Redefining the window and door industry

Tougher second-time replacement sales and the shift away from home ownership, are driving long-term change in the window and door industry. The analysis was delivered by Robert Palmer, Palmer Market Research during the recent FIT Show seminar programme. He said first-time window and door replacements had dropped from 80% in 2000 to less than 30% in More...

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By winactive On Thursday, June 1st, 2017
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UK’s home improvers set to spend £50.89 billion as Brexit fails to dampen confidence

Nearly six in ten (59%) of the UK’s homeowners are planning to carry out home improvements worth £50.89bn¹ over the next six months – contradicting recent reports of weakened consumer confidence – according More...

By winactive On Thursday, May 11th, 2017
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AMA identifies key drivers for growth

Aesthetics and new legislation are key drivers and contributors to sustained market growth claims AMA Research in its latest report In its latest report ‘Domestic Replacement Door and Window Market Report – More...

By winactive On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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Latest Palmer report reveals growth in second-time replacement market

New findings from Palmer Market Research reveal that the conservatory market contracted in 2015 by 6% – hitting an all-time low of just 78,800 units. With all but 600 units supplied into the home improvement More...

By winactive On Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
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Higher-end products drive market growth

In his latest market report, Palmer paints a complex picture mixed with predictions of growth coupled with market contraction warnings Palmer Market Research’s new report into the performance and prospects of More...

By winactive On Friday, September 16th, 2016
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Residential door market grows by 7% says AMA

The UK residential door market is estimated to have grown by around 7% in 2015, with further steady growth forecast for 2016, reveals the lastest market report from AMA Research. The significant decline in demand More...

By winactive On Monday, August 1st, 2016
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Construction workloads continue to grow slowly says latest RICS UK Construction market survey

• Workload growth moderates in Q2 across all sectors as EU uncertainty delays investment • Private commercial and industrial sectors see most significant slowdown • Workloads and employment projected to More...

By winactive On Monday, June 20th, 2016
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Good growth in the UK Window and Door Fabrication market despite challenging market conditions

The UK door and window fabrication market has turned from steady decline over several years to growth since 2013, with prospects of further growth over the next 5 years. According to a new report from AMA Research, More...

By winactive On Wednesday, April 6th, 2016
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Renewed consumer confidence sees rise in homeowner spending

A recent consumer survey has revealed that the majority of consumers (60%) are still looking to invest in their properties and confidence in the economy hasn’t waned.  These encouraging statistics come from the More...

By winactive On Thursday, March 31st, 2016
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Growth in the UK garden building market

The market for ‘domestic garden buildings and structures’ is estimated to have grown by around 3.5% in 2015. Following a relatively flat period in 2010 to 2013, growth accelerated in 2014 and continued to More...