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.

47% Would Publish Their Prices Online To Home Owners

The internet has allowed the home owner to learn much more about our industry than before. They can be put in touch directly with the manufacturer. They know how windows and doors are made. They know the energy ratings, security features, guarantees and pretty much everything the sales reps do. Apart from one thing, [...]

By |2019-09-16T14:29:20+00:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry|

DGB Jobs: Customer Service Coordinator

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Customer Service Coordinator Job Description: A well-established supplier and installer of uPVC, window and door products, based in the Tewkesbury area, are currently recruiting for a Customer Service Coordinator. Applicant’s duties will include speaking to business and home owner customers providing high levels of customer service. You will be [...]

By |2019-09-12T19:30:27+00:00September 12th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

Are Your Joints Failing You?

This is a sponsored article by Timberweld® Alan Burgess, one of the innovators behind Timberweld®, shows the industry exactly what happens if butt joints (typically used on premium flush sashes) are open-ended with a video on www.timberweld.co.uk and @Timberweld. “Many mechanical butt joints are open-ended,” explains Alan, “allowing rainwater, draughts and even flies in! [...]

By |2019-09-12T12:47:24+00:00September 12th, 2019|Categories: Timberweld®|

DGB Jobs: Project Manager

Company: AB Glass (Doors and Windows) Ltd Job Position: Project Manager Job Description: Vacancy: Project Manager We are looking for a permanent, full time, experienced and enthusiastic Project Manager to join our growing team throughout the UK. Responsibilities Reporting to the Directors your role will be a practical “hands-on” position in daily control of maintaining [...]

By |2019-09-12T08:40:09+00:00September 12th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Estimator

Company: AB Glass (Doors and Windows) Ltd Job Position: Estimator Job Description: Estimator (Aluminium Doors and Windows) AB Glass (Doors and Windows) Ltd. Permanent, Based in Fforestfach, Swansea AB Glass (Doors and Windows) Ltd., based in Fforestfach Swansea, has a vacancy for an experienced Estimator. We are looking for someone with self-motivation and drive. [...]

By |2019-09-12T08:36:40+00:00September 12th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Operations Manager

Company: Shire Doors Ltd Job Position: Operations Manager Job Description: Shire Doors Ltd - A specialist supplier & installer of quality architectural aluminium Windows, Doors & Roof Systems with Branches in Shipley, West Yorkshire and Harrogate, North Yorkshire. Due to high demand for our high quality products we are currently looking for an experienced Operations [...]

By |2019-09-12T08:33:56+00:00September 12th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

MASCO UK Window Group Name Changed

Things may well be moving with the MASCO UK Window Group story. Details on Companies House this morning show that the company has formally changed it's company name to UK Window Group. You can find that information here. MASCO name removed According to the documents filed with Companies House, the company is now simply [...]

By |2019-09-11T12:47:04+00:00September 11th, 2019|Categories: business, double glazing industry|

Kaliber Marketing (Holdings) Limited Assets Sold

The M&A wheels are in motion in the industry right now, with deals and restructurings going on all over the place. Today I want to focus on what has been happening with Kaliber Marketing (Holdings) Limited. The company which traded formerly as KAT UK, is in administration according to Companies House. There now appears [...]

By |2019-09-11T10:06:54+00:00September 11th, 2019|Categories: business, double glazing industry|

Smart Window & Door Tech Will Only Be A Success If Its Easy To Use

This year has seen a lot of smart window and door tech launched, most of it at the FIT Show. Whilst there have been products out there in the market for a while now, its been sporadic and with mixed results. Now, we are spoiled for choice. We have Kubu by Avantis, Brisant Secure's [...]

By |2019-09-10T13:53:43+00:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry, technology|

Glazing Finally Represented at BRAC

This is a sponsored article by Certass The glazing industry is now being represented on the Building Regulations Advisory Committee (BRAC) which advises the Secretary of State in England on making Building Regulations and setting standards for building design and construction. This is welcome news given the upheaval around Building Regulations since the Grenfell [...]

By |2019-09-09T19:48:50+00:00September 9th, 2019|Categories: Certass|

Freefoam, Working To Help Roofing Merchants Grow

This is a sponsored article by Freefoam Whilst Freefoam building products have traditionally been available from specialist PVC suppliers the more ambitious roofing and general builders merchants are now seeing the potential and benefits of stocking fascia, soffit and gutter alongside their existing ranges. Skyline Roofing are one such business. Based in West London [...]

By |2019-09-09T19:28:22+00:00September 9th, 2019|Categories: Freefoam|

High Five For Camden At The National Fenestration Awards

This is a sponsored articlr by Camden Group The Camden Group has been shortlisted for five different categories at the National Fenestration Awards (NFAs). The NFAs are the biggest awards platform within the UK fenestration industry aiming to reward the very best within and across the sector. Camden Group has been shortlisted in the [...]

By |2019-09-09T15:22:01+00:00September 9th, 2019|Categories: Camden Group|

DGB Jobs: Injection Moulding Production Supervisor

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Injection Moulding Production Supervisor Job Description: We have two exciting opportunities to join a successful manufacturing company in Merseyside as a Production Setter/Supervisor were you will be responsible for a team of 3 – 5 operatives. The two Supervisors positions are to cover two shift patterns; Mon – Thursday: [...]

By |2019-09-09T11:07:54+00:00September 9th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Commercial Estimator

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Commercial Estimator Job Description: A double glazing specialist have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Commercial Estimator based in East Yorkshire. Working within the commercial sector applicants will be required to create estimates using electronic estimating software to produce accurate and profitable tenders/quotations to meet the requirements given by [...]

By |2019-09-09T11:01:04+00:00September 9th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

Would You Publish Your Prices Online For Home Owners?

Technology has certainly transformed the way our industry deals not only within itself, but also with home owners. Whether its communication between home owners and companies, the way we order products, marketing and messaging. Technology has made all of that quicker, and in most cases simpler. Thanks to the internet, it has allowed home [...]

By |2019-09-04T21:59:57+00:00September 4th, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry|

DGB Jobs: Sales Representative

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Sales Representative Job Description: A highly-regarded building supplies company is currently recruiting for an experienced Sales Representative to cover the East and West Midlands. The role will involve calling upon small to medium sized window and door fabricators and selling the company's range of high specification hardware including hinges [...]

By |2019-09-04T18:20:36+00:00September 4th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|