Has safestyle windows gone bust?

Asked by: Johan McGlynn
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It said the decision had been made "in the interests of all its key stakeholders, in particular its colleagues, its customers, shareholders and the nation as a whole". The closure is expected to have a "material impact" on its trading for the year ending 31 December 2020.

Where are safestyle windows manufactured?

We make all of our own products at our state of the art manufacturing facility in Yorkshire, we offer nationally training schemes and we continue to improve the way we work.

Do safestyle take old windows away?

Our fitters carefully prep all homes before carrying out the work and take away your old windows and doors to be recycled. As an environmentally conscious company we recycle 95% of all our waste which adds up to around 16,000 tons of window waste a year.

Does replacing windows make a mess?

Installing new windows usually involves creating some debris. Plaster, paint flakes, and old sealant can cause quite a mess and some consequential damage may occur to nearby wallpaper, paintwork, and tiles. During a window replacement project, the area around your windows essentially becomes an active building site.

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What is the best window brand?

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  • Pella Windows.
  • Milgard Windows.
  • Simonton Windows.
  • Harvey Windows.
  • Loewen Windows.
  • Ply Gem Windows.

What is the average cost to replace windows?

The typical window replacement cost is between $200 and $1,800 per window, and the national average is around $100 to $650 per window, depending on window frame material and glass type, among other factors. Labor adds to the overall window replacement cost and can run approximately $100 to $300 per window.

Are safestyle cheap?

Safestyle specialises in uPVC frames, which are extremely affordable. ... Safestyle offers frames in casement, sash, bay, and other styles. Project Scope – A single story house will be much cheaper to fit than a two-story. The more work required to fit the windows, the more they will cost.

Who is the CEO of safestyle UK?

Mike joined the Board as Chief Executive Officer on 1 May 2018 and has over 20 years' commercial and operational experience of building and managing businesses in the UK and internationally. He brings significant expertise in operational strategy, business development and performance improvement.

Do safestyle make their own windows?

At Safestyle we put you in control; you can choose from different styles, colours and designs to make sure that your windows are the perfect fit for your home. Rather than relying on an external manufacturer we make all of our windows, precision built in our own state of the art factory.

Are safestyle windows made to measure?

Everything we fit is made-to-measure, so after you place an order it'll be made at our factory especially for your house.

Where is Everest Windows based?

Our factory is based in Treherbert in the Upper Rhonda Valley in Wales where we manufacture all our bespoke uPVC, Aluminium and Timber products.

How do I complain about safestyle?

You can contact the Customer Contact Centre on 01274 842842. When making a complaint you will be courteous & respectful of staff recording and/or dealing with the issue.

Are Everest windows good?

While Everest are unlikely to be the cheapest quote you receive, the exceptional quality of their windows means they offer high value for money. They also match a like for like quote that you receive from another installer, so it's always worth shopping around to see if you can get a better deal.

Do safestyle make their own doors?

Every door we manufacture is bespoke and tailor made for your home, so you can choose the perfect style, colour, choice of glazing and furniture to perfectly suit your property and taste. We have an impressive selection of composite doors that can be customised to your personal preferences.

How much does it cost to supply and fit a composite door?

Depending on the door style, colour, glass and hardware that you choose, a new composite front door from Buildmydoor can cost anywhere between £850 and £1500. Many of the composite doors we supply and install in Southampton & Portsmouth cost less than £1000.

How can I replace my windows for cheap?

The best place to buy discount replacement windows is a big box store, like Lowe's, with certified installers. You're more likely to get a better deal on materials, and labor tends to cost less than you'd pay for an independent contractor.

How often should windows be replaced?

Many window design professionals agree that new, quality windows should last between 15 and 20 years before you start to think about replacing them. Most companies producing vinyl windows often provide a 20-25 year warranty, which is essentially a lifetime warranty – the expected lifetime of the product.

Is it worth it to replace windows?

Yes! Replacing the windows in your home is a good investment, and offers a strong return for what you spend. In fact, it's one of the most valuable home improvements you can make.

What are the best windows to put in a house?

The best windows from our tests
  • Wood double-hung: Andersen 400 Series, $310 per window.
  • Vinyl double-hung: Simonton Pro-Finish Contractor, $260.
  • Fiberglass double-hung: Integrity from Marvin Ultrex, $450.
  • Wood casement: Andersen 400 Series, $400.

Are expensive windows worth it?

When considering the cost of replacement windows and doors, some homeowners wonder whether it pays to go expensive. ... In my opinion, it is well worth the extra cost to receive the increased value you receive for an energy efficient PVC or aluminum/clad window unit versus a vinyl replacement window.

Are double hung windows worth?

Double-hung windows may not always seal properly at the top edge, which may contribute to higher energy costs than single-hung windows. However, good-quality, energy-efficient windows can be found in both single- and double-hung varieties, but you may have to pay more for the better quality double-hung window.

What time of year is best to replace windows?

Your best bet is to plan your window replacement for a time of year when the weather will be warm, ideally in the spring or early summer.

How do I prepare my house for replacement windows?

Clear the work area of anything fragile or delicate. Remove anything hanging on the walls or sitting on floating shelves. Take down your window treatments if you're saving them to use over your new windows. Cover your furniture with blankets or sheets to protect from dust created during the project.