Grand Designs!

We are delighted to have been involved in this superb extension and refurbishment in Rayleigh, Essex. Aluminium windows and doors throughout in RAL7016 Anthracite Grey including a roof lantern and two large bifold sets. Secure by design specification featuring solar control glazing, to manage the solar gain effect in the large glazed areas… Read more

Rayleigh Transformation

Installed in the summer, this solid roof extension in Rayleigh is now being enjoyed as an additional dining and living area. It’s a fantastic addition to the property replacing their old conservatory with loads of natural light and huge patio doors that lead straight out onto the garden. Our clients Mr & Mrs Wyatt are… Read more

Value Added Transformation

This conservatory in Leigh-on-Sea had seen better days and was a bit of a wasted space, so Rayleigh Glass were enlisted to carry out a full refurbishment of the structure without altering the footprint of the building. The base and brickwork was to remain but the client wanted a more spacious area that would be… Read more

Conservatory Revamped!

The previous conservatory was cold, draughty and hardly used. Our brief was to transform this into a warm and inviting area that would provide additional space for dining and entertaining. We removed the existing structure and installed high security and energy saving A rated windows and doors, with a highly insulated, tiled roof from Ultra-frame… Read more

Conservatory Transformed.

From a slightly tired looking conservatory to a fabulous LIVING SPACE space, finished in time for Christmas! This conservatory in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex has been transformed in a matter of days, it is now a warm, bright and welcoming space that can be enjoyed year round. The original poly-carbonate roof would have been dark, cold and… Read more

Amazing Aluminium

These recent projects show the impact that large glazed Aluminium frames can have upon a property. Sleek and modern, these windows and doors really do add the WOW factor and can add real value to your home. All that extra glass provides maximum light and will create a sense of space. They are strong, durable… Read more

Westcliff Conservatory Refurbishment Walkthrough

https://vimeo.com/356901129 Watch our director Matt Evans walkthrough our latest conservatory refurbishment on a house in Westcliff… Read more

Westcliff Conservatory Refurbishment

This week we transformed an old leaking conservatory into a year-round living space. Instead of starting from scratch we refurbished the original conservatory, retaining the existing brickwork and base. We started by removing the existing framework and roof and installed an aluminium panelled insulated conservatory roof. We opted for this roof as it’s strongest and… Read more

Residential Glass Upgrade

Our customer came to us asking for some advice. They have a large glazed section of bi-folding  doors to the back of their house. They love the doors and didn’t want to change them but have been suffering from excessive heat build up that made the summer months almost unbearable to be indoors.  Also privacy… Read more

Windows at Southend Airport

We were asked to source and provide aluminium windows and high security glazing and colour matched external cladding at the refurbishment of the VIP Jet Centre at Southend Airport. This work needed to be completed in line with their strict schedule of works in good time for their grand opening. The client was Stobart Aviation… Read more

Industrial to Residential

This was a fantastic project to be involved in where the developer has designed and produced a stunning and high end collection of new homes. This started life as a run down industrial area and has now been transformed into a modern and stylish residential scheme. The developer had a clear vision of the look… Read more

Double Glazed Conservatory Refurbishment In Great Wakering

When the client contacted us they already had an existing conservatory however they found themselves unable to utilise the space frequently due to it being either too hot or too cold. During the discussions with our design consultant we outlined the main objectives for the refurbishment project. There were a few key points to consider… Read more

Windows & Doors in a New Development

This new development in Billericay, Essex is close to completion and looking fantastic. Our client wanted a modern design which included tinted glass to the large glazed entrance. The installation was a mixture of Anthracite grey windows and doors with two sets of large bi-folds and a double composite entrance doors for each property. Wow… Read more

Garden Office

We created a year-round working office, highly energy & heat efficient and secure. This has created a light and airy working environment, and took only one week from start to finish! See below for our timelapse video of this installation… Read more

Southend Conservatory Refurbishment

Southend Conservatory Refurbishment Turning an old conservatory into a stunning living and dining area that is useable all year round. Our customer approached us with the challenge of refurbishing this double glazed conservatory in Southend, Essex, so that it could be converted into a dining area that could be enjoyed all year round. In the… Read more

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Fulham Double Glazing – Refurbishing with Heritage Double Glazed Windows and Doors

Double Glazing Fulham Beautiful Heritage Double Glazing in Fulham ‘We are delighted with the standard of work and are amazed at how efficient the installation was. The fitters were friendly and polite and they made sure that everything was cleaned and tidied after they had finished their work’.   Last week we completed the latest… Read more

Transformation time! Windows & Doors Thorpe Bay.

