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.

DGB Jobs: Installation Manager

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Installation Manager Job Description: We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Installation Manager who will be responsible for overseeing the installation of Home Improvement Glazing Projects including replacement windows, doors, conservatories and orangeries in UPVC, Aluminium and Timber Effect Profiles. Initially, you will be managing three teams of [...]

By |2019-09-04T18:15:47+00:00September 4th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

2019 National Fenestration Awards Shortlists Announced

In what was a mammoth nominations phase which began at the start of the year (remember that?), the finalists have been announced for each of the 25 categories of the 2019 National Fenestration Awards. They are as follows: Aluminium Company 2019 Aire Valley Architectural Aluminium Ltd Alumina by Liniar AluK GB CDW Systems [...]

By |2019-09-04T08:40:07+00:00September 3rd, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry|

New URBANroom Brochure From Prefix

This is a sponsored article by Prefix Systems Prefix Systems have just updated the consumer brochure for URBANroom, their contemporary aluminium glazed extension which is available as a complete kit from the foundations upwards or as a roof only option with their unique gutter shroud. URBANroom is the contemporary twist on the conservatory, using [...]

By |2019-09-03T12:54:45+00:00September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Prefix|

DGB Jobs: Sales & Marketing Representatives

Company: Majestic Designs (UK) Ltd Job Position: Sales & Marketing Representatives Job Description: Majestic Designs - Somersets leading Home Improvement company continues to expand. As part of our Multi Million Pound expansion program, and showing our commitment to Somerset we now have exciting opportunities within our team. Thanks to our continued success providing Upvc and [...]

By |2019-09-03T09:02:45+00:00September 3rd, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

It Could Be A Really Messy End To The Year

Its the start of September, so you know what that means, silly season is about to begin! That time of year where the last few months remain in which home owners can get their new windows and doors installed before Christmas. Like it makes a difference really. We're only really closed for a couple [...]

By |2019-09-02T21:50:24+00:00September 2nd, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry|

DGB Jobs: Installations Team

Company: Elwyns Windows Ltd Job Position: Installations Team Job Description: We have a position for an installation team working in the North Surrey/ South London area. Must be MTC Qualified or equivalent. Employed or self employed  Mainly domestic work with good rates of pay Vehicle supplied if necessary. Vacancy: full time Email address: [email protected] Phone: [...]

By |2019-08-28T22:19:14+00:00August 28th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Architectural Project Manager / Specification Sales Manager

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Architectural Project Manager / Specification Sales Manager Job Description: We are recruiting for a fenestration Architectural Project Manager / Specification Sales Manager to cover the North East and Yorkshire. You will be providing design advice and technical calculations to specifiers, to write clear, concise and accurate specifications, to [...]

By |2019-08-28T22:12:54+00:00August 28th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: National Business Development Manager

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: National Business Development Manager Job Description: A successful manufacturer of uPVC windows, doors, composite and glass are now recruiting a National Business Development Manager whose background lies within the New Build sector. Our client continues to provide their customers with a full range of products and services, enabling them [...]

By |2019-08-28T22:09:27+00:00August 28th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

83% Say Fenestration Installers Don’t Have Enough Protection From Rogue Home Owners

In the past week on Linkedin and Twitter there has been much conversation about home owners, our dealings with them, and discussion about whether they are becoming harder to deal with. It was the inspiration for my latest poll on Twitter, where I asked the industry whether they though they had enough protection from [...]

By |2019-08-28T20:37:16+00:00August 28th, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry|

The Fenestration Companies Taking The Lead On Sustainability

Climate change is very much the focus right now. Iceland has laid a memorial to a glacier that no longer exists. The Amazon rainforest is being crippled by fires. We have had record heatwaves in the UK, Europe and the US. There are a number of crises in various places on the planet right [...]

By |2019-10-10T20:27:36+00:00August 27th, 2019|Categories: DGB ECO, double glazing industry|

Opinion: The General Public Are Getting Harder To Deal With

Dealing with the general public, and businesses protecting themselves against the rogue element of them seems to be the hot topic this week. Earlier on today a friend of mine messaged me privately in pure frustration after being asked one of the most ridiculous things I have heard from a home owner in a [...]

By |2019-08-22T22:37:42+00:00August 22nd, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry|

DGB Jobs: Project Manager

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Project Manager Job Description: A successful and well-established manufacturer of high quality uPVC, window and door products are currently recruiting for a Project Manager to run multiple New Build Installations across the South East. Applicants must have experience running new build sites and must have worked within the fenestration [...]

By |2019-08-22T10:27:04+00:00August 22nd, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Quality Manager

Company: Dekko Window Systems Ltd Job Position: Quality Manager Job Description: This is a fantastic opportunity for the successful candidate who will be responsible for Quality Control, ensuring we deliver high quality products to our customer base. This will be achieved by working alongside our current management team. The ideal candidate will come from a [...]

By |2019-08-21T21:37:40+00:00August 21st, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

Do Fenestration Installers Have Enough Protection Against Rogue Home Owners?

Last night I asked my followers on Twitter as to what they think my next poll should be. I got a lot of good ideas, some of which will be used in future polls. The conversation from there turned to the issue of deposits, with some saying that they have started to take larger [...]

By |2019-08-21T12:25:56+00:00August 21st, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry|

Great Service From Freefoam Means Peace Of Mind For Badger Building’s Customers

This is a sponsored article by Freefoam Lowestoft-based housebuilder Badger Building take pride in the thoughtful design and careful attention to detail that goes in to their new homes, so it’s no surprise to find Freefoam’s fascias, soffits, rainwater goods and drainpipes being used across their range of homes. Paul Brooks, quantity surveyor and [...]

By |2019-08-20T19:39:13+00:00August 20th, 2019|Categories: Freefoam|

Safestyle’s Share Price Fell Below 50p

Despite some of the recent good news to come out of Safestyle UK, their share price hasn't reflected that mood. On Monday their share price fell below 50p, to lows not seen since October of last year. Wider issues at play? Here's the 1-year chart: Credit: Bloomberg At the time of writing [...]

By |2019-08-20T15:54:44+00:00August 20th, 2019|Categories: business, double glazing industry|