Like me, some readers will remember the point in the mid-80″s when PVCu windows swept onto the UK market, replacing wooden and metal frames as the industry standard.
Using strong and durable PVCu certainly removed the need for the continuous repaint and restore cycle of the original frames, but in my opinion its ‘maintenance-free’ properties were taken far too literally.
Twenty years on, and with little done to repair them, many of these replacement units began to develop faults. Housing Associations and Local Authorities asked the question: ‘How can we replace our failing stock?’ Continue reading
Prima’s new asset partner, Will Chan, on how experience in frontline sales is helping in his latest strategic role.
When I started in sales over 15 years ago I was fresh out of university and a bit apprehensive. Continue reading
There are times when we all wish we had a crystal ball; and there are times when the figures speak for themselves.
Personally, I am in no doubt that the cost of replacing outdated or faulty window stock is excessive when compared with the cost of refurbishment, but decision makers will need more than my conviction to go on. Continue reading