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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.

Lifting Of Lockdown Delayed To July 19th

In what was a widely expected announcement, on Monday evening Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that the final stage of the lifting of lockdown, due to take place on June 21st, would be delayed by four weeks to July 19th. It comes as the spread of the Delta variant, first discovered in India, is [...]

By |2021-06-16T23:28:24+01:00June 16th, 2021|Categories: Coronavirus, double glazing industry|

100% Recyclable Aluminium?

This is a guest article by CAB: A lot has been claimed about the benefits of aluminium by CAB and many other associations, but we should also ask: “Where would we be today without this material?” With a high strength to weight ratio, aluminium is a structural engineering material, without it we would not [...]

By |2021-06-15T15:59:21+01:00June 15th, 2021|Categories: aluminium, double glazing industry|

A Letter To The Editor From Brisant Secure

This is a letter to the editor from Brisant Secure: Dear Jason, I’m writing to congratulate Giovanni Laporta for Smart Ready®’s milestone win in its trademark dispute with Yale (letter dated 20th May 2021). Brisant has seen many of our initiatives blatantly copied. While we normally just poke fun at it on social media, [...]

By |2021-06-15T15:47:54+01:00June 15th, 2021|Categories: double glazing industry|

Endurance Enhance Security Offer With £2000 Guarantee

This is a sponsored article by Endurance Doors: Endurance Doors boast arguably the most secure composite door, thanks to a number of product innovations and now the security guarantee from their own branded ABS, dimpled key 3-Star cylinder has been increased to £2,000. This unrivalled 3-Star cylinder developed in partnership with ABS is a [...]

By |2021-06-15T14:27:17+01:00June 15th, 2021|Categories: Endurance Doors|

If Fenestration Is Serious About Cutting Carbon, It’s Time To Ramp Up Domestic Production

For a while, the UK fenestration sector has talked about the need to produce more here and rely less on imports. There is a genuine argument for this. This is highlighted by the current supply problems and you have to wonder if we did make more fenestration products here in the UK then would [...]

By |2021-06-15T13:22:47+01:00June 15th, 2021|Categories: business, double glazing industry|

Freefoam Is The Top Choice For Watts Roofing

This is a sponsored article by Freefoam: Excellent customer service and a wide choice of colours are just some of the reasons why stockist Watts Roofing looks no further than Freefoam for all its cladding requirements. Watts Roofing was set up by Company Director Shane Watts in 2010 and sells a wide range of [...]

By |2021-06-14T10:48:30+01:00June 14th, 2021|Categories: Freefoam|

Saving Time And Money With Onsite 7 Job Management Software

This is a sponsored article by Onsite 7: Onsite 7, the job management software designed for the trade by the trade has reported a strong uptake from new customers due to the software’s ability to saves installers both time and money. Rhys Hoddinott, CEO at Onsite 7, said: “We have been delighted with the [...]

By |2021-06-14T10:25:47+01:00June 14th, 2021|Categories: double glazing industry|

Tri-Tec Windows Turns To Haffner For New Machinery

This is a sponsored article by Haffner Murat: Tri-tec Windows in Chelmsford has just purchased an SMR-5 Five Head Welding Machine from Haffner and the machine is already making a big difference to the company. Fletcher Hodgins, Managing Director at Tri-Tec, said: “We invested in the SMR-5 to give us additional capacity and improved [...]

By |2021-06-11T11:04:47+01:00June 11th, 2021|Categories: Haffner Murat|

High Home Improvement Demand Could Last Three Years

Demand in the home improvement sector is very high right now. Perhaps at record highs for some companies. Since the start of this huge bounce-back, which originated in mid-May of 2020, the debate has since been about predicting when things might end. The answer might be a lot longer than we thought. High home [...]

By |2021-06-10T20:28:27+01:00June 10th, 2021|Categories: business, double glazing industry|

Brisant Appoints New Finance Director To Support Ongoing Growth

This is a sponsored article by Brisant Secure: Brisant Secure has appointed a Finance Director, a new role created as part of the hardware house’s growth plan. Clive Burnett joined Brisant Secure in June, bringing with him more than 20 years of experience in finance. His expertise and knowledge will complement existing skills within [...]

By |2021-06-10T16:57:39+01:00June 10th, 2021|Categories: Brisant Secure|

Guest Post: The Vexed Issue Of The Trickle Vent

As consultations around the Government’s new Future Buildings Standard close, VEKA Plc’s Technical Director, Paul Kennington, applauds plans to make homes more energy efficient but questions whether the vexed issue of ventilation has been solved. The results are in; over the last two years, the Government has been running consultations that first covered domestic [...]

By |2021-06-08T22:33:33+01:00June 8th, 2021|Categories: double glazing industry|

Andy Jones Steps Down From Victorian Sliders

Andy Jones has announced he is to step down as Victorian Sliders Group Managing Director after two years. Here is his statement: Since my appointment as Group MD in 2019 we have embarked on an investment strategy that has enabled us to scale the business rapidly, and we have seen a real transformation during [...]

By |2021-06-08T22:16:13+01:00June 8th, 2021|Categories: DGB People, double glazing industry|

This Is The Situation With Installers And Deliveries Right Now

In my most recent polls on the DGB social media feeds, I asked fenestration installers their thoughts on the state of deliveries to them from their suppliers. Last week those polls on Linkedin and Twitter ended, and these were the results. Installers: what is the current situation? This was the question I posed to [...]

By |2021-06-07T23:25:49+01:00June 7th, 2021|Categories: double glazing industry|

Sheerline Launches ‘Next Generation’ S1 Roof Lantern

Sheerline continues to expand its impressive range of innovative aluminium products with the launch of a next-generation aluminium roof lantern. It combines sleek low-level styling and cutting-edge performance to create one of the most secure, thermally efficient and beautiful lanterns on the market. The S1 roof lantern has been designed from scratch by Garnalex’ [...]

By |2021-06-07T14:58:25+01:00June 7th, 2021|Categories: Garnalex|

Double Your Profits With Kolorseal

This is a sponsored article by Kolorseal: The days are gone when people wanted just white or cream windows and today many homeowners want to add a really personal touch to their homes using colour. This can be a huge financial advantage for installers and fabricators looking at offering more benefits to consumers. For [...]

By |2021-06-07T13:12:32+01:00June 7th, 2021|Categories: Kolorseal|
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