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.

Big Part L And Part Q Changes On The Horizon – Deceuninck Customer Day

Sponsored news from Deceuninck: Deceuninck customer day identifies a toughening market, but still solid demand, despite inflationary headwinds and new regulatory challenges. Held at Birmingham’s NEC at the end of March, Kevin Jones, Senior Technical Officer, GGF started proceedings by reviewing the practical implications of significant regulatory changes. This included existing changes under Parts [...]

By |2023-04-03T16:59:46+01:00April 3rd, 2023|Categories: Deceuninck|

Safestyle UK Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

Press release issued by Safestyle UK: Safestyle UK plc (AIM: SFE), the leading UK-focused retailer and manufacturer of PVCu replacement windows and doors for the homeowner market is pleased to announce the appointment of Phil Joyner to the Board of Safestyle as an Executive Director in the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with [...]

By |2023-04-03T16:51:50+01:00April 3rd, 2023|Categories: double glazing industry|

‘We All Have A Responsibility To Do Something’ Says Freefoam Stockist C & A Building Products

Sponsored news from Freefoam: C & A Building Products has installed solar panels in its warehouse in the next step to improve its green credentials. Family-run firm C & A Building Products, a Freefoam stockist for almost 20 years, is an independent supplier of plastic building materials and has been operating for 55 years [...]

By |2023-03-30T22:26:10+01:00March 30th, 2023|Categories: DGB ECO, Freefoam|

MRA Research Launches New Builders Merchants Monthly OMNIBUS Survey

Sponsored news from MRA Research: MRA Research has set up a Builders’ Merchants Monthly OMNIBUS Survey for companies who want quick, cost-effective research to improve their marketing. The OMNIBUS Survey is an insight tool for suppliers and companies working in the builders’ merchants sector. Businesses marketing or selling to builders’ merchants, and through them [...]

By |2023-03-30T22:09:32+01:00March 30th, 2023|Categories: MRA Research|

Consort Take Ultion And Sweet As Standard

Sponsored news from Brisant Secure: Consort and Brisant have joined together, with Consort offering the latest Ultion three-star lock and Sweet door furniture as standard on all of their doors Simon Holt, Consort MD says, “We know the Ultion brand and know that product-wise you won’t get any better. We offer our customers the [...]

By |2023-03-30T21:55:52+01:00March 30th, 2023|Categories: Brisant Secure|

Guest Interview: Steven Miller, Head Of Sales, Eurocell

Leaving a chaotic 2022 and looking forward to an equally uncertain 2023, Head of Sales at Eurocell, Steven Miller granted DGB time to answer 12 important questions which give us an idea about where the market might be headed for the rest of the year. 1. Did 2022 turn out as you expected? We [...]

By |2023-03-29T16:47:48+01:00March 29th, 2023|Categories: double glazing industry|

How Bad Is This Downturn?

In true industry style, the picture of the true state of the market is deliberately murky. If you were to read just the PR, you'd think we'd barely changed from the heady days of 2020 and 2021. In private, however, the conversations are rather different and point to areas of the sector that could [...]

By |2023-03-29T16:09:39+01:00March 29th, 2023|Categories: business, double glazing industry|

The Inaugural Building Safety Regulator Conference

The first Building Safety Regulator Conference was held at Central Westminster Hall on 22 March 2023 and saw delegates hear from the major players involved in putting the Building Safety Regulator into operation. Opening the conference was Sarah Newton, Chair of the Health & Safety Executive (HSE), followed by Lee Rowley MP — Parliamentary [...]

By |2023-03-28T22:39:18+01:00March 28th, 2023|Categories: double glazing industry|

Edison Group Acquires Tyne And Wear-Based Crown Architectural Systems

The latest move represents a major foray into the English market and adds significantly to the fast-growing Edison group skills portfolio. Edison Group, the fast-growing Ayrshire-headquartered construction, property and investment business, has acquired Crown Architectural Systems, a north-east of England-based company which operates from a 6500 sq. ft facility in Washington, in the City of [...]

By |2023-03-28T00:14:28+01:00March 28th, 2023|Categories: business, double glazing industry|

New Integral Blind Colours To Make Debut At 2023 FIT Show

Sponsored news from Morley Glass: Visitors to the Morley Glass stand at this year’s FIT Show will have their first opportunity to see new UK-exclusive ScreenLine® integral blind colours, which have been developed to give style-conscious homeowners the perfect complement to their contemporary home décor. The company has been working closely with ScreenLine® integral [...]

By |2023-03-24T10:58:46+00:00March 24th, 2023|Categories: Glass, Morley Glass|

Glazerite Celebrates FIT Show Return

Sponsored news from Glazerite: The Glazerite UK Group has unveiled plans to exhibit at this year’s FIT Show, after a six-year hiatus. The trade fabricator has chosen the event’s 10th year to return and will also sponsor the VIP lounge. The show, which has evolved to become the industry’s biggest event, takes place at [...]

By |2023-03-24T12:12:51+00:00March 24th, 2023|Categories: Glazerite|

January Merchant Sales Marginally Up But Volumes Still Down Year-On-Year

Sponsored news from BMBI: The latest Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI) report reveals that builders’ merchants’ value sales were up +0.2% in January 2023 compared to the same month in 2022. This nominal growth came largely from inflation as volume sales were down -16.5% while prices rose +19.9%. With an extra trading day this [...]

By |2023-03-24T10:22:04+00:00March 24th, 2023|Categories: Market Reports, MRA Marketing|

Are Anthracite Grey Windows And Doors Being Oversold?

Anthracite Grey. That one shade of Grey has come to symbolise the trend in colour for windows and doors over the past decade or so. Just in case you were wondering, the origins of Anthracite can be found in the world of coal, where Anthracite was known as hard coal or black coal. So [...]

By |2023-03-23T16:23:03+00:00March 23rd, 2023|Categories: double glazing industry|

We Need To Approach Trickle Vents From A Different Angle

The debate around trickle vents is morphing into one which will continue to rage within the sector, but actually go nowhere. The petition that was launched at the start of the year to try and force the Government to overturn the newly revised regulations stands at a grand total of 624 signatories. For the [...]

By |2023-03-22T23:01:05+00:00March 22nd, 2023|Categories: Building Regulations, double glazing industry|

Going Electric Brings Benefits To Freefoam

Sponsored news from Freefoam: Freefoam introduced an electric car to its fleet and the company last autumn and has already started to benefit. George Langley, Area Sales Manager for the Anglian region, has been driving a fully-electric Skoda Enyaq since last year. Freefoam’s Area Sales Managers regularly cover hundreds of miles in a week [...]

By |2023-03-20T22:45:38+00:00March 20th, 2023|Categories: Freefoam|

Morley Glass Wins ‘Best Installer Support Programme Or Service Initiative’ Award In GGP Installer Awards

Sponsored news from Morley Glass: Uni-Blinds® integral blind manufacturer Morley Glass has won an award in the 2023 GGP Installer Awards in recognition of its free glass recycling service in conjunction with Saint-Gobain Glass, which enables installers to divert their waste glass away from landfill to raise money for good causes. The company was [...]

By |2023-03-20T21:48:45+00:00March 20th, 2023|Categories: Awards, Morley Glass|
Go to Top