Alexander Trade Frames Factory Work

How we’ve become one of the North West’s most respected trade uPVC suppliers

With experience supplying the very best uPVC and aluminium products to installers for well over 20 years, it wouldn’t be extreme to say that Alex Trade has seen it all. The uPVC industry boom, the continuing bifold door phenomenon, amongst…

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How do Kömmerling windows compare to other brands?

We’ve said it before, but we’ll say it again: At Alex Trade Frames, we only offer our installer network the very best home improvement products. Those who have worked with in the past will be familiar with how fond we…

Welded sash horn upvc casement window

Get ahead of the trend with energy efficient timber alternative uPVC windows from Kömmerling

Throughout 18th and 19th century England, timber was a miracle material. Insulating, beautiful, and malleable, there’s a reason that properties built around that time still sport their original wooden frames today, but those lucky enough to live in such homes…

Aluminium bifold in anthracite grey

Is aluminium environmentally sound?

The fenestration industry is becoming more and more dutiful in terms of thinking about how what we do impacts the world around us every day. As cliché as it may sound, we only get one planet, so it’s important to…

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…