What questions should you ask your aluminium window company?

by | Aug 17, 2022 | Homeowner Advice, Resource Centre

Changing your windows in your home is a considered investment and one that needs careful thought and planning to make sure you get the right products for you and your home.  Whether you are looking to change your windows due to cosmetic reasons or replacing with modern units to increase the overall energy efficiency in your home, there are factors to consider to make that informed decision.

In this article, we answer the questions we hear most frequently from our customers about our windows and our company. We hope it will help you choose Capital Windows for your home.

How secure will my aluminium windows be?

Aluminium is a naturally strong material so aluminium windows have a reassuring robustness built in. In addition, all windows have to conform to certain legal requirements for security. You can be confident that all our aluminium windows meet or exceed these requirements as standard. You can also choose to upgrade to even more stringent security standards if security is a priority for you. For more on this subject, read Are aluminium windows and doors secure?

How energy efficient will my aluminium windows be?

All windows have to meet minimum legal standards for thermal efficiency. All our aluminium windows will meet or exceed these standards as standard. You can also choose to upgrade the thermal efficiency if you would like. In the past, aluminium windows had a reputation for not being very thermally efficient. Those days are long gone and today’s aluminium windows offer exceptional thermal efficiency. You can read more about this topic in How energy efficient are aluminium windows and doors?

What will my aluminium windows look like?

It’s important to choose the aluminium windows that are right for your home. We offer a wide range of different window designs that suit a variety of homes. As standard, you can expect crisp, clean lines and slim frames that look as good in period homes as they do in contemporary dwellings. You can also choose from a huge range of colours so your windows can perfectly complement your home. Which aluminium windows do you sell and why? has more on this subject.

How long will my aluminium windows last?

Aluminium windows have a long lifespan, which is why they are such a good choice for your home. You can expect your aluminium windows to last in excess of 25 years. For more on this subject, read How frequently should I replace my double-glazed windows?

How will you help me choose the aluminium windows that are right for me and my home?

We’ve been designing, supplying and installing the latest generation of innovative and technologically advanced windows, doors, bifolding doors and glazed home improvement solutions for over 40 years.
We pride ourselves on working closely with our customers, guiding them through the options to help them get the windows that are perfect for their home.
When you choose Capital Windows, you can be sure you’re choosing a company that has got your best interests at heart. No hard sell, just honest, helpful service.


Do you manufacture your own aluminium windows?

Yes, we manufacture all our products in our Uxbridge factory. We have a highly skilled team of people who all take pride in their work. Because we manufacture all our products ourselves, we have complete control over the quality so we always know we are fitting the best in your home.

Who will install my aluminium windows?

Your windows will be installed by our team of highly skilled installers. They work professionally and tidily with the utmost respect for you and your home at all times. Our aim is always for you to recommend us to your friends and family for a job well done.

Talk to us about your requirements

We hope this article has helped to answer some of your questions. If there’s anything else you’d like to know or if you’d like to talk to us about aluminium windows for your home improvement project, get in touch today.