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…

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…

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…

Roofline commission payment

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…

uPVC doors

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…

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…

uPVC window frames

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…

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…

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…