2017

Condensation problems

Posted on October 31, 2017

Condensation on double-glazing General The phenomenon of surface condensation on double-glazed units occurs in three forms: • On the external face (face 1) • On the inner surfaces 2 and 3 of the doubl...

Q&A Bi folding doors

Posted on June 21, 2017

What are Bi-fold doors? Bi-fold doors are one of the biggest trends to come out of the open plan living style that we have seen develop and grow over the past ten years. Creating a seamless transition...

New housing pipeline surges

Posted on June 06, 2017

The planning pipeline for new-build private housing expanded at its fastest rate in over a decade in 2016. Our new research shows that the number of units included in detailed planning applications su...

Sector growth

Posted on May 29, 2017

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...

Network VEKA Evolves Into Independent Network

Posted on May 23, 2017

Built on a solid 20+ year heritage as one of the leading networks of the UK’s most trusted independent installers, Network VEKA invested significantly in consumer research to identify opportunities t...

Awards

Posted on May 16, 2017

Network VEKA hosts another fantastic AGM and Awards Evening! Around 240 people attended Network VEKA’s ever-popular AGM and Awards Evening in Stratford-upon-Avon. Attendees were able to visit the ...

We do our best!

Posted on April 24, 2017

On-time tradesmen top the popularity poll Tradesmen who turn up on time have been voted top of a poll of homeowners’ favourite qualities, according to a survey by home services marketplace Plentific....

A latest trend survey

Posted on April 12, 2017

The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) recently commissioned an independent consumer survey and the final results have revealed some useful insights for the federation and its members. The survey cond...

New windows and doors

Posted on April 10, 2017

"Windows can sometimes be overlooked when it comes to revamping your home. However, new windows can make a real difference to not only the appearance of a room, but also its security, warmth and atmos...

BSI Kitemark

Posted on March 22, 2017

In another first for leading glazing industry installer organisation Network VEKA, member companies that wish to further enhance their offering to homeowners by achieving BSI Kitemark certification wi...

PAS 24:2016

Posted on March 16, 2017

The Veka UK Group is claiming a first among system suppliers with the transition of its entire range of Veka and Halo PVC-U window and door products to PAS 24:2016, making it ‘the first BSI Kitemark S...

Growth of 3% in 2016

Posted on March 08, 2017

In 2016 the market for domestic replacement windows and doors was estimated to have grown by 3% in value terms, according to AMA Research. Following good growth in 2014, the market reverted to lower g...

Energy Efficiency

Posted on March 03, 2017

Energy efficiency should be at the heart of the government’s drive to build the one million required homes, according to a new report published recently. The chair of the Prime Minister’s Policy Board...

Contract work

Posted on February 22, 2017

Saddleworth company, Red Deal Windows Ltd. has won three notable contracts to fabricate and install Halo window systems for charitable and residential housing schemes around Oldham and Rochdale. The d...

Well done

Posted on February 14, 2017

The VEKA UK Group Supports Local Hospice With More Than £12,000! The VEKA UK Group has raised an astounding £12,191.78 over the past year for Lancashire children’s hospice, Derian House. Staff acros...

House Price Rise 2017

Posted on February 08, 2017

House Market in 2017 UK house prices inflation picked up during the final month of 2016. House prices rose 0.8% in December according to the Nationwide, having stalled during November. The Nationwide...

Planning Permissions on the up!!

Posted on February 02, 2017

New home planning ‘permissions’ up – but system remains a constraint The number of planning permissions granted for new homes in Q3 of this year remains high, HBF and Glenigan’s latest Housing Pipeli...

Welcome to Lauren Our new rep.

Posted on January 31, 2017

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Unbelievable

Posted on January 24, 2017

CHRIS KAMARA KICKS OFF FIRST EVER PRIDE OF VEKA AWARDS The VEKA UK Group – one of Burnley’s biggest employers – has recognised the exceptional efforts of its staff with an awards evening presented by...

A recent Which survey

Posted on January 17, 2017

A recent Which? survey has found that homeowners prefer to work with independent, local companies, rather than major, national firms; a concept that the Network Veka team says it has maintained for 2...

Two New Directors Welcomed At The VEKA UK Group

Posted on January 11, 2017

Image Above: VEKA’s newest directors: Dawn Stockell and Neil Evans. As an industry-leading PVC-U systems supplier, The VEKA UK Group has always been proud to employ the best technical and business mi...

Planning permissions

Posted on January 11, 2017

New home planning ‘permissions’ up – but system remains a constraint The number of planning permissions granted for new homes in Q3 of this year remains high, HBF and Glenigan’s latest Housing Pipelin...

Cant beat 'Word of mouth' recommendations

Posted on January 02, 2017

Nearly two thirds of installers still rate word of mouth as the biggest source of new business while fewer than a quarter cite their website as the main lead generator, according to a new survey.Howev...