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There aren’t many benefits to aluminium shopfronts….

There aren’t many benefits to aluminium shopfronts….

…there are loads!  Aluminium might be the new material around, but trust us, it certainly has a lot to offer!  A material that not only provides shop owners with a whole host of security benefits but today aluminium is also now extremely aesthetically pleasing – if...

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Your shop, your brand, your colour choice!

Your shop, your brand, your colour choice!

When we think of shop front designs, our minds will often drift to very plain, typically grey, robust looking, security, roller shutters.  These shop front rollers are a necessity to help protect businesses out of hours; however, what more and more business owners are...

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How clean is your shop front?

How clean is your shop front?

With so many shops and retail units on the high street, you have only seconds to stand out and grab your customer's attention.  Of course, there are two ways to achieve this: through a grubby-looking shop front or a highly polished, professional-looking front.  We...

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The importance of window displays in retail businesses

The importance of window displays in retail businesses

Window displays are designed to allow you to showcase your products and services to the world.  Offering your customers an inside look into your business/store.  For many retailers, it can be the biggest marketing tool you have, helping to turn passers-by into paying...

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The importance of fenestration on commercial buildings

The importance of fenestration on commercial buildings

The importance of fenestration cannot be underestimated.  It can ultimately play a vital role in the overall design and look of commercial businesses.  Helping to provide you with a great focal point for the exterior of your building.  Building fenestration into...

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Aluminium doors – The new norm for commercial buildings

Aluminium doors – The new norm for commercial buildings

A metal that has seen a surge in popularity over recent years is that of aluminium. Not only does it provide a whole host of benefits, but it has also become much more competitively priced in the marketplace too.  For many commercial properties now, aluminium is the...

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What is curtain walling?

What is curtain walling?

Unless you work in construction or project, manage the construction and build of large buildings, high rise towers, and skyscrapers, curtain walling might not be a term you’re too familiar with.  However, curtain walling is all around us, and at Crucial Engineering,...

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All about Aluminium shop front systems

All about Aluminium shop front systems

Shop fronts come in many different shapes and sizes. From single storey commercial units to large scale commercial buildings such as car showrooms and shopping centres etc.  Therefore, when it comes to shop front systems, they must be strong as well as versatile in...

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Buyers Detailed Guide to Internal Doors

Buyers Detailed Guide to Internal Doors

Choosing the right internal doors for you and your home is a big decision.  They are pieces of furniture that you have to live with, look at, and use, day in and day out — making the right choice vital.  Internal doors should complement your home, fitting perfectly...

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How to repaint your aluminium door

How to repaint your aluminium door

So, it’s time for a change. Out with the old and in with the new. A different paint colour, or upgrade for your aluminium door. And rather than hiring a specialist you’ve decided to give it a go yourself!  The good news is that painting aluminium doors can be pretty...

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