You Can Teach An Old Dog New Tricks

Throughout its 160-year history, Crittall Windows has always seen innovation as a source of competitive advantage. Innovation in manufacturing processes, product design, employee welfare, and order processing is behind the continued success of the business. The introduction of the patented fenestra joint, hot-dipped galvanizing for steel frames, the building of Silver End village for its workforce, and the commissioning of […]

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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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What’s In A Name?

In my earlier post Imitation Is The Sincerest Form Of Flattery I noted the increased references to Crittall Replacement Windows, I explained why I think they are appearing, and I introduced you to The Chip Butty Test for steel windows v other materials. I mentioned that Crittall® is a registered trademark, but made no further comment on it. In this article I […]

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How Crittall® Steel Windows Are Made

Any window or door which has custom requirements visits the setting out bench, where an experienced window manufacturer will mark the positions of any features or special cutouts required. Machining is carried out with the frame in bar form, so that any holes punched or drilled will still be protected by the hot dipped galvanizing process. The corner of each […]

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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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Imitation Is the Sincerest Form of Flattery. But, Can You Pass the Chip Butty Test?

When I was growing up, there was an advertising campaign for a brand of margarine which claimed it was better than butter because it contained butter – oh how we laughed. Today, margarine and blended products (or yellow fat spreads as the UK Food Standards Agency so temptingly refers to them) are still playing catch up with butter, as can […]

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The Crittall Experience – A New Promotional Video from Crittall Windows

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