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Dortech Maintenance were contacted by L&B Developments to assess a glass breakage at one of their properties located at Shire House, in Bradford. The breakage was assessed and was believed to have arisen as a result of a thermal break. Thermal break in glass can occur when two areas of the glass […]

Reglazing Work at Shire House, Bradford!


Our maintenance team have just completed a high level glass replacement project at Regents Point, in Newcastle Upon Tyne. The breakage was thought to of occurred as a result of a Nickel Sulphide impurity in the glass.   Glass may contain nickel sulphide impurities, in the form of small crystals.  […]

Reglazing at Regent Point, Newcastle!




Our Maintenance engineers were recently contacted by the Thornbury Centre in Bradford with ongoing issues with an emergency exit door. The door hardware had become defective and the door was non-operational. Our Maintenance team temporarily repaired the door and designed, ordered and manufactured a new exit door for the customer. […]

Thornbury Centre, Bradford – Door Replacement Works


Our Maintenance team have just completed a door replacement project at Kirklees Leisure Centre, in Huddersfield. A roof-top door had sustained significant damage as a result of strong winds and needed to be replaced urgently. Our team attended site, took measurements and replaced the door within a two week time […]

Kirklees Leisure Centre Door Replacement Works


Working alongside a structural engineer, our team have designed, manufactured and now successfully installed their first steelwork installation to Newgate House in Rotherham. The steelwork has been designed to accommodate a new entrance lobby, which will include two sets of automatic, bi-parting doors and an air curtain. The installation went […]

Steel framework ready to install at Newgate House!



Previously an underground carpark, Dortechs expertises were engaged to design, manufacture and install a high quality solution to enable the building owner to significantly improve the aesthetics and useability of this building space. The works included the introduction of bi-folding doors, an internal glazed lobby, a large silicone glazed curtain wall […]

Newgate House, Rochdale


Two new, high quality glazed curtain wall entrance screens have just been designed, manufactured and installed by our expert team of engineers. These were designed in accordance with the clients requirements to increase natural day light and provide a pleasant seating for the buildings tenants. A glazed canopy detail and […]

McArthy & Stone


Dortech is an accredited fabricator of Technal curtain wall and glazing products. Our team have just been engaged to attend a site located in Flemingate Retail Park, Beverley, to remove and replace a pane of specialist, silicone glazed curtain wall, which had sustained damage. The team identified the glazing as […]

Flemingate Retail, Beverley



  Dortech Maintenance were contacted by the owner of a block of flats in the centre of Leeds. They had ongoing issues with the functionality of the current entrance door and enquired if it would be possible to automate it. After a site visit, our engineers were able to determine […]

Blue Granary Wharf, Leeds



  Ongoing leaks were reported reported to a ground floor,  faceted curtain wall screen. Dortechs Maintenance engineers attended site and conducted investigation works, which included water testing to identify the cause of the leaks. Further intrusive investigations had to take place and a number of ‘weak’ areas were identified, were […]

Astra Zenica – Leak Rectification Works



This was originally an armour plate, full-glass door. Issues has arisen with overheating as this door led onto an inside kitchen. Dortechs team of engineers were then engaged to develop a solution wiht the client, which incorporated the design, manufacture and installation of a new aluminium door incorporating louvres and […]

Manchester Corn Exchange – New Door


Dortech has recently attained CONTRACTOR PLUS accreditation through Alcumus. Alcumus is a market-leading provider of compliance risk management and certification services. Operating throughout the UK and via a global network, Alcumus works with organisations of all sizes across a number of identified sectors to support Testing, Inspection & Certification (TIC) […]

Now Registered on ContractorPlus


Dortech Maintenance have just completed works at ‘In Communities’ offices in Shipley, in which they were commissioned to Investigate, diagnose, rectify and test a glazed roof interface into existing curtain wall which had suffered ongoing leaks since its original installation in 2013. During the intrusive investigation, the team successfully identified […]

‘IN COMMUNITIES’ WATER INGRESS RECTIFICATION, SHIPLEY



Our Maintenance Engineers have just completed a lovely architectural glazing project, situated in Mirfield, West Yorkshire. The glazing encases a recently constructed extension and includes; bi-folding aluminium doors, a dual pitch roof light and mechanically operated opening devices to increase natural ventilation. The project was fully designed, manufactured and installed […]

GLASS BOX, IN MIRFIELD COMPLETES!