“We have recently completed an external renovation and couldn’t be more pleased with the windows. Matt and his team were fantastic, from the initial quote through to the finishing touches.The fitters were a pleasure to have working at our home, considerate of us living in the building site with small children and pets, very tidy… Read more

Aluminium Double Glazing installation to a barn and stables conversion in Lingfield, Surrey.

This is a recent installation of Aluminium Double Glazing in Surrey. The Double Glazed Aluminium Windows and doors were installed to a lovely barn and stables conversion in Lingfield, Surrey. The Double Glazed Aluminium windows and doors needed to be high security, low maintenance, have excellent thermal properties and be able to reduce noise pollution as they are under… Read more

Orangery testimonial

A few words from our customer Mrs. E describing her experience of appointing us as the builder for the orangery style extension. The end result was amazing and it has provided Mrs E and her family with such a bright and relaxing space to enjoy, so we are glad that Mrs E is happy!   Mrs E’s recently… Read more

Bifold doors into a new extension

  This is a recently completed installation into a stunning ground floor extension in Chalkwell, Essex.   Our customer has created an amazing dining and entertaining space with a fantastic new kitchen. These doors enable the space to extend out onto the garden so the family can enjoy those summer days and evenings.   They… Read more

3 Key Ways To Add Value To Your Home

HOME IMPROVEMENTS THAT ADD REAL VALUE TO YOUR HOME WE have always been a nation of home improvers, whether it be a spot of DIY or hiring in a team to complete a major project. Of course, we mostly do this to improve our surroundings. But what do they actually do to the value of… Read more

Black is the new black. Windows & doors – Westcliff-on-Sea

This was a big decision for our customer, they wanted to update the appearance of their property but weren’t certain that they should deviate from plain white windows. We are all very pleased with how it turned out, they look fantastic and we know that our customer is absolutely thrilled with the results. The black grain windows… Read more

Black grain on white Ash windows – Leigh on Sea

This large detached property is having a make over with striking new high performance PVC-u double glazed windows. Our customer opted for Black grain on white Ash wood effect windows to replace the plain white windows previously installed. The windows have given the property a real facelift and has helped to recapture some more of the… Read more

An Orangery style extension recently installed.

This recently completed Orangery style extension is a brick built structure designed to give our client a new spacious living area. This extends from their kitchen and provides an abundance of natural light into the living area with a large sky lantern in the new flat roof. We have incorporated two sets of aluminium bi fold doors so the room… Read more

Get Your Windows Clean and Streak Free !!

HOW TO GIVE YOUR DOUBLE GLAZED WINDOWS THAT STREAK-FREE FINISH   MOST of us use a window cleaner for the outside of our house, but what about the inside? Do you find your windows are left streaky or are you just not sure what to use? Help is at hand. Here’s our quick-look guide to… Read more

8 Most Iconic Movie Doors

EIGHT OF THE MOST ICONIC MOVIE DOORS   THEY move very little, have no lines and although they’re less wooden than some Hollywood stars we could mention, they aren’t brought in front of the camera for their acting chops. So how is it then, that a few simple old doors have made such an impact… Read more

7 Great Man Cave Ideas

MAN caves have been springing up all over the country. Whether it’s a conservatory makeover, extension to the house, a loft conversion, garage conversion, remodelling of an unused bedroom or really doing up the shed, men are staking a claim for a room that’s just for themselves. 1.) The Bar – Every man dreams of… Read more

Aluminium Bi Fold doors in grey

Before and after! Aluminium Bi Folding doors in anthracite grey finish installed yesterday. A great addition to this property opening the rear of the house into the garden, perfect for summer. We removed the brickwork and existing window to make way for these doors.  … Read more

Appointed ‘Approved Installers’ at this block of flats in Fulham, SW London

We were asked to source and provide a suitable window and doors system that would suit the existing appearance of the building and supplied and installed ‘A rated’ Rehau classic Rosewood on white windows with Pilkington Activ glass to assist with solar control and benefit from having self cleaning properties. The first stage of the installation was… Read more

Winter warmer – Triple glazed conservatory.

