Who are we?
The Alunite Franchise was developed by the same management team who run the successful Lumber City Group. We have had years of experience in Franchising and the Glass and Aluminium trade.
The first Glass and Aluminium store was opened and run by the Alunite Franchisor (Charles Fleming) in 1989.
What do we do?
We manufacture and fit standard and purpose made aluminium windows, shower doors, sliding doors, patio/braai enclosures, sun rooms and shop fronts.
We also remove old and damaged wooden and steel windows and replace them with aluminium.
We service aluminium sliding doors and windows.
Safety Glass, Standard Clear and Obscure Glass and Mirrors are cut to customers specifications and fitted on request.
Why join us?
Group purchasing power ensures excellent discounts.
Hands on training in an Alunite Franchise
Years of experience in Franchising and the Glass and Aluminium trade.
Tried and tested formulas for business success.
Comprehensive Operations Manual.
Ongoing Head Office support.
We respect and promote individuality in how to run and manage your business, including your choice of product range and selling prices.
You will always be yout own boss.
What are our Goals?
Our primary goal is to ensure maximum growth of the Alunite Group, which will enable our Franchisees to optimise margins and enjoy an associted pricing edge over stand-alone competitors.
To strengthen our branding to an internationally recognised and household name.
To be the largest group of independants in the Glass and Aluminium Industry.
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
GLASS & MIRRORS
Glass of various popular thickness and texture is stocked by our stores. Clear glass from 2mm to 6mm, safety glass, obscure glass and 3mm, 4mm and 6mm mirrors are carried in stock sheets.
PATIO & SHOWER DOORS
Standard patio doors and sidelights are stocked in popular sizes for the DIY and domestic market. The most popular sizes are 1,8m 2,4m and 3m. These patio doors have one panel sliding. Also readily available to our stores are patio doors up to 6m wide. Heavy duty sliding doors are manufactured by ourselves.
A wide range of shower doors are available. The most popular is the Pivot and Tri-Glide shower doors from 800mm 1m wide.
Casement and Horizontal Sliding Windows are manufactured in our stores but are also readily available from our suppliers. The aluminium extrusions are available in various colours, white being the most popular. The cutting and assembling of the window frames as well as the glazing thereof, is done instore
ENCLOSURES & STACK AWAY DOORS
Enclosures, where shopfront aluminium extrusions are used, is very specialised but are in great demand. Enclosing restauraunts, as seen on the left, as well as enclosing patio's, braai areas, pools etc. has become very popular.
We also manufacture Stack-Away Doors that is not only very popular in shopping malls but also in residential houses. These doors can open the full width of the opening.
Non - standard items are exciting to manufