One of the most important parts when building or renovating a house are the windows. The right choice will help save energy and give your home the comfort you need.
Windows are the link between the interior and the exterior. Therefore, the material you choose is important because it will determine the insulation, luminosity, ventilation and decorative style of the whole construction.
You should pay attention to four aspects when choosing windows: acoustic and thermal insulation, the material (aluminium, wood or PVC) and the opening.
If your house is located in a city, it is better to install effective sound insulation or the sound from outside will flood your house. We recommend choosing a double-glazed window beforehand. However, if your home is located in a rural area, this type of insulation will not be as important. The materials that help the most to avoid noise are wood and PVC.
In this section, the most important thing is to know where the house is located. In the Costa Blanca area, as it is a warm place, we try to make sure that the room does not get too hot and that the windows can be opened to ventilate, especially on hot summer nights.
Tip: If your property is south facing, a cornice of the correct size will keep the light out in summer but in winter it will help to warm the house.
They can be aluminium, aluminium with thermal break (RPT), wood and PVC. The latter is the king because it offers the best thermal insulation and improves energy efficiency. However, aluminium is the material that offers the most decorative shapes.
There are different opening systems that should be customised according to the place they occupy in the home: sliding, hinged, swing, tilt-and-turn, tilt-and-turn-parallel, pivoting and combined. The use of the room will also be decisive in the choice.
For example, this window is from a house that is material….
Are you thinking of building your house in Moraira or the surrounding area? Contact us, we can advise you on the construction or remodelling project of your home.