February 18, 2018 in Glazing Industry by Rob Power

As with all industries nowadays, technology marches on when it comes to the utility of glass in your home. Triple glazing is becoming more common-place, as is Alu-clad, a product which allows for greater longevity and reduced maintenance. Energy retention is increasing all the time in concert with t [...]

February 5, 2018 in Glazing Industry by Rob Power

Discerning consumers today have developed a somewhat wise suspicion of the incessant updating of existing products. We are told that our razors need 5 blades now, four just won’t suffice. Toothbrushes are relentlessly updated to reach the parts that your antiquated yard brush has been neglecting for [...]

January 18, 2018 in Glazing Industry by Rob Power

Currently, for Aluclad windows you might be quoted turnaround times of anything between four to twelve weeks. The truth is that eight weeks is the norm for most companies these days. The average timeline is six weeks for timber and usually can be reduced to four for PvC. So why can some companies do [...]

August 18, 2017 in Glazing Industry by Rob Power

Schüco (sometime Schueco) is warmly referred to by Zyle Fenster’s Walter as the ‘Rolls Royce of glazing systems’. They are a German producer of windows, doors, sliders, curtain walling and absolutely everything in between. The Schüco system is a little bit special as far as windows go and frankly, c [...]

July 18, 2017 in Glazing Industry by Rob Power

Buying windows can be a tricky process and it is worth being as well informed as possible before making your decision. After all, if you make the right choice, they could be with you for a lifetime. Here are some important terms explained so you can embark on your window buying journey armed with so [...]

June 20, 2017 in Glazing Industry by Rob Power

Coming into the summer is a time when many people’s new homes are under construction, or indeed many existing homeowners begin to consider how they can upgrade their glazing before the upcoming winter. Although it is a busy season, Paul at Zyle Fenster UK found the time to sit down with us to talk a [...]

May 30, 2017 in Glazing Industry by Rob Power

Since Alu Clad windows have hit the scene a number of years ago, they have been growing steadily in popularity, and for good reason, which we will get into later. It is hardly surprising that it was a system born in the harsh conditions of Scandinavia, where necessity is the mother of invention when [...]

May 16, 2017 in Glazing Industry by Rob Power

Modern joinery techniques have greatly improved the quality and affordability of wood framed windows. While PVC is still popular, and indeed has improved in its own right, the love affair with it that was prevalent in nineties and noughties has given way to a resurgence in appreciation for the look [...]

May 2, 2017 in Glazing Industry by Rob Power

Whether you’re involved in the building industry, you’ve got a passing interest in building your own home, or you’re just a fan of Grand Designs; it is very likely that you have heard the phrase ‘Passive House’. The ubiquity of the term is down to the steady growth of the popularity of the building [...]