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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.

REAL Aluminium Makes A Real Difference With New Software Solution

This is a sponsored article by REAL Aluminium Buying all your aluminium windows bi-folding, sliding, French and entrance doors is about to become quicker and easier than ever before thanks to a revolutionary new development from industry leader REAL Aluminium. REAL Aluminium has teamed up with top industry software developer First Degree Systems to [...]

By |2019-04-02T23:40:07+00:00April 2nd, 2019|Categories: REAL Aluminium|

The End Is Nigh For Standard PVCu Windows

I feel as though our industry is currently at an inflection point. A specific period of time where it is deciding on which direction it needs to take as a whole in order to remain relevant and attractive to itself and the general public. Indeed, our industry has gone through some quite extreme evolution [...]

By |2019-04-02T23:26:24+00:00April 2nd, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry|

Making The Most Of The Colour Trend

This is a sponsored article by Kolorseal 2019 is going to be the year of colour, among other things, and for installers and fabricators it is going to be very important that they make the most of that trend. Colour has opened up a huge new revenue stream for the industry, and one which [...]

By |2019-04-02T21:42:35+00:00April 2nd, 2019|Categories: Kolorseal|

DGB Jobs: Purchasing Assistant

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Purchasing Assistant Job Description: Are you an experienced Purchasing Assistant looking to join a forward thinking family owned glazing company that is very successful and offers a wide range of quality glazing products? As a Purchasing Assistant applicants will work as part of a team to ensure that the [...]

By |2019-04-02T19:38:48+00:00April 2nd, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Installer

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Installer Job Description: We are recruiting for a Window & Door Installer who has a passion for timber and takes real pride in their work. Joining a well-established company who provide well-made, well-specified timber windows and doors the role will cover the Oxfordshire, Cotswolds, West Berkshire and Swindon areas. [...]

By |2019-04-02T19:35:33+00:00April 2nd, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Trainee Estimator For Window And Door Quotes

Company: Camel Glass & Joinery (Wadebridge, Cornwall) Job Position: Trainee Estimator For Window And Door Quotes Job Description: Ideally, this role would suit someone with installation or construction knowledge with basic IT skills. The candidate must be well organised. Based at our Wadebridge office you will train to take product information from architect and [...]

By |2019-04-02T19:28:53+00:00April 2nd, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Contract Administrator

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Contract Administrator Job Description: We have a great opportunity for a Contract Administrator to embark on a career with a very well-respected aluminium fabricator and installation business who supply a range of window, doors and curtain walling systems. Based in Essex, the role with involve liaising between the factory, [...]

By |2019-04-02T19:23:58+00:00April 2nd, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

A House Full Of Windows Goes For Twice As Much In Belgium

That headline by the way is a very rough rule of thumb, and an answer to a question I put to my hosts during my visit to Belgium last week. So not scientific fact, but an answer from a guy with much more knowledge about the state of the window industry in that country [...]

By |2019-04-01T22:28:47+00:00April 1st, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry|

Spitfire Doors – Enhancements To S-200 Series Doors And Launch Of Bespoke Door Designer

This is a sponsored article by Spitfire Doors What’s new from 1st April 2019: 20 new door designs Anthracite Grey in a luxurious Matt Textured finish - no additional cost New designer lever handle Improved thermal values - now 0.92 W/m²K Even thicker door slab – now 78mm 15mm wider profile – say goodbye to [...]

By |2019-04-01T20:29:06+00:00April 1st, 2019|Categories: Spitfire Doors|

See Perfect Timberweld® Corners At FIT

This is a sponsored article by Timberweld® Fabricators and installers can see just how authentic the Timberweld® timber butt-joint effect looks at this year’s FIT show. Three stunning sash windows from Masterframe, and four beautiful casement flush sash windows from Timberweld® licensees will be on display on stand I40, Hall 6. Timberweld® “is strong, [...]

By |2019-03-31T21:33:40+00:00March 31st, 2019|Categories: FiT Show, Timberweld®|

Deceuninck Tops Google Search For Flush Sash And Heritage Windows

This is a sponsored article by Deceuninck Deceuninck now tops organic Google searches for heritage windows. Search engines are dynamic, so absolute rankings change frequently, but Deceuninck ranks top for ‘flush sash windows’ and appears on the first page for people looking for ‘heritage windows’. Sales of Deceuninck’s Heritage Flush Window have skyrocketed since [...]

By |2019-03-31T20:53:25+00:00March 31st, 2019|Categories: Deceuninck|

There Could Be A Huge Spending Boom Coming For Our Industry

Some of you may have seen on Twitter that I was kindly invited by the guys at MRA Marketing and Deceuninck on a trip to Belgium to visit their vast recycling facility in Diksmuide and their manufacturing plant in Gits. It's massive by the way. I will be writing more about that in the [...]

By |2019-03-31T00:07:01+00:00March 31st, 2019|Categories: business, double glazing industry, EU Referendum|

Camden Group Joins The NFAs And DGB

This is a sponsored article by Camden Group Both the National Fenestration Awards and DGB are happy to announce that Camden Group are the latest to join the growing number of companies to join the sites. Camden will be joining the awards as a sponsor the Social Networker category, which is one of the [...]

By |2019-03-30T15:06:49+00:00March 30th, 2019|Categories: Camden Group|

Safestyle Report £16m Loss In 2018 Full Year Results

That headline doesn't sound good does it. A £16m loss is a bad result no matter who you are. But, you only need to look at the share price of Safestyle since the figures came out to see what the bigger picture tells us. This is my brief shakedown of the 2018 results for [...]

By |2019-03-27T00:40:05+00:00March 27th, 2019|Categories: business, double glazing industry|

DGB Jobs: Customer Service And Office Admin

Company: Camel Glass & Joinery (Holsworthy) Job Position: Customer Service And Office Admin Job Description: Must be reliable with attention to detail and great customer skills. Experience of working within a Sales or Customer Service environment is desirable but not essential as we can help develop those skills for the right candidate. on a [...]

By |2019-03-26T15:08:16+00:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

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