Category Doors & Windows

The Right Sliding Door Hardware Can Improve Performance and Aesthetics

The lift & slide door is one of the most popular innovations in home improvements over the past few years.  For architects, it’s the ideal combination of aesthetics and function – yet achieving the smooth movement, slimline appearance and reliable performance requires a precisely engineered system, according to experienced Italian hardware manufacturer AGB.

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Glacier creates a visual sensation

Glacier is just one of three new door finishes set to change the landscape for interior design. Introduced by leading internal door manufacturer Vicaima, Visual Sensations provides a new collection and welcome addition to the popular Dekordor SD foils range.

Designed to capture the essence of dramatic landscapes, bringing exterior colour and pattern to an interior environment, these wood look doors bring genuine innovation.  

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Broken-plan living on the rise as homeowners demand more privacy from their spaces

P C Henderson offers solutions to help meet the desire for adaptable living

The average price of a home in England now stands as £299,000 which is a 6.4 percent rise in the 12 months to September 2015. Furthermore, new strict finance rules under the Mortgage Market Review has resulted in the number of people planning to buy a home within the next year falling to their lowest level on record.

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Windows, doors and curtain walling manufactured and installed by CMS Window Systems have played a key role in creating the ideal internal environment within a stylish facility created to support the families of children undergoing treatment at the Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow.

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Metal windows allow light to flood new Chelsea basement

A design brief that required the maximum amount of daylight to enter a four-bedroom flat within the ground floor and newly-created basement of a terraced property in Chelsea, resulted in Henri Bredenkamp, director at Studio 30 Architects, selecting bespoke steel windows and doors from Steel Window Association member Monk Metal Windows.

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Sheerframe 8000 Top Reversible windows from Synseal fully reverse for ease of cleaning in total safety from inside the building.

This specialist Top Reversible window design features a purpose-designed Sheerturn hinge and is ideal for domestic applications including escape windows as well as medium and high rise dwellings and office or hotel accommodation.

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Reynaers CS 86-HI windows and doors system gets an upgrade

Reynaers multi-chamber, high insulation aluminium doors and aluminium window system CS 86-HI is now able to accommodate larger glass panes, including triple glazing and pivoting window options.

A special modification to CS 86 now allows the installation of glazing panels from the outside, avoiding the need to transport glass through buildings.

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Lumi the groundbreaking new, structurally bonded window and door glazing system from Apeer, is set to take the market by storm.

Following its dazzling debut at Grand Designs Live in London, the company has been overwhelmed with leads and enquiries for the radically styled range of frameless windows, doors, entrance glazing, French doors and a bi-fold door system.

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New Glass Fittings Brochure

Barrier Components presents its new brochure showcasing their unique range of hardware for glass.  The literature showcases their Patch Fittings, Patch Locks, Latches, Bolts and Keeps, Door Rails, Wall Profiles, Cabinet Glass Hinges, Lever Hinges, GX Hinges, PVT Pivot Door Systems, Overhead Door Closers, Floor Springs, Transom Closers and Self Closing Hinges. 

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Major Investment for Vicaima in UK

Following a sustained period of growth in the UK market for performance timber doors and doorsets, the Vicaima Group have announced a multi-million pound investment and expansion of their British operation.   South West based Vicaima Limited, will see their current leased site purchased outright and with plans to refurbish and develop the facility to enable further growth.

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