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October 28, 2020
October 28, 2020

Rylock Eastern Double-Glazed Windows for Noise Reduction – Installing Windows That Keep the Noise Out

Soundproofing and noise reduction are some of the many benefits of a double-glazed window. Homeowners living in noisy areas such as on main roads or in built up areas are opting for such windows to reduce the noise they experience daily and increase the comfort of their homes.

Double glazed windows for noise reduction are becoming increasingly popular across Melbourne. Even if you aren’t living in a noisy area, you can still have double-glazed aluminium windows installed to give you a little extra peace; from the garbage truck reversing bright and early in the morning, those new town houses that are being built next door, or your favourite neighbour who loves a good power tool at 8am on a Sunday morning.

In this post, we’ll introduce you to the relationship between glass and noise. We’ll also explain double-glazed aluminium windows with acoustic properties and why should you have these windows installed in your home.

Sound Transmission and Glass

Sound can travel through glass almost similarly as it travels through the air. Sound waves get transmitted through the glass via unbroken intermolecular bonds with more attenuation and at a faster speed. This is why we can still hear sounds or noises from outside through our glass windows. While the sound won’t be exactly at the same clarity of volume as you would hear it outside, many windows and doors don’t do a great job of keeping out the noise.

What’s an Acoustic Double-Glazed Window?

Acoustic double-glazed windows are similar to regular double-glazed windows, with extra attention placed on sound transmission. These windows feature sound-insulating properties on top of their typical thermal insulating properties.

A double-glazed unit is made up of two pieces of glass. These are separated by a gap – the size of the gap is determined by the thickness of the glass used. This gap is filled with argon gas, a gas that is denser than air. The density of argon gas makes it more difficult for soundwaves to travel through, reducing them as they pass through the glass.

Rylock Eastern acoustic windows feature primary and secondary glazing separated by a 100mm air gap. These windows also feature high performance seals, allowing for maximum noise reduction when the window is closed.

Wrapping It Up

Having double-glazed windows installed in your home can reduce the noise you experience on a day to day basis. Similarly, these windows can also keep your own family’s noise away from your neighbors, giving you increased privacy. Install Rylock Windows this summer and enjoy the benefits of noise reducing and thermally improved windows!

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September 29, 2020
September 29, 2020

Double-glazed aluminium windows are increasing in popularity lately. That’s because these windows provide many practical and aesthetic benefits to a home. If you haven’t switched to these windows yet, read on to learn more about double-glazed windows and what good it can bring to your home!

Double-Glazed Aluminium Windows Melbourne Defined

Double-glazed windows are made up of two layers of tough glass. A spacer bar between the two pieces of glass seals the double glazed unit and holds it together, preventing a build up of condensation between the glass panels. At Rylock Windows Eastern, we use Argon filled double glazed units. This is a gas that is sealed between the glass panels, which functions as an insulator. The density of argon gas makes it harder for heat to pass through, meaning that your home stays cooler for longer during the summer. Our frames are made of high-quality, Australian aluminium.

Why Purchase Double-Glazed Aluminium Windows?

Let’s enumerate some of the benefits of using double-glazed aluminium windows:

Why Purchase Double-Glazed Aluminium Windows?

Let’s enumerate some of the benefits of using double-glazed aluminium windows:

1. They improve insulation inside a home.

Better home insulation is the most popular benefit of using a double-glazed window. The argon gas in between the two glass panels helps insulate your home against cold weather, making your home comfortably warm during winter seasons. The windows also help improve thermoregulation during summers; your home is kept cooler for a longer period of time.

2. These windows are low-maintenance and durable.

Double-glazed aluminium windows only need simple routine cleaning to keep them looking their best. No tedious maintenance is necessary! Say good bye to the mundane task of re-painting your windows every year – our windows and doors come powder-coated, meaning the work is done for you. A quick wash and wipe down will refresh your windows and have them looking as good as new. Our windows are durable and made to last. When properly cleaned and maintained, our frames can last for decades.

