Clearview Midlands July 2014 - Issue 152 - Page 58

DOORS&WINDOWS GLAZERITE LAUNCHES SOLIDOR RANGE IN VEKA FRAMES Glazerite Windows Ltd is further extending its door offering with the launch of the Solidor range in a VEKA outer frame. The new product, due for launch at FIT Show (Stand 164), will use Solidor branding and marketing literature and will be offered alongside Glazerite’s existing VEKA-based composite door range. It will be available in all inside and out combinations of 17 colours including the new Aubergine and Duck Egg Blue, with enhanced hardware options through Solidor’s extensive range and with the choice of bevelled or fully sculptured VEKA outer frames, the options are endless. Each door will carry a full 10-year guarantee, though testing indicates a projected life expectancy in excess of 25 years. Installers can expect delivery in 10-12 working days. Glazerite Director Jason Thompson said: “We have always admired Solidor and more customers are asking for it by name so we are delighted to become a supply partner. Solidor’s 48mm solid timber core construction will offer installers a valuable alternative alongside the 44mm GRP composite door in our existing range.” Residence 9 Solidor will soon be available – see it at the FIT Show. FREEFOAM EXTENDS IRISH OAK WOODGRAIN RANGE TO MEET RISING DEMAND Freefoam Building Products now has an extended range of Irish Oak woodgrain fascia, soffit and matching accessories. A wide range of full replacement fascia, standard and hollow soffit, architraves, window boards and coloured pins and nails is available. Freefoam has responded to market trends for woodgrain by offering this extended range to enable window supplies and fitters to meet consumer demand. Produced using Renoit Exofol foil featuring built-in Solar Shield Technology, all products offer a durable solution, guaranteed for 10 years. Freefoam produces marketleading PVCu roofline products. A fully integrated range of components p roviding a complete roofline solution based around products designed to work together and stand the test of time. Having had many years of trouble-free performance in all weathers - from Scotland to the South of France - with its lead-free formulations, Colormax® technology and extra TiO2 UV protection, Freefoam manufactures products made to last. At its Northampton plant, it produces a sustainable range of products that are 100% lead free from core to skin, manufactured to the exacting ISO 14001: 2008 standard. Sliding folding doors sales up at CDW Gloucester-based specialist aluminium fabricator CDW Systems Ltd reports strong demand for its range of sliding folding doors. CDW Systems’ MD, Jerry Webb, says that the company has benefited threefold: from the increasing popularity of the product in the domestic sector; the upturn in the economy and its continued popularity in the commercial sector. He comments: “If we look at the domestic sector in particular, the number of homeowners replacing their patio door with 58 JUL 2014 a new aluminium sliding door or bi-folding door is increasing month on month, year on year. “In years gone by sliding doors and bifolds were a niche product in the domestic sector but this is changing and many of our customers are capitalising on this opportunity.” CDW Systems manufactures and supplies the ALUK, SAPA and Smarts sliding doors. Together with these suppliers, CDW Systems has made modifications to the products, resulting in significantly fewer site call-outs - and a smoother installation process for installers who benefit considerably from the company’s long experience in the industry. Call 01452 414853or visit www. To read more, visit