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Affordable Latest To Sign Up To Timberweld®

This is a sponsored article by Timberweld® Affordable Window Systems Ltd is the latest fast-growing fabricator to become a Timberweld® licensee. Established for 26 years, Affordable is Lancashire’s largest trade manufacturer of PVC and aluminium windows and doors, delivering nationally with its fleet of 46 commercial vehicles. Affordable expects to see a boost in [...]

By |2019-05-03T13:24:25+01:00May 3rd, 2019|Categories: Double glazing companies|

FIT Show TV Open For Submissions, Says Main Sponsor Timberweld®

This is a sponsored article by FIT Show & Timberweld® It’s widely expected that 2019 will be the year of the flush sash, so it’s appropriate that Timberweld® is the main sponsor of FIT Show TV. Timberweld® is the patented method of jointing that makes perfect corners, and creates a butt-joint effect outside and inside [...]

By |2019-02-01T23:28:58+00:00February 1st, 2019|Categories: Double glazing companies, FiT Show|

Something Good, For Free

There's not much in our industry we get for free. It seems we have to pay for everything we want to be members of! There is a reason for that of course, but non of us really like to spend money on things like that. Which is why online resource is something we all need to [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:24:19+01:00April 26th, 2013|Categories: Double glazing companies, double glazing industry, internet, Website|

Businesses. It’s Time To Stand Up To Customers

The mass majority of us in this industry do our very best to earn a good honest living out of what we do. We bend over backwards and more to make sure that every single thing on our jobs is correct and to make sure the customer is left happy. However. Despite our best efforts [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:24:26+01:00September 21st, 2012|Categories: double glazing, Double glazing companies, double glazing industry, sales tactics, salesmen, Selling|

Who Is The Biggest Profile Supplier In The UK?

Last night, as I was languishing in bed after doing way too much too quick on the rowing machine, I got asked this question on Twitter: @glazingblogger question for u. Who are the 5 biggest profile manufacturers in UK. Who sells most profile ? Cheers Last time I was asked this question, I was told that [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:24:30+01:00August 2nd, 2012|Categories: Double glazing companies, double glazing industry|

Kidderminster 5 Star Windows And Conservatories Goes Into Administration

Insolvency practitioners SFP have completed the sale of Conservatory Outlet dealers 5 Star Windows and Conservatories based in Kidderminster. The company was placed into administration in July after suffering from cash flow problems which SFP blamed on the worsening economic conditions and the suffering construction sector. SFP also mention that they have out three other [...]

By |2013-06-10T11:08:20+01:00August 1st, 2012|Categories: administration, Double glazing companies, Recession|

The Showroom Sample Conundrum

If you are an installer, you rely on your showroom to display the very best of what you sell. It's your showpiece to the rest of the world. It has to be kept clean, organised and up to date. Therefore, it is important that your showroom or conservatory show site has the latest products on [...]

By |2012-07-24T22:55:58+01:00July 25th, 2012|Categories: Double glazing companies, double glazing industry, positive|

Is It Too Much To Expect A Company To Last Forever?

We live in tough times. The Government is slashing left, right and centre. Fuel costs are at an all time high. Public spending is down. People focusing on debt repayment rather than spending on credit. All this means harsher trading conditions for businesses than we are used to. Is it then, too much to expect [...]

By |2012-03-12T14:26:05+00:00March 12th, 2012|Categories: Double glazing companies, double glazing industry, economy, Recession|

Oakworth Joinery In Administration

The tough economic conditions continue to bite, as Oakworth Joinery in Keighley has gone into administration, putting 170 jobs at risk. Oakworth Joinery has traded since 1965 in the West Yorkshire area, being one of the UK's biggest independent timber window and door manufacturers. Oakworth's administrator John Russell confirmed that there had been a buyer [...]

By |2012-02-08T00:14:30+00:00February 8th, 2012|Categories: administration, Double glazing companies, double glazing industry, Recession|

There Will Always Be A Need For A Showroom

An article in the latest Conservatory Magazine brings the issue of the requirement of a showroom back into focus. The article explains that despite the internet being one of our most powerful marketing tools, the showroom is still a very necessary part of a double glazing business. I asked a quick question on Twitter this [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:24:36+01:00February 1st, 2012|Categories: double glazing, Double glazing companies, double glazing industry, Selling|

>Epwin Group And Latium Merge With Immediate Effect

> A tweet from the @glasstimes Twitter account reads as follows: "The Epwin Group and Latium have merged with immediate effect to create Epwin Holdings, a 275million turnover building products group." To be honest, I'm a little bit gutted I didn't know anything about this! But I'll get over it!My immediate reaction was one of surprise. But [...]

>Job Losses At Total Window Systems

>First strikes, and now job losses. I have learned that 19 jobs are to go at Total Window Systems in Devon, a company within the Epwin Group.I'm reluctant to say that these job losses are a reaction/punishment for the strikes actually taking place. More likely it is the harsh economic environment that every window company [...]

>Poll Result: Most Against Strikes

>I ran a poll recently which closed a few days ago, asking if you supported the strike action taken by DB Glass and Total Window Systems, part of the Epwin Group. These are the results:Yes: 12No: 16Undecided: 5Total: 33So just under half of those who voted said that they were against the strike action, which [...]

By |2011-12-31T15:16:00+00:00December 31st, 2011|Categories: db glass, Double glazing companies, double glazing industry, epwin group, strikes, total window systems|
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