We have completed this conservatory just in time as the worsening winter weather is predicted in the forthcoming days. Our customers wanted to renew their old conservatory that was draughty and leaking so we supplied and fitted a new high security version with upgraded triple glazing. Our customers are extremely happy with the results and have already started… Read more

Proud member of Checkatrade.com

Earlier this year we were approved by Checkatrade.com as a trusted contractor and our customers have started to post reviews on the website. This ensures that we always aspire to achieve the highest standards of service and quality and so far so good… Read more

New Head Quarters all set for the new year!

We are all set for further expansion in 2016. In October 2015 we moved in to our new central head quarters at the Hive Enterprise Centre in Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea. We are now operating out of newly refurbished offices, conveniently located near to our main window factory in Fletcher’s Square, Temple Farm Industrial estate. We continue to install windows, doors, porches… Read more

Aluminium Bi-folding doors installed today

Another set of bi fold doors installed in Leigh-on-Sea today. We have installed a record number of aluminium bi-folding doors this year and our customers absolutely love the quality of the product. They are easy to operate and are very reliable and add a bit of wow factor to any home!  … Read more

Traditional leaded lights copied

A recent installation in Southend on Sea included the copying of the original coloured leaded lights and leaded light window designs to the windows. The leaded lights were treated to give a darkened aged look while the colours were carefully matched within the fanlights… Read more

Cream coloured Vertical sliding windows and doors, Paglesham, Essex.

Our brief here was to enhance the security and thermal levels at this property whilst retaining as much of the unique character as possible. We installed cream coloured vertical sliding windows and French doors and our customer Mr B of Paglesham is delighted with the results… Read more

Adding some gold to the shop-front for childhood cancer awareness.

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Laying a patio on a house refurb. Leigh-on-Sea.

Laying a patio on a house refurb. Leigh-on-Sea… Read more

A roofline installation this week (in between the pouring rain).

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Great to receive this from one of our happy customers…

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Dream team working in Upminster.

Jay & Dean with Dan & Gary in Upminster today. Teaming up to complete a windows, door, fascia and soffits installation… Read more

Matt at the ALF charity rugby tens.

A charity that we like to support is the Aaron Lewis Foundation. This great cause was set up in memory of an old team mate Lieutenant Aaron Lewis who tragically died in action serving with 29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery in 2008. The Foundation is committed to supporting local and military charities through sporting & social endeavours. www.aaronlewisfoundation.org.uk  … Read more

Sliding Patio doors fitted in Leigh on Sea

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A recent installation in Brentwood, Essex.

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New cladding product proves a great success

Rayleigh Glass has seen an increase in requests for ‘Hardiplank cladding’ over recent months so it made sense for the company to add this product to the range.  Several installations have now been completed resulting in new enquiries already coming through via recommendations from satisfied customers. ‘Hardiplank cladding’ gives the appearance of painted timber yet requires… Read more

New product installed into showroom

We have recently installed our new entrance door product into our showroom display. This range is the ‘Solidor’ composite door which features a unique engineered hardwood core for additional strength. ‘Solidor’ is available in many designs and colours and includes the‘Italia’ range which offfers a contemporary appearance. Call into our showroom Monday to Saturday between 9.00 and 5.00… Read more

Director completes London to Southend bike ride

‘Director Matthew Evans looking a bit hot and sweaty after completing the London to Southend bike ride 2014!’   So far he has raised over £250 for the British Heart foundation.   #londontosouthend   #BHF… Read more

Rayleigh Rockets cup winners

Rayleigh Glass are proud sponsors of the Rayleigh Rockets bowls team from Southend on Sea Bowls Club and once again they prove to be a winning team… Read more

