Glass conservatory roof system

What type of conservatories require planning permission?

Conservatories remain a popular addition for many homeowners throughout the UK. Illuminating, spacious, and comforting, they might be one of the most demanding home improvement pursuits installers are required to offer, but what can make them even more challenging occurs…

Kommerling O70 window profile used to make our uPVC windows

6 reasons why Kömmerling is every installer’s uPVC system of choice

At Alex Trade Frames, we make no secret about wanting to work with the best of the best, which in turn lets us pass this quality onto our dedicated network of installers. Continuing this sentiment is our strong relationship with…

What to look for in a reliable trade supplier

When trying to stand out from the crowded pack of rival installers while also appealing to UK homeowners, it’s important to work with the best trade supplier possible. After all, when push comes to shove on a last-minute job you…

A selection of Rockdoor composite doors

Why Alex Trade supplies Rockdoor composite doors over other brands

For any experienced supplier operating in the UK, it’s important to build up strong relationships with systems companies that are respected, leaders in their field, but most importantly, have the products to back this up. This can then in turn…

Oriel Canterbury

Obscure glazing options sure to improve your bathroom renovations

While there’s a tried and tested process for offering homeowners replacement windows and doors surrounding the social areas of the home, bathroom renovations understandably tend to require something more specialist. Not only is this a crucial part of making homeowners…

Spectus vs windows in white with georgian bars

6 benefits of modern uPVC windows and doors

It used to be that uPVC was oft considered cheap, at least when compared to other available window and door material choices. The home improvement boom experienced in the 1980s meant that many units were installed quickly and sadly to…

Close more sales by showing your customers around our window and door showroom

Here at Alex Trade Frames, we’re all about giving our network of installers and tradesmen the best leg-up possible when hoping to close more residential and domestic project sales. Often this means offering an impressive next day frame delivery service…

How quickly can you install a replacement conservatory roof?

At Alex Trade Frames, we’re always looking for more innovative and helpful ways to aid installers when on-site, doing anything we can to remove the pesky barriers and obstacles however small to better make for hassle-free installations. In the home…

Kommerling uPVC sliding patio door cross section

Kömmerling at the FIT show

A home improvement innovator for as long as 50 years, Kömmerling has remained Alex Trade’s uPVC system of choice since our establishment in 1991. Such dedication to one system allows us to supply even the most bespoke orders faster than…

Alexander Trade Frames Factory Work

Where is the UK’s double glazing hub?

Though it may be hard to believe, at present the humble home improvement industry continues to grow more and more each day, so much so that it’s worth more than the UK music industry. That’s right, out of the way…