Aluminium Windows Bunbury

Choosing the best type of glass for your windows

double glazing windowsWindows can make or break a home’s thermal performance. If you use the wrong type of glass for your windows, you’ll end up with a big problem. Why because your windows can cause your home to overheating in summer and winter you will get a lot of heat loss. This doesn’t just cause you so much discomfort but can also double your energy bills!

The right glass for your window

Before you end up paying expensive bills and experience a lot of inconvenience, choose the right glass for your windows. This will allow you to have your windows perform at their optimum efficiency all year round.

Double glazing option

Do you have large single panes of glass in your home? Replacing them will make your home much more efficient.Double glazed windows means you can have your cake and eat it too, you won’t have to compromise on having your lovely view.

Double glazing means that each window compromises of two panels of glass which is separated by a spacer. Double glazed windows prevent heat transfer, helping to keep the hot air out in summer and the warm air in for winter. Double glazed windows are very good especially when you live in an area where there is a large temperature range of hot and or cold – such as the Australia where the weather can be extremely harsh.

Bi Fold Windows by Aspired Aluminium & Glass

Other window options

Windows come in different shapes and sizes which makes them perfect for removing hot air from your home in summer and allowing some airflow in winter without letting in the bitterly cold wind. When planning the position of your home and windows think about where the sun travels during summer and where the prevailing breezes come from. The correct positioning and the right windows in your home can make a huge difference to the temperature inside your home and your comfort level.

Windows for your needs

For more information about window efficiency and double glazed windows, contact Aspired Aluminium & Glass. We can discuss all your window needs and the options available plus we can even do the window installation for you, call us now on 9791 5500.

Be home comfortable in your home all year round and save money too.

Aspired Aluminium & Glass, tradesmen who really care!

 

How to breathe new life into your old windows

double glazing windowsYou want your windows to last for as long as possible. A broken and damaged window could mean your windows will have problems like:

  • Cold drafts
  • Causing high energy bills
  • Too much heat
  • Making your home unsafe

There are so many problems that come with a broken window. However, you will need to have your window repaired – but is it worth it? When it comes to your windows life expectancy, it’s always best to take precautions. If your window is not structurally sound repairing it will only make it slightly better, seriously consider replacing the window.

Prevention is better than cure

Try taking some steps towards safeguarding your windows before they end up in a state of disrepair and start causing you more problems in the future. Here are 2key points that you should know about:

Repainting old windows

If you have old windows, there is no need to replace them – unless of course, they aren’t functioning anymore or have structural problems. Choose a colour that you like or one that matches your home and give them a coat of paint. Repainting your old windows can freshen them up and make them appear new again. Make sure you prepare your windows problem ready for painting. You can’t just paint over old flakey pain and expect a good result.

Seal the windows

Are your windows a bit on the rickety side – then you’d better check for air leaks. You can easily check this with your hands or even with a candle. If there are leaks, you will need to seal them immediately using some fibre glass or foam insulation.

How to breathe new life into your old windows

By doing these couple of things, you can make the most of your windows and enjoy them for longer. However, sometimes you need to bite the bullet and have your windows replacement.

Call Aspired Aluminium & Glass, we are your window professionals and can install your new windows in no time. Ring Aspired Aluminium & Glass today for a free measure and quote. We can come to you and have a range of standard size windows as well as we can custom make to your exact requirements. Call Aspired Aluminium & Glass on 9791 5500 for all your window needs.

Should I replace all my windows at once?

windowsDo your windows need replacement? When repair is not an option, window replacement then needs to be done. You might want to replace your windows when the damage is beyond repair or you want to do a makeover to your home. Typically, homeowners know when to replace their windows but you may not sure if they should replace all windows at once.

Are you ready for such big project?

Window replacement and installation can be a large investment and can be a big project – especially if you are thinking of replacing all your windows at once. Ask yourself, are you ready? The whole process might require longer time but if you feel it’s necessary, give it a go. Did you know that the total cost of replacement windows will be less if you install more windows of any type? You will also pay less labour if the installers come and do the job all in one go and it can be less disruptive for you. If your window installation is part of a larger project you may have no option but to have all your windows installed in one go because other jobs can’t be done until the windows are finished.

