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Review: White Gold S1 Ep 1

Slap bang in the middle of the FIT Show, White Gold, the BBC2 drama/comedy about a double glazing company in 1983 aired at 10pm [...]

FIT Show 2017: Day Three Review

Day three of the 2017 FIT Show has come to an end, and it leaves us with a very long list of topics that [...]

FIT Show 2017: Day Two Review

Welcome to your Day Two FIT Show 2017 review. Yesterdays was 1254 words long. I promise I'll try to keep this as concise as [...]

FIT Show 2017: Day One Review

Day One of the 2017 FIT Show has come to an end, welcome to your official DGB FIT Show 2017 day one review. Lots [...]

DGB FIT Show 2017 LIVE Page Launches

The FIT Show 2017 live page on DGB has launched, and will be one of the best places to keep up to date with [...]

White Gold, BBC Comedy On The Glazing Industry, Airs This Wednesday

  White Gold, a BBC comedy series set in the early 80's around a double glazing showroom and it's "typical" sales reps, is due [...]

Letter To The Editor: Homeowners Do Not Want Security As An Option

This is a letter to the editor by Gareth Mobley, CEO of Solidor and Residor Homeowner surveys tell us that security is extremely important. [...]

Rogue Customers Are The Industry’s Biggest Problem Right Now, According To DGB Poll

  Recently I carried out a poll to ask readers what they thought was the biggest problem facing the window and door industry right [...]

Now Might Be The Time To Cut Back On Window And Door Products

Have we ever been as diverse an industry as we are at this very minute? Probably not. The world PVCu has exploded into a [...]

Image Use Is Still A Problem In This Industry

As an installer, is there anything more annoying than when another company uses your image for their own use without permission? All that hard [...]

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DGB Brexit


UK Votes To Leave EU

The UK has voted to leave the EU. Initial reaction and thoughts on perhaps the most dramatic economic and political shift to happen to the country since World War 2. Click “EXPLORE” to keep up to date on DGB with what Brexit means for the UK window and door industry.


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Installers Will Call For Price Drops

As and when Sterling recovers in time, installers are likely to call for price increases blamed on Brexit to be rolled back. Will systems companies and fabricators be willing to scale back?

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DGB Brexit: Article 50 Triggered Today

Brexit begins today. Finally. Nine months after the UK voted to leave the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May will finally trigger Article 50 [...]

DGB Brexit: Article 50 Likely To Be Triggered On Tuesday

Several papers and media outlets this morning are reporting that Prime Minister Theresa May has scheduled in an important political announcement on Tuesday, with [...]

Installers Will Demand Prices Fall, If Sterling Recovers

Sorry to bang the Brexit drum two days in a row, but this is an issue that is going to be big for the [...]

If Sterling Stays At This Level, UK Glazing Should Consider Investing In British

Since Sterling's drop after the Brexit vote, it has generally stayed within a range. It has swung just a few cents either way versus [...]



As Prime Minister Theresa May announced a snap election, I will be holding a poll up until voting day to gauge how members of the window and door industry will intend to vote. Click below to take part and participate in the wider debate.

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The Window Outlet Add Reynaers SL 68 To Their Product Offering

This is a sponsored article by Purplex Bristol based aluminium window and door manufacturer The Window Outlet have just added a new slimline window [...]

With the FIT Show Moving To The NEC The Event Is Set To Be Bigger And Better Than Ever!

This is a sponsored post by QANW With this in mind QANW have upped their game to make their stand match the new venue; [...]

Morley Sheds Light On Local Sponsorship

This is a sponsored article by Morley Glass Sealed unit and integral blinds manufacturer Morley Glass & Glazing has supported its local rugby club [...]

Major Refurbishment Of Day Care Centre Completed

This is a sponsored article by Purplex Drighlingon based manufacturer, Kingfisher uPVC Windows and Doors Ltd has recently completed a £91,000 refurbishment of an [...]

Uni-Blind Integral Blinds Systems: Your Frequently Asked Questions Answered

This is a sponsored article by Morley Glass As integral blinds experts, we are often faced with questions from consumers who want to know [...]

The Most Popular Glazing Products That Increase Natural Light

This is a sponsored article by Purplex For any reliable installer, ensuring that light is made great use of should always be a top [...]

Morley Glass Opens State Of The Art Showroom

This is a sponsored article by Morley Glass Morley Glass & Glazing has welcomed the first visitors to its newly-opened showroom, offering them the [...]

The Story Behind Window Ware’s Special 30th Anniversary Catalogue – Out Now!

This is a sponsored article by Window Ware With Window Ware turning 30 this year, we were determined to turn out a catalogue which [...]

A Milestone Year For Window Ware In More Ways Than One!

This is a sponsored article by Window Ware It seems 30 is the magic number for us at the moment - not least because [...]

Solidor On Course To Be ‘Best Factory Ever’

This is a sponsored article by Solidor Solidor is taking big steps to become the best UK factory under the guidance of internationally recognised [...]




Flush window products are being adopted by the industry and home owners alike. These are three reasons why flush windows are the future.

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As we head into the second half of 2016, we look back at what was a tumultuous first six months for our industry. Click below to read more.

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P E R S O N A L  C O L U M N

Posts on something other than glazing

Personal Column: The Problem With Looking Young

Looking younger than you actually are is on the surface a good thing to most people. Striving to stay looking young is an aim [...]

Stop Talking Yourself Out Of Business!

A little over a week ago I published a post called "Sterling Falls Further, Why I'm Not Worried". It sparked a debate on Twitter [...]

Personal Column: TeamGB – A Sporting Force

Wow, what an Olympics TeamGB is having at Rio! I am writing this the morning after watching Laura Trott dominate the Omnium to win Gold [...]

Personal Column: Tax Story Demonstrates Attitude Towards Wealthy People

This week has seen a fevered attack on the Prime Minister which has seen him publish his personal tax summaries to try and defuse what [...]


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