uPVC, Timber, Aluminium and Timber Effect Windows

Choosing the right material for your new windows is an essential part of the installation process. Although properties located in conservation areas may be restricted with building regulations, both our classic wooden windows and traditional timber alternative windows are approved for use due to their authentically charming appearance. For unrestricted properties, homeowners looking for a versatile style at an affordable price may sway towards practical uPVC window frames, whilst aluminium windows are perfect for those looking for a contemporary and sleek style.

uPVC Windows

uPVC windows have been popular since the 1980’s, due to their impressive...

uPVC Windows

uPVC windows have been popular since the 1980’s, due to their impressive insulation and low maintenance. As a result of their high-performance and diverse range of colours and woodgrain effects, they are still as popular as ever.

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uPVC Windows

Timber Windows

Timber windows provide classic aesthetics coupled with low U-values and unparalleled robustness....

Timber Windows

Timber windows provide classic aesthetics coupled with low U-values and unparalleled robustness. Durable and the ideal way to inject an authentic appearance to any homes, modern timber is also engineered to resist the age-old issues of warping, bowing, rotting and fungus.

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Timber Windows

Aluminium Windows

Aluminium window frames have always been prevalent in commercial buildings due to...

Aluminium Windows

Aluminium window frames have always been prevalent in commercial buildings due to their superb strength and over time, they have gained popularity with homeowners for their exceptional energy efficiency, durability and security.

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Aluminium Windows

Timber Alternative Windows

Timber alternative windows provide the best of both worlds, filling the gap...

Timber Alternative Windows

Timber alternative windows provide the best of both worlds, filling the gap between uPVC frames and timber frames. They provide authentic wooden window aesthetics alongside the low maintenance qualities that uPVC window frames are renowned for.

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Timber Alternative Windows

Energy Saving Windows

envirowindow® is one of the best energy rated window systems around, impressively...

Energy Saving Windows

envirowindow® is one of the best energy rated window systems around, impressively able to reach exceedingly low U-values and Window Energy Ratings of up to A+.

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Energy Saving Windows

Frequently Asked Questions

We’re sure you’ve got some questions or queries about the many window materials that we can offer. If you can’t find an answer below, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Which window material is cheapest?

uPVC tends to be more affordable thanks to cost effective manufacturing techniques that make it much more readily available. However, every Ideal window project is custom-made to accommodate your property and its specific needs - therefore, our prices are completely bespoke. Renowned for our high-performance window installations, visit our showroom to experience the quality for yourself, get in contact or request a free, no obligation quote today.

Can you get double glazed wooden windows?

Yes! At Ideal Window Solutions, our timber casements, tilt and turn and sliding sash windows feature high quality drained and vented timber frames with 24mm double glazing included as standard. They can also accommodate triple glazed units, if required.

What is the thermal break in aluminium Windows?

All Ideal Window Solutions aluminium window frames utilise polyamide thermal break technology. This is where a reinforced barrier is placed between the inside and the outside of the aluminium frames, which effectively reduces the flow of thermal energy between conductive materials, making buildings warmer and quieter.

Do you need planning permission for replacement windows in a conservation area?

Unless your property is listed or covered by an Article 4 Direction, you shouldn’t need to apply for planning permission. As experts in this field, and many timber and timber alternative windows installations in conservation areas across Hampshire and Sussex behind us, don’t hesitate to contact us to discuss this further.

Serving Basingstoke, Southampton, Winchester, Portsmouth, Hampshire and the surrounding areas

Ideally located in thriving Fareham, historic Chichester and the south-coast city of Southampton, whether you have a firm idea in mind or you’re still not quite sure, our three extensive showrooms provide valuable inspiration that’s second to none. Open 6 days a week, 10am-5pm, an array of beautiful products, a welcoming atmosphere and a professional, friendly and knowledgeable team await your arrival!

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The quality of the product and workmanship is of the highest quality. Well done Ideal Window Solutions Ltd. First class.

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Job was perfect

Everything about the two men who came was superb. They were punctual, friendly and experienced. Their workmanship was excellent. Their finished job was perfect. I would highly recommend them.

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Informative & professional

This is the second time we have used this firm. As before, they were informative and professional from start to finish. Prompt, tidy and thorough always.

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Would not go anywhere else

Brilliant. No fuss . No drama. Done in a couple of hours. Very pleased. Fourth door I have had fitted by this company. Would not go anywhere else. SFK. Alec lovely guy. Kind and respectful.

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High quality

The team worked continually throughout the day and made an excellent job of fitting the windows which appear to be of high quality.

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Fabulous service

As always, fabulous service from this company. Did original install and have excelled with rapid response to supply and fit damaged panel.

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An excellent job

A very polite and well-mannered chap done an excellent job leaving us very satisfied with his quality of work and tidiness he left the area in.

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Super pleased!

Fitter removed old door with care. Worked using dust sheets super neat and tidy. All debris taken away super pleased!

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Went that extra mile…

Apart from sending the wrong glass for the door I can't fault this installation. The error was soon rectified with little fuss. The fitter went just that extra mile to make everything perfect.

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