Crittall® Window & Door Alternatives - Buyers Guide

Alternatives to External Crittall® Windows, Crittall® Doors and Internal Crittall® Room Dividers.

Crittall® Windows and Doors are made by Crittall Windows Limited based in Essex and are made from steel.

The major problem of steel is the prohibitive cost. Other potential problems are rust, maintenance demands, condensation, weight, thermal performance including heat loss and long lead times.

New extension at Grade 2 listed 14th century House in keeping with the original

14TH CENTURY GRADE II LISTED KINGSLEY HOUSE WITH ALUMINIUM
ALITHERM HERITAGE LISTED BUILDING REPLACEMENT DOORS

 

Comparison at a glance

Crittall® Aluminium
Best for cheapest cost-effective option ✘*
Best for thermal properties
Best for lightest weight
Best for maximum glass and daylight
Best for frame colour choice
Best choice for low/no maintenance
Best choice for faster lead times
Best secure locking
Best environmental choice
Best choice for steel look
Best choice for listed/conservation area properties
Best choice of hardware options
Best choice for period, Victorian, heritage, Georgian or Art Deco Projects
Best choice for classic window design
Best choice for french doors
Best choice for bi-fold doors
Best choice for internal glass partions
Best choice for internal sliding partition room dividers
*new steel is typically 3 to 4 times more expensive than Alitherm Heritage aluminium
grade 2 listed school house in Skipton with approved replacement windows

Best Alternative to
Crittall® Windows

Rated 5.0 out of 5 Andrew Beevers

...trumps the 'Crittall' type systems on thermal performance and cost.

Choose aluminium Alitherm Heritage Aluminium Windows for both new and Crittall® steel window replacement projects.

The benefits of modern, secure, thermally efficient aluminium windows with the heritage and character of traditional steel at a fraction of the cost.

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Rated 5.0 out of 5 Guy Ludlam

We are very happy with the 40 plus windows and doors Marlin supplied and fitted at our house . The Alitherm Heritage range looks fantastic.

 

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New extension at Grade 2 listed 14th century House in keeping with the original

Best Alternative to
External Crittall® Doors

Rated 5.0 out of 5 Dom B

The final products, we chose Heritage doors and windows, look stunning..

Choose aluminium Alitherm Heritage Doors for new and Crittall® steel door replacement projects.

The benefits of modern, secure, thermally efficient aluminium doors with the heritage and character of traditional steel at a fraction of the cost.

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Rated 5.0 out of 5 Myar Craig-Brown

We ordered Aluminium Steel replacement 'crittal' type French Patio doors and Windows. They are absolutely beautiful.

 

Rated 5.0 out of 5 Norma Turvill

My French doors and windows are beautiful

 

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New extension at Grade 2 listed 14th century House in keeping with the original

Best Alternative to
Bi-Fold Crittall® Doors

At the time of writing Crittall® do not currently offer a bi-fold door option.

Choose Heritage Bi-fold doors as a modern alternative to Crittall® steel doors or classic heritage French doors.

Retro steel style design in Aluminium with modern strength and exceptional thermal performance designed to work in perfect harmony with Alitherm Aluminium Heritage door and window range.

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Rated 5.0 out of 5 Andrew Beevers

...trumps the 'Crittall' type systems on thermal performance and cost.

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New extension at Grade 2 listed 14th century House in keeping with the original

Best Alternative to
Internal Crittall® Windows and Doors

Choose New Aluspace Heritage Interior Glazing System for Internal Partition Room Dividers and glass walls.

Divide internal areas of any size or shape with elegant steel-look framework.

Create new internal spaces for a wide range of applications with single, double, pivot and sliding door configurations.

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Alitherm Heritage have received consent and been used to replace windows and doors in listed buildings.

  • Windows and doors can be replaced.
  • Draughts and maintenance can be banished.
  • Traditional appearance with 21st century performance attained.

 

*SPECIAL OFFER*: FREE ALITHERM HERITAGE SAMPLE

Get a free sample of Alitherm Heritage

Use the sample to compare with Crittall® or in your application for consent

Your local planning officer can be convinced when they see exactly what you intend to use as replacement

 

 

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Typical help provided includes:

  • Choosing the right product
  • Getting the right made to measure size
  • Help with ordering
  • Information and advice on what your local planning officer requires

Request your free Alitherm Heritage sample which we will be glad to send you to compare with Crittall® or support any application – just pick up the phone and ask.

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Rated 5.0 out of 5 Nicholas Kitchen

...really helpful with all my technical queries, which helped make sure my orders were mm perfect and the doors all went in smoothly...
They look great - will do it all again in our next house!

 

Rated 5.0 out of 5 Dom B

Super customer service, they actually answer the phone and call back promptly if they’re not available... very helpful throughout with technical advice.

 

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Replacing Windows In A Listed Building

Read our guide to replacing windows in listed buildings

Read our guide to listed building window replacement

Replacing Windows In Conservation Area Properties

Read our guide to replacing windows in conservation area buildings

Read our guide to conservation area property window replacement

The Buyers Guide To French Doors

guide to how to aluminium french doors

Read our guide to buying french doors for your home

 

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