Is a white window a wasted opportunity?

Tom Swallow, Sales & Marketing Director at VS specialist, Quickslide, says that demand for coloured products will naturally continue to rise, but that installers should still make the most of the opportunity to upsell from standard white. There has been much talk about the rise in popularity of coloured products, mainly thanks to affluent More...

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By winactive On Monday, February 4th, 2019
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Come on board with confidence

Changing systems supplier can be a strangely exciting process. You’ve done all the research and made the decision to move to a company that you believe will bring bigger and better things to your business. Months More...

By winactive On Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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Dr Lane’s report adds strength to DHF’s campaign for compartmentation

The DHF (Door & Hardware Federation) has welcomed a series of findings into the Grenfell Tower blaze by Chartered Fire Safety Engineer, Dr Barbara Lane.  Dr Lane, who has presented her conclusions in a comprehensive More...

By winactive On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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Unique position of being able to supply R9 on a frame-only basis

There’s been a lot of discussion (and I suspect that there’s probably a lot more to come!) about our decision to offer Residence 9 unglazed – in addition to glass bonded options – which puts us in More...

By winactive On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
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No excuses – fire safety now has to be construction’s highest priority

Last summer, after decades on the side-lines, fire safety was finally centre-stage – for the worst possible reasons. Grenfell was a national catastrophe – one of those traumatic moments that scar a generation, More...

By winactive On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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Is foil base surface stability a ticking time bomb?

According to Palmer foils have seen growth of 45% in volume since 2013. They’re a key driver of higher margin sales in PVC-U.  So all good then? Well for the most part ‘yes’ but there have been a number of More...

By winactive On Thursday, March 29th, 2018
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Looking after customers’ core needs

David Leng recently took over the mantle as group chief executive at Customade Group and is spearheading the next era of growth for the £100 million manufacturing business. He speaks to Windows Active about his More...

By winactive On Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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Looking after customers’ core PVC-U needs

Windows Active talks to Synseal Group’s Andy Jones about how they continue to meet customer needs for PVC-U products With the rise of aluminium products and a shift in advertising focus to value-added products More...

By winactive On Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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Re-Invest to progress

You know when Gary Morton CEO of Boing Boing Group and GM Fundraising Chairman, gets involved with something, there’s going to be action, so Windows Active spoke to him about his team’s ambitious growth strategy More...

By winactive On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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Training the next generation for Nordic Installations Ltd

I have recently placed all of our current staff on apprenticeships so that they can gain the correct industry recognised qualifications. During this process I have contacted local colleges so that we might speak More...