Frequently Asked Questions

Tradestar Glazing UK Aluminium Roofs - FAQs

  1. How do I measure my roof?
    Tradestar Glazing only work from Internal Opening Sizes, so please make sure you measure opening size. Our Aluminium Roofs are manufactured using a 70mm wide aluminium kerb detail profile which can sit on a minimum 70mm wide x 25mm deep timber frame.

  2. How can I get a price?
    Tradestar Glazing Stock many standard stock size Aluminium Lantern Roofs which are shown on the Product Description, however there is also a custom roof option where you can contact us with your requirements and we can get a price back to you within 24 hours. And don’t forget if you are in the Trade there are further savings to be made by creating an account.

Tradestar Glazing Aluminium Bifolding Doors - FAQs

  1. How Thermally Efficient are our Aluminium Bifolding Doors ?
    The Tradestar Glazing Bifolding Doors are fully compliant with building regulations and exceed the requirements for part L. Our Aluminium Bifold Doors all use the latest polyamide thermal break technology, which creates a barrier between the outside and inside aluminium sections, therefore reducing heat loss through the Aluminium. Our Bifolds also come with 28mm Soft Coat Argon Filled Black Warm Edge Spacer Bar Sealed Units as Standard. This provides a centre pane U-Value of 1.2W/M2K and results in an overall U-Value of 1.7 W/M2K as standard. Other Glass Options are available to help bring the U-Value down.

Tradestar Glazing Composite Doors - FAQs

  1. What is required for my New Build Property ?
    Tradestar Glazing Composite Doors are manufactured to suit replacement and new build projects. All is needed in a Part M Complient Wheelchair access threshold which is 15mm high. PDF’s of all the Thresholds are available on the Product page.

Tradestar Glazing Aluminium Patio Doors - FAQs

  1. Why Should I choose Aluminium rather than uPVC ?
    Aluminium is light weight, high strength material and because of its slim profiles in incredibly appealing to the modern construction.