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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 […]

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 […]

“The aluminium market won’t be rushed” Mark Rowland, MD

The title of this piece is something I said a few days ago, and I stand by it, despite many who have been quoting figures to me of the growth rates in aluminium glazing. This market is moving at its own steady pace. Don’t get me wrong, I accept those growth rates. I agree wholeheartedly […]

Let’s big up the best

We believe that installers don’t get enough credit for the work they do. You work in all weathers, swiftly and with skill. You’re qualified, diligent, responsible and brilliant at problem solving. You make people’s homes warmer, safer, more secure and weatherproof. You transform the look and feel of all sizes of property, from the humblest […]

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 […]