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Green Homes: Has the Government missed a trick?

I will admit to being disappointed that the Government’s Green Homes Grant offers very limited opportunities for the glazing industry. I’ll go on to explain why I think they’ve missed a trick, but I do understand that the scheme is designed to support the move to carbon-neutral homes and if there’s sufficient take-up, it will […]

A new meaning of home brings positivity for the industry

In the last six months the economy has taken a big hit. Uncertainty in business. Rules changing on a daily basis. Industries learning to adapt. As a large-scale fabricator, we’re no different. We’ve seen the impact of COVID-19 on our supply chain, with longer lead times and installers having to take extra precautions when fitting […]

Defibrillator at Lancs Trade Saving lives

In 2017, Lancashire Trade Frames purchased and installed a new and automated external defibrillator (AED) for use by the factory and surrounding community in Bury. The purchase was prompted by an incident that the Managing Director of the window fabrication business, Mark Rowland, freely admits shook him up. An employee suffered a sudden cardiac arrest […]

IMPRESSIVE LANTERN ROOFS NOW AVAILABLE

It’s no surprise that the demand for roof lanterns is huge right now. They not only make a stylish statement in a home or premises, but flood a room with natural light and heat – which keeps energy bills down. As the latest addition to our ever-expanding range, our incredible new aluminium lantern roof is […]

A double dose of good news, just when we need it

The thing about the Coronavirus outbreak, is that nobody quite knows how bad it’ll get, or who’ll be affected worse by it. And not just the virus itself that’s damaging, but the knock-on effects it has on businesses. So it was reassuring to see yesterday’s two big financial announcements. First it was the Bank of […]

Are installers giving homeowners what they want?

                  As a businessman, I understand that the customer is my priority. I also know that should I fail to balance customer expectations with the needs our fabrication operation we’ll be in a pickle. Success is about give and take. It’s about the right prices, not the […]