14 best manufacturers of plastic windows

Review of the best according to the editors. About the selection criteria. The the material is subjective, is not advertising and is not serves as a guide to the purchase. Before purchase is needed consultation with a specialist.

Plastic windows are confidently crowding out the domestic market wooden structures. And although in Europe the number of connoisseurs natural material is gradually growing, in Russia this fashionable the trend has not yet been traced on sales volumes. Only the rich people can afford window systems with traditional carvings platband. The popularity of PVC products is explained by durability, availability, good heat and noise insulation properties. TO the same plastic does not require special care. Today in Russian market abundance of PVC window systems. But if earlier it was in mainly products of foreign brands, then today the proportion domestic manufacturers increased significantly. Wherein the choice of windows for consumers was also difficult. In this question, without expert advice is not enough.

How to choose plastic windows

  1. One of the key points in the selection of plastic windows is the type of profile. There are deaf systems, rotary designs and swing-out options. Look more profitable windows with a swing-out mechanism, but they are more expensive. Often consumers order combination window units where one the sash opens, and the second has a blank structure. Is explained it is a reasonable desire to save. In addition, fixed wings have the best heat and sound insulation qualities.
  2. The heat and noise insulation properties of PVC windows depend on number of cameras. The more they are built into the profile, the better insulating qualities. But the price is getting higher. For medium stripes are enough for 2-3 chamber structures. On unheated Loggias can be limited to one camera. But the inhabitants of the northern regions have to order window units with 4-6 cameras.
  3. Glass has undergone major modernization. Popularity gaining low-emission products that are saturated with atoms silver. They are characterized by high light transmission and excellent thermal insulation properties. Match flame in such glass has a purple hue.
  4. Do not save on such an element of a plastic window as fittings. It is, in fact, a consumable. IN First of all, this concerns the swing-out structures. Quality handles, curtains and locks will last more than 10 years.
  5. Today, white window blocks no longer attract glamorous society. Some manufacturers, going to meet them, produce painted profiles. In a wide range of colors you can find even wood-like models. In this sense, the buyer will have to independently select a window for external or internal design at home.
  6. Simultaneously with the choice of window blocks for apartments and houses care should be taken to install them. Often manufacturers provide a guarantee on their windows only if installation is carried out by official representatives. Also important Read the warranty conditions where pitfalls may be hidden. At the same time, you should ask about the finish of the slopes, possibly with the company will make a pleasant purchase and installation of several windows a discount.

Our review got the best manufacturers of plastic windows. At The following criteria were taken into account when creating the rating:

  1. product innovation;
  2. technical specifications;
  3. price policy;
  4. development of the trading network;
  5. expert opinion;
  6. consumer reviews.

Table of advantages and disadvantages of plastic and wooden windows

Window type

Benefits

disadvantages

Plastic

+ excellent noise and heat insulation

+ attractive appearance

+ simplicity in leaving and operation

+ no protective coating required

+ maintainability

+ durability

– high dependence on installation quality

– the difficulty of repairing defects with your own hands

– unique fittings are used

– in the cold season, additional insulation is required

Wooden

+ environmental friendliness

+ high decorative properties

+ possibility of self-repair

+ any hardware can be used

+ good heat and noise insulation

– the need for applying and updating impregnations and varnishes for atmospheric protection

– requires periodic care

Rating of the best manufacturers of plastic windows

Nomination a place Name of product price
The best manufacturers of plastic windows by ratio price quality 1 Veka 4.9
2 Rehau 4.8
3 KBE 4.7
4 Proplex 4.7
5 Trocal 4.6
The best manufacturers of plastic windows in the premium segment 1 MONTBLANC 4.9
2 Deceuninck 4.8
3 Plafen 4.8
4 Salamander 4.8
5 JUICE 4.7
6 WDS (Window Door Systems) 4.6
7 Panorama 4.5
8 Kaleva 4.5
9 Krauss 4.4

The best manufacturers of plastic windows by ratio price quality

The average domestic consumer selects for your home plastic windows budget or medium price range. It is worth noting that through the establishment of joint production in Russia became available windows leading foreign brands. Experts praised the products of the following manufacturers.