3. Aluminium is an eco-friendly material.

Choose aluminium window frames for your double-glazed windows. That’s because aluminium is a recyclable and eco-friendly material. It costs less to recycle it than to produce the actual metal. Aluminium is one of the only metals that has an infinite life – it can be recycled over and over again without losing any of its durability. The team here at Rylock Eastern are passionate about the environment, so all of our cut offs and scrap metal is collected and sent away for recycling.

4. Double-glazed aluminium windows do not rot.

Aluminium is a material that doesn’t rot or decay. This is why it’s the perfect frame choice for double-glazed windows. Unlike other window materials such as timber, aluminium has a longer life span as it does not swell or rot.

5. Double-glazed windows can provide added sound insulation.

Remember the argon gas in between the glass pieces of double-glazed windows? They can also give your home added sound insulation! The density of argon gas makes it more difficult for soundwaves to travel through your windows. Speak to our team to find out more about tailoring your windows to reduce noise pollution.

6. These windows provide superior security.

Select double-glazed aluminium windows if you want great security for your home. Rylock Windows & Doors are fitted with different security features such as locks and patio bolts, providing greater peace of mind whilst you are asleep at night or away from home. If you’re wanting greater security in your windows, there are additional upgrades we can make to improve their durability. Get in contact with us to find out more.

7. Double-glazed aluminium windows are aesthetically pleasing.

Rylock Windows and doors can be customized to suit the needs of each customer. From feature windows to different shapes and sizes, the team at Rylock Windows Eastern can work with you to bring your vision for your windows to life.

The Wrap

Double-glazed aluminium windows are popular for their simplicity, beauty, strength, and insulating properties. Make the switch to experience a fusion of comfort and style for your home!

September 1, 2020
September 1, 2020

Are you looking for modern window and door ideas for your new home? In this short article, you’ll find ideas for trending aluminium windows and doors. Let’s explore some window and door types that’ll truly give a whimsical yet contemporary vibe to your modern home!

Modern Aluminium Window Ideas

Beautiful and functional windows can truly elevate your home’s overall look. Here are four types of windows you may install in your new home.

Fixed Lite Windows

This is a non-operational window where a single sash is permanently fastened to a frame. These windows allow you to introduce more natural light and outdoors to your home while offering maximum security. Fixed Lites are often combined with operational windows to create an attractive and functional look.

Awning Windows

An awning window has hinges on top and is opened outwards. A handle or crank is used to open and shut this window. Awning windows are great for spaces that need maximum ventilation such as kitchens and bathrooms. Using aluminium for the frame adds a touch of modern design to these fully-customizable windows.

Horizontal Sliding Windows

These windows feature a sash that slides horizontally from left to right or vice versa. A single slider window has one sash that slides open and close. Meanwhile, a double-slider has two sliding sashes.

Horizontal sliding windows are great for contemporary homes and those who need to let in more natural light, air, and outdoor views. Aluminium frames add a touch of color or design to the windows.

Double Glazed Windows

Double-glazed windows consist of two glass window pieces bonded together with a spacer (typically argon gas) and sealed. Such windows help keep a room temperature balanced and insulates your home from extreme heat and cold, respectively.

Modern Door Types for Your Home

Doors are among the best focal points of your home. They draw attention to your home’s overall design while keeping it safe and secure. Hence, here are three functional yet stylish door types for your new home.

Bi-fold Doors

A bi-fold door is composed of multiple leaves folding back on themselves to open up space. Bi-fold doors are set on runners that allow them to slide and fold at the same time. Now, some bi-fold doors have a traffic door in between the leaves. This is a conventional door used to go in and out without opening the entire bi-fold doors itself.

Sliding Doors

Sliding doors are typically made up of two door leaves that slide, with one fixed leaf and the other one sliding against it. They’re opened by pushing one leaf to the other side. Sliding doors are typically made of glass with aluminium framing around it.

