All stock aluminium products on a 2 week turnaround

about real aluminium

REAL Aluminium offers a comprehensive range of aluminium fenestration products for all domestic installations, manufactured using profiles and components held in stock at the dedicated factory in Gloucestershire. With strong, slim profiles, long lasting quality materials and finish, the REAL Aluminium range covers a full suite of aluminium products. That includes: casement windows, bi-folding doors, sliding doors, residential doors, composite doors, and ultra slim glazed roof solutions.

WE ARE PROUD TO BE AWARDED

ALUMINIUM COMPANY 2016

REAL Aluminium is very proud to be at the top of the podium having been voted Aluminium Company of the Year 2016 in the National Fenestration Awards.

A step change for the industry, REAL Aluminium delivers everything the installer needs to promote, quote, order and sell the most extensive range of aluminium windows, doors and roofs available from ONE SINGLE SUPPLIER on a 2-week lead time.

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WHY REAL ALUMINIUM?
It´s as easy as child´s play...

  • Easy Pricing
  • Easy Quoting
  • Quick Delivery
  • Quick Quoting

lead times

Quoting - 24 hours or immediate via pricing tools
Delivery - 2 weeks*

*From sign off/next delivery date Astragal bar products and roof vents = 3 weeks
Grey outside and white inside = 2 weeks
Composite door bespoke colours = 3 weeks

colour options

Black, White, Grey, Grey Outside/White Inside

products

The REAL Aluminium range provides a full solution for any aluminium installation with a choice of contemporary or traditional styles. Windows, residential, composite and French door options include 'Square', our standard profile style window or 'Featured', a more traditional profile replicating the ovolo style of a traditional timber window. REAL Aluminium holds a stock range which is available on an industry-leading lead time, but other aluminium products and colour options are available at standard aluminium lead times.

 

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Building regulation compliance and Window Energy Ratings (WER)

Compliance with current building regulations is a vital part of every installation and can sometimes be complex. Using REAL Aluminium, meeting the requirements of Part L of current UK building regulations is easy as the entire range is compliant when installed with a double-glazed unit with a U Value of 1.2w⁄m2k and a solar gain of 0.71 or better that is manufactured using an Edgetech Super Spacer Bar or equivalent.

All REAL Casement Windows achieve an ‘A’-rating if the above glass unit is upgraded to low-iron glass.
The thermal efficiency of the REAL Aluminium range can be enhanced further by using higher performance double-glazed or triple-glazed units.


bi-folding doors

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The perfect addition to any home, bi-folding doors not only offer slim frame profiles and quality running mechanisms but also enhanced thermal performance.


All profiles feature a polyamide thermal break which enhances the thermal performance of the profile and improves the overall U Value. Profiles feature high quality EPDM gaskets and weather brushes to aid weather resistance. REAL Aluminium bi-folds comply with the requirements of Building Regulations Document L 2010.

Security is assured by multi-point lock mechanisms on main opening sashes, and shootbolt locking on floating mullions. All bi-folding doors within the REAL Aluminium range have the option of either low thresholds for unimpeded, easy access, or rebated thresholds that offer improved weather resistance.

sliding doors

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A REAL Aluminium Sliding Door adds eye-catching impact to the exterior of a home. The outward appearance focuses on stunning glass areas, highlighted by bold aluminium sections styled with clean aesthetic lines that work in harmony with the character of any home.


Delivering optimum performance and tested to the highest standards REAL Aluminium sliding doors guarantee reliability. The strong and thermally broken aluminium sections make large sliding doors and large glass areas possible without compromising thermal performance or weather resistance.

Special sliding mechanisms enable even the largest sashes to slide effortlessly, whatever the size. Each sliding panel can be up to 2500mm high and when closed these large sliding doors form a thermally efficient glass facade, a wonderful way to flood a space with light and to enjoy beautiful views.

This adaptable system is ideal for use as residential sliding doors that maximise light and give stunning unimpeded views or as sliding commercial entrances where large opening apertures are required. REAL Aluminium sliding door profiles have been designed to improve both strength and weather resistance.

All main sections feature an extended Polyamide thermal break that allows the sliding doors from the REAL range to achieve a UValue of 1.8 W/m2K when installed with a standard double glazed sealed unit.

casement windows

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The REAL Casement Windows range offers ultimate flexibility with numerous combinations of top hung sashes, side hung sashes, dummy sashes and fixed lights available that are ideal for residential installations.


All REAL Aluminium profiles utilise innovative polyamide thermal break technology which creates a barrier between the cold air outside and the warm air inside. This technology significantly reduces thermal transmittance and enhances the overall U Value of a product allowing REAL Aluminium casement windows to achieve a Window Energy ´A´ Rating when used in conjunction with the correct double or triple glazed unit.

Choose from two styles available within the REAL Aluminium range: Square, our standard style window or Featured, a more traditional profile replicating the ovolo style of a traditional timber window.

residential doors

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Our elegant, yet strong and durable aluminium residential doors enhance the beauty of your home, keep in the warmth and let in more light due to their slim sightlines.


Peace of mind is ensured with the inclusion of an enhanced security multi-point locking system. Security can be further enhanced with additional shootbolts. All main sections feature an extended Polyamide thermal break that allows the residential doors from the REAL range to achieve a U Value of 1.8 W/m2K when installed with a suitable double glazed sealed unit.

