Double Glazing Blogger 2018-04-24T08:47:10+00:00

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The State Of Product Quality And Customer Service

In yesterday's post I touched on a number of issues that the window industry is struggling to cope with. [...]

I’m Not Sure The Window Industry Can Ever Recover

Ever get the feeling that running a business in the window and door industry only gets harder? Each year [...]

Emplas Acquires Leading IGU Business

This is an acquisition announcement press release by John Warren PR Emplas has acquired leading insulated glazed unit and [...]

The Buying Experience Is More Important Than Ever

It doesn't matter whether it's a cup of coffee, a car, new windows and doors, a kitchen or a [...]

ERA Acquires Zoo Hardware

This is a press release from ERA UK security expert ERA has successfully completed the acquisition of Zoo Hardware, [...]

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I N S I G H T  D A T A  I N D U S T R Y  R E P O R T  2 0 1 7

Coverage of the stories breaking out of the latest Insight Data window industry report

DGB Brexit

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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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96% Say Brexit Has Affected Their Business

Not so long ago I wrote a post marking the one year anniversary until Brexit day, the day that the UK will officially start [...]

One Year Until Brexit Day

It is exactly 365 days to go until Britain officially leaves the European Union. That being said, there is now an implementation period that [...]

DGB Brexit: Joe Martoccia – We Might Just Make Brexit Work

I'm not the biggest fan of LinkedIn. It's good for certain things, but other platforms like Facebook and Twitter have been more useful to [...]

The B-Word Was Hardly Mentioned At The FIT Show This Year

You know that we're all tired of that B-word when it's hardly mentioned at the FIT Show just a few weeks back. In an [...]



Never has the UK window and door industry been as diverse as it is right now. Diversification has flourished in an attempt to create new revenue streams and to break into new markets. But in this effort to expand our sector’s offerings, are we at risk of trying to do too much?

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Window Ware Boosts Its Bi-Fold Hardware Offering With New Yale Lockmaster® 28mm

This is a sponsored post by Window Ware If it simply has to be Lockmaster®, you’re going to love the latest addition to the [...]

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Exploring New Opportunities To Achieve ‘High-End Heritage’

This is a sponsored article by Window Ware As fabricators look to capitalise on the thriving ‘high-end heritage’ market, Window Ware’s Commercial Director Richard [...]

Prefix Publish A Complete Guide To Aluminium

This is a sponsored article by Prefix Systems Prefix Systems have just published a new 52-page brochure dedicated to aluminium glazing. The brochure includes [...]

Add Heritage Style To Any Window With Window Ware’s New And Exclusive Regal Hardware Range

This is a sponsored article by Window Ware Window Ware, one of the UK’s foremost independent hardware distributors has created a valuable opportunity for [...]

Window Ware Sponsors the Glazing Summit 2018!

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DGB Jobs: Regional Sales Manager

Company: TruFrame Trade Frames Ltd Job Position: Regional Sales Manager Job Description: Reporting To: Sales Director Location: West Midlands/North of England (Home based) Salary [...]

Morley Sponsors Seventh Annual Charity Event

This is a sponsored article by Morley Glass Morley Glass & Glazing has sponsored the 7th Annual North Leeds Charity Beer Festival, which this [...]

How Compare My Windows Is Capturing The Imagination Of Our Industry!

This is a sponsored article by comparemywindows.com When any industry is faced with major changes it is normal for those changes to be greeted [...]

Certass Shows Real Support for Installers, Fabricators & Systems Companies

This is a sponsored article by Certass Practical, hands-on support for the glazing industry is high on the agenda for Certass. That’s why the [...]

Quadruple Cutting And Machining Investment At TruFrame

This is a sponsored article by TruFrame TruFrame have recently commissioned their fourth and final BDM cutting and machining centre, marking a major milestone [...]

TruFrame Announce New Sales Director

This is a sponsored article by TruFrame TruFrame have appointed Kevin Taylor as their new Sales Director. Kevin brings with him 26 years’ industry [...]




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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About Glass News

Glass News has become one of the most liked and respected print press publications in the UK window and door industry. It is also the only newspaper in the industry. Circulation is: 11,000 posted directly to businesses, 4,000 stocked in trade counters across the UK, 15,000 electronically, as well as a weekly mailer, also reaching 15,000.

About Fenestra Build

Fenestra Build, through it’s vast data and information resource, distributes to 50,000 contacts, spanning architects, specifiers, builders, contractors, home improvement companies, fitters and fabricators – all related to the window & door industry.



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  • Review: April 2018

    In the grand scheme of things, April was a pretty busy month all round. Plenty to talk about. Both inside and outside the industry. So as we head into what should be feeling like [...]

  • Review: Q1

    In a new series of posts, this is the first of my quarterly reviews of the year. I do my monthly ones which you'll be used to, which is a brief look back at [...]

  • Review: March 2018

    Well, it's already the end of the first quarter of 2018 and the end of another month. We're into Spring and it already feels like the year is starting to whizz by us. I [...]

  • Review: February 2018

    Well, if I were to use one word to characterise the month of February, it would be 'winter'. The so-called Beast from the East ensured that Winter came back with a bang as we [...]

  • Review: January 2018

    January can feel like a slow month. Christmas and New Year is long gone. The weather is about as dull as it can get. You're skint. Trying New Years resolutions. It really can drag. [...]

  • Review: December 2017

    Before I release my annual review of the year and DGB's performance in 2017, it's time to take a quick look back at what December had to offer us in the window and door [...]

P E R S O N A L  C O L U M N

Posts on something other than glazing

Personal Column: Mother Nature Reminds Us She Is Boss

We have seen in the past few weeks some very deadly reminders that as humans, although living on this planet, we are very much [...]

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 [...]


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