Pro Installer December 2019 - Issue 81

PROINSTALLER.CO.UK THE VOICE OF THE TRADE ISSUE 81 DECEMBER 2019 FREE 06 20/20 vision 15 Great Scot! 20 In the frame 28 Never stop learning 36 Weld good Glazerite sets sights on continued growth as it celebrates two decades. The ‘speechless’ CEO who didn’t want to work in windows, talks windows. Pro Installer interviews Chris Bailey of Keyframe, the Bolton-based manufacturer. Introducing the SASHSTOP, complete with ‘cut out and keep’ instructions. How to master the ‘rarely seen, oft-forgotten and largely invisible’ process. YOU’VE WATCHED WINNING WAYS FOR THE WORLD CUP... Now kick poor installations into touch BEST ROOFLIGHT AND LANTERN SYSTEM CONSERVATORY & ORANGERY AWARDS New Specification Guide from VEKA UK VEKA UK is on same page as installers, fabricators and specifiers. At the glittering inaugural Conservatory & Orangery Awards on October 30th the Korniche Aluminium Roof Lantern picked up yet another independently judged award tape, apply it, and it stead- of state-of-the-art installa- perfect for every project, Last month, we got a Industry-leading ily expands to effectively tion tape. Here’s are just Best Rooflight and Lantern System and even though not launched fantastic response to our PVCu systems supplier seal all gaps and spaces be- some of the ways you can yet achieved a finalist position in the Technical Innovation Rugby World Cup-themed VEKA UK has launched tween the frame and wall. score big with illbruck’s TP Category for the Korniche Bi-folding clip-in social media giveaway, a brand new specifi- The composite result? A neat finish range of installation tapes. doors bead which when launched in 2020 a huge which saw system six lucky install- cation guide provid- that, will unlike be silicone, won’t Lightning-fast ers walk away to with official ing manufacturers, go grubby after just a few benefit installers. installations World Cup polo-shirts. And installers and specifiers months of exposure to the Installing with silicone now, we want to help you with comprehensive elements. requires a lot of patience kick poor installations into information on all the BBC’s It’s Louise Minchin The perfect finish and a very steady hand. touch. time to put sili- products within the presenting Ashley Silicone isn’t just a pain It takes years of skill and cone in the sin bin, break VEKA UK portfolio. Gaunt, Head of to use, though – it can be experience to perfect it. through scrum For a brand that is Design at the Made for of com- extremely messy too. It Our TP tapes, on the other petitors and stand out from world renowned for Trade the C&O Award gets everywhere. And if hand, are a breeze to use. the crowd with exceptional both its heritage and you’re unfortunate enough installations – with the help Simply remove the backing its commitment to in- to try and use it on a novation, the timing of windy day, you’ll soon find the launch is particu- it looks like you’ve taken larly apt; it coincides a can of silly string to your with the global VEKA customer’s patio. Our TP Group’s 50th anni- tapes, by contrast, give you versary, and a cutting a neat, tidy finish in no edge new www.veka. team. Choose tape, and the website. homeowner will thank you Marketing Director later. Dawn Stockell explains: “Here at VEKA UK, we know our products are because they are tested to all expected quality and safety accredita- tions - but more impor- tantly - they must meet our own exceptionally high standards. “Furthermore, as a customer-centric company, having the ‘perfect product’ is just one part of the service; the second part is pre- senting all that product information within the ideal package, and that’s exactly what we’ve done with both our new specification guide and the new VEKA website. These resources have made it even easier to specify our industry-leading PVCu systems. Judges’ Comment: Story continues on page 2 The award winning FITTED IN MINUTES “We couldn’t fault this product in any way. It ticks all continues on page 2 of the Story boxes!” FROM ONLY 5 WORKING DAYS LEAD TIME ALUMINIUM LANTERN ROOF Install the best in 2020 Email: [email protected] Tel: 01642 610799 Fax: 01642 615854