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The SafeChoice Blog is an opportunity for us to discuss various topics, directly with our Showrooms. Please feel free to be open & honest in these forums; take the opportunity to have your say!

8 June 2013

Historically UPVC windows have been shunned in favor of traditional timber options for homeowners hoping to retain an authentic and classic appearance to their home; whilst some potential customers might perhaps prefer UPVC due to the low maintenance and pricing benefits they have shied away from them as the aesthetics have often meant style compromises for homeowners. However, with recent advancements in UPVC foiling technology (the process which applies a colour or wood grain effect to UPVC frames) and the launch of a new 'Monkey Tail' handle and traditional 'Stay', UPVC windows can now compete cosmetically and offer a realistic classic wooden window alternative.