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Invisible Grille Vs Aluminium Grille

Almost everyone wants to be a homeowner today. To achieve a theme and décor that suits everyone involved, you will most definitely find yourself narrowing down to the two most common types of window grilles. Aluminum grilles and invisible grilles are the most common used window grills globally. Even though they are used for the same purpose they are made from two totally different materials. Both these two type of window grilles are totally adorable and definitely consumer friendly. However, there is a great need to distinctively show which window grill outdoes the other.

When choosing the window grille to use, the first consideration that first runs to your mind is the security of people and all the household accessories .The main aim of a window grille is to put away invaders who intend to get into your house via the window. If you happen to install an aluminum grill, you will have secured yourself and all your belonging even when you leave the windows open. However, this is not the case when it comes to invisible grilles. This is because an intruder can easily clip the narrow steel wire by just the use of a standard tin snip or a wire cutter.

The general appearance of the window grille is also a great aspect to consider .The appearance of a window grille translates to the general decoration of a building. An invisible grille has narrow steel lines that run horizontally across the house giving it a beautiful aesthetic view. An invisible grille has a polished look hence it gives a sense of class to both the interior and exterior of the house. An invisible grille is flexible and can be curved into amazing shapes and designs. If you want an appealing window grille, the invisible grille is the ultimate choice as it can blend elegance with functionality until it attains your desired theme. Unlike the simple obvious aluminum grille, it can be curved into shapes of geometry or normal nature patterns. Even though it gives itself away when you take a close look it is far more attractive than the aluminum grille which looks rather unpolished and really doesn’t show much of a class from both the interior and exterior of the house.

When obtaining the grille for your house it is certain that the cost of the window grille will definitely be a matter of concern to you. Aluminum grille is relatively cheaper than the invisible grille .The invisible grill is relatively more expensive due to the much work that is put into its appearance. Also the general cost of steel is higher than that of aluminum used to manufacture the aluminum grille. However, this should not necessary influence your choice for a window grille as the difference in prices is relatively small.

The cheaper price of the aluminum grille does not directly to translate into its durability. An aluminum grille is definitely more durable than the steel made invisible grille. The aluminum made grille has proven its worth by withstanding the harsh environmental conditions and not giving in to corrosion. On the other hand the invisible grille succumbs to these harsh environmental conditions after sometime. If for instance you live around the sea, where sea breezes are strong an aluminum grille is the perfect choice for a window grille as it will resist corrosion. The strong durable nature of the aluminum grille makes it a perfect option for you, if you intend to install hangars on the grille. An invisible grille is not strong enough to withstand hangars; hence it becomes loose and weaker with time when anything heavy is put on it.


The way these two window grilles are manufactured puts them miles apart when it comes to safety of the window cleaner. An aluminum grille is made on an aluminum panel which is able to slide along a trough that is fitted below it. This is totally different when manufacturing an invisible grille as it is made by strapping across brackets which are situated on the periphery of the space it is made to grille. This literally means that an aluminum grille allows mobility while cleaning the window. It eases the cleaning process while exposing the person cleaning to unnecessary risk to falling over when the grille has been slide over and it is no longer there to act as a barrier. On the other hand an invisible grille is made out of narrow steel wire which are permanently mounted on the window hence cannot move. Even though it act prevents effective window cleaning the safety of the cleaner is assured when cleaning since the window grille acts as a barrier to keep the cleaner from falling.

Aluminum grille usually comes in simple designs that are easy to install and clean. This has made it so popular with the young people who have a pressing urge to own a home. On the other hand invisible grille comes with sophisticated designs as steel can be easily curved to may shapes. Aluminium grille is more safe if you have young ones as its design doesn’t allow any sharp edge that could harm children.

An aluminum grille is more convenient during installation and repairs. You can put aluminum grilles even before putting the window panels. However, you can only install the invisible grille after putting the window panels. If in case your window spoils or the window panel gets cracked, it is hard to replace it in invisible grills as it is covered by the grills. However, you can easily change a broken or spoilt window panel in an aluminum grille by just sliding the grille.

The choice of a window grille is very tricky as you may be divided between appearance and strength of your window grille. The room to be fitted with the window grille should help you choose the type of the window grille. You should always aim to balance between elegance and ban and avoid either of the extremes. Aluminum grille is preferably better as it meets the main function of a window grill better, which is to provide ultimate security.
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