Tilt and Turn Windows
If you can’t decide what kind of windows you want, why not take a look at our tilt and turn windows? They allow you to enjoy the great outdoors, even during rainy or cold British winters.
Tilt and turn windows are unique because, as the name suggests, they can be opened two ways. You can push the bottom of the pane outwards to tilt the window, letting in some fresh air, while the sloped angle of the windows keeps out the rain. There are also tilt and turn windows that are suitable for basements which slope the opposite way, although these don’t offer rain protection.
You can also open the window by turning it either inwards using the side hinge. This is an excellent way to increase the ventilation in your home, letting in a breeze on hot days. Because these windows are so easy to clean and low maintenance, it’s easy to see why they’re among the most popular window choices.
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Tilt and turn windows combine the benefits of a large glass area with ease of cleaning and excellent ventilation. The innovative tilt-and-turn mechanism enables the window to be opened inwards from the top for effective ventilation or from the side for safe and easy cleaning from within your project.
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Let the outdoors in with tilt and turn windows
Tilt and turn windows open inwards, so they are suited to homes where there aren’t obstacles in the way to stop them opening. If you’d like to learn more about tilt and turn windows, or any of our styles, simply get in touch with St. Ives Windows today or visit our showroom.
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Are tilt and turn windows secure?
Because a tilt and turn window has two opening and locking mechanisms, you may be concerned that they are easier to break into. Luckily, if you choose high-quality windows, such as the ones manufactured by St. Ives Windows, you can be sure they’re as secure as possible. We follow the Secured By Design initiative which was started by the UK police to reduce burglaries, and fit all our windows with secure locks. Once installed, we’ll show you how to secure your windows for your peace of mind.
What size tilt and turn windows do you offer?
St. Ives Windows manufactures tilt and turn windows in our state of the art factory in Clevedon. This means your windows can be as large or small as you need them to be. In our factory, we can make small bathroom windows, or large feature windows. The choice is yours. If you’re looking for larger windows for the ground floor, our patio doors might also be suitable for your needs.
How do you operate tilt and turn windows?
Tilt and turn windows can be opened two different ways, depending on the weather and how much of a breeze you’d like to get into the room. You can tilt them outwards, which lets in a little fresh air, while still remaining secure. The angle of the windowpane means, if there’s a sudden burst of rain, your home stays dry. During the summer, you will probably want to use the turn function, which opens the pane inwards, letting in lots of ventilation. If you have more than one tilt and turn window, keeping them both open is an excellent way to get a cool breeze through the house on hot days.
How do tilt and turn windows work?
Tilt and turn windows are manufactured with one hinge at the top or bottom, then another hinge on the side. This allows them to turn in two perpendicular directions, so you can control how much you’d like the window open and how you’d like to open it. Made to the highest quality, they are hardwearing and also offer excellent security for your home.
Can tilt and turn windows open inwards or outwards?
You don’t have to choose between inward and outward opening windows when you choose tilt and turn. They open both inwards and outwards, although in different ways, which gives you control of how you want your windows to open and by how much. You can either tilt them outwards, for ventilation plus protection from the rain, as well as inwards when you want more of a breeze.
Why should I choose tilt and turn windows?
The main advantage of tilt and turn windows is that they give you more control over how much fresh air you want in your home. Open them from the top for a slight breeze, or at the side for full ventilation. Opening them at the top also means your property is more secure, as it’s very difficult for someone to access your home through the small gap.
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We have built up a great reputation over years of delivering a first class service and excellent products, all from our local, no nonsense all-about-you company.
From characteristic country cottages to contemporary town houses, we’re confident that our products will offer a style and finish to truly transform your project. Through constant innovation the quality, durability and security of our products is genuinely second to none. As a local company we are proud to offer British Standards BS7412/PAS24 for enhanced security.
We refuse to compromise on quality
Our windows are made from British Made, high quality MarinespecTM components, with up to 25 years anti corrosion. They are built specifically for the more exposed areas of corrosion, such as coastal environments to give you worry free performance beyond your guarantee. We believe spending more on components is worth every penny, and sets us apart from our competitors.
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We have invested millions of pounds into one of the most state of the art manufacturing facilities in the UK. This enables us to provide you with consistently high quality products at exceptionally good prices. Our loyal factory workers are well trained and take pride in their work, they really care about quality. Our machines are maintained according to a rigorous servicing regime to keep them in top condition.
Superior energy efficiency
Our ‘A’ rated energy efficient and triple glazed windows are tested by the BFRC, which will save you money on your heating bills. By law your windows and doors have to meet strict thermal performance regulations but you can be rest assured that our products exceed current requirements.
Energy saving is incredibly important and so is keeping your fuel bills down. We are continuously looking for ways to make our projects energy efficient and one way is to choose new PVCu windows and doors. Not only will they help to keep your project warmer, they will reduce your energy loss.
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Our suppliers conform to strictly controlled and independently monitored Quality Management Systems such as ISO 9001, to ensure that everything is done correctly and according to best practise.
Our windows are tested independently by British Standards for security, weather tightness and strength performance. This means that periodically, we have to send them to independent test houses, in order to be tested to destruction.
These are just some of the many standards the products in our vast range conform to. Needless to say we take the quality of our products very seriously indeed.
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The styles available are endless and the choices to suit your project are bigger than ever before. Traditional, contemporary or modern; our versatile window and door designs will create the look you want to complement and enhance your project. If you want windows that are as individual as you, our range of coloured and woodgrain windows offer you fifteen different colours and finishes.
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Our sales consultants, surveyors, admin team and installers really care about you and your project. They are highly trained, motivated and want to go the extra mile to do the best possible job. Our fitters will treat your project with care and respect and will take time to ensure that you are delighted with the end result.
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