Category Archives: General News

Frame-by-frame: the best material for windows

Frame-by-frame: the best material for windows What is the best choice of material for windows: uPVC or aluminium? This is a question we get asked regularly by window shoppers (excuse the pun). My answer? I’d say aluminium (but I do … Continue reading

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Keeping you in the loop (the closed-loop)

Keeping you in the loop (the closed-loop) Sustainability in the products we use is very important. Our customers expect us to consider the environmental impact of our raw materials especially how waste is managed and recycled. Metals are found in … Continue reading

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HOWELLS’ BESPOKE GLAZING SYSTEM RESTORES HISTORIC ALTON TOWERS CONSERVATORY

Howells Patent Glazing was appointed manufacturer and supplier of a bespoke glazing system for one of the greatest examples of Gothic Revival architecture in Britain, the Towers, known to millions as the centrepiece of Alton Towers Resort.  Adapting its popular … Continue reading

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Howells Bloopers Blog

In a world where image is king, we are constantly looking for good pictures to show off our products. But it is not easy trying to get good photos of our completed work. We encourage customers to send us snaps … Continue reading

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What do you expect whilst spending your hard earned money?

Everyone wants to receive good service whilst spending their long, hard earned money in a shop.

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Respect and manners is worth nothing, right?

When you enter a shop or supermarket, you want your hard-earned money to be valued with good customer service.   So, are respect and manners the answer?

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What’s the difference between good and bad services?

What’s the difference between good and bad services? Everyone throughout their life will have experienced them at least once from employees in different stores across the UK. Features of a good service: Good services is heavily judged in respect of … Continue reading

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The characteristics of good or bad service

I’m sure everyone has experienced good or bad service in their lifetime So you ask this question well, what makes bad service?  It is impolite staff who have a lack of knowledge and are lazy. An example would be, when … Continue reading

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Work experience to young people is the way forward for British businesses

Work experience to young people is the way forward for British businesses, there is much information about the skills shortage in the UK and what better way to tackle it than by inspiring the youth of tomorrow with a sneak … Continue reading

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The trade show tide is changing

There was something missing at a recent trade show we attended. For the first time there was something slightly off kilter, a change in the tides. Maybe you noticed it too…….there was not a dollybird to be seen. Maybe that’s … Continue reading

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