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Creator of Double Glazing Blogger and co-founder of the National Fenestration Awards. Works for a family owned and run windows, doors, glazed extensions installation company. Fan of most sports, metal music and a good night out.

The Top 5 Fenestration Companies Shaking It Up Right Now

Our industry is a vibrant place these days. It has undergone a transformation in the last decade or so, with a huge wave of new products and innovations transforming the way our industry does business both internally and with the home owner. In this post, I want to take a look at five companies [...]

By | 2018-05-23T22:38:22+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Categories: double glazing industry|

Safestyle Files Legal Claim Against Safeglaze

In the latest twist to what has already been a rapidly advancing story, Safestyle has announced that it has filed a legal claim against Safeglaze. Given that this is now going legal, care has to be taken on what is said on here about this. So, I shall be sticking firmly to what was [...]

By | 2018-05-23T22:37:37+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Categories: double glazing industry|

Eurocell Announces Positive Trading Update

Eurocell is one of the UK fenestration sector's largest companies to trade on the stock exchange, and at the end of last week they provided their latest trading update. In comparison to the last few from other publicly traded companies, this is some pretty good news. The update This was the full statement from [...]

By | 2018-05-20T21:57:49+00:00 May 20th, 2018|Categories: double glazing industry|

DGB Jobs: Conservatory And Window Sales Consultants

Company: SEHBAC Ltd Job Position: Conservatory and Window sales consultants Job Description: Experienced sales consultants required in the Essex area, Covering mainly Showroom enquiries with no cold data appointments, you run your own diary. Finance packages including interest free and 4.9% Apr. We have the largest Showroom network in the south east showing the [...]

By | 2018-05-20T14:57:42+00:00 May 20th, 2018|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

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. A couple of those were poor product quality and bad customer service. To catch up on that post, click here. This isn't going to be a long post. You all know my thoughts on these [...]

By | 2018-05-17T22:00:46+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Categories: double glazing industry|

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 there seems to be more and more issues for our industry to have to deal with. GDPR, lack of skilled labour, price increases, skewed consumer protection law, poor product quality, poor supplier customer service, masses [...]

By | 2018-05-16T22:35:50+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: double glazing industry|

DGB Jobs: Group Technical Services Manager

Company: The Glazerite Group Ltd Job Position: Group Technical Services Manager Job Description: As “G17 Fabricator of the year” and the largest fabricator and supplier of VEKA UK Group products to trade, we have gained a reputation of which we can be proud. Our drive to provide one of the most comprehensive product ranges in [...]

By | 2018-05-15T21:42:03+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

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 Window Ware range – Yale’s new Lockmaster® slim 28mm backset multi-point lock, which is specially designed to fit the narrow sight lines of modern aluminium bi-fold doors. The Lockmaster® 28mm lock [...]

By | 2018-05-15T21:31:49+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Categories: Window Ware|

Emplas Acquires Leading IGU Business

This is an acquisition announcement press release by John Warren PR Emplas has acquired leading insulated glazed unit and glass processing business, Padiham Glass Padiham Glass supplies an extensive range of glass and IGU’s from from its 45,000 sq ft Lancashire manufacturing facility. With immediate effect it becomes part of the Emplas Group of [...]

By | 2018-05-15T14:06:43+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Categories: business, double glazing industry|

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 holiday, the experience of that purchase is about one of the most important aspects of business. The buying experience encapsulates almost all other areas of business interactions with customers. And now, with social media and [...]

By | 2018-05-14T22:40:30+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Categories: double glazing industry|

Vanishing Act

This is a sponsored article by Window Ware With its super compact, low-visibility design and wide colour choice to blend in with any style and finish of window, Glazpart’s new Link Vent MK2 – on sale now at Window Ware - manages to pull off the perfect vanishing act! Window vents often get a [...]

By | 2018-05-11T21:04:06+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Categories: Window Ware|

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 Bryant presents a new opportunity that eliminates the need to adopt a flush sash system. Over the past few years, consumers have almost unanimously changed their buying habits, placing greater [...]

By | 2018-05-11T20:34:01+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Categories: Window Ware|

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 various types of windows, patio and bi-folding doors, along with roofs for full kit aluminium extensions such as the URBANroom and of course the beautiful OPUS hybrid range of glazing. [...]

By | 2018-05-11T20:02:47+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Categories: Prefix|

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 its fabrication customers to add a heritage touch to any window, with the launch of their new and exclusive Regal Hardware range. Incorporating handles, stays and pegs, the Regal Hardware [...]

By | 2018-05-11T08:41:25+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Categories: Window Ware|

Window Ware Sponsors the Glazing Summit 2018!

This is a sponsored article by Window Ware Window Ware always strives to stay attuned to its customers. What better way to get up close and personal with fabricators, installers, suppliers and glazing firms from across the country than as a sponsor at this year's Glazing Summit? As one of the UK’s leading fenestration [...]

By | 2018-05-10T22:27:15+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Categories: Window Ware|

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 Range: £40k Travel: - Travel will be required: - a valid UK driving license is essential Contracted Hours: 37.5 hours per week (flexibility is required to meet the needs of [...]

By | 2018-05-10T13:47:55+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing, TruFrame|
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