Following reports of a breakage, most likely caused through a nickel sulphide glass impurity, our Maintenance Engineers have been engaged by Liverpool Community College to attend site, measure up and replace the large, heavy broken glass. As you can see from the photo, access was heavily restricted and specialist access […]

GLASS REPLACEMENT, LIVERPOOL COMMUNITY COLLEGE!



Our teams have just completed glass replacement work to the iconic I-Quarter, in Sheffield. Glass had been reported as having broken through nickel suphide impurities. Spontaneous breakage of glass with impurities may occur as a consequence of differing rates of expansion/contraction under heat and cooling to the glass itself. Nickle […]

High Rise, Curtain Wall Glass Replacement in Sheffield!


The recession hit the sub-contractor construction industry very hard, with many large and well-known companies calling it a day. With most construction projects suffering as a result, in a number of instances quality issues, not identified at the time have come to light, particularly when buildings have been hit with […]

How Dortech Maintenance Changed The Game!




Dortech Maintenance received a call from a residential project in Menston with complaints of leaking curtain walling and glazing. The team promptly attended site, removed curtain wall of cappings and pressure plates and then resealed the glazing system, thus rectifying the problem. The respective Landlady was delighted with the outcome and […]

Residential Curtain Wall Repairs


Dortech Maintenance received a call from a Mrs Finch, from an apartment block called Platinum Point in Edinburgh. A number of the buildings occupants had experienced significant issues relating to dysfunctional windows, doors and cold drafts. The building had been completed for 9 years and many of the issues whilst […]

November 2013: Platinum Point, Edinburgh


Dortech Maintenance was recently engaged by Shepherd FM to carry out the glass repalcment of damaged structural glazing at Yorks new council offices. Alick Doyle, Shepherd FM’s Facilities Manager was delighted with the work carried out and stated; ‘Thanks to all! Good job done by Dortech! Appreciate the prompt and efficient assistance from […]

Glass Replacement at York Offices for Shepherd FM



Dortech recently installed new Dor Strong Doors on the Prestwich Costa Coffee shop north Manchester . Working with Costa Coffee, Dortech sourced and installed innovative break out door stops that allow inward opening doors to be pushed in the event of an emergency to open out. Commenting on the finished works Simon Vardy from […]

DorStrong Doors Go From Strength to Strength!


Tracy Wilson – Practice Manager: Your two staff were extremely professional and conducted themselves in an exemplary manner.  The new basement door is outstanding – everybody is really pleased with it.  The main doors are a little better than they were and at least lock properly now, however I fear they will probably have to […]

Albion Medical Practice Doors!


Dortech Maintenance is delighted to announce yet another major contract award for it’s enhanced Dor-Strong Door, following the successful supply and installation of six Dor-Strong Doors earlier in the year, Willmott Dixon have awarded Dortech Mainteance a major contract to remove and replace the remaining 25 door-sets and replace them with Dor-Strong Enhanced doorsets. 24 […]

Yet Another Major Dor-Strong Door Contract Secured!




Dortech was instructed by Bowmer & Kirkland to manage the works undertaken by Besam on the automated doors at the Lido,New Brighton. Upon completion of the works, Will Noden a Senior Surveyor with Bowmer and Kirkland was pleased with the works undertaken to a tight programme and commented: “Great Job, Dortech, I understand everything […]

Lido New Brighton


After the installation of the first Dor Strong Doors at Tuxford School in early 2012, Dortech were employed by Balfour Beatty Workplace to replace another three sets of failing double doors with Dorstrong Doors, fitted with the new Dorma series 9000 Panic devices. Balfour Beatty Workplace took advantage of the February […]

Tuxford School, Lincoln