Modern building and insulating materials are a "game changer" when it comes to constructing a solid replacement roof over your existing conservatory.
Due to the technological advancement in producing lightweight components it is now possible to improve your old inefficient conservatory roof, with it's noisy polycarbonate roof sheets, that makes your conservatory too hot in the summer, and too cold in the winter!
We think that the popularity of these residential product categories will continue to rise this year. Aluminium windows With their slimline frames, aluminium windows give an elegant minimal look. Aluminium windows are particularly suited to houses where the original windows were steel framed, or for any home that would benefit from a clean modern aesthetic. Flush casement windows The aesthetic benefits of timber windows but without the maintenance headaches and with far super
Our conservatory project manager Simon ensured that this lovely orangery extension was completed in time for the young family to enjoy it over Christmas. The lantern roofed orangery has full-height walls rendered with K-Rend cream render to match the house. The orangery’s windows and doors are elegant aluminium units – powder-coated in white for a long lasting finish. As part of our build, we re-positioned the existing veranda and adjusted its height. We think you’ll agree th
Here’s a conservatory in Steventon that’s nearing completion. We’re just waiting for the floor screed to dry before we install underfloor heating. The aluminium bi-fold doors have a low threshold – once the floor tiles are laid, the floor of the conservatory will sit flush with the door threshold. The REAL Aluminium doors and the roof bars are finished in Anthracite Grey (RAL 7016). The self-cleaning glass roof projects a metre beyond the doors to form a veranda. The full hei
We recently installed these aluminium fire exit doors to a commercial building in Osney. These are external fire exit doors – not to be confused with internal fire doors that are rated to withstand fire for a given period. Fire exit doors are designed to provide an easy means of emergency escape. Push the panic bar and the spring-loaded shootbolts are released, allowing the door to be pushed open. We will make sure that the correct type of door is fitted to suit your applicat
This is a job we completed in Summertown for one of our regular commercial customers. The new aluminium casement window looks very smart and is fitted with a trickle vent. The closeup photo of the rebuilt aluminium framed glazed roof shows the quality of workmanship achieved by our superb Admiral Windows fitters. It is the combination of quality products, keen pricing and superior results that keep our customers coming back to us again and again. Visit our website to find out
Modern Art Oxford is internationally recognised as one of the UK’s leading centres of contemporary art. Perhaps better known as the Museum of Modern Art, its galleries are housed in the old Hanley Brewery building at 30 Pembroke Street, Oxford. Admiral Windows Oxford has installed these gorgeous new Exlabesa aluminium windows to the historic building – on time and to budget. We are most grateful to Matt Cannon, the manager of Marks & Spencer’s Oxford branch, for allowing us a
Because aluminium is such a strong material, aluminium window frames can be made slimmer than is possible with uPVC. The above picture of two ovolo-profile frame samples shows this difference clearly. The cream coloured uPVC frame on the right is decidedly chunkier than the white aluminium frame on the left. As well as being a leading local installer of uPVC windows, Admiral Windows Oxford offers a choice in aluminium framed windows, with various profiles available in the ful
As part of a larger renovation project, Admiral Windows fitted new aluminium framed doors and windows throughout this East Oxford house. All the new double glazed window units are finished in ever-popular Anthracite Grey (RAL 7016) – as are the Visofold bi-folding doors that we fitted to the rear of the house. REAL Aluminium Visofold bi-folding door set Bay window with REAL Aluminium windows installed To match aluminium windows, we can now offer composite doors set in alumini
Although the first double glazed units were experimented with in the 1950s, it was not until the early 1980s that the double glazing industry really took off. Until that time, window frames had been manufactured in steel (e.g. Crittall windows) and / or timber. Companies such as Stormseal, Anglian Windows, Everest, Zenith and Staybrite emerged as national suppliers of aluminium windows and doors fitted with insulating sealed glass units. The late 1980s and early 1990s saw the
From a simple window or door installation to the construction of a new conservatory or orangery, you cannot choose better than Admiral Windows as a trusted Oxfordshire company. To begin 2019, here’s a roundup of the best Admiral Windows installation pictures from 2018. We’ve chosen the following pictures to show the quality of our products and workmanship (and, of course, where the photos came out particularly well). Our resident blogsmith Adrian has added brief notes below e
If you’re thinking about investing in new double-glazed or triple-glazed windows for your home, you’ve no doubt been weighing up the various options. For many people, the choice is between PVCu framed windows and aluminium framed windows. Which should you choose? It’s a matter of priorities, as each frame material has its own benefits. Which is right for you depends on your unique needs. Get in touch with Admiral Windows Oxford on 01865 788333 now and we will arrange a design
Beading strips are used to secure the double-glazed or triple-glazed unit. Internal beading: When the beading strips are situated internally, this means that the glass unit is secured in place from inside the room. The glass simply cannot be removed from the outside without breaking it. Windows supplied and fitted by Admiral Windows Oxford are internally beaded as standard. Interior view of internally beaded window Exterior view of PVCu internally beaded window Interior view
No, you won’t find Big Ted or Little Ted. Nor will you find Hamble (who went missing following a traumatic incident with a knitting needle). We’re all grown up now and, through the round aluminium framed window, we see a rainy afternoon in Summertown. Installed by Admiral Windows of Oxford, the double-glazed fixed window features attractive astragal bars. #aluminium #windows