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.

Edgetech Regional Manager Rides The Retro Run

This is a sponsored article by Edgetech It’s a pub crawl with a difference – it takes place in broad daylight and there’s a 7-mile cycle involved. Over nearly a decade, the Retro Run has raised thousands of pounds for deserving West Midlands charities. And this year, as on many previous occasions, Edgetech’s Northern [...]

By |2019-08-20T13:53:02+00:00August 20th, 2019|Categories: Edgetech|

DGB Jobs: Installation / Site Support Engineer

Company: Ultraframe Job Position: Installation / Site Support Engineer Job Description: Ultraframe is a leading supplier of offsite manufactured construction products based in Clitheroe. Excellent technical support is a key part of our offering and we are looking to recruit an installation / site support engineer to assist with the ongoing training & development of [...]

By |2019-08-20T13:43:22+00:00August 20th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

GQA Announces Acquisition Of PAA/VQ-Set

Big news within the industry, this time in the form of an acquisition in the qualifications and certifications side of things. GQA Qualifications have acquired PAA/VQ-Set. Here is the full story from the GQA website: GQA Qualifications is pleased to announce it has completed the acquisition of PAA/VQ-Set the awarding body for the Polymer, [...]

By |2019-08-20T12:36:45+00:00August 20th, 2019|Categories: business, Businesses bought, double glazing industry|

DGB Jobs: Maintenance Engineer

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Maintenance Engineer Job Description: We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Maintenance Engineer to join a manufacturer and supplier of high quality windows, doors and conservatories based in Essex. Applicants must have experience with standard operating procedures and will undertake planned and preventative maintenance on a range of [...]

By |2019-08-19T21:47:24+00:00August 19th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Internal Sales Executive

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Internal Sales Executive Job Description: Are you a driven and passionate sales executive looking for a new opportunity? If so, my client supply products into the glazing industry and are looking for an Internal Sales Executive to join their ever growing, friendly team, in their office near Dewsbury.  This [...]

By |2019-08-19T21:44:20+00:00August 19th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

Skills Crisis Is The Fenestration Sector’s Biggest Problem According To Poll

For the past week I have been running a poll via my Twitter account asking the industry what it thought was the biggest problem facing the sector right now. There are a number of fundamental points we have to tackle right now, all of which could pose a huge threat to the entire industry. [...]

By |2019-08-19T21:34:23+00:00August 19th, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry|

DGB Jobs: Aluminium Order Processor / Administrator

Company: Majestic Window Designs Ltd, Cheddar, Somerset Job Position: Aluminium Order Processor/Administrator Job Description: As a member of the Majestic Window Designs Ltd team you will support the day to day running of our Aluminium production order processing, by preparing estimates for high end aluminium window and door systems Your duties will include • [...]

By |2019-08-16T11:10:08+00:00August 16th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

Should The Fenestration Industry Avoid Companies Who Phoenix?

When a company goes under, its always a messy affair. Jobs are lost, as is history and legacy. It truly is a sad time for everyone involved and connected to the business. Sometimes however, the company can be saved. Either through closing down and starting again, otherwise known as "phoenixing", or through other means, [...]

By |2019-08-15T22:49:43+00:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry|

PiGs Set To Hog The Limelight In Atlanta

This is a sponsored article by PiGS In September 2013, a group of wild hogs hit the headlines when they terrorised an Atlanta suburb, leaving many residents afraid to leave their homes. Six years later, a bunch of not quite so feral PiGs will be descending on the American city, although this time the [...]

By |2019-08-15T14:44:49+00:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: PIGS|

DGB Jobs: Sales Administrator

Company: Camel Glass Job Position: Sales Administrator Job Description: Camel Group are looking for a competent efficient organised person to work as an administrator Job Description Working closely with our estimating and sales departments, the right candidate will assist in following up by telephone on all client price proposals that have been issued by the [...]

By |2019-08-15T12:05:30+00:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

CAD Technician Aluminium (Windows & Doors)

Company: Camel Glass Job Position: CAD Technician Aluminium (Windows & Doors) Job Description: A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a CAD Technician/ Surveyor to join our busy team at Camel Group. The right candidate would be required to create CAD drawings for clients and surveyors for our Schuco Aluminium Windows fabrication department at Holsworthy The [...]

By |2019-08-15T12:03:24+00:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

Certass TA Launches New ‘Business Essentials’ Benefits

This is a sponsored article by Certass The glazing industry’s largest trade body, Certass Trade Association (TA) has launched Certass TA Business Essentials – a fantastic new benefit for members. The business support package includes valuable information, resources and free helplines on HR, health & safety, debt recovery, tax and legal issues to help [...]

By |2019-08-14T19:56:45+00:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Certass|

Introducing Fenestration Live

Ever seen the live page features on news sites when something big kicks off? The BBC has a live page feature for many sub-sections of it's website, including it's business pages and local/regional pages. Given how active our industry is online, especially on social media, I thought it might be a good idea to [...]

By |2019-08-14T15:42:35+00:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry|

New Ultion WXM Performs 5x Normal 3 Star Test Standard

This is a sponsored article by Brisant Secure Ultion WXM has extra molybdenum, the metal that is 25% denser than iron, integrated within its design. Brisant-Secure redesigned and improved the materials used to increase the strength and durability that Ultion brings. The BS EN1303 test requires standard 3 Star locks to achieve 100,000 cycles. [...]

By |2019-08-14T09:52:54+00:00August 13th, 2019|Categories: Brisant Secure|

DGB Jobs: Specification Sales Manager

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Specification Sales Manager Job Description: We have an exciting opportunity to join a European Market leader of architectural aluminium products for the fenestration industry. Our client is looking for an experienced and successful Specification Sales Manager to promote the companies range of aluminium profiles and unique designs into Central [...]

By |2019-08-12T22:19:29+00:00August 12th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Estimator

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Estimator Job Description: Chase Taylor are working with a bespoke fabricator of commercial aluminium windows, doors and curtain walling who are recruiting for an experienced Estimator to join their busy office in Luton. Typical duties will be providing quotes to their various clients based from technical / architectural drawings. [...]

By |2019-08-12T22:11:35+00:00August 12th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|