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What is the waiting period for the production of windows?

The production time for standard construction windows in standard colors is: 15 working days. The production time for windows of...

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Does Feneste offer free window measurements?

Yes, in Feneste the measurement is free for all qualified projects....

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What are the cheapest windows?

The cheapest windows are white PVC windows....

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What are the standard dimensions of the windows?

Currently, everyone on the market, when designing houses, blocks and buildings, determines the size of the joinery with the designer....

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What is the scope of Feneste’s assembly work?

Normal assembly, warm assembly on expansion tapes, warm assembly on foam and vapor-permeable tapes, assembly in the insulation layer, disassembly,...

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What is the most durable material for the production of windows?

The most durable material for the production of windows is aluminum....

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What is the VAT on the purchase of windows?

VAT depends on the country of receipt and whether it is a private or business customer. Find out more…...

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What is the most popular window material?

The most popular are PVC windows (known as PVC and PVC) made of plastic....

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What materials are windows made of?

The materials from which the windows can be made are: PVC, Aluminum, Wood, Wood-Aluminum and PVC-Aluminum....

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What types of windows are there?

There are many different types of windows that can be used in homes, offices and other buildings. Here are some...

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What are the types of sliding systems in terrace windows?

We distinguish the following types of sliding systems in windows: HST sliding patio doors, PSK sliding patio doors and SMART-SLIDE...

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What is a movable mullion?

The movable mullion is one of the elements of the window structure, permanently connected to one of the sash frames....

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What is the difference between sliding window systems: HST, PSK and SMART-SLIDE?

Opening method: HST: the window rises for a few millimeters and moves, PSK: the window tilts and slides, hiding behind...

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What is the most popular window profile?

The most popular window profile is Ideal 8000 from Aluplast....

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Which window profile to choose?

The choice of window profile depends on many factors, including aesthetic preferences, functionality, energy efficiency and budget. Here are some...

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What are the accessories for windows?

Handles, Types of anti-burglary fittings, Air Diffusers, Mutins, Insulation and sills....

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What are a diffusers a window?

Window Diffusers are special devices that are used to ventilate rooms through windows. They are permanently mounted on window frames...

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What types of window diffuser are there?

The available types of window diffuser are: manual, pressure, hygro-controlled and rebate....

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What are muntins ?

Muntins are aluminum strips installed inside or outside the glazing of windows. They mainly play a decorative role....

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What types of mutin are there?

The types of muntin are internal, Viennese, glued on both sides and pinned....

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What types of hinges are used in windows?

Depending on the type of window and the way it is opened, different types of hinges are used. Here are...

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What is the heat factor in windows (Uw Ug Uf Rw)?

The heat factor of windows, also known as the U-value or U-value, is a measure of heat conduction through a...

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What are the benefits of energy efficient windows?

Energy-saving windows offer many benefits, both for the household and for the environment. Here are some of the main benefits...

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What types of windows are there?

Among the different types of windows, the following can be distinguished: windows due to the material (wooden, aluminum, PVC), the...

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When to install interior doors in a new home?

Installation of internal doors should take place after all works that require the use of moisture (so-called wet works) have...

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Which fittings to choose for windows: Winkhaus, Roto, Siegenia, Maco?

Which fittings to choose: Winkhaus, Roto, Siegenia, Maco?...

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of PVC, wooden and aluminum windows?

Here is a presentation of the advantages and disadvantages of windows made of three different materials: PVC, wood and aluminum:...

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What are the typical sizes of standard windows?

Standard window sizes may vary by region and country, but there are several commonly used sizes. Here are examples of...

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Can I install the windows myself or should I hire a professional?

Installation of windows is a task that requires appropriate skills and experience. Although it is theoretically possible to install windows...

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What options are available in terms of window opening types?

There are many different options for opening windows, and the choice depends on your preferences, building style, functionality and available...

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What are window fittings ?

Window Fittings are a set of elements that allow you to open and close the window and keep it in...

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How to care for windows and keep them in good condition?

Properly caring for your windows and keeping them in good condition is key to ensuring their durability and effectiveness. Here...

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What parameters should we pay attention to when choosing windows?

When choosing windows, it is worth paying attention to several important parameters. The most important of them is the heat...

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Is it worth investing in double or triple glazing windows?

Yes, it is worth investing in double or triple glazing windows due to the many benefits they offer. Here are...

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How to choose the best Uw coefficient and what is it?

The value informing us about the amount of heat that escapes through the entire window is the Uw coefficient, i.e....

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What are the popular materials used for the production of windows and what are their advantages and disadvantages?

There are several common materials used to make windows, each with its own unique characteristics. Here are some examples of...

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How long is the warranty on windows?

Feneste grants a 60-month warranty on PVC and aluminum windows....

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What window security options are available to improve home security?

There are various window security options available that can improve the security of your home. Here are a few of...

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When to install windows in a new home?

After building the walls and installing the roofing, but before starting the interior and exterior plastering, install the windows in...

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What are the differences between single and double sash windows?

single-leaf and double-leaf windows differ in the number of sashes, i.e. the movable elements of the window. Here are some...

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What is warm assembly and is it worth investing in?

Warm installation, also known as bridgeless installation, is a window installation technique that aims to improve thermal insulation and prevent...

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What are the soundproofing recommendations for windows?

To improve the soundproofing of windows, here are some recommendations that may help:...