This adaptable system is ideal for use as residential sliding doors that maximise light and give stunning unimpeded views or as sliding commercial entrances where large opening apertures are required. REAL Aluminium sliding door profiles have been designed to improve both strength and weather resistance.

All main sections feature an extended Polyamide thermal break that allows the sliding doors from the REAL range to achieve a UValue of 1.8 W/m2K when installed with a standard double glazed sealed unit.

composite doors

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Enhance the beauty of your home with an exterior door that combines traditional looks with all the benefits of modern materials. Made from glass reinforced polymer (GRP), REAL Aluminium Composite Doors provide leading security and insulation standards, in a made-to-measure package that is virtually maintenance free.


Developed from oak tree grain, the wood grain effect finish on a REAL Composite Door creates a beautifully authentic appearance. This, complemented by the REAL Aluminium Door Frame, forms a beautiful and high-performance door.

Peace of mind is assured with high-security multi-point locks, and internal glazing. A reinforced, low-maintenance REAL Aluminium frame conforming to British standards keeps the weather and would-be intruders at bay.

Every REAL Aluminium Composite Door is individually made to measure – a perfect fit. The range includes the most popular door designs, colours and glass options to suit any home.

Built to last, REAL Aluminium Composite Doors are subjected to rigorous intrusion, impact, wind and rainwater tests and manufactured to comply with recognised standards for stability, rigidity, thermal insulation and safety glazing.


Please refer to the REAL Composite Door Brochure

lantern roofs

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Whether replacing an existing roof or building a new extension, a REAL Aluminium Lantern Roof is a great way to bring natural light into a room.


The clean, sharp lines with minimum intrusion are possible thanks to the super slim 40mm rafter box profile and no boss or hood.

Key Benefits

  • The UK´s most thermally efficient aluminium roof system**
  • The UK´s strongest roof system**
  • Minimalist modern design with ultra-low sightlines
  • Ideal for orangeries
  • Clean low sight lines externally
  • Aluminium external caps

understanding aluminium

There are a multitude of reasons to choose aluminium. Homeowners are becoming more aware of the benefits of this slimmer and stronger material for their home.

Improvements to aesthetics and thermal performance differentiate today´s aluminium products from those of the eighties and nineties. Aluminium is the preferred product of discerning architects...why would discerning homeowners choose anything else? Whatever the taste or style of your home, the REAL Aluminium range offers distinctive styles and designs to suit.

Benefits of using Aluminium


Thermally efficient

The REAL Aluminium range is enhanced with polyamide thermal barrier technology, enabling the windows and doors to exceed the energy performance requirements of current building regulations.

Profiles used in all products from the REAL Aluminium range have a very high resistance to heat transfer from the inner face of the frame to the external face of the frame giving superior thermal efficiency and reduced condensation. The roof frame is the most thermally efficient in the UK domestic conservatory market.


Please note that all information given is for guidance purposes only. It is given in good faith and is correct to the best of our knowledge at the time of printing. Customers should obtain complete copies of standards from relevant authorities.

High strength

Aluminium, by its very nature, is a strong material compared to PVCu and doesn´t require additional reinforcements.

The superior strength of aluminium allows for larger arrangements which are only possible with timber or PVCu when using bulky profiles and couplers. Most PVCu bi-folds can only extend to 750mm wide sashes; the REAL Aluminium Bi-folding Doors can accommodate 1200mm sashes.

Ease of maintenance

Aluminium is easy to keep looking great and is virtually maintenance free. Modern powder-coating delivers a hard-wearing finish which will last for years. With occasional cleaning and periodic lubrication of locks and hinges, aluminium windows and doors will look and operate ‘as-new’ for longer.

Long-lasting colour

Powder-coated aluminium is one of the most durable finishes available for windows and doors. It won´t discolour, rust or peel, giving it a long-lasting, attractive appearance. All aluminium products from the REAL Aluminium range come with superior guarantees. This guarantee covers the powder-coating against the following faults:

  • - Peeling, powdering and blistering
  • - Corrosion
  • - Chalking, fading and loss of sheen

Better functionality

Aluminium is a durable substance, therefore windows and doors made from aluminium will continue to open and slide smoothly over many years.

environmentally friendly

Aluminium is infinitely recyclable, and when recycled uses just 5% of the total energy needed to produce frames from scratch.

how to order

Aluminium can be tricky to cost and has a reputation for being on a longer lead time. The REAL Aluminium range make aluminium easy to understand, easy to price, easy to quote and provides a sensible choice of windows, doors and glazed lantern roofs.

To take full advantage of REAL aluminium prices and lead times...

Only quotes or orders placed using REAL Aluminium Order Forms, or via Custodian will be accepted and receive REAL Aluminium lead times.

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contact

General enquiries

Our Marketing Team are on hand to help you generate leads, convert leads into orders and create a positive experience associated with buying REAL Aluminium through your business. From in-store displays to local advertising we can provide the tools you need to promote REAL Aluminium.

Customade (UK) Ltd
Oldend Hall, Oldends Lane
Stonehouse
Gloucestershire
GL10 3RQ, UK

Phone: 01453 826884
Fax: 01453 791259
Email: enquiries@customade.co.uk

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