Veka

Rating: 4.9

VEKA

The leadership in our rating was provided by the German company VEKA immediately several advantages over competitors. Primarily worth note the dynamism of increasing volumes on the Russian market. The company came to our country in 1999, but in such a short time managed to get around experienced manufacturers. Recapture part domestic market succeeded through the application of high-tech equipment, tight control at all stages of production and cooperation with Russian partners.

The logical result was the receipt of a European certificate RAL, which confirms the high quality of the products. Company now focused on the release of class A window systems. All the model range is reliably protected from the effects of any weather phenomena and suitable for any climate.

Advantages

  • dynamic promotion;

  • high-tech production;

  • quality products;

  • acceptable price.

disadvantages

  • not detected.

Rehau

Rating: 4.8

Rehau

One of the most unyielding competitors for the ranking winner is a well-known company from Germany Rehau. Large the manufacturer has its own laboratories in which daily new models are being developed. But only a small fraction of the samples will be further approved and put into serial production. Therefore, the search for ideal window systems continues without stop.

Rehau is famous for its well-established production cycle where each stage is under the supervision of experienced controllers. The dictatorship of technology has reduced to a minimum reject rate. And this led to a reduction in dismantling costs, warranty repair and reinstallation. However support high quality products, without reducing the price, it turns out not enough to increase sales.

Advantages

  • development and testing of new models;

  • tough production discipline;

  • low percentage of marriage.

disadvantages

  • high price.

KBE

Rating: 4.7

KBE

The most affordable prices can boast another German manufacturer KBE. The company focuses on the wallet the average Russian buyer, while maintaining good quality profiles. The assortment of window systems is also very diverse. The company offers windows, both for buyers of the southern regions, and for residents of the Far North. To lower the final price of window profile KBE organized a full production cycle in Of Russia. Therefore, the low price applies not only to the profile, but also on fittings.

Experts gave the manufacturer only the third place in the rating for flaws in the windows of the Russian assembly. First of all it concerns quality plastic that turns yellow over time.

Advantages

  • sound pricing policy;

  • wide range of windows;

  • reference quality products from Germany.

disadvantages

  • low quality plastic in Russian windows.

Proplex

Rating: 4.7

Proplex

Affordable prices and full adaptability to Russian climatic conditions offers the buyer an Austrian manufacturer of Proplex. Specialists value quality plastic, which has the strength, reliability. With time PVC profile does not turn yellow, its technical parameters also remain unchanged. Therefore, the manufacturer has many customers who install windows in apartments and private houses.

Get to the top three ranking companies did not allow Outdated appearance of window profiles. On the one hand it’s allows you to keep a low price. But many potential buyers, Having appreciated the design of the windows, they prefer other manufacturers. Besides Proplex does not have an international quality certificate, which interferes promotion of products outside of Russia.

Advantages

  • affordability;

  • plastic strength;

  • PVC does not turn yellow over time.

disadvantages

  • outdated design;

  • There is no international quality certificate.

Trocal

Rating: 4.6

Trocal

The oldest European manufacturer of plastic windows is considered German company Trocal. The first PVC profiles were released in back in 1954. Since then, production facilities have been more than once updated and improved. The advantage of the windows of this company experts consider unique strength, rigidity and resistance to deformations. Does not cause complaints from users and window design blocks. The entire model range is distinguished by a certain refinement, which rarely found among budget systems. In general, the company deservedly falls into our rating.

In the reviews, consumers indicate a number of minor flaws. It was they who did not allow the manufacturer to rise higher. Is celebrated ice formation at -17 ° С; hooks for mosquito nets.