Save your money!

Regardless of your reason, window replacement is fine, you don’t need to compromise. Just when you think replacing all your windows at once is costly, you can think again. In fact, it can save you some money.

When purchasing windows in quality, your window dealer will often give you a discount and other installation offers because their team is fully employed for the day.

Plus, your window dealer can also suggest on window designs that can maintain or complement your architectural style thus saving you a lot of hassle of replacing your windows repeatedly just because it didn’t fit perfectly.

Should I replace all my windows at once?

Absolutely! If all your windows need replacement, don’t hesitate to replace them at once. If you have the budget for a whole house window replacement but are concerned about the toll the project may take, don’t be. With professional window installer working for you, they’ll get the job done much faster.

Do you need to shop for windows? Or need the service of professional window installer? Contact Aspired Aluminium & Glass for your needs. We are your aluminium windows and door specialist in Bunbury. We offer aluminium windows, parts, and repair as well as installation services. Ring us now to discuss your needs.

How do I know I’m getting a good quality window?

bifold windows by aspiredSo, you’ve got yourself a new window. It looks lovely from a distance, but looking up close you start to see that something is not quite right.

Quality is a matter of detail

When you talk about quality windows, it’s not just about their appearance. It also means how it looks on your home and how it withstands the test of time. Quality is all about the window detail.

When you want to have the best windows for your home, here are things you should look for:

Appearance

This is the most basic of all the criteria. Look at the windows and check if it matches your home’s interior style and décor. Does it complement your home?

Operation

Try out the window function and features. Do they open as far as expected? Is it a smooth action?A quality window should be easy to open and close and the action should be smooth.

Cleaning

If you are particular with cleaning, make sure the windows you purchase are easy to clean and don’t require strict cleaning maintenance. Are the interior and exterior glass sections easy to reach? To do this, remove or rotate the sashes to test them.

Warranties

A company that provides quality windows will be willing to give you a warranty of 10 years or more (depending on the company) because they are confident in their products.  Just remember to keep your receipt from your window purchase, just in case you need it.

How do I know I’m getting a good quality window?

When looking for quality windows in Bunbury, contact Aspired Aluminium & Glass. We are your quality supplier that offers windows, doors, mirrors and kitchen splashbacks. We offer full warranties and back all our products and installations.

At Aspired Aluminium & Glass we’d love to make your home a comfortable place for you.
Ring us today for a free quote.

Replace or repair your window?

window by ASPIREDTough question. It is. New windows can be tempting because they offer so much more now that the old style windows do in terms of energy savings, smooth operation and easier cleaning to name a few. However, they can be more expensive than a repair.

Replace or repair?

Evaluate your situation carefully, it will depend on what is wrong with your window and the age of it. Look closely and think about the value you are about to get. You can easily evaluate your old windows by asking these 3 questions:

Are your windows a hassle?

Are you sick and tired of nursing your windows every time it shows signs of wear and tear or are you fine with a minor maintenance that goes with it? Does your window open easily or are you hesitating to open them because you’re afraid it might break or get stuck? If the hassle is way too much for you to handle, maybe it’s time to let go of your old windows?

Are your windows comfortable?

If your windows are still in a good shape and offers you comfort, why replace it? Newer windows can save you energy bills but so as your old windows. As long as your windows is generally in good condition, lets in enough sunlight and doesn’t let in cold drafts, then replacement may not at be necessary, just repair the minor problem.

Are your windows worth repairing?

You can almost always repair old windows if you are willing to spare some of your time and if you can manage to find replacement parts. However, it might not always worth your effort especially if your windows show off major problems that includes rot and sagging casement.

On windows: Replace or repair?

Before making a move, weigh up the pros and cons to make sure you get the best window option.

Need help deciding whether to repair or replace, contact Aspired Aluminium & Glass. We offer free windows advices as well as window products and replacement parts. Ring us today and we’d love to help you out!

