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      06.08.2016 16:47
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      New timber windows

      Really pleased with my new windows. The job went really well and was handled professionally from head office. Great communication throughout and happy to recommend.

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      27.07.2016 17:55

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      • "High end German products"
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      Excellent

      Manchester Window Factory have recently fitted all of our new windows. The quality of the product was by far the best we had seen. The SAC system locking is the best our there. The Graf welding system is the best looking finish for foiled products. Although they were one of our dearest quotes, they stood head and shoulder above the rest.
      As this is a family business, you don't get any silly sales spiel. They give you aprice there and then. Then go away and send an emailed quote through. No pressure at all.
      We paid the balance on the day they finished.
      Just what we wanted and very pleased with our purchase.

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      26.07.2016 22:02

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      Conservatory roof replacement

      Excellent conservatory roof installation from Manchester Window Factory. Well managed by head office. All staff worked well and left our home tidy.

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      26.07.2016 10:07

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      Manchester Window Factory review

      Manchester Window Factory are very well managed. Our conservatory installation was expertly run and everything went exactly to plan. All of the tradespeople arrived on time and worked well together. They use their own staff so have greater control.

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      25.07.2016 18:52

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      www.manchesterwindowfactory.co.uk

      We used Manchester Window Factory in 2012 (when we promised to review on here, but forgot!) and again June 2016. The main reason we used them initially was their reputation. But we came back without hesitation because of the service. We had some very minor issues after six months and they came straight out the same day to fix them. My Mum used them too and had equally good service. Alex and Danny really care about their customers and do all they can for them.
      As others have said, there's no pressure so just give them a try.

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      25.07.2016 17:12

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      Reliable and friendly family firm

      We found this company through online searches and reviews and they stood out. We visited their showroom and were really impressed with the products on offer. Friendly to deal with as the owners deal with you directly. Fitting staff are equally professional. None of the hard sell. Just decent and honest. Very pleased

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      15.07.2016 14:33

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      • "Use their own fitters"
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      • "Local family firm"

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      Manchester Window Factory

      Manchester Window Factory are a very reliable company. Run by two brothers with a lot of industry knowledge. They are to the dear end of the market but use, high quality, German products. Our experience of them was very positive and we would gladly recommend them

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      14.07.2016 13:45

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      Highly recommended

      WE HAD MANCHESTER WINDOW FACTORY TO REPLACE THE WINDOWS AT THE FRONT OF OUR HOUSE, THEIR MAN ALEX WAS A PLEASURE TO DEAL WITH AND NO REQUEST WAS TOO MUCH TROUBLE, THE WORK WAS CARRIED OUT ON TIME AND WE HAVE BEEN REALLY PLEASED WITH BOTH THE ACTUAL WINDOWS AND THE QUALITY OF THE WORK. I WOULDN'T HESITATE TO RECOMMEND MANCHESTER WINDOW FACTORY AS THE WORK IS GOOD AND THE COST IS VERY VERY COMPETITIVE

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      14.07.2016 13:39

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      • "Fabulous products"

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      Highly recommended

      We initially found this company on http://www.reviewcentre.com/reviews240723.html#Reviews
      We found them to be honest and reliable from day 1 and the standard of workmanship is excellent. They did everything they promised on time and with none of the usual BS selling techniques

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      19.08.2012 15:37
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      Worth every penny

      From our first contact with MWf we have felt that we were in good hands. Reading all the positive reviews on the net reassured us that we would be dealing with professionals but until you actually use a product/service you never really know what you are going to get. We have been really impressed by the attention to detail. Danny went through lots of things others hadn't even thought of (like using black window cills to match the original character of the house) which made us think he really cares about getting the job right......not just getting the order!! The locking system is by far the best we have seen and the additional cost of this system didn't blow us away. They were still marginally cheaper than one of the big companies but more expensive than the local ones. On the whole I think that for the whole job we job the best value for money. Everybody concerned has communicated well with us and made sure we were happy at every step. We are so glad we chose them and will be using them again in the future.