New shop signage installed

Rayleigh Glass has over thirty years of trading and recently the original shop signage was replaced to provide a new modern appearance. Our thanks to Hudson Display services for an excellent job… Read more

New porch in Ilford

We have just completed the installation of a complete build porch in Ilford which complements the design of the building. … so much so that a neighbour commented to one of our installers that it looks as if it was built as part of the original property rather than being an addition… Read more

Solidor composite doors now standard within our product range

We now offer the Solidor range of composite entrance doors as our standard product. These doors are unique as they incorporate an engineered timber hardwood core for supeior strength… Read more

Floating mullion aids fire escape

Some of the modern window designs encountered when installing PVC-U windows leave under size openings when taking into account fire escape requirements. By installing a window design incorporating a ‘floating mullion’ we are able to offer a wider width of cllearance for fire escape. In effect this window design operates similar to a pair of… Read more

Triple Glazed sales continue to soar

Our 40mm Triple glazed window and entrance door system continues to prove popular with our customers. Many people ask what it looks like. Well the frames are the same as our douible glazed window system with the exception of a flat style beading to the inside to make up the additional 12mm of sealed unit… Read more

Rayleigh Glass lead the field when it comes to triple glazing

Yet another customer benefits from the additional comfort, security and sound reduction that our 40mm triple glazed sealed units provide. The window pictured shows the three layers of glass that make up the argon gas filled units as well as the addition of Planitherm heat saving glass. The amount of triple glazing installed this year… Read more

Large window replacement handled well in Leigh on sea

Some window installations take a little more thought and planning than others as did a recent installation in Leigh on Sea Essex. The front bay window section was in need of replacement and included a large broken down sealed unit. The unit was so heavy it needed a five man team to lift it safely… Read more

New factory unit in operation

An increase in work has seen the company move into a new factory unit in Hockley, Essex.  This new faclity provides a large storage space for all of our PVC-U frames and sealed units. This will now be the company’s distribution centre where our installation teams will operate from… Read more

Recycling PVC-U aids environment

It may surprise many to know that the majority of windows and doors that we replace are the older style of PVC-U. When you are replacing windows and run several fitting teams the old frames need to find a new home as soon as possible. Ours are collected from our main depot in Rayleigh Road… Read more

The right choice in customer protection

Rayleigh Glass are pleased to be members of the ‘Plastics Window Federation’ who offer our customers peace of mind in respect to safety of their deposits and guarantee of our work. Under FENSA membership requirements it is required that a company offers this service on their replacement window and door installations that come under FENSA… Read more

Our sealed unit replacement service gives older windows and doors extended life

Our sealed unit replacement service has seen a significant increase in business levels over recent years as we help extend the life of older replacement window and door installations. We can replace misted or broken sealed units into a variety of materilas such as PVC-U, aluminium and timber framed products. Leaded lights, Georgian and coloured… Read more

Felted roofs another great success for our customers

For the past couple of years we have been installing high intensive three layered felted roof’s for many of our customers throughout Essex.  Our specialist installers can deal with a straight forward felt replacement or a complete rebuild of old rotted decking. This service can be carried out on such areas as flat roof extensions… Read more

REHAU approved partner

Rayleigh Glass is an approved partner of ‘REHAU’  high quality PVC-U windows and doors and has been so since 2009. ‘REHAU’ has been a marking leading product for many years in the window industry and Rayleigh Glass has built its success throughout our trading area on the quality of this product. We are audited by… Read more

New colours give even more options to our PVC-U Windows & Doors

Our product range has recently been expanded to offering even more colour options. As well as the standard White, Black Grain, Rosewood & Light Oak colours now also offer the new colour range option of Irish oak, Cream, Gray, White Grain and Chartwell Green. All of which come as standard with a textured grain finish… Read more

Triple Glazing Sales Soar as Rayleigh Glass Lead the Field

During the winter period Rayleigh Glass achieved record sales partly due to its launch of the ‘Rehau’ triple glazed window and door system. This A Rated system added to the already successful ‘Rehau’ A Rated double glazed products which gave our customers a superb choice of thermally efficient products that help save energy while reducing sound pollution… Read more