Rapierstar Tech Blog
Anyone who has witnessed a fire test will know how any weak points will easily be found in a product’s construction and quickly undermine them to the point where the test is a ‘fail’. That’s why when it comes to fire doors it is essential that the fasteners you use in manufacture and installation are to the required specification and fit for purpose.
PVCu casement windows continue to be the most popular choice amongst most homeowners given their value, versatility, thermal and weather performance and visual appeal, matching a window style that is traditional in Britain’s homes. But not all casements are created equal!
For years PVCu windows and doors were either reinforced with steel or not reinforced at all. That meant there was a clear ‘one or the other’ choice when it came to deciding which fasteners to use during manufacturing. Not so today, however.
The notoriously varied British and Irish weather can be harsh on the materials that are used to build our homes and buildings – and that includes the windows and doors.