Stacker Doors

Stacker doors have multiple leaves that slide across and on top of the first panel. The door leaves are stacked on top of each other all on one side of the doorway when stacker doors are fully opened. Stacker door leaves are typically smaller than sliding door panels, making them a great option for smaller spaces.

Hinged Doors

Glass hinged doors open up your space and let extra light in. Hinged doors are a great option in tight spaces where you may not necessarily have the space for a window but would still like to have natural light in the room. The flexibility to have either an open in or open out door means you can tailor the door to make the most of your space, and a four point lock provides optimum security and peace of mind.

And with that, we’re wrapping up the trending window and door types that’ll easily fit into a contemporary home. Using aluminium and doors brings a modern elegance into your home, and are a perfect choice whether you’re updating or renovating your home or building a new home.

August 3, 2020
August 3, 2020

Aluminium doors make a striking impression. The aesthetics of the doors you choose is important but so too is the functionality; at Rylock Nunawading we are able to offer you a range of top-quality options that will look great, no matter what your architectural and interior style. Today we give you a brief overview of the difference between our aluminium sliding doors and our stacker doors.

Benefits of Aluminium Doors

  • Strong – aluminium is lightweight and strong
  • Durable – it won’t shrink, split, swell or warp
  • Affordable – it is a long-term investment that will need very little maintenance when compared to timber windows
  • Sustainable – aluminium is an infinitely recyclable material and a great ‘green’ option

Choosing your Aluminium doors

When choosing your doors, you need to consider the colour and size of the doors, your budget and the functionality of the space. Aluminium is versatile and your doors will be a design feature on their own – your aluminium doors will look sleek and stylish, suitable for both traditional and modern homes. The sleek, no-fuss elegance of aluminium makes it a favourite of minimalists too.

Aluminium Sliding Doors

Most people are familiar with the functionality of a sliding door. Sliding doors are a fantastic option when it comes to opening up a space. They have a narrow profile and can fit within most wall types. You can opt for 2, 3 or 4-panel configurations. You can also fit fly screens to run on tracks within the doors outer frame. Sliding doors are an easy and budget-friendly way to open the indoors to the outdoors and also bring more natural light to your indoor living space.

Aluminium Stacker Doors

Stacker doors give you more control over how much space you want to open up. The extra sliding panels in stacker doors allow for wider thoroughfare when open. This is a popular option when allowing for an ease of flow between your indoor and outdoor entertainment areas. There is also the option to add flyscreens or security screens to stacker doors.

Sliding Doors vs Stacker Doors

Whether you choose stacker doors or sliding doors will depend on the size of the space you’re working with and how you envision its functionality. Sliding doors will look sleek and elegant – freshening up the indoor space with natural light. Stacker doors will give you more control over how much space you want to open – allowing for a grander, wider opening. This is a great benefit to those who like to entertain. The wider opening allows for easy flow of people and furniture from indoors to outdoors.

With all our aluminium doors, you can select the colour that fits with both the exterior of your home and indoor décor. Our aluminium doors are powder coated for a long-lasting finish and give you the flexibility to choose the perfect colour for your style.

Rylock Nunawading

At Rylock Nunawading we offer a wide range of aluminium door and window frames. We make your new build or renovation project easy, as our skilled team of technicians will measure, quote, design, custom build, and install your new products. Give us a call today to transform your home.

June 28, 2020
June 28, 2020

Today we answer some of our customers most frequently asked questions about installing aluminium doors and windows. There are many people turning their attention to home renovations and one of the best ways to improve the long-term value of your property is to install aluminium doors and windows. Aluminium is durable, low-maintenance and an attractive design feature – no wonder it’s such a popular choice.

Aluminium windows | Aluminium Doors | FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I get a quote?

It’s as easy as sending through your approximate measurements (height and width) of the windows/doors you’d like to replace, you can email them through to us with a description of what you’d like to replace them with, and your contact details including full name, contact number and property address. Our email address is sales@rylocknunawading.com.au

If you’d prefer one of our friendly team members to help you with the measurements or offer you some advice about options, we also offer free on-site measure and quotes. Please call us on 03 9877 9577 to book an appointment.

