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Leave your window louvre vents to the experts

November 12th 2018| 0 Comments


Will you outsource your window louvre vents or keep production in house? Here’s why Window Ware thinks it pays for window fabricators to entrust their ventilation requirements to specialist providers for guaranteed quality, spot-on results and uninterrupted productivity.

Frugal thinking or false economy?

In an effort to minimise costs and maintain close control of a project, it’s understandably tempting for door and window fabricators to consider making window louvre vents themselves. After all, switching production from building glazed units to louvre grilles doesn’t sound like a huge departure, but sometimes what appears to be a logical course of action can ultimately turn out to be a false economy.

For a start, the downtime and loss of productivity as your assembly teams shift their manufacturing focus will naturally reduce your output. And of course, it takes time for workers to familiarise themselves with a different manufacturing process and get up to full speed. There’s a lot to be said for sticking with core competencies. By outsourcing your louvre panels, not only can you avoid the inconvenience, cost and hassle associated with manufacturing them yourself, you don’t have to worry about sourcing and purchasing materials or disposing of the inevitable waste. Your production team get to focus solely on what they’re best at - fabricating quality windows.

Proven credentials in louvre panel provision

So, if you’re outsourcing, who can you trust to take care of your louvre grille requirements? How about a partnership that brings together 60 years of ventilation manufacturing expertise and 30 years’ commercial contract experience? The UK’s leading door and window hardware supplier, Window Ware and air management specialists, RW Simon have joined forces to offer fabricators custom-built DucoGrille Solid window louvres capable of meeting virtually any intensive ventilation demands.

DucoGrilles guaranteed to endure

What sets these louvre grilles apart from the competition is their incredible strength. DucoGrille louvres are made from extruded aluminium with a clip-free design that holds the blades firmly into the outer frame. That means they won’t rattle even in exposed locations or extreme conditions, and moreover, the units are burglar resistant to European Classification Class 2. In addition, these grilles are quality manufactured to BS EN ISO 9001, BSRIA tested for water tightness and compliant with current gas regulations. Louvre panels can be polyester powder coated to RAL colour-match with the window frame exactly with a 10-year finish guarantee as a minimum requirement.

Your DucoGrille dream team

Window Ware’s business development manager for aluminium products, Richard Fraser, explained, “The addition of DucoGrilles to our range gives customers greater product choice from a single provider to help keep their supply chains simple. For those fabricators who already buy from us, it’s no extra bother to source their DucoGrille from us too!” He’s keen to point out, “Our brand partner, RW Simon, has been manufacturing ventilation systems since 1958 so they’ve really got it down to a fine art. Customers can rest assured their louvre panel production is in good hands.”

Lee Manton, general manager for ventilation and aluminium building products at RW Simon echoes Richard’s enthusiasm saying, “With its comprehensive sales and technical support, as well as prompt delivery service, Window Ware has been ably distributing, supporting and adding value to our products for over 8 years. We’re pleased to continue our close partnership and carry on the ventilation solutions supply ‘dream team’!”

DucoGrille window louvres are available now for custom order from Window Ware. For more information, call 01234 242724 or visit