What’s the best way to replace my windows?

Lourves windowsWhen you are planning to replace your old windows with a new one, your first concern is to find the best way to do it. Why sacrifice your indoor living when you can have your windows replaced?

Window replacement options

Some windows are easy to install and can take a little of your time. When replacing your windows, here are two options for you:

  • Remove the old sashes and slip a window insert into the frame. You can get all the benefits of having a new window including high efficiency windows, low exterior maintenance without affecting the appearance of your home.
  • Completely tear out the old window. Put in the new one. This may take longer – a day perhaps to finish the project. This can give you a fresh start with new windows. You can also have the option to reframe the window opening if you want to.

Hire a window contractor

When you are not sure about what to do, you can always hire a helping hand to save your day. A window contractor can do the installation job for you. In most cases, they also have window products in a variety of designs, styles and sizes. You just tell them what you need and they’ll figure out a solution perfect for your home.

With a window contractor, you can expect them to finish the job ahead of time.

What’s the best way to replace my windows?

When in Bunbury, contact Aspired Aluminium & Glass. We offer window and door installation as well as repair services too. Ring us today to get a free on site quote.

What types of window options are available?

double glazing windowsYour choice in windows these days is very varied and you can have almost anything you want. When looking for the right window for your home, here are some of the different window options available.

Lovely windows for a lovely home

Window replacement is a big investment but they prove to be a good value for your money and even save on heating and cooling bills.Windows are not just merely opening inside your home but they can be a part of your home’s overall design. Did you know that windows can add value to your home? Here at Aspired Aluminium & Glass offers many different window options for you including:

At Aspired Aluminium & Glass, our windows are guaranteed to last a long time and are guaranteed.

What are the window options for you?

For more information on the different types of windows click on the type you are interested in and go to our main website to read more on each option.

We have a huge range of windows on display in our showroom and can do onsite quotes to discuss the best option for you and your home.

Any of the above windows could look good in your home but remember, choose a window option that suits your home and lifestyle. The windows should match your home’s architectural style and design.

Not sure, don’t forget to ask the expert’s advice to make your decision easier and the correct choice for your home. Here at Aspired Aluminium & Glass, we offer free window advice. If you are looking for something different we can even come up with a window design that suits your taste and custom make window design just for you!

Talk to our professionals today and let us make your house a home with our lovely window designs! Ring us at 9791 5500 and let’s discuss your window options.

Maintenance tips for your windows that could save you money

windows by AspiredYour bills can skyrocket during summer, often, without any clear explanation. Now it is summer, the least of your concern are your windows. You just want to enjoy the lovely weather but did you know that windows can greatly contribute the heat inside your home?

Windows are a potential source of major heat gain inside your home, especially if your windows are old and have not been well maintained. It would be a great idea to check your windows. Apart from protecting your windows, you can also save money too!

Caring for your windows

When was the last time you check your windows for possible repair? Here are some tips of where to start:

  • Wash your windows
  • Check the windows
  • Stop any airflow

If your windows are extremely old, replacing them the soonest possible time is a good solution. However, if replacement is not a solution due to tight budget, minor damage can often be repaired.

Don’t forget check your window treatments too, closing your curtains before the heat hits and then opening them again in the afternoon can make a huge difference to the heat that gets into your home.

What to check

  1. Firstly clean your windows both inside and out.
  2. Check for signs of moisture around the edges of your windows. Bubbling wall paint can be an indication there has been or is a problem.
  3. Gaps around your windows can let that unwanted hot air in and reduce the energy efficiency inside your home.
  4. Check the paint work, is it peeling and need of some attention?
  5. Damages areas and damaged parts.

Maintenance tips for your windows that could save you money

In addition to saving money on cooling costs, maintaining your windows will ensure that your home is comfortable for your family all year round. Leave the heat outside where it should be, care for your windows and be cosy inside.

On checking your windows, do you need a new part or does your window need to be completely replaced? Contact Aspired Aluminium & Glass for your window needs.