Since every job is unique and measurements can vary, please note we do not give ‘ball park’ quotes or quotes over the phone.

For supply only/trade jobs:

Please email through the energy report and BAL rating (if applicable) as well as the plans including the window/door schedule, labelled building elevations and labelled floorplan. Our email address is sales@rylocknunawading.com.au

Do you offer free on-site measure and quotes?

Yes, we will be happy to take measurements for you – our quotes and pricing are done in office after the appointment and then emailed to you. Please give us a call on 03 9877 9577 to book an appointment. We quote between 10am and 2pm Monday to Friday.

Do you offer installation?

Absolutely, we have a supply and installation service.

What does your installation service include?

Our installation service includes:

  • A final check measure, where we double check all measurements before beginning the manufacturing process
  • Delivery to the job site
  • All equipment required including scaffolding and lifting equipment where required
  • Removal of the old windows and doors
  • Disposal of the old windows and doors
  • New hardwood reveals, either raw or primed
  • New architraves
  • 7-year manufacturer’s warranty*

All of our windows and doors are fully installed and trimmed. This means the only thing left for you to do is paint or stain your reveals and architraves to suit your home.

What does our supply only/trade service include?

This is specific to the customer, but generally includes:

  • Delivery to the job site, however windows can be picked up from our Nunawading factory.
  • Hardwood reveals, either raw or primed
  • Site glazing where required
  • 7-year limited manufacturer’s warranty* (for example, we do not warrant damage or issues that are as a result of installation where we did not install the product)

I want to replace all my aluminium doors and windows, but not all at once.

No worries! We can stage your replacement, meaning we do certain sections of the house, or certain doors/windows at a time. For more information, speak to our team.

Is double glazing way more expensive than single glazing?

Most of our frames suit both single and double glazing, double glazing will not drastically increase the price. For more information, speak to our team.

Can you change my existing windows to double glazed?

No, most of the time window frames that are single glazed do not have the capability of holding double glazing, so if you’re wanting to double glaze your windows, you’ll more than likely need to replace the entire window, including the frame.

I have a window I want to turn into a door, is this something you do?

Yes, because it is difficult to determine what kind of work is required for these kinds of jobs without seeing them, we would need to book a free on-site appointment to come out and take a look. Please give us a call on 03 9877 9577 to book an appointment.

Do you make timber windows?

No, we are exclusively an aluminium window supplier.

Do you make round windows?

No, we do not manufacture rounded frames.

Do you do glass replacement?

No, we do not do glass replacement. Broken glass that is not faulty is not covered under warranty and will need to be replaced by a glass replacement service

Do you do repairs?

As we are a window manufacturer, we do not offer a repair service for issues with windows/doors or other manufacturers products. This excludes issues which are covered under warranty.

Rylock Nunawading

If you have a query that we haven’t covered here – please give us a call or send us an email. We are more than happy to discuss your requirements with you.

May 24, 2020

While so many of us are spending more quality time at home due to the Covid-19 restrictions, many of us are feeling like we finally have the time to focus on home improvements. Upgrading features of your home is a fantastic way to add-value – one of the best, value-adding improvements to a home is installing high-performance aluminium windows and doors.

Aluminium windows and doors

Aluminium Frame Installations – Windows and Doors

Aluminium frames are stylish and practical but what sets aluminium apart from other materials is that it’s a high quality, durable and low-maintenance product.

Aluminium doors are the staple of modern builds as they let indoor spaces open effortlessly to the outdoors – allowing breezy, light-filled spaces that are perfect for the Australian climate.

Aluminium Door Options

Aluminium Sliding Doors:

  • always versatile, you can custom design and build your sliding doors, so they fit any space

Aluminium Stacker Doors:

  • Easy to use and fully-customisable – stacker doors are a popular choice to modernise a space

Aluminium French Doors:

  • timelessly elegant and well suited to both old and new homes. These doors are perfect for narrower spaces.