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      22.07.2012 09:44
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      Danny and Alex are true professionals. We had all the windows and doors fitted to our bungalow in Stockport and the whole process ran like clockwork. There was never any pressure to sign up and, when we did take the plunge, they were in constant contact with us, letting us know what was happening at each stage of the process. Despite a manufacturing error with one of the glazed units, the job ran smoothly and was completed on time. Alex called to check on progress on day three, which we found reassuring. This company knows what their customers want and shows them respect throughout. We may have a conservatory next year and it is nice to know we have a good company we can rely on to deliver what we want.

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      07.07.2012 11:34

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      A great company who care

      After sitting through hours and hours of sales speel we were getting really fed up and just wanted to place an order, but we weren't comfortable with the people we had in. Thinking 'better the devil you know' we had pretty much decided to go with Everest as they have been around for years and have a good reputation-or so we thought. We did a bit of digging around on the net before placing our order and read countless horror stories about them so I think we had a lucky escape. I suppose, to be fair, most people only write reviews when they are peed off but some of the stories of the after sales and the sales tactics put is right off. We found MWF while doing this research and I'm so glad we did. Just like the reviews have said, Danny came round, discussed our requirements, told us a little bit about his company and left. He emailed us a quote that evening for us to consider and that was it. Needless to say, they got the job. The work has been completed to a very high standard and Danny and Alex both called to see us as the work progressed to ensure that we were happy with everything. All in all this has been a pleasant experience and nothing like what we had feared. We are so glad we did our homework before taking the plunge and will be using these review sites again before any other major purchases. Kind regards Jane Grayson

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      05.07.2012 08:11
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      Worth the wait and every penny

      We had a large project to complete so decided to do it in stages and used MWF each time. We started with the front windows as these required the most urgent attention. To retain the character of the property we wanted the stained glass to be kept but, as they were in such poor condition, weren't sure if this would be possible. Paul, their stained glass expert, called to see the job first and said it wouldn't be a problem despite the fact that they were very badly bowed. We had seen on their website that they specialised in these things but we were still anxious to see how it would look. Well, they look amazing. The bows have been taken out and any cracked glass has been replaced with an exact match. I really wasn't expecting anything quite this good! The next project was the rear windows and these too look wonderful. They had too replace a lintel above one of them but only charged us the cost price for it-which was good of them. They have just finished by replacing the rear porch and tiled roof and, once again, the standard of workmanship has been really high. I think the reason for these high standards lies in the fact that Danny and Alex have a good relationship with their fitting teams. I have had workers in the past who have done nothing but complain about their employers, but these fitters have been different. They seem to want to go the extra mile too keep customers happy. I suppose they like working for a company with a good reputation as this keeps them busy. It's no wonder that we had to wait six weeks when all the others were telling us 2-3 weeks but it was worth the wait each time.

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      30.06.2012 15:04
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      We did a lot of research into which companies offered the most energy efficient products. It was through this research that we concluded we would either be placing an order with manchester window factory or Everest. We invited both to quote as well as another local firm offering slightly less energy efficient products just to get a cost comparison. Manchester window factory came out on top as their Planitherm glass coupled with argon gas and beautiful looking products was by far the best option. The fact that they employ their window fitters was also a massive plus. The work has now been completed and we are very happy with the finished job and highly recommend them. Thanks. David Turner, Wilmslow

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      26.06.2012 13:49
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      very well organised and value for money

      Very happy to say we went with this company and they delivered on their promises. Danny came to see us at the time arranged and was pleasant and advised us about different options we could choose from including hinges, glass types an so on. His price was fair for the quality of the product. The chap who came to measure up turned up when he said he would and walked round the job with us to make sure we were happy with all of the designs. Alex called us to book in a fit date and sure enough, 6 weeks later the fitters turned up on the dot and got to work. They worked non stop and tidied as they went, my wife was so please as she was a little apprehensive about the mess but needn't have been. This is an A1 company and we would certainly recommend them to anyone thinking about having double glazing done. Barry and Sheila, North Yorks

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