All about windows and doors

- Nov 14, 2019-

1. Type of window:

According to different materials, doors and windows can be divided into wooden windows, steel windows, aluminum  doors and windows, upvc windows, etc.; according to the opening mode, they can be divided into casement windows, awning windows, sliding windows, tilt and turn windows, horizontal sliding windows, louvers, sound insulation and thermal insulation windows, fixed windows, etc.


Advantages of aluminium doors and windows with heat insulation and thermal break


(1) Thermal aluminium window is the most advanced aluminum window. Its surface can be painted into various colors.


(2) The structure of the color thermalbreak aluminium doors and windows is a combination of the environmental protection of the wooden windows, the firm safety of the iron windows and the steel windows. The common feature of the heat preservation and energy conservation of the upvc doors and windows is the combination of two different sections through the energy-saving heat insulation strips.


2. Window composition:

The window consists of a window frame, sash and hardware parts. The window frame is a fixed part, which is composed of frame, upper frame, lower frame, middle transom and middle mullion; the window sash is a movable part, which is composed of upper riser, lower riser, stiles, window core and glass.


3. Window size:

In general buildings, the common window size specifications are 1.5x0.9m, and the distance between the windows and the floor interface is 2.4m. If the window is 0.8m high, it must be reinforced. If windows are used, sound insulation, moisture-proof and dust-proof treatment shall be carried out for windows, and harmful gas substances such as dust shall be poisonous.


Here are some common window sizes for interior spaces:

Living room: 1.5m * 1.8m ~ 1.8m * 2.1m

Children's room: 1.2m * 1.5m ~ 1.5m * 1.8m

Large bedroom: 1.5m * 1.8m ~ 1.8m * 2.1m

Toilet: 0.6m * 0.9m ~ 0.9m * 1.4m


Of course, the size of the window is different many times, so before you make the window, you must measure the floor height of your house and what style of window you want to decorate!


4. Form of Balcony:

There are many forms of balconies. In terms of use, there are living balconies and service balconies. The living balcony is used for living, and the service balcony is used for housework. There are two types of balcony structure: cantilever type balcony and cantilever type balcony.


According to different construction methods, the balcony is divided into cast-in-place and prefabricated. Generally, when the floor is cast-in-place, the balcony is also cast-in-place; when the floor is a prefabricated component, the balcony is mostly prefabricated.


5. Precautions for balcony:

A. pay attention to packaging quality. The quality of the balcony package is the key to balcony decoration. Attention shall be paid to its wind resistance and its installation shall be firm.


B. pay attention to safety. Most of the balconies are not designed for load-bearing purposes. Usually, the load-bearing capacity per square meter is less than 400kg.


C. It is necessary to distinguish the primary and secondary and define the function. Slightly new houses have 2-3 balconies. Before decoration, the main and secondary balconies should be distinguished, and the function of each balcony should be clarified.


D. pay attention to waterproof and drainage treatment.