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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.

Open Letter: What The UK Window Industry Wants From Government

Ryan Johnson, Managing Director, Emplas: Regardless of any individual political persuasions, the general election has delivered a level of clarity. We know what sort of Government we can and expect and we know that we will leave the EU on the 31st of January with a ‘deal’. It’s why the Pound has rallied against [...]

By |2019-12-13T16:35:50+00:00December 13th, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry|

Analysis: Conservatives Win Huge Majority In 2019 General Election

Too close to call. Unpredictable. A Youth Quake. In the end, it never materialised. It wasn't even close. The UK wakes up this morning to a massive Conservative majority in Parliament. This is my take on what indeed was a political earthquake, and what happens now. Labour lost the north I live in the [...]

By |2019-12-13T15:39:56+00:00December 13th, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry|

Good? Bad? Indifferent? How Has 2019 Been For You?

As we come to the end of what has been an immensely busy year across all fronts, its that time where we come to reflect on the 12 months that have passed. This isn't going to be my big end of year review post. That may comein the form of two or three shorter [...]

By |2019-12-10T23:39:57+00:00December 10th, 2019|Categories: double glazing industry|

DGB Jobs: Shift Production Manager

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Shift Production Manager Job Description: Chase Taylor are looking to recruit a Shift Production Manager for a large uPVC & Aluminium window and door fabricator based in West Yorkshire. Candidates will be responsible for the day to day management of the various factory floor departments, ensuring that the operating [...]

By |2019-12-10T17:39:30+00:00December 10th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Installation Manager

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Installation Manager Job Description: If you are looking for your next challenge as an Installation Manager and would like to work for a quality driven, customer focused glazing business that work regionally within the Oxfordshire area then we have a fantastic opportunity for you. The role will involve planning [...]

By |2019-12-10T17:36:03+00:00December 10th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

Buzzing Birmingham Bash Wraps Up Year Of The PiGs

This is a sponsored article by PiGS 2019 is the year of the pig and that has certainly proven to be the case for the industry’s top networking event, as another hugely successful calendar concluded with the ever-popular Birmingham PiGs party in November. The Pitcher & Piano was once again packed to the rafters [...]

By |2019-12-09T22:18:01+00:00December 9th, 2019|Categories: PIGS|

DGB Jobs: Project Coordinator

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Project Coordinator Job Description: We are recruiting for an experienced Project Coordinator to join a friendly, well-regarded local installation business that has a proud history and is steadily growing. Based in the West Midlands the role will involve working with the Installation Manager to help plan and schedule workloads [...]

By |2019-12-06T14:18:36+00:00December 6th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Conservatory Surveyor

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Conservatory Surveyor Job Description: A well-respected glazing business have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Conservatory Surveyor, covering an area that predominantly includes the Black Country and South Birmingham. Responsible for carrying out the measurement and paperwork associated with the installation of conservatories. Visiting customers in their own homes [...]

By |2019-12-06T14:16:43+00:00December 6th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Manufacturing & Technical Engineer (Fenestration)

Company: MBA Associates acting on behalf of VEKA plc Job Position: Manufacturing & Technical Engineer (Fenestration) Job Description: Manufacturing & Technical Engineer (Fenestration) £Attractive Package Ideally Based: Central belt of Scotland, Cumbria or North East Coverage: Scotland, Cumbria, North East and Ireland Client: VEKA plc is the largest supplier of PVCu profiles to the [...]

By |2019-12-06T13:14:38+00:00December 6th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

MRA Research Wins Best Research & Insight Award For Hanson Cement At The Construction Marketing Awards

This is a sponsored article by MRA Research MRA Research has won the Best Use of Research & Insight award for its work with Hanson Cement at this year’s prestigious Construction Marketing Awards (CMA). This is awarded based on the use of research and insight to guide marketing strategy and drive improved performance in [...]

By |2019-12-05T23:03:33+00:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: MRA Marketing|

Certass Helps Installers Super-Charge Their Business

This is a sponsored article from Certass What do you get from your competent persons scheme? That’s the question that Certass is posing to installers, to check that they are getting the best value for money from their provider. Jason Clemmit, Managing Director at Certass explains: “Competent Persons Schemes (CPS) are something that every [...]

By |2019-12-05T22:46:59+00:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: Certass|

DGB Jobs: Sales Manager

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Sales Manager Job Description: We are working with a premier manufacturer of uPVC, aluminium and timber glazing products, who have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Sales Manager to join their existing team. Covering the South West of the country our client is looking to develop new opportunities and [...]

By |2019-12-05T22:37:49+00:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Site Supervisor

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Site Supervisor Job Description: Are you an experience Fenestration Site Supervisor with experience in Surveying? Do you have experience working with Aluminium window and door products? If so, my client are one of the country’s most successful glazing companies looking for someone to cover their aluminium projects in and [...]

By |2019-12-05T22:35:28+00:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

DGB Jobs: Service Engineer

Company: Chase Taylor Recruitment Job Position: Service Engineer Job Description: A successful manufacturer and installer of high quality home improvement options, are looking for an experienced Service Engineer to carry out glazing repairs across Hereford. The role will involve liaising closely with the office on jobs, carrying out diagnostic checks and where possible fixing any [...]

By |2019-12-05T22:33:15+00:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: DGB Jobs Listing|

Belfast City Hospital Benefits From Morley Expertise

This is a sponsored article by Morley Glass Morley Glass & Glazing has recently completed a £500,000 integral blind installation at Belfast City Hospital’s new Acute Mental Health Inpatient Unit. The £20m two-storey building now benefits from Morley’s SL20 MB system, which was specifically developed for the project to feature two operating mechanisms – [...]

By |2019-12-05T17:00:42+00:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: Morley Glass|