Rockdoor composite doors in a selection of styles

Best type of composite door – Rockdoor vs Door-Stop

Composite doors are an increasingly popular entrance door choice for UK homeowners. For double glazing installers this means that they are a must-have product to add to their catalogue. If you’re a trade installer and you’re looking for the best…

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What makes Alex Trade unique compared to other trade suppliers in Manchester

Having worked in the North West for well over 25 years now, we at Alex Trade are proud to have cultivated a reliable network of installers. We’ve been able to do this simply because people know they can rely on…

Rockdoor composite french doors

What makes us leading uPVC suppliers in & around Manchester

Installers throughout Stockport, Manchester, and other North West areas will no doubt recognise Alex Trade as the ‘go-to’ supplier of choice, but there’s a few specific reasons why we’re the ideal when it comes to uPVC doors in particular. Working…

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How to save money when traveling for business

There’s no way to be a successful installer with hopes of growth without a willingness to travel. While many of the trade partners we work with consider themselves to be specialists in their local area, rightly so, as their business…

The top five benefits of Kömmerling uPVC doors

One of the industry’s most respected and high quality uPVC systems, we offer our trade network members the ability to install doors engineered in high strength Kömmerling. Specifically crafted from the uPVC supplier’s O70 Gold ovolo system, there are few…

Upcoming changes to the building regulations for extensions – be ready & plan ahead for your customers

In a continued effort to aid the UK’s housing crisis, planning permission statutes covering extensions are once again set to be re-evaluated in May of next year. Simply put, space isn’t as available as it once was. To help installers…

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Residence Collection – 5 reasons why we choose to supply uPVC timber effect over the real thing

Those familiar with the supply service Alex Trade Frames regularly provide won’t be surprised by our commitment to help tradesmen put their best foot forward. Sometimes this means helping them secure those last-minute projects with our next day frame delivery…

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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…

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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…