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 their design, fabrication, and installation. 

At Crucial Engineering, we design, manufacture, and install a wide range of shop front systems all tailored to you, your specifications, vision, and requirements.

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Benefits of aluminium for your shop front 

Aluminium is naturally strong. A durable material that can be moulded and shaped into any style and to any specification you require. 

Due to its strength, aluminium frames can support a range of glazing options, such as single, double, and even triple and reinforced glazing. A benefit of this is that as a business, you can opt for large glazed areas, curtain walling, solar systems, and large signage placement. 

All of this does not mean, however, that aluminium is heavy — quite the contrary. Aluminium is lightweight, making it easy to transport and much simpler to install. It is also due to the lightweight feature that it has grown in popularity in modern-day construction. 

Aluminium shop front systems can also be designed to work alongside a wide range of automatic doors too. From high traffic swing doors to custom-designed sliding entrance doors, as well as standard push doors.  At Crucial Engineering, we can help provide a solution to suit all. 

Aluminium windows and doors can come in a variety of different shades and colours too, so can match with your corporate branding perfectly, if needed. Powder coating allows you to customise your aluminium shop front to any colour you desire. Helping you to create visually appealing entrance ways that are weather-resistant, durable, and ultimately require very little maintenance. 

As well as a variety of colours and working alongside a range of automatic doors, shop fronts also utilise curtain walling systems providing an additional level of protection for the outside of a building. 

Curtain walling allows light to flow into internal spaces while maintaining the perfect balance of form and functionality (check out our article on `What is Curtain Walling` to find out more). 

High security, excellent energy efficiency 

Aluminium shop fronts are renowned, and also growing in popularity, due to the high levels of security they can offer, as well as the excellent energy efficiencies they can provide, hence also cost savings. 

Most businesses will store valuable tools, equipment, merchandise, and even petty cash within their business premises, so keeping your commercial property as secure is vital. 

Combined with advanced glazing as well as high tech security systems, keep your commercial property safe with aluminium windows and doors from the experts at Crucial Engineering. 

When it comes to energy efficiency, let us explain further. 

Aluminium windows and doors are designed to retain heat due to their polyoxide thermal breaks. They also boast low U values, which help to boost your building’s overall thermal efficiency levels. 

Reduce your carbon footprint by opting for aluminium shop front system! 

Aluminium is 100% recyclable making it very environmentally friendly. 

A sustainably sourced material, aluminium can be re-melted and reshaped numerous times without losing any of its quality or features. 

Features such as integral anti-trap bulb stile finger guards, or low ramp thresholds for an easy wheelchair, pushchair/pram access. 

The lifespan of aluminium also far exceeds that of UPVC, again helping to save you money in the long term. 

High performance as standard 

All shop front doors and windows, if manufactured and installed by professionals (like the team at Crucial Engineering), will be tested to the highest security and industry standards. 

You can be sure of the highest quality matched with the best possible prices with Crucial Engineering. 

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Aluminium shopfronts are an excellent choice for business. 

Create an exciting display area that you can be proud of with an aluminium shop front.  Designed, manufactured, and installed by a team you can trust. 

Our team works closely with you to ensure all specifications are met, and efficient service is provided. 

Helping to create a modern and environmentally friendly facade, let Crucial Engineering transform the front of your business today. 

Call 03451 930 420 

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