>DERs Finally Here

>Doors have now joined the ranks of windows, in being judged on an A-G scale of how efficient they are.In my opinion these should have been introduced at the same time as windows. I don't know why it has taken 4 years for it to be implemented.Whilst windows have the A-G scale of judgement, windows can [...]

By |2011-09-05T13:51:00+01:00September 5th, 2011|Categories: composite doors, DERs, door energy ratings, doors|

>Yale In Cahoots With Door Stop?

>A couple of comments have been made over the past couple of days on Twitter about this, but I must say I have known about this issue for about a year, but didn't want to say anything until now. Yale have their own composite door website in which prospective customers can go design their own door [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:24:39+01:00August 18th, 2011|Categories: composite doors, door-stop, yale|

>How Long Left For PVCu Panelled Doors?

>Until the arrival of companies like Door-Stop, composite doors were still very much a niche market product, very expensive and unknown to the general public.But now with many more manufacturers involved in the composite door market, the product is now very much a mainstay of the industry. They've lowered in price, there are dozens of [...]

By |2011-07-25T23:36:00+01:00July 25th, 2011|Categories: composite doors, double glazing industry, PVCu|

>Fires Shut Down 5 Nan Ya Plants

>It's emerged that the Yunlin County Government in Taiwan forced Nan Ya, producers of composite door panels exported to the UK, to shut down 5 of it's production plants after two fires broke out on 12th and 18th of May.According to Nan Ya, these closures are causing a daily loss of around NT$8.4 million (I'm [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:24:40+01:00July 4th, 2011|Categories: asia, composite doors, PVCu|

>Door-Stop Showcasing Impressive Growth

>Door-Stop International has just posted a £17 million turnover in just it's third year of business, that equates to a rise of 30%, up from £13 million the year previously.The company has been taking a steady 25-30 new customers on per week. They also state that a lot of their growth can be attributed to [...]

By |2011-07-04T10:34:00+01:00July 4th, 2011|Categories: composite doors, positive|

>Black Is The New White

>It's clear that since the introduction of coloured doors in the industry i.e. composite and foil wood grained doors, the most popular colour with customers has been black. The reason? You can only assume that this is because it is the most neutral colour when compared to the other choices. Colours like red, green and [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:24:43+01:00March 21st, 2011|Categories: Coloured PVCu, composite doors|

>Door-Stop vs Rockdoor

>Over the past couple of years, Door-Stop and Rockdoor have become the two main brands that customers have come to see as representing composite doors the best. So much so that they ask for them by name, something which you don't usually associate with the double glazing industry. But that is from a customer's point [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:24:45+01:00December 14th, 2010|Categories: composite doors, double glazing|

>Trends Show Composite Surge

>The chart above shows the ever increasing interest in composite doors.We have all seen increasing sales in composite doors over the past few years, mostly due to installation companies pushing them. But what the above images shows is that the general public are now starting to get to know the composite style of door, asking [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:24:45+01:00November 26th, 2010|Categories: composite doors, Google|

>A Success Story

>One of the biggest success stories in the double glazing industry at the minute has got to be the rise of Door-Stop International. Since it's inception only a few years ago, they have managed to cement a place in the top four composite door companies.Their second year in business ended with £13 million in turnover, [...]

By |2010-07-16T09:38:00+01:00July 16th, 2010|Categories: composite doors, positive|

>Saturation Point

>This is a very interesting read: (article from GGP magazine online)"The domestic replacement door and window market in the UK has been ‘hit hard’ by the recession with further decline expected in 2010, according to a new report by AMA Research.Defining characteristics of the market were identified as: maturity, fragmentation, increasing competition, building legislation, ‘green’ [...]

By |2010-03-31T14:29:00+01:00March 31st, 2010|Categories: composite doors, double glazing industry|
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