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What is summer and winter mode in windows and how to use them?

The summer and winter mode in the windows refers to the settings of the fastening and opening of the window...

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What is a FIX window?

A fix window, also known as a fixed window or fixed window, is a type of window that does not...

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What gas is used in the production of windows?

In the production of windows, carbon dioxide (CO2) or argon is often used as a gas to fill the space...

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What is a door frame?

A frame is a structural element of a window or door, which is permanently fixed in the wall opening or...

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How to count the chambers in the windows?

To calculate the number of chambers in the windows, you need to consider the type of window and its design....

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What is a warm frame in windows?

Warm frame in windows, often also called “warm edge” or “warm profile,” refers to a special design solution in windows...

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What is a winter garden?

The winter garden is a glazed structure, which is usually insulated and has a ventilation system....

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What is the difference between a winter garden, an orangery and a conservatory?

While the current trend in home renovations is to add an exclusive conservatory, most people are confused about the difference...

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What are folding windows and where to use them?

Folding windows are a type of windows that fold into harmonious folds when opening and closing. They are characterized by...

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Is it worth investing in a winter garden?

Yes, it is worth investing in a winter garden both at home and in business. A winter garden offers many...

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What is the role of fire protection for windows?

Fire protection in windows refers to special features and properties that are designed to prevent the spread of fire, smoke...

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What is the difference between an adaptive, plug-in and top-mounted roller blind?

The adaptive roller blind is mounted directly on the window, perfectly adapts to it and allows you to maintain the...

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What are the costs of purchasing and installing window blinds?

The cost of purchasing and installing window blinds can vary significantly depending on many factors, such as the type of...

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What is a facade blind?

The facade blind is a type of external cover mounted on the facade of the building. It consists of movable...

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What are the benefits of using facade blinds?

The use of facade blinds brings many benefits, here are some of them:...

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What are the costs of purchasing and installing facade roller shutters?

The costs of purchasing and installing facade roller shutters can vary and will depend on many factors, such as:...

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What is the role of window seals ?

Window seals play several important roles in window construction:...

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What is the service life of window seals ?

The lifespan of window seals can vary and depends on many factors, such as material quality, climatic conditions, etc....

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How to prepare window openings for warm installation?

Preparing openings for warm installation includes priming, leveling, cutting styrofoam, taking into account specifications for lintels and foundations, with window...

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FAQ about entrance doors

What are the standard dimensions of entrance doors?

The width and height of the door have a significant impact on the comfort of users and the functionality of...

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What is the waiting period for the production of entrance doors?

The waiting time for external doors may vary depending on the material they are made of...

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What materials are entrance doors made of?

Entry doors are made of various materials, depending on the customer’s needs and preferences. The most popular materials used to...

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What are the differences between the available types of door fillings?

There are three main types of door fillings available: double-sided overlays, single-sided overlays and batch ones....

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What is the most durable material for the production of entrance doors?

The most durable material for the production of doors is aluminum....

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How to determine the door opening direction (right/left)?

The direction in which a door opens, whether right or left, is determined by looking at the door from the...

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What is the best material to choose for Entry doors: steel, aluminum, PVC or wood?

The choice of material for Entry doors depends on many factors, such as style, budget, aesthetic preference, durability and thermal...

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What are door transoms?

Round door transoms are decorative and functional elements that are placed on the outside of the door, often around its...

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What is the difference between a pull handle and a handle?

In exterior doors, both pull handles and handles perform the function of enabling the door to be opened and closed,...

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What is the difference between a door knob, pull handle and door handle for Entry doors?

The door knob, pull handle and handle are three different elements used to open and close the door....

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Is it worth considering doors with double or triple glazing?

The decision to choose a double or triple glazed door depends on many factors, such as climate, building location, energy...

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What are the cheapest entrance doors?

The cheapest external doors are PVC doors....

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What is the difference between Entry doors, exterior and interior?

The difference between entry doors, exterior doors and interior doors lies in their purpose and design features:...

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What is a door transom?

A door transom, also known as a “transom” or “window transom,” is a door design element that is usually placed...

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What is a door drop seal?

A door drop seal is a type of gasket installed on the bottom edge of the door to seal the...

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What are the advantages of choosing doors with fanlights?

Choosing doors with fanlights brings several benefits, more natural light, optical enlargement of space, etc....

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What is an entablature (pull handle) in a door?

An entablature, often referred to as a pull handle, is a component that is used to grip the hand when...

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What is INOX in the context of doors?

Inox is an abbreviation derived from the French word “inoxydable,” which translates as “non-abrasive” or “stainless.” – in other words,...

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Can entry doors affect a home’s energy efficiency?

Entry doors can significantly affect a home’s energy efficiency. Here are some ways they can do this:...

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What are the maintenance and care recommendations for Entry doors to extend their life?

Here are some recommendations for maintenance and care of Entry doors: regular cleaning, maintenance of metal parts, etc....

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What are the advantages of choosing double-leaf doors?

The choice of double-leaf doors carries several advantages:...

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What is the difference between a custom door color and a standard door color?

A custom door color usually carries a higher price compared to standard color options....

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What is an espagnolette in an entry door?

The bolt on Entry doors is a locking element that allows the door to be closed and opened with a...

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What does Class C security mean for entry doors?

Class C is a designation used in the context of door security that indicates the level of resistance to burglary....

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