or even ordinary washing liquid.

• If the dirt is stubborn, use a non-abrasive household cleaner and wash off the grime with the soapy water after the dirt has been removed.

• Remember not to use any cleaner which cleans aggressively or any wire wool, as it might damage the surface of the uPVC.

• Since the moving parts or joints are in most use, be sure to lubricate them at least twice a year.

• Although uPVC windows and doors use stainless steel hinges, the parts and rivets have to be oiled with a light silicone lubricant, or if it is not available, petroleum jelly.

• This is a more favorable option because spraying oil can cause excessive lubrication which can be harmful for the door or window.

Use

• The use of uPVC windows and doors is the same as any ordinary door or window, but these cannot be used with excessive force.

• When operating the handles, make sure that the windows and doors are fully locked to avoid straining the lock mechanism. Do not force the handle or the locks as they might break.

• Although uPVC doors are strong, force can sometimes cause the handle or lock to break, so when using, make sure that the door is completely shut and the handle is not forced open.

Maintenance

• When using uPVC windows, try keeping them open for a while during the day so that there is no condensation.

• When fixing them, only use coarse thread screws to secure them instead of simple wood screws.

UPVC windows and doors are more than just a trend and because of their many benefits, are becoming a staple in all homes that want to live the green way. So if you feel like you are ready to use the best quality material in windows and doors; then opt for aluminum windows and doors from Oridow, the leading manufacturers in uPVC products.


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