It’s True, Hitler Wanted Crittall Windows

One of the things that excites me about working for Crittall Windows is the contribution that the company and its people have made to so many facets of world history, and the potential influence we can have in the future. Recently I read a letter to the Colchester Gazette which asked the question “Did Hitler have a Crittall Window?” The letter […]

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Crittall Windows Historical Timeline

I’m very proud of the fact that I work for Crittall Windows, an old, established company that makes a great product. Here is a powerpoint slideshow that shows the development of the company alongside world events.

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Wordle

Here is a wordle created from the RSS feed of the posts on this site:

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How To Install Crittall Steel Windows

This is a video created by Crittall Windows as a guide to all fixing teams on how to correctly install steel windows. The video may be a few years old, but the techniques required are exactly the same.  

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The Crittall Experience – A New Promotional Video from Crittall Windows

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Crittall Windows Archive Secrets To Be Revealed

Crittall Windows Ltd, Braintree District Museum Trust Ltd and Braintree District Council are excited to announce a joint project to research and develop the Crittall company archive held at Braintree District Museum. The Archive contains over 2,000 documents, catalogues and photographs illustrating the growth and development of a local ironmonger to worldwide window manufacturer. The project will fund a young […]

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A-Rated Windows – The Emperor’s New Clothes?

This article started off as a rant, fortunately I was too busy to put my initial thoughts down in words. I decided I am too young to be classed as a “grumpy old man.” The reason for my ire? I realised I have been duped. Duped by the British Fenestration Rating Council, and their Windows Energy Rating Scheme. Early last […]

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Steel Windows Then and Now

Ask most people in the United Kingdom about steel windows, and they will talk about the ubiquitous, mass-produced standard metal window.   A much smaller number will mention the use of the Universal Casement in the inspirational designs created by the world’s foremost architects.      Steel windows were used by Frank Lloyd Wright at Fallingwater, regarded by many as […]

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Crittall Windows – The Movie

via youtube.com This is a promotional video for Crittall Windows. It needs a little updating now, as we’ve moved to our new premises in Witham, Essex Posted via web from John’s Posterous

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How I Use Twitter & Why I Won’t be following 30,000 Either

There have been a lot of comments this month about @MarkShaw performing a mass un-follow of many of the more than 30,000 “friends” he has built up on Twitter. I thought I’d add my point of view. Mark has been described as a Twitter guru, he offers advice to companies and individuals on how best to use Twitter. I’m sure […]

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