1509, 2020

How the materials of the future are changing the face of Britain’s gardens

By |September 15th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Paul Smith, head of marketing at F.H. Brundle, discusses the modern materials shaking up the fencing and decking sectors. Since the turn of the millennium, rapid advances in technology have seen traditional materials increasingly replaced with stronger, longer-lasting and easier to maintain alternatives. It’s unlikely the humble timber fence or metal railings will ever disappear completely from Britain’s gardens – but now, it’s got serious competition. New man-made materials [...]

909, 2020

F.H. Brundle balcony products complete luxury spa development

By |September 9th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Quality F.H Brundle hardware products have provided the finishing touch to a stunning multimillion-pound development. A luxury spa was added to the existing buildings of The Olde Belle hotel and restaurant in Retford, Nottinghamshire, including a unique and impressive indoor-to-outdoor vitality pool. The project’s managers called on Brundle’s decades of expertise to provide an array of quality glass spigots and glass stiffeners. “This was a challenging but extremely rewarding [...]

1108, 2020

Are you missing out on the balustrade boom?

By |August 11th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Paul Smith, Marketing Manager of F.H. Brundle, asks whether installers are missing a trick in not offering one of the fastest-growing home improvement products – balustrades. Of the thousands of installers at work up and down the country, the majority are specialists – they do windows, doors, and maybe conservatories. But in focusing their attention on just those three core fenestration products, are they actually missing out on big [...]

1108, 2020

Rinato range expands with cost-effective Wood Plastic Composite Fence & Gate Infill boards

By |August 11th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cost-effective, eco-friendly and incredibly quick and easy to install – Rinato WPC infill boards are the latest addition to F.H. Brundle’s Rinato range of polymer fencing and gate infills. Available in birch and chestnut finishes, the lightweight, double-sided boards are made using recycled FSC-certified wood. That makes them strong, waterproof and environmentally-friendly. Their tongue and groove design makes installing them a breeze, and they offer the option of either [...]

3006, 2020

Need for speed: satisfy “we want it now” consumers with lightning-fast installations

By |June 30th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Paul Smith, Head of Marketing at long-standing F.H. Brundle, which has been serving tradespeople for over 130 years, explains how lead times can make the difference between an order won and an order lost. Smartphones and social media have helped create a “we want it now” consumer culture that many businesses struggle to satisfy. We now know that 40% of consumers will leave a website that takes more than three [...]

2606, 2020

Sad News

By |June 26th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

At the age of 69 Vic was still coming into work with the same vigour and enthusiasm that he had shown throughout his working life. He had begun his career working at our Chilwell site back in 1988, when it opened. As the business grew in Nottingham, Vic worked as a warehouseman and soon became foreman in 1991. These were crazy days back then, technology and computers didn’t exist [...]