TAGGED POSTS / blog

8 Powerful Tips to Maintain a Mild Conservatory in the Midst of Winter

“How to make conservatory warmer” – an age-old Google search. As the proud proprietors of 2 of the most high-tech, high-spec conservatory roof glass brands around, we’d like to think we’re best positioned to provide you with some top tips on keeping the coolest room of your casa cosy amidst the crisp temperatures of the British Winter season. Let’s dive in…

(more…)

8 Advantages and 2 Disadvantages of Low E Glass

Advantages and Disadvantages of Low E Glass

Low E, or Low-Emissivity, glass is a type of glazing glass containing a transparent, microscopic coating that improves the thermal efficiency of your windows. Today we’re looking at the advantages and disadvantages of low E glass, to make sure you’re as well-informed as possible when it comes to your next glazing purchase.

(more…)

The All-Important Balancing Act of Operations

glass operations

Earlier this year, in a period before Covid-19, Clayton Glass were beginning to really see the fruits starting to bare, of a new, long-worked-on operations machine involving our two new glass manufacturing sites in Huthwaite and Blackburn. In February, we sat down with Harelaw’s talented Operations Manager Dave Rowlands. Discussing how he tackles the constant, vital balancing act, that is operations at the UK’s largest glass manufacturing site.

(more…)

Top 10: Stunning Conservatories Around the World

Top 10: Stunning Conservatories Around the World

We love a top 10 here at Clayton Glass. Therefore, this week we’ll be delving into the top 10 truly stunning conservatories, that exist in various locations all over the world. Some you may have heard of. Some you won’t believe you weren’t aware of. A few will literally make you want to get straight on a plane and see the real thing for yourself. So, here are the top 10 stunning conservatories, in the world, in order, here we go. First up at 10…

(more…)

The Importance of Planning to a Manufacturing Business

Any business without effective plans and strategies to cope with its workload is one that is ultimately doomed to fail. To have an effective plan, you need effective people planning. This week we caught up with Clayton Glass’ talented Planning Supervisor, Claire Fox, to talk about why planning is of the highest importance to a business such as Clayton Glass.

(more…)

The Story of Three Argon Gas Filled Insulated Glass Units

The Story of Three Argon Gas Filled Sample Units

Back in 2003, Clayton glass was a much smaller company. We were operating out of a smaller factory, despatching fewer products to less customers. Around the time, we were experimenting with our Double-Glazed units, by filling them with Argon gas…

(more…)

3 Ways To Dramatically Improve Natural Light Entry

3 Ways To Dramatically Improve Natural Light Entry

Whether it’s for taking the perfect selfie, or brightening up your home, is there anything quite like natural light? As humans we are programmed to seek out light. when we are young, we are scared of the opposite, and as we get older we aim to soak up as much of it as possible. Surrounding yourself with natural light, in the places you spend the majority of your time, is a sure-fire way to experience all of its many, many benefits. Here are 3 foolproof ways to dramatically improve natural light entry into your home…

(more…)
loading
×