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Bespoke window designs
Everybody’s different: from our finger-prints and dress-sense, to our sense of humor and taste in music. Equally, even houses that are built to look identical have the potential to become unique - especially when given the CRK treatment!
 
At CRK there’s no such thing as one-size-fits all. Of course, some companies who buy their windows off-shelf won’t have the flexibility to adapt their designs to individual customers’ needs but with CRK the opposite is true. For us, every glazing project is as individual as the customer.
 
For 40 years we’ve designed, manufactured and installed all our windows in-house. This means that when you choose CRK you choose flexibility, creativity and no limits; whether that’s a round, oval, diamond or even star shaped window. Oh, and if you’ve snapped an unusual shaped-window out-and-about or on Pinterest, show us. We love a challenge!


       

 
So, what about colour? We have a choice of 20 standard colours for the frames or if you really want to get creative you can choose from a rainbow of thousands of bespoke shades. 


         
 
Frame sorted? The choice doesn’t stop there! With CRK you have the option to tailor your glass too. Renovating a 1930/20s house? Why not consider leaded lights? Georgian bars bring out the best in period properties, or if you want something really special, we highly recommend our new Brilliant Cut windows which are engraved inside the cavity of the sealed doubled-glazed units, giving them a beautiful light-reflecting, brilliant diamond finish.

         
 
If you really want to make a statement why not get artistic and commission a stained-glass window? When it comes to design, the only limit is your imagination and we have some great case studies if you need inspiration! In the right setting stain glass windows can be a 
great feature and add real personality to your home.
 

                                                                                            





While we love getting creative, we also realise that in some cases nothing beats a classic design. If a standard rectangle window is all you’re after, rest assured that with CRK all glazing will be built from scratch, with the highest quality materials and workmanship.
 
Why not give the team a call on 01442 244200 for a no-obligation quote or to arrange an appointment? You can also get an online quote here http://www.crkwindows.co.uk/online-quote
 
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Bi-Folding, Sliding and French Doors; making the right choice for your home.

With spring almost in the air, it’s natural to want to open up your home and embrace outdoor living.
 
If you’ve been considering adding Bi-Folding, Sliding or French doors to your home, now’s the time to do it; there’s still time to catch that first alfresco meal or drink of the season!
 
Bi-folding doors have become the go-to choice for indoor/outdoor living, but it’s worth considering all the options before you decide what’s right for your house. Bi-Folding, Sliding and French Doors all add light and a sense of space, but each have their own benefits and features. Here’s our take on each option;
 
Bi-Folding Doors

 
  • Create a contemporary look, internally AND externally
  • Allow you to replace an entire wall with glass, with an opening that stretches over 90% of the wall
  • Maximise the fresh air and natural light flow in your home
  • Maximise the view; our doors are the slimmest available
 
  • The only thing to bear in mind is that when the doors are closed the panes break-up the view slightly
                                   



Sliding Doors
 
  • Are now back in fashion
  • Allow you to replace an entire wall with glass
  • Maximise the view when the doors are closed. (Sliding doors have less panels than Bi-folds)
  • Can have multiple sliding panels; a two panel door with one or both panels sliding, a three panel door on a triple track with two doors sliding behind a fixed panel, a four panel door with panels sliding open from the centre or a four panel door on a quadruple track with doors to sliding flush behind each other.
 
  • On the flip side, part of the view remains behind glass at all times.

 
 

French Doors
These are very different to Bi-Folds and Sliding Doors and are a good choice when:

 
  • You have a traditional house and want to match traditional windows
  • You want to let in more light without losing much wall space
  • You want a lower-cost option
 
  • The only thing to bear in mind is that French Doors don’t open as wide as Bi-folding or Sliding Doors so the views aren’t as clear or far-reaching


 

With all this choice, it’s lucky we’re here to make the decision easier! Please pop into our showroom for more information & to see all of the options on display.