Advantages

  • deep historical roots;

  • strength and reliability;

  • Exquisite design.

disadvantages

  • not reliable fittings;

  • poor window adjustment.

The best manufacturers of plastic windows in the premium segment

The best indicators of reliability, durability, heat and sound insulation show premium plastic windows. Their purchase is justified not only in the construction and repair of offices or office buildings, but also in the construction of private houses. The best manufacturers in this segment today are the following firms.

MONTBLANC

Rating: 4.9

MONTBLANC

Russian company MONTBLANC is relatively young player in the domestic market. But for a decade of activity the manufacturer managed to create 2 large modern enterprises and own scientific base. Thanks to modern technology and high quality raw materials produce products which longevity reaches 60 years. MONTBLANC windows are different and elegant appearance, profile and glazing beads are rounded corners. The Russian brand boasts a developed dealer network, which allows you to increase your customer base.

The consumer is offered 7 different profiles, each of them designed for certain climatic conditions. Despite lack of quality certificate of international standard ISO, company deservedly becomes the winner of the rating.

Advantages

  • modern production;

  • own scientific base;

  • recognizable appearance;

  • affordable price.

disadvantages

  • No ISO quality certificate.

Deceuninck

Rating: 4.8

Deceuninck

One of the largest plastic window manufacturers in the world considered the Belgian concern Deceuninck. It was founded in 1937 and degree of fame European manufacturer compares favorably with Russian brands. Today the company is in the TOP-3 in the global market. PVC windows. In Russia, joint production was created, which managed to awarded a prestigious award for the development of a new double-glazed window “Favorite Space”. One of the main advantages of window systems Deceuninck is the availability of international quality certificates standards. But the reverse side of the coin was the high price level for products, which significantly limits the use in Russia.

The experts gave the Belgian-Russian manufacturer a second a place for appearing in the assortment of a budget line of windows. But for now they are inferior to competitors, both in design and in quality.

Advantages

  • high quality Belgian windows;

  • development of new profiles;

  • the presence of an international certificate.

disadvantages

  • high price.

Plafen

Rating: 4.8

Plafen

The three leaders among manufacturers of plastic windows the premium level also hit the Austrian company Plafen. Quality double-glazed windows of this company suits the most picky buyers. There are 5 categories in the catalog that have a letter designation. But the main feature of the manufacturer was decoration profiles for various types of wood. Such a move allowed to give the windows are more expensive looking, and choose the right color for the interior is getting easier. Durability of Plafen Products is at least 60 years old, with high-quality installation, consumers do not freezing or drafts are noted.

Many buyers are frightened by the high cost of window systems, therefore, the Austrian manufacturer focuses on selling windows to Russian business.

Advantages

  • wide range;

  • exclusive design;

  • longevity over 60 years.

disadvantages

  • It is necessary to regulate periodically;

  • high price.

Salamander

Rating: 4.8

Salamander

Not far from the top three ranking leaders German brand Salamander. Window blocks from this manufacturer are some of the best in the world. Neither experts nor consumers product quality is not satisfactory. The profile is given 5-year warranty, and the durability of the windows is more than 40 years. The entire line is distinguished by a snow-white glossy surface. Exactly PVC recipe has become the hallmark of the manufacturer. With time plastic does not fade and does not turn yellow. Since there is no surface micropores, then the windows are not afraid of dust or smoke.

The only negative that did not allow the company to rise higher in the ranking, there are a large number of clones. Counterfeit the products are made in a makeshift way, because of which the buyer has a high probability of installing a fake in the house.

Advantages

  • eco-friendly materials;

  • perfect whiteness and gloss;

  • ease of care.

disadvantages

  • a large number of clone companies.

