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A testimony to stamina

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In these trying times we could all take a leaf out of the Queens book of stamina.  She has successfully reigned over us for 68 years and during that time as seen 14 UK prime ministers through her doors.  She … Continue reading

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COVID – 19 Update

Howells Patent Glazing Statement COVID – 19 Update   In light of the recent developments surrounding the government’s response to COVID-19 we have put into place a number of measures to ensure we are able to maintain a normal service … Continue reading

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When I’m Cleaning (Roof) Windows

  Hands up for easy to clean windows! For rooflights most people want self-cleaning glass, Pilkington’s patented material.  However, this glass needs a minimum pitch of 30 degrees to work optimally. It can work beautifully on windows or a rooflight … Continue reading

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MANAGING SOLAR GAINS

  It would be reasonable to assume that an increase in glazing in new dwellings and buildings would improve the amount of natural light entering the space.  The challenge arises when solar gains in the summer are factored in.   … Continue reading

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HOWELLS DUO AWARDED CHARTERED MANAGEMENT STATUS

Members of the Howells Patent Glazing management team have successfully completed a Chartered Management Institute (CMI) development training programme, achieving the highest professional status within management.   Business development manager, Tracey Jackson and HR and finance manager, Deborah Willetts have … Continue reading

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Ventilating Your Home

During the summer months it’s easy to throw the windows open and let fresh air flood into your home. But once the outdoor temperatures start to drop, how do you weigh up the importance of ventilation versus heating costs?   … Continue reading

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HOWELLS LAUNCHES NEW GLASS RAFTER ROOFLIGHT

Howells Patent Glazing is pleased to announce the launch of its new glass rafter roof light, Ultraline. Designed to maximise daylight, Ultraline offers architects and specifiers the freedom to use larger expanses of glass.  Each joint is supported by a … Continue reading

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HOWELLS LAUNCHES NEW GLASS RAFTER ROOFLIGHT

Howells Patent Glazing is pleased to announce the launch of its new glass rafter rooflight, Ultraline which was unveiled at FIT Show 2019.  Designed to maximise daylight, Ultraline allows for larger expanses of glass.  Each joint is supported by a … Continue reading

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Good service: Is it always the staff to blame?

What makes good service? The key to good customer service is building good relationships with your customers. Thanking the customer and promoting a positive, helpful and friendly environment will ensure they leave with a great impression. A happy customer will return often and is likely to spend more.

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SORRY, THE COFFEE MACHINE IS BROKEN… AGAIN

The café was the place to be, beautiful and homely. The staff whisked dirty plates and cups off tables with smiles that were contagious. The queue was small and always shrinking and the man at the counter was happily laughing … Continue reading

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