Replace your windows and doors

Make the most of the banks current specials - only 1% fixed for 3 years!

Windows make up 8 -10% of the thermal envelope of a typical NZ home and can be responsible for up to 40% of your home's heat loss!  Replacing your windows and doors with modern double-glazed units will not only instantly update the look of your home but also improve it's efficiency making it a warmer, healthier environment for your family.

The process of replacing your windows is simple and in most circumstances will not require a building consent**.  With the amazing funding specials on offer by the major banks at the moment, now is the time to take action and we can help.

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For eligible upgrades to your home, ANZ, ASB and BNZ are offering;

  • 1% interest rate fixed for 3 years
  • Maximum lending of $80,000 per customer/property
  • Only available to existing home loan customers

ANZ Better Homes Top-Up

ASB Good Energy Home Loan

BNZ Green Home Loan Top-Up

For eligible upgrades to your home, Westpac is offering;

  • 0% interest rate fixed for 5 years
  • Maximum lending of $50,000 per customer/property
  • Only available to existing home loan customers

Westpac Greater Choices Home Loan

Please refer to the specific terms & conditions of each individual bank.  Details as at September 2023.

Making The Right Choice

Upgrading your windows and doors is a significant decision, so you want to make the right choice.  You can replace like-for-like or consider replacing with a completely different type of joinery.  Aluminium, timber and uPVC are the most common materials used for windows and doors in NZ.  Each has it’s pros and cons.

Photo of aluminium windows

ALUMINIUM

Pros

  • The most cost effective option
  • Durable & more resistant to the elements - will last up to 30 - 40 years
  • Lower maintenance – doesn’t require repainting

Cons

  • Lowest energy efficiency – even with a thermal break the heat/cold travels through the framing more than other options
  • Limited to the manufacturers colour range
  • Whilst the aluminium frame is durable and low maintenance, other components of the window may need replacing/repairs

To supply & install into timber weatherboards;

$2,375 incl GST

This is a guide only and is based on a 1200mm x 1200mm window with one opening sash.  Architraves included, however no allowance included for any demolition work required,  painting, scaffolding or disposal of old windows.  

 

To supply & install into brick veneer;

$2,132 incl GST

This is a guide only and is based on a 1200mm x 1200mm window with one opening sash.  Architraves included, however no allowance included for any demolition work required, painting, scaffolding or disposal of old windows.  

Timber bungalow bay window

TIMBER

Pros

  • Energy efficient – heat/cold does not pass through the framing as easily
  • The more expensive option
  • Comes in a wide variety of styles and most suitable for bungalows and villas if you wish to keep the character of the home
  • Can be painted ANY colour (but check with manufacturer for dark colours)
  • Uses a renewable material

Cons

  • Requires regular painting to maintain
  • Being a natural fibre, timber joinery is subject to some movement which can cause binding

To supply & install into timber weatherboards;

$3,410 incl GST

This is a guide and is based on a 1200mm x 1200mm window with one opening sash.  Sill & architrave included, however no allowance included for any demolition work required, painting, scaffolding or disposal of old windows.  

 

To supply & install into brick veneer;

$3,069 incl GST

This is a guide and is based on a 1200mm x 1200mm window with one opening sash.  Architrave included, however no allowance included for any demolition work required, painting, scaffolding or disposal of old windows.  

uPVC window

uPVC

Pros

  • An energy efficient option as unplasticised polyvinyl chloride (uPVC) is low conductivity material
  • Easy to clean and maintain – no painting required
  • Offers different opening configurations to other options
  • Made from a recyclable material

Cons

  • Does tend to have a bulkier look - but this means it can be an alternative for bungalows and villas
  • Can be heavy due to the steel inserted inside the framing

To supply & install into timber weatherboards;

$2,645 incl GST

This is a guide and is based on a 1200mm x 1200mm window with one opening sash. Architrave included, however no allowance included for any demolition work required, painting, scaffolding or disposal of old windows.

 

To supply & install into brick veneer;

$2,400 incl GST

This is a guide and is based on a 1200mm x 1200mm window with one opening sash. Architrave included, however no allowance included for any demolition work required, painting, scaffolding or disposal of old windows.  

  

** as long as the window has not failed within 15 years of install and the window opening is not being made wider.