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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.

Morley Celebrates Double Award Win

This is a sponsored article by Morley Glass It’s a double celebration for Morley Glass & Glazing this month as the business has been announced as the winner of two categories at the 2019 National Fenestration Awards. The business came out on top against two other companies to win the Integral Blinds Company category [...]

By |2019-10-18T11:27:19+00:00October 18th, 2019|Categories: Morley Glass|

DGB Jobs: Technical Officer

Company: CERTASS Limited Job Position: Technical Officer Job Description: The role Technical Officer – Permanent Position Home Based with some UK travel - £28,000-35,000 dependent on experience You will require own car, expenses reimbursed at 45p per mile 37hrs per week, 9am to 5pm Who are we? Certass Ltd is a well established UKAS accredited [...]

By |2019-10-18T10:04:55+00:00October 18th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Window & Door Order Processor

Company: Dekko Window Systems Ltd Job Position: Window & Door Order Processor Job Description: Window and Door order processor required to join our team. • Assisting, fielding and managing enquiries via telephone and e-mail. Quote effectively, efficiently and accurately, check own work before sending out to the client to confirm. • Process orders effectively, efficiently [...]

By |2019-10-18T09:58:51+00:00October 18th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

MRA Shortlisted For 9 Construction Marketing Awards

This is a sponsored article by MRA Marketing Full-service agency MRA Marketing has been shortlisted for nine awards in this year’s prestigious Construction Marketing Awards (CMA). The 2019 competition is particularly fierce, with the judges describing it as a “bigger and better crowd of entries than previous years.” Using a combination of strategic marketing, [...]

By |2019-10-18T08:17:51+00:00October 18th, 2019|Categories: MRA Marketing|

Sunfold Systems Limited Have Appointed Administrators

A company which credits itself as "the first company to bring Folding Sliding Doors to the UK" has gone into administration. Sunfold Systems Limited was placed into administration on 10th October and becomes another casualty of an industry that appears to be abruptly shifting down the gears. Tough trading This is the notice published [...]

By |2019-10-17T14:22:27+00:00October 17th, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry|

Indigo Products Limited Have Appointed Administrators

In a notice posted to public information site The Gazette, it appears Indigo Products Limited have appointed Duff & Phelps Ltd as administrators. This is the notice that has been posted online and is freely available to view here: This follows after news of job losses at Zenith was reported earlier on this month. [...]

By |2019-10-17T13:19:45+00:00October 17th, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry|

DGB Jobs: Qualified Window Installer

Company: Spectrum Architectural Glazing Job Position: Qualified Window Installer Job Description: Spectrum supply and install high-end composite windows and doors from Germany, Austria and Denmark. We mostly install in large extensions and self-build houses but also some replacement windows. We also install aluminium conservatories. We are looking for an experienced, hard-working window and door installer [...]

By |2019-10-15T21:16:06+00:00October 15th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

Edgetech And Alan Fielder Announce Departure

Alan Fielder, Edgetech’s experienced Sales & Marketing Director, is leaving the company after twelve years. When Alan first joined the firm back in 2008, warm-edge technology was still in its infancy in the UK. Over the decade that followed, he was an integral part of the team that helped popularise it – to the [...]

By |2019-10-15T11:09:29+00:00October 15th, 2019|Categories: DGB People, double glazing industry|

Who Would You Vote For In The Next General Election?

We have been talking about Brexit for more than three years now. Its been a long three years, which has felt much longer than that. We've had as much political turmoil in those three years than you would expect in three decades. Its fair to say we probably all have a politics hangover by [...]

By |2019-10-14T22:36:49+00:00October 14th, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry|

Velux Issues Product Warning

The fenestration industry doesn't really do product warnings. Such a thing would be most familiar with the automative sector, where almost yearly car manufacturers issue some kind of recall to repair or replace faulty products. But last Friday Velux issued a product warning. Here's what they said. Statement from Velux Here is the product [...]

By |2019-10-15T08:51:31+00:00October 14th, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry|

Would You Start A New Fenestration Business Today?

GDPR. Health and safety. Employment law. Worker rights. Consumer rights and protection laws. All areas that a company selling windows and doors have to know about to run their business. I think if you were to ask any business in our industry they would tell you that it has become more complicated to run [...]

By |2019-10-12T14:47:04+00:00October 12th, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry|

Warm-Edge Experts To Debate Future Of Energy Efficiency At Passive House Conference

This is a sponsored article by Edgetech Quanex will honour its long-standing commitment to outstanding energy efficiency by attending the 23rd International Passive House Conference in China. Due to take place in October at the Gaobeidian Window City, Asia’s largest window industry exhibition centre, the event will draw over a thousand thought-leaders from around [...]

By |2019-10-11T15:45:42+00:00October 11th, 2019|Categories: Edgetech|

A North West Fabricator & Installer Is Up For Sale At £2.2m

There's a lot of talk right now about companies up for sale, being bought etc. We're in a period of readjustment, and with a continued over-supply of companies both in installation and fabrication, we could see a lot more M&A activity over the next couple of years. It was a new follower on Twitter [...]

By |2019-10-10T14:24:55+00:00October 10th, 2019|Categories: business, double glazing industry|

Origin Global Use Ultion WXM To Make Super Strong Secure Doors

This is a sponsored article by Brisant Secure Origin Global are well-known for making bespoke doors from premium grade aluminium, offering a flawless finish which is guaranteed for twenty years. Brisant-Secure’s lock, Ultion WXM, is a 3 Star PLUS lock, including additional molybdenum, the alloy stronger than iron and the strength in these core [...]

By |2019-10-09T22:12:40+00:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: Brisant Secure|

DGB Jobs: Technical Service Engineer

Company: MBA Associates Ltd acting exclusively on behalf of VEKA Plc Job Position: Technical Service Engineer Job Description: Technical Service Engineer ~ £Attractive Package Ideally Based: Central belt of Scotland, Cumbria or North East Coverage: Scotland, Cumbria, North East and Ireland Client: VEKA plc is the largest supplier of PVCu profiles to the UK [...]

By |2019-10-18T10:15:50+00:00October 8th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Sales Manager

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Sales Manager Job Description: If you are a talented Sales Manager based in the Midlands looking for your next career opportunity and would like to work for an ambitious and expanding manufacturing company then we have a great role for you. We are recruiting for an award-winning company that [...]

By |2019-10-08T21:52:02+00:00October 8th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|