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EXTEND YOUR RANGE

Extend your range and get Glazed extensions, which are a modern way to add more space and light to a property.  A popular choice with homeowners they work equally well on new build properties right through to mid-century houses.  They are also being used increasingly by architects to create separation between the old and the new when extending period properties; a design choice seemingly approved by most planning authorities.

HOWELLS WELCOMES MAYOR TO HIGHLIGHT IMPORTANCE OF MENTAL HEALTH

Howells Patent Glazing has welcomed Mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street to its Black Country factory as part of national Mental Health Awareness Week. The company shared some of the measures it has put in place to support the mental health and wellbeing of its employees. The family-run business takes part in the Thrive …

THE NATURAL ARCHITECTURAL TOOL

Tracey Jackson, business development manager for Howells Patent Glazing looks at the importance of natural light in combating the ill-effects of the pandemic and how rooflights will be an important architectural tool in designing happy, healthy buildings.   Amidst the uncertainty and chaos of the pandemic, natural light is playing an important role in maintaining our …

IS IT STILL OPEN ALL HOURS?

The ‘new norm’ means that small businesses can carry on and nothing stops, so does it this mean that no impact has been felt?   The short answer is no, and it’s true to say that every business has coped differently, depending on their sector and their liabilities. COVID-19 has had an impact on all businesses, …

TRIP ON THE LIGHT FANTASTIC

LIGHT FANTASTIC   Tracey Jackson, business development manager for Howells Patent Glazing explains why aluminium rooflights will be a feature in post-pandemic home design.   Over the past six months, most of our homes have changed beyond all recognition, becoming offices, gyms and classrooms.  Unfortunately, some were left wanting, exposed as impractical spaces for this …

HOWELLS INTRODUCES NEW ONLINE ROOFLIGHT WORKSHOP

Following the success of its GQA approved Rooflight Familiarisation Workshop launched earlier this year, Howells Patent Glazing is pleased to introduce a new basic version, online. Divided into three sections the online workshop examines elements of the complete practical workshop and contains useful assembly and installation information for the company’s slimline double-pitched rooflight – from …

ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT

As construction sites across the UK reopen and contractors return to work, we are presented with an extraordinary opportunity for change.  Beyond flexible working, employee health and wellbeing, and green business practices, lies a chance for self-improvement – advances that can lead to higher profit margins and business efficiency.   By developing your rooflight installation …