All about windows and doors

The Aluminium Trade Supply (ATS) website provides a unique, impartial, independent knowledge resource hub for homeowners in the UK regarding aluminium windows and doors, as well as providing composite, PVCu and wood comparisons.

If you are a homeowner in the UK looking to improve your home, the team behind ATS has over 35 years of knowledge and expertise in the door and window industry and through the articles on this website offers comprehensive information about brands and products so you can make an informed choice about what to purchase.

In addition to our articles, you can ask for direct help and advise about your project using our contact form.

We provide articles regarding all types of aluminium glazing, from the latest bifolding and slim profile sliding doors to steel-look windows and internal Crittall-style internal doors. We bring together all the relevant information in one place which you will not find on other home-improvement websites.

What are the best windows and doors?

We provide articles and guides regarding doors and windows in general, design, technical jargon and independent product reviews. Our articles will help you understand who makes the best bifolding doors, the slimmest sliding doors and the best aluminium windows. We even explain what to look for if you’re considering replacing your conservatory roof and provide comparisons with composite, steel, PVCu and timber products.

Which windows and doors?

Our product reviews are impartial and expertly written, providing detailed information. We focus on delivering information and insights for the various brands and products and how they compare. 

  • Independent, impartial information and advice.
  • Reviews of brands, products and systems.
  • Personalised advice via our contact form.

Where to buy windows and doors

Our product buying guides have been carefully written to help you navigate the sales process, identify manufacturers, and decipher various brand names in order for you to make a better choice.

  • What to consider before you buy.
  • How and where the doors and windows are manufactured. 
  • Essential considerations the salesmen won’t tell you!
  • Contact us for names of suppliers and installers in your area.

At ATS, we understand that selecting the right windows and doors for your project can be daunting, but we are here to help guide you through it. We help thousands of homeowners every year and respond personally to all enquiries. We do not sell windows and doors; we only inform and advise. Our service is free, browse our articles or ask for help now.

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