• Top tips on choosing glass for windows and doors

    Quickslide's Adrian Barraclough advises on selecting the right glass. Up to now my guess is that most of ...

    Quickslide's Adrian Barraclough advises on selecting the right glass. Up to now my guess is that most of the time you have been quite happy to use the glass supplied by your window supplier. And indee ...

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  • Roof windows and skylights from Dakea

    Dakea has expanded its range of roof windows and skylights with the addition of both fixed and openable w ...

    Dakea has expanded its range of roof windows and skylights with the addition of both fixed and openable windows for flat roofs. The windows are said to be easy-to-install and feature a durable alumini ...

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  • The history of glazing firm TuffX

    Professional Builder visits a company which has a clear vision on helping contractors choose the right gl ...

    Professional Builder visits a company which has a clear vision on helping contractors choose the right glazing option. As the second most bombed city outside of London, by the end of World War II larg ...

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  • Top tips on surveying for windows and doors

    Quickslide's Adrian Barraclough takes a look at surveying for windows and doors. I have seen so many wind ...

    Quickslide's Adrian Barraclough takes a look at surveying for windows and doors. I have seen so many window and door installations that were ruined well before the frames were even made, because of po ...

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  • Sourcing traditional and heritage windows

    Quickslide's Adrian Barraclough talks about the rise of heritage-style windows. Heritage windows are popu ...

    Quickslide's Adrian Barraclough talks about the rise of heritage-style windows. Heritage windows are popular - those that accurately replicate the original styles installed in genuine period homes, or ...

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  • The advantages of joining FENSA

    Professional Builder takes a look at how joining a window installation organisation could help you win mo ...

    Professional Builder takes a look at how joining a window installation organisation could help you win more work. It stands to reason that a customer who will spend the majority of their life earnings ...

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  • Better Vintage windows for heritage projects

    Dakea's Better Vintage windows are suitable, with flashing, for all roofing systems with a pitch of 15 to ...

    Dakea's Better Vintage windows are suitable, with flashing, for all roofing systems with a pitch of 15 to 90 degrees. All products come with a 10-year guarantee as standard, which can be extended to a ...

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  • A quick guide to window regulations

    In the first of a new series, Quickslide’s Adrian Barraclough offers an at-a-glance list of the UK regs f ...

    In the first of a new series, Quickslide’s Adrian Barraclough offers an at-a-glance list of the UK regs for windows and doors. The Government has created Competent Person Schemes for certain trades. A ...

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  • Dakea: Considerations for a Roof Window

    Lee Griffiths, Technical Sales Manager at Dakea GB, explains what to consider when choosing a roof window ...

    Lee Griffiths, Technical Sales Manager at Dakea GB, explains what to consider when choosing a roof window to ensure a ease of installation; and to get the most from it in terms of light, energy effici ...

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  • Dakea: UV Protection

    Dakea's series on what to consider when selecting a roof window continues this month, as we discuss an of ...

    Dakea's series on what to consider when selecting a roof window continues this month, as we discuss an often overlooked element – UV protection.   Sunlight is essential to health and wellbei ...

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