Clearview National November 2017 - Issue 192 - Page 53

PROUD SPONSOR OF DOORS & WINDOWS DOORS&WINDOWS Making the right choice » » NOT MANY PEOPLE purchase the 2005 edition of Haynes Victorian House Manual, but it has, however, become a staple document for Victorian Sliders. There is an important quote within the book which Victorian Sliders believes sums up the window industry: “More money is wasted on fitting the wrong replacement windows and doors than on just about anything else.” This can certainly be reinforced if you walk down your nearest street of Victorian terraces, many of which have replaced the traditional sash windows with the wrong style replacement window. The book goes as far to say that “fitting expensive yet inappropriate replacements can reduce the value of your home”. Many home owners do not understand the importance of choosing the right replacement windows for their home and the impact it can have not just on the aesthetic appearance of the property, but on its value. than replace the traditional box sash with a PVCu window which will fit straight back in. Savvy installers are taking advantage of the high order value/ high profit margin opportunities when replacing windows. With Using the wrong style for the house could devalue the home. ‘It is imperative that fitters & installers understand the importance of choosing the correct replacement windows’ It is imperative, therefore, that we educate fitters and installers to understand the importance of choosing the correct replacement windows for domestic properties. Although many believe casement windows to be the cheaper option, they have not accounted for the extra time and materials it takes to fit a casement, rather Start the week with Clearzine. • Every Monday. • Delivered to 14,000 industry emails. • Your weekly news portal. • Mobile-optimised. Your customers, your news... a 23% increase in the number of installers offering PVC-u vertical sliding sash windows between 2011-2017 (insight date, 2017\0.) Many home owners believe that vertical sliding sash windows are expensive, but with Victorian Sliders having what they believe to be the most competitive price The correct window for the home. on the market, home owners may be surprised to know that sash windows are affordable in comparison to the expensive, traditional timber windows with which many associate the cost. High quality finish guaranteed on all frames 4-7 working day turnaround on completed orders We provide a fully glazed service Nationwide personal delivery service Dedicated technical support team Instant online quoting and ordering available Tel: 01226 321450 T: 01204 522462 F: 01204 500260 E: C L E A RV I E W-U K . C O M » N OV 2017 » 53