 
Whatever option you’re considering, when you choose CRK you can be confident that:
 
  • We design, manufacture and install all our own doors so our solutions are bespoke to your needs.
  • We offer value for money – you’ll be surprised how competitive our products work out.
  • All our work comes with a 10-year guarantee
 

So, what are you waiting for? Call the team now on 01442 244200 and let’s get your house summer-ready!

 
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Why you can trust CRK Windows
                                                                            



Why you can trust CRK Windows

When it comes to Double-Glazing, CRK are totally transparent.


“A double-glazing salesman knocked at the door today.
He promised me an excellent deal… but I could see right through him!”

It’s no joke that back in the 1990s, doubling-glazing traders earned a bad reputation for ripping off customers with high prices and low-quality products. Sales men were vilified in the media and public perception was low. In all honesty the cowboy stereo-type had an element of truth about it; for SOME companies.

But what about the rest of us? Those who genuinely wanted to provide good workmanship, materials, products and service to their customers? The stereotype wasn’t fair on us and it wasn’t fair on the public. We knew something had to change.

Which is why, in 1996, CRK came together with a group of proud, hard-working companies who were also using top-quality VEKA products to form The Independent Network; an organisation that would empower its members to demonstrate their commitment to quality craftsmanship and service.

To this day, The Independent Network continues to vet and monitor all its members closely, to ensure they provide only the highest levels of professionalism, value for money, customer satisfaction and expert advice. Only the very best companies in the industry can become a member, which is why, on average, Independent Network members achieve around a 97% customer satisfaction rating, compared to the industry’s average of just 83%.

This means that when you choose CRK you’re choosing a company that:

        - is supported by the strength and stability of a powerful, national organisation and its associate system supplier

        - provides a fail-safe Ten Year Insurance-Backed guarantee on all work carried out to safeguard investment

Combine this with the fact that CRK:
        - has over 40 years’ experience
        - is an independent family run business
        - designs, manufactures and installs everything in-house, upholding strict quality standards
        - has a fantastic history with checkatrade.com, with over 550 reviews giving us an average score of 9.8

Hopefully now you’ll feel safe in the knowledge for CRK, the stereotype doesn’t apply. You can call us with confidence for an honest quote. You can rely on us to provide high-quality work, using high-quality materials, all delivered with high-quality levels of customer service. Call the team now 01442 244200

 
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Giving back all year round

As an independent family business who’ve been operating in the area since 1977, we feel like part of the scenery in Hemel! 

 

We’re aware how vital local custom has been to our success over the years; it’s one of the reasons we’ve chosen to remain independent. We’ve never wanted to feel pressured by a distant head office outside of the local community who could dictate how we price our products or set targets that put the squeeze on local customers. Instead, we keep our customers front-of-mind all year round, with realistic prices and regular offers.

 Customer loyalty means everything to us. We like to thank our loyal customers through our Recommend a Friend scheme. Did you know that you can earn up to £75 for recommending a friend, family member or colleague to CRK? This year we will have paid out £8780 in our recommend a friend scheme. And theres no limit to how many people you can recommend. To qualify you must recommend the client by email on sales@crkwindows.com before they contact CRK or on our official recommend paperwork (to request a form please email us).

 We also like to reach out to the community beyond our customer base. One way we do this is through our CRK review scheme which we launched just over a year ago. Every time we receive a Facebook review we give The Hospice of St Francis £10. We will be sending them a second cheque soon, taking our total to £150. So if you’ve used CRK this year, please consider leaving a review on our Facebook page so we can grow this total even higher.

 In similar community spirit, we’re also proud to support our local football team. We’ve have been sponsoring a stand at the Hemel Hempstead Football grounds since 2015. The team helps to build a sense of community in Hemel and we’re happy to be a part of that.

 So this Christmas, our 40th in Hemel, we’ll be raising a glass to our local customers and wishing them a warm and wonderful festive break. Here’s to your continued support over the last forty years, we look forward to another forty in this great community! 

 
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