Grounded growth

Sliders UK added Duraflex’s new bi-folding door to its rapidly expanding range last month. Sliders UK’s exponential expansion of its product offering has continued at pace. With three new product launches already under its belt this year alone, the door specialist...

Analysis: aluminium bi-fold doors

Aluminium has enjoyed what appears an unrivalled ascendency in the bi-folding door market but can it be sustained? It’s been called the ‘Grand Designs factor’: Kevin McCloud (other home improvement shows are also available!) has transmitted the virtue of slim...

The importance of ‘Q’

A little over a year on, we find out how Part Q has heralded not only a step change in Government policy but is also reshaping the how the industry sells to homeowners. The introduction of Part Q in October 2015, was a watershed moment in that for the first time, it...

Analysis – UK market prospects

Consumer spending held-up throughout the summer and with forecasts for renewed growth in the housing market within a year, could the ‘post-Brexit stars just be aligning’? Being definitive about Brexit is just about impossible. Predicting its long-term impact on the UK...

‘Genetically engineered’

Sliders UK launches its new bi-fold door, the Ultimate Evolution, last month.   Sliders UK announced the launch of the Ultimate Evolution aluminium bi-fold door this summer. Another new addition to Sliders UK’s expanding inline sliding, bi-folding and composite...

‘Origin of Species'

The Ultimate Evolution from Sliders UK, represents a shift in thinking in bi-fold door design as a system built from the inside out. Darwin wrote in the Origin of Species that it was ‘not the strongest of species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the most...