Aspired Aluminium & Glass carry a large range of spare parts and window accessories. We can also custom build windows to fit your exact need and the current window space even if it is nonstandard. We offer windows of many sizes and shapes as well as doors, mirrors, showerscreens and splashbacks. We also do installation.

Ring Aspired Aluminium & Glass now for free onsite measure and quote.

4 tips to increase window security

Windowswindows are a part of your home and they can add that extra appeal, ventilation and style. However, windows are also the most common entryway for intruders. Did you know that large percentage of burglars enters through your window? So, if you think your windows are secure, you can think again!

Secure your windows

The rate of burglaries is high and you need to protect your home and family. To reduce your chances of a break in, here are 4 tips to increase window security.

  • Inspect windows inside out
  • Get windows dead locks
  • Add window security pins
  • Upgrade windows

Inspect windows inside out

Examine your windows and check for cracks. Ensure that your locks are working properly and you use them. Also, make sure you trim bushes below window height – intruders love shrubs and trees to hide in.

Get windows lock

If you don’t have windows lock yet, time to install one. Dead locks are the best and can reduce some insurance policies, ask your company. They might be able to enter but your window lock will slow them down – just enough to catch you the intruder before they can get in.

Add window security pins

For double hung windows, you can install security pins. It allows you to open your windows for about 18cm but can keep intruders out.

Upgrade your windows

Don’t forget to replace your windows especially if they are old or damage. Choose security glass because it is harder to break.

For your aluminium window needs including dead locks, contact Aspired Aluminium & Glass. We offer windows – parts, repair and full installation services too. Our glass products are of highest quality. Ring us now for free measure and quote.

What type of glass products do you sell?

kitchenCreate a classy feel in your home with your favourite style of glass.
Aspired Aluminium & Glass offer a huge range of high quality glass products that you will really fall for.

4 types of glass products we offer to help turn your home into a fabulous palace:

  1. Windows
  2. Shower Screens
  3. Mirrors
  4. Glass Bricks

Windows

From standard window to something extra special,
Aspired Aluminium & Glass can create the perfect window solution for you.Semi Frameless Showerscreen by Aspired Aluminium & Glass

Want to showcase your individual design? We can custom make any windows to suit your exact needs.  Tell us your specific requirements and we can work out the rest for you. All our products are manufactured with a high quality powder coated finish complying with the relevant Australian Standards.

We have large range of windows to create an impressive look indoors and out. Our windows come in many standard sizes to fit your home perfectly.

Shower Screens

Transform your bathroom into a perfect place to pamper yourself and relax. We can provide shower screens to meet your exact design requirements as we specialise in custom made shower and bath screens.

Our shower screens can either be fully framed, frameless or semi-frameless.  
Choose your favourite colour and style to match your bathroom theme and
create your stylish bathroom.Modern Glass Mirrors available at Aspired Aluminium & Glass

Mirrors

Need to make your rooms look a little wider? Mirrors are the perfect solution, they can  createan illusion making your cosy intimate home look roomier than it really is. We offer high quality mirrors to bring light and warmth into your home.

Whether you want your mirrors for your bathroom or living room, Aspired Aluminium & Glass is your professional partner to help you create the perfect look!

Glass Bricks

Create a luxurious look with glass bricks matching any style you have in
your home. We can match your wall colour with our vast palette of colours,
perfect to create a distinctive and unique look to your bathroom, living room, bedroom or anywhere else you want to install them.

Our glass bricks are cost effective as we offer bricks made from low energy glasses which transmit less solar radiation helping to reduce your energy bills and increase long term saving.  Now you can enjoy warmth in winter and coolness in summer by simply installing glass bricks on your walls.

What type of glass products do you sell?

We have windows, shower screens, mirrors and glass bricks, all great glass products, available to suit your needs!

Call Aspired Aluminium & Glass on 08 9791 5500 today to discuss your glass needs. We are your aluminium and glass professionals. Ring us now for a FREE quote.