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Upcoming changes to building regulations 2020 at a glance

The UK Government is looking to increase the rate new homes are built. To ensure they meet local design standards, building and planning regulations are set to undergo some significant changes in 2020. We’ve created this informative summary to help…

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Doors: Timber vs composite vs uPVC

As a trade glazing installer, you probably get lots of customer requests for product recommendations. One of the most common questions you receive may well be, ‘what is the best material for an entrance door?’ The answer to this question…

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Everything you need to know about conservatory planning permission in Cheshire

If you’re a trade glazing installer who regularly installs conservatories, it’s important to be as knowledgeable as possible about the process. For the homeowner, an integral part of planning a glazed extension is knowing whether planning permission is required. The…

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Showroom Launch and Open Day Event

On the 31st October and the 1st November, we opened our doors to installers and glazing professionals across the north west of England. The Showroom Launch and Open Day was a complete success with hundreds of people attending the event…

How to adjust a dropped uPVC window

As a glazing installer, you’ve almost certainly come across some problems during your installations. One of the most common is perhaps a dropped uPVC window. If you’re an experienced installer then this should prove no problem for you to rectify….

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What is Stippolyte glass?

Stippolyte glass is a type of obscure glazing. It is designed to provide privacy in rooms which are overlooked from outside or from neighbouring properties. Stippolyte glass has a textured surface which distorts light when entering the window. The interior…

Who are Ultraframe?

Ultraframe are a Lancashire based conservatory roof manufacturer. They are the first company to design and produce a conservatory roof system which is manufactured completely off-site. They manufacture a range of replacement roof systems including fully glazed roofs and lightweight…

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What colour doors should you offer your customers?

Homeowners love to customise their home. When it comes to home improvements, offering your customers a wide choice of both products and product detail will help you to increase sales and boost your business. Entrance door replacement is one of…

Who are Solidor?

Solidor supplier in North West England Solidor are one of the UK’s leading composite door manufacturers. Established in 2004, they now set the standard for composite door performance. Solidor is now a respected name across the glazing industry. Their composite…

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What is the Residence Collection?

The Residence Collection is a suite of uPVC windows designed to replicate the style of 19th century flush sash timber windows. They are available in a wide range of stylish colours and realistic woodgrain finishes with a choice of traditional…