About DGB

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.

Changes To 2019 Campaign Dates Signal Start Of Major Update To NFAs

Small revisions have been announced by the National Fenestration Awards to the 2019 campaign, which is now in full swing. Here are the new dates of the nominations, voting and Winners Week phases to put in your diaries: Nominations end: Friday August 30th 2019 Shortlists announced: Tuesday 3rd September 2019 Voting starts: Tuesday 3rd September 2019 Voting [...]

By |2019-08-09T11:12:50+00:00August 9th, 2019|Categories: Awards, double glazing industry|

One Million Milestone For Morley Glass & Glazing

This is a sponsored article by Morley Glass Uni-blinds® sealed units manufacturer Morley Glass & Glazing is celebrating a significant milestone alongside glass company Saint-Gobain Glass and distributor GLASSOLUTIONS. Over one million pieces of Saint-Gobain glass have been supplied to Morley Glass & Glazing by GLASSOLUTIONS in the last 10 years mainly for use in the [...]

By |2019-08-09T08:52:26+00:00August 9th, 2019|Categories: Morley Glass|

Double Glazing Sales Representative

Company: The Ken Rhodes Group Limited Job Position: Double Glazing Sales Representative Job Description: The Ken Rhodes Group is a successful local family run business within the window industry, we have been established for over thirty years supping to both trade and members of the public, Ken Rhodes pride it’s self on our reputation and [...]

By |2019-08-08T22:55:34+00:00August 8th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Contract Manager

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Contract Manager Job Description: Are you a Contracts Manager with experience running local authority contracts? My client are a very successful window and door manufacturer and installer, based in the Midlands, looking for a Commercial Contract Manager. Responsibilities of the Contract Manager include the financial monitoring and control of [...]

By |2019-08-08T22:43:03+00:00August 8th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Sales Manager

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Sales Manager Job Description: One of the leading aluminium systems houses has an opportunity to join their trade division as Sales Manager. Promoting their aluminium profile system to manufacturers across the North/South of England, who fabricate a range of high quality windows, bifold doors, patio doors and skylights for [...]

By |2019-08-08T22:40:01+00:00August 8th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

A No-Deal Brexit Is Now Most Likely

As it stands right now, a no-deal Brexit is looking like the most likely outcome. Despite Boris Johnson saying he would attempt to seek a new deal which removed the Irish backstop arrangement which no one was a fan of, both sides appear now to be locked into a stubborn game of bluff. No [...]

By |2019-08-07T15:05:06+00:00August 7th, 2019|Categories: EU Referendum|

REAL Aluminium Made Easier With Online System

This is a sponsored article by REAL Aluminium REAL Aluminium continues to make a ‘REAL Difference’ for installers after developing a comprehensive training programme for its new quoting and ordering system, which is available free of charge. REAL has already hosted a successful day-long seminar where 15 installers were shown how to use REAL [...]

By |2019-08-07T11:47:33+00:00August 7th, 2019|Categories: REAL Aluminium|

47% Believe The Fenestration Industry Has Over-Diversified With It’s Product Range

In my latest poll running on my Twitter account, I have been asking my followers if the window and door industry has gone too far with it's product diversification. For the past decade we have stepped up several gears on the product front, starting from the Great Recession, in an effort to give home [...]

By |2019-08-06T20:57:43+00:00August 6th, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry|

DGB Jobs: Project Manager

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Project Manager Job Description: We are recruiting for a self-motivated Project Manager, experienced within the Fenestration industry, looking to join a leading window and door manufacturer and installer.  As Project Manager you will be required to run the companies social housing projects in the West Midlands. Applicants will be [...]

By |2019-08-05T22:14:07+00:00August 5th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Assistant Window Installer

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Assistant Window Installer Job Description: We are currently recruiting for an Assistant Window Installer based near Aylesbury. You will be working as part of a team fitting the latest high specification windows, bi-folds, doors and conservatories within Aylesbury and surrounding M40 corridor. You will be helping and training [...]

By |2019-08-05T22:12:20+00:00August 5th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

170+ Ton Press Marks Next Stage Of Garnalex Development

The industry's eyes are on Garnalex and Roger Hartshorn as a new aluminium systems company and extruder takes shape right in front of us. At the end of the July, they announced that they had finished the installation of a monster, police-escorted aluminium press. Here's the article they recently released... Garnalex aluminium press installed [...]

By |2019-08-05T22:05:49+00:00August 5th, 2019|Categories: aluminium, double glazing industry|

Letter To The Editor: Roger Hartshorn – Why I’ve Fallen For Aluminium

This is a Letter to the Editor article by Garnalex CEO Roger Hartshorn Dear DGB, After a lifetime in PVC-U, people wonder why I’ve fallen for Aluminium. I just love aluminium, its possibilities and its sustainability. And I’m knocked out that about 75% of all the aluminium ever produced is still in use! For [...]

By |2019-08-05T19:36:54+00:00August 5th, 2019|Categories: aluminium, double glazing industry|

How Has The First Half Of 2019 Been For You?

We're firmly into the second half of 2019. I know, where did that time go? It doesn't feel two minutes since we were all getting over the New Years hangovers. Still, here we are in August and as companies start to report on their first half performances for the year, it seems like a [...]

By |2019-08-02T15:04:20+00:00August 2nd, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry|

Freefoam Help Key Partnership Homes Reduce Wastage

This is a sponsored article by Freefoam With statistics regularly quoted about the amount of waste we are all sending to landfill, businesses are looking to play their part in reducing waste and operating more efficiently. The housebuilding industry are working to meet these challenges throughout the whole construction process. There are three basic [...]

By |2019-08-02T08:26:23+00:00August 2nd, 2019|Categories: Freefoam|

DGB Jobs: Commercial Estimator

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Production Operative Job Description: A successful business providing double glazing solutions for both commercial and residential customers is currently looking for a Commercial Estimator to work on contracts in and around the London area.  Duties will include estimating commercial and residential window, door and curtain walling products from drawings [...]

By |2019-08-01T20:59:25+00:00August 1st, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Production Operative

Company: Garden Of Eden (Conservatories) Ltd Job Position: Production Operative Job Description: We are manufacturers of u-PVC windows and doors, based in Swindon and supplying trade customers across Southern England and South Wales. We are looking for production staff who have an understanding of angles and numbers, and who can display confidence and capability in [...]

By |2019-08-01T20:57:08+00:00August 1st, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|