Aluminium Bifold Doors:

  • luxurious and modern, bifold doors allow for a seamless transition between outdoor and indoor spaces

Aluminium Corner Doors:

  • a novel design element that gives you so many options to reimagine your home, you no longer have to be hemmed in by an awkward corner, open it up to the outside.

Aluminium Window Options

Acoustic Series:

  • Intrusive street noise is not a desired property feature but it’s easily solved with our Acoustic Windows.

Awning windows:

  • A timeless style– the downward facing opening makes this a great window for ventilation as it can be open during rain and wind.

Double Hung windows:

  • With both panels able to slide, these windows give small spaces more options for ventilation

Fixed-lite windows:

  • These double-glazed windows suit even the most extreme Australian climate – they will insulate your home from wind, rain and noise.

Why Choose Aluminium Frames?

  • 100% customisable and built to order
  • Durable and low maintenance
  • Draught-proof, leak-proof and rattle-proof, with dual weather shields
  • Installed with inline revealing for better insulation
  • Climate-appropriate and bushfire safety-compliant
  • Under seven-year manufacturer’s warranty

Double Glazing

If you’re after a cost-effective way to minimise heat transfer, then we can discuss your glazing options. Double Glazing is a worthwhile long-term investment for reducing energy bills.

Rylock Nunawading

At Rylock Nunawading we offer a range of aluminium door and window frames – work with us to upgrade your windows and doors. Our skilled team of technicians will measure, quote, design, custom build, and install your new products. Give us a call today to transform your home.

March 26, 2020
March 26, 2020

Why should you Install Aluminium Windows and Doors?

Have you ever admired the beautiful, unobstructed views that some properties seem to have? Have you noticed how huge glass panes give an airy and open feel that can completely transform a room or a building? Aluminium windows are the key to achieving the look and feel you want.

Bespoke Aluminium Windows 

What are the Advantages of Aluminium Windows and doors?

  • Aluminium is Strong

The strength of aluminium means that you don’t need a bulky, heavy and unsightly frame. Your aluminium window frame can hold a large piece of glass and still provide strength and support while still maintaining a smooth and slim aesthetic.

  • Aluminium frames are durable and resistant

Aluminium is low-maintenance and weather resistant which means you can achieve a sleek and modern look that lasts for decades. Aluminium’s impermeable and corrosion-resistant properties give it longevity – meaning it won’t crack, split or rot – so your windows and doors will open and close smoothly and seamlessly.

  • Aluminium window frames are versatile

Is the window in your new build a slightly awkward size or design? That’s not a problem: with our made to measure service, we can build to the size and design to suit your needs.

Do you have a specific look or colour in mind? Your window or door frames are powder coated during the manufacturing stage and never have to be painted again. The durability of powder-coated aluminium delivers long-lasting results, maintaining its colour for years to come.

By now you know that aluminium won’t rot or crack and will retain your chosen colour but how do you keep it looking good? A wipe with a damp cloth will do the job, no intense cleaning is required, and any stray window cleaning spray won’t affect the paintwork either. It’s a win-win.

  • Aluminium is Recyclable

Consumers are increasingly environmentally-conscious and aluminium is a great choice if you’re looking to build more sustainably, as it is one of the very few materials that can be recycled infinitely without compromising its integrity.

  • Aluminium Window Frames and Door Frames are Value-adding

Aluminium frames are a sought-after selling point in the housing market and will add value to your home or commercial property.

Why Choose Rylock Nunawading?

Based and manufactured in Nunawading, we serve the entire greater Melbourne region. We will work with you to ensure you receive personalised service and we strive to meet all your needs.

We offer:

  • Free Onsite quotations
  • Manufacture according to your specifications
  • Prepare/modify the space for installation
  • Professional installation
  • Removal of unwanted door and window frames

You can’t go wrong with our 7-year manufacturers’ warranty and best of all our products are Australian made and owned.

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