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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.

Lets Be Honest, Its Not Good Out There

This week has been a good metaphor for the mood and state of the industry I think. Cloudy. Rainy. Gloomy. It certainly doesn't feel like summer, and there's no sign that it's actually on the way. The window industry I think feels a bit like that right now to be honest. And we should [...]

By |2019-06-14T15:56:25+00:00June 14th, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry|

DGB Jobs: Installers

Company: BBL Windows Job Position: Installers Job Description: BBL WINDOWS are looking for another team of self-employed fitters. BBL supply and fit UPVC, Aluminium, Wood and Curtain Walling. You must; be able to work to a high standard. Have your own van and tools. A CSCS card and be Fensa registered. We pay well and [...]

By |2019-06-13T21:13:38+00:00June 13th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Estimator

Company: BBL Windows Job Position: Estimator Job Description: BBL WINDOWS are currently recruiting for an experienced Estimator to be based out of Leyton, London. Applicants will be responsible correspondence with clients, collating and processing of client documents.  Candidates applying for this role must have excellent knowledge of Aluminium, Upvc and Wood systems within a commercial [...]

By |2019-06-13T21:09:35+00:00June 13th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Window Fabrication Software Specialist

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Window Fabrication Software Specialist Job Description: We have a fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader in the manufacturing of window, door, solid roof and conservatory products. Based in West Yorkshire, our client is looking for a Window Fabrication Software Specialist.  Applicants will assist customers and the onsite [...]

By |2019-06-13T21:06:57+00:00June 13th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Production Quality Manager

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Production Quality Manager Job Description: Chase Taylor are working with a large fabricator of uPVC windows and doors based in West Yorkshire who are looking to recruit a Production Quality Manager. The ideal candidate will come from a background in uPVC production and have a strong understanding of quality [...]

By |2019-06-13T21:04:07+00:00June 13th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Sales Order Processor

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Sales Order Processor Job Description: Chase Taylor Recruitment are working with a large fabricator based in West Yorkshire who are looking for an experienced Sales Order Processor to join their team due to organic growth of the business. The ideal candidate will have experience using Window Designer software or [...]

By |2019-06-13T21:01:20+00:00June 13th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

Should Home Owners Pay More For Their New Windows And Doors?

In March I was taken by the team at Deceuninck UK to Belgium to tour their facilities. Their recycling infrastructure is superb, which I am writing about in another article. During my disucssions with those I went with, it was said that a house full of windows and doors would be sold at twice [...]

By |2019-06-11T23:04:58+00:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry|

DGB Jobs: Sales Manager

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Sales Manager Job Description: We are recruiting for a professional glazing manufacturer who is looking for an experienced B2B Sales Manager to cover south of the M25. They supply both aluminium and uPVC glazing products to the trade and have invested heavily in their production facilities to ensure good [...]

By |2019-06-11T22:19:20+00:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Key Account Manager

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Key Account Manager Job Description: Would you like the chance to work for a well-known German Manufacturer with a world-wide presence who make high specification window and door hardware? We have exciting opportunity for a Key Account Manager covering the Midlands and South West England. The role will involve [...]

By |2019-06-11T22:17:14+00:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Order Processor

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Order Processor Job Description: My client are an installer of commercial aluminium glazing products based in North West who are looking for an enthusiastic and hardworking Office Team Member to interact with customers and offer an attentive, knowledgeable service.  The role will include communicating with customers via phone and [...]

By |2019-06-11T22:14:56+00:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Order Processor

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Order Processor Job Description: An established supplier of commercial window, door and curtain walling products are recruiting for an Order Processor to join their busy office in the Gloucester area, due to company growth. Applicants will be producing and following up quotations for commercial customers, liaising with customers throughout [...]

By |2019-06-11T22:12:59+00:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

Camden Group Reports Trade Show Success At The NEC

This is a sponsored article by Camden Group The Camden Group’s innovative new oversize sliding patio door was one of the star attractions when it was launched at the FIT Show. Roy Harrison, Camden Group Sales Manager, said: “The show was a huge success creating lots of interest in our product range from a [...]

By |2019-06-11T14:31:33+00:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: Camden Group|

Increase In Freefoam Registered Installers

This is a sponsored article by Freefoam Freefoam are delighted to report a significant increase in recent months in the number of new Registered Installers, with companies from throughout the UK applying to join the scheme. Following a programme of promotion activity across various media, enquiries have increased and more home improvement companies are [...]

By |2019-06-04T13:29:29+00:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: Freefoam|

43% Believe The Fenestration Industry Is Ready For Smart Tech

Another week and another DGB poll has ended, this time with results that I would say are less than conclusive. At the start of last week I asked the industry whether it thought it was ready for smart window and door technology. After the FIT Show this was one of my big themes that [...]

By |2019-06-10T22:35:01+00:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry, technology|

Acquisition: Key Acquisition Accelerates Caldwell’s Indian Expansion

This is a circulated article by Caldwell Hardware experts Caldwell are expanding their global reach with the acquisition of a key Indian distributor. Mumbai-based Archintex already supply quality Cotswold hardware to businesses across the Indian subcontinent. Now, the fast-growing firm will become part of newly-formed Caldwell South-East Asia. It’s just the latest phase in [...]

By |2019-06-10T21:46:06+00:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: business, Businesses bought, buyouts, double glazing industry|

New Freefoam Video Highlights 20 Years Of Change In Roofline

This is a sponsored artice by Freefoam Freefoam has released a video of its Commercial Director, Colin St John, explaining the big changes to the roofline market over the last 20 years, and their implications for the future. Having spent the last eighteen years with Freefoam, Colin has been a key witness to how [...]

By |2019-06-10T15:09:32+00:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: Freefoam|