Endurance® Doors Sales Initiative Celebrates First Anniversary – And Exceptional Success Rate

Manufacturer of solid, secure and stylish composite doors, Endurance® Doors is marking the first anniversary of the opening of its dedicated consumer focused showroom. Since its opening 12 months ago, the innovative form of sales support has enabled numerous Endurance installer partners to enjoy a 100% success rate in converting homeowner enquiries into actual orders. [...]

By |2023-11-14T14:22:16+00:00November 14th, 2023|Categories: doors, Endurance Doors|

Endurance® Doors Embraces Current Colour Trend

Endurance® Doors is enabling design-conscious homeowners to enjoy solid, secure, and stylish exterior doors in a new and highly sought-after colour. The business, which already offers customers a choice of 85 unique door designs in a palette of 19 different shades, is now manufacturing products in an attractive and on-trend claystone hue. Russell Hensman, group [...]

By |2023-06-29T21:22:35+01:00June 29th, 2023|Categories: doors, Endurance Doors|

Ultion Bolt – The Multi-Bolt Lock

Ultion is excited to unveil Ultion Bolt, a groundbreaking auto-fire lock designed to transform the way lever handle doors are sold. Ultion Bolt removes the need to lift the door handle, providing a hassle-free locking solution that enhances door functionality and security. Composite door manufacturers have always recommended homeowners lift the handle, as it [...]

By |2023-06-13T22:06:14+01:00June 13th, 2023|Categories: Brisant Secure, doors, hardware|

I Still Prefer Bi-Folding Doors Over Sliders

I am sure plenty of you made the most of the amazing weather over the weekend. After what seemed like a very long and dull Spring, we now seem to have jumped headlong into Summer, with the start of June proving to be very sunny, dry and even hot. The forecast for the next [...]

By |2023-06-13T00:00:55+01:00June 13th, 2023|Categories: aluminium, doors, double glazing industry|

MACO Sent A Door Lock Into Space

Well, almost. MACO, manufacturers of window and door hardware solutions, recently sent their latest new product, INSTINCT, into space. It was a unique marketing exercise which I don't believe has been done before in our sector. At least to my knowledge. MACO INSTINCT in space For those wondering how far this product actually reached, [...]

By |2023-06-08T23:22:07+01:00June 8th, 2023|Categories: doors, double glazing industry, technology|

Rocal Group Celebrates Success At The NLBAS

Rocal Group, a leading manufacturer and supplier of quality composite doors, recently won the Business Investment Award at the Northern Lincolnshire Business Awards. This prestigious accolade recognises the company’s commitment to innovation, growth and investment in the region. The group, trading as Endurance Doors has been operating for over thirty years and has grown [...]

By |2023-05-23T11:23:06+01:00May 23rd, 2023|Categories: Awards, doors, Endurance Doors|

Everything You Need To Know About Selling Pivot Doors

For those of you who follow me on social media, you’ll know that at the end of last year, we installed our first pivot door from Spitfire Doors. It was an exciting and slightly nervous process for us, given the cost of the door and the risks of getting it wrong. I had a [...]

By |2023-02-20T16:43:09+00:00February 20th, 2023|Categories: aluminium, doors, double glazing industry|

I Like Them So Much, I Fitted One For Myself

Sponsored news from Deceuninck Aluminium: Stockport-based Classic Construction started fitting the Decalu88 Bi-folding Door from Deceuninck Aluminium at the beginning of 2021 as part of its strategy to supply premium products while reducing time on site, including callbacks. “We aim for the higher end of the market and source higher quality materials,” Classic Construction’s [...]

By |2022-10-28T16:18:15+01:00October 28th, 2022|Categories: aluminium, Deceuninck, doors|

A New Composite Door Supplier Enters The Market

As you may have seen on social media this past week or so, you'll know that the industry has a brand new composite door supplier; Portico Doors. Formed by the popular industry duo Tony and Charlotte Craggs, Portico Doors looks set to join an already bustling part of the sector that continues to grow [...]

By |2022-10-13T09:46:31+01:00October 13th, 2022|Categories: doors, double glazing industry|

Review: Endurance Avantal Composite Door Range

The entrance door market continues to be one of the most competitive within wider fenestration, with innovation almost constant. One of those innovations has been the Avantal range from Endurance, which takes the aesthetics of aluminium and combines them into its composite door. We have one fitted in our showroom and this is my [...]

By |2022-08-24T14:35:39+01:00August 22nd, 2022|Categories: doors, Product Review|

The Next Door Market Battle Is Internal

In a further sign of the strength and belief in the growth of aluminium within wider fenestration, there is a growing battle in the emerging market of aluminium internal doors. From what I have seen so far, there appears to be healthy growth potential in what is still a very new niche within the [...]

By |2022-06-06T23:47:03+01:00June 6th, 2022|Categories: doors, double glazing industry|

A Composite Door I Quoted Rose £600 In Two Years

The other day a client from March 2020, just before lockdowns came into force, came back to me to get a composite door re-priced at today’s prices. The scale of the rise was rather drastic. Composite door price up 40% The type of composite door that was being quoted wasn’t anything remarkable. A Black [...]

By |2022-05-24T15:43:53+01:00May 24th, 2022|Categories: business, doors, double glazing industry|

The Entrance Door Market Is Merging

There is a distinct pace to the evolution that is currently taking place within the entrance door market. Where there were clear boundaries between the different types of entrance doors, composite doors versus aluminium doors, for example, those lines are very quickly being blurred and new niches within the market are now being formed. [...]

By |2022-05-24T12:09:31+01:00May 23rd, 2022|Categories: doors, double glazing industry|

Long-Term Performance Still Hampers Composites, Says Endurance

This is sponsored news by Endurance: With summer just around the corner, the performance of composite doors will again come under the spotlight says Endurance Doors. Rising temperatures will lead to a notable rise in heat on the surface of composite doors, with the risk of delamination, cracking and splitting when inferior door skins [...]

By |2022-05-20T14:20:45+01:00May 20th, 2022|Categories: doors, Endurance Doors|

How Composite Doors Took Over

The entrance door market is a very different place from what it was when I joined the industry 17 years ago. Then composite doors exploded, and that changed everything. Composite doors changed the game I joined the industry when I was 16 years old, learning about the product and how to deal with clients. [...]

By |2022-05-06T12:11:42+01:00May 6th, 2022|Categories: composite doors, doors, double glazing industry|

Ultra-Luxury Is The Next Step For Composite Doors

Where is the next step in the evolution of entrance doors? The composite door has been the biggest innovation in the entrance door market over the past two decades. It has transformed the door market from something pretty pedestrian into something that is now seen as a sexy purchase by homeowners. But the composite [...]

By |2021-09-17T00:00:14+01:00September 17th, 2021|Categories: composite doors, doors, double glazing industry|
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