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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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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…

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Trade windows for North West installers

Do you work in the glazing industry? Are you based in the North West of England? Are you looking for a reliable and professional trade window supplier? Do you want high quality products combined with a focus on customer care?…

Why are Anthracite Grey composite doors so popular with homeowners?

During the late 20th early 21st centuries, homeowners tended to choose white as their entrance door colour of choice. In recent years, however, with the increasing popularity of composite doors, we’ve seen a move towards a broader colour spectrum. Leading…

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Composite doors for Cheshire homes

Cheshire is home to some of the UK’s most affluent areas. The city of Chester and the area south of Manchester known as the Cheshire Golden Triangle are particularly exclusive locations. Across the county, there are many impressive properties both…

Why our trade composite doors range is second to none

Composite doors are now one of the most popular entrance door options for UK homeowners. Their attractive aesthetics and outstanding security and thermal performance has made them the entrance door of choice for many new-build and door replacement projects. If…

5 reasons to install the Guardian Warm Roof

At Alex Trade Frames, we supply a wide selection of high performing glazing products to installers and tradespeople across the North West. When it comes to windows, doors, and conservatory products, our choice is extensive and our industry knowledge second…

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How to choose a uPVC supplier near you

Are you a glazing installer based in the North West of England? Would you like to find a reliable supplier who provides excellent levels of service and outstanding product knowledge? Do you want a supplier who can give you fast…

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Why choosing a local window trade business helps the whole city

‘When local businesses are successful, the whole area will enjoy the benefits.’ This is an idea that has been proven across the world. Local businesses interact with each other creating a microcosm of how the wider business world functions. For…