JUICE

Rating: 4.7

JUICE

The emergence of the company “Samara Window Constructions” contributed to the German concern Profine. Co-production It has been organized in Russia since 1999. SOK is used by everyone the developments of the famous European concern, which has own production under the KBE brand. Samara windows have good level of reliability, they can serve for a long time with the right installation. Experts consider the company promising in terms of development, as the range of profiles and customer base is constantly is growing. The company actively cooperates with other manufacturers. window systems.

Become the leader of our rating, as well as the domestic market, “Samara Window Constructions” while one significant interferes flaw. Plastic turns yellow after several years operation.

Advantages

  • European profile development;

  • reliability and durability;

  • acceptable price.

disadvantages

  • plastic turns yellow after several years of use.

WDS (Window Door Systems)

Rating: 4.6

WDS

Not so long ago, plastic windows appeared under the Russian market for brand WDS (Window Door Systems). Young Ukrainian company organized the production of PVC profiles in 2006, and now aggressively promotes its products in the former Soviet Union. The company deliberately set a course for development their neighbors’ markets, knowing well the climate and financial opportunities for people. The quality of the windows was appreciated by experts and consumers, calling them the most tenacious.

WDS offers a good assortment, which is presented at domestic market in 6 series. Each one has a unique design, they are easy to install and operate. Low position in rating is determined by a limited trading network. Bye zone action does not go beyond the Moscow region and adjacent to her regions.

Advantages

  • strength and reliability;

  • sound pricing policy;

  • wide range.

disadvantages

  • not developed dealer network;

  • sash adjustment required.

Panorama

Rating: 4.5

Panorama

Sufficiently long experience in production and sales in Russian The market has a company Panorama. Manufacturer from St. Petersburg to for 16 years offers consumers a high-quality PVC profile. Experts point out the optimal combination of stiffness, appearance, noise and heat insulation. Special comfort in a house or apartment provide 5- and 6-chamber windows. At the same time, the manufacturer manages to offer customers reasonable prices. It should be noted and work companies in accordance with the requirements of the concept of “environmental friendliness and safety”.

While sales are limited by passive marketing policies. Servants of the company are not quick, but to find out about technical characteristics of windows are to consumers independently seek out information from consultants.

Advantages

  • high quality profile;

  • good noise and heat insulation;

  • eco-friendly materials.

disadvantages

  • poor product promotion;

  • lack of information on technical parameters.

Kaleva

Rating: 4.5

Kaleva

The Russian company Kaleva stands out from its competitors in full production cycle. Prompt production of windows allows reduce the time the client waits for his order. Besides, the manufacturer independently develops new window designs PVC The number of representative offices has exceeded 80, including the capital and regional centers. Experts note focus employees for comfortable customer service.

Despite a well-developed dealer network, sales are slow is growing. One of the reasons is poor-quality installation of window blocks in selected settlements. Because of this appear negative reviews, you have to spend extra time and money to replace windows. The head office has not yet been able to put things in order remote dealerships, so the company is in our ranking low position.

Advantages

  • fast production of window blocks;

  • wide dealer network;

  • development of innovative designs.

disadvantages

  • poor performance of some representative offices in the regions.

Krauss

Rating: 4.4

Krauss

Despite the fact that the quality of the plastic windows of a Russian company Krauss is at a fairly high level, the brand closes our rating. Experts note the bias of the manufacturer towards the south regions of the country. Possibly sharpened PVC windows for a warm climate due to the location of the production site (g. Krasnodar). Narrow specialization does not allow the company to demonstrate variety of profiles. It is worth noting the application in production eco-friendly materials, so the products meet the requirements international safety standard.

Slightly spoils the overall impression of window systems seal. Users note that over time it accumulates dust and drafts are formed. You can solve the problem by replacing sealing elements.

Advantages

  • high-quality manufacturing;

  • high environmental friendliness;

  • modern appearance.

disadvantages

  • windows are suitable only for a warm climate;

  • short-lived seal.


Attention! This rating is subjective, is not advertising and does not serve as a guide to the purchase. Before the purchase consultation with a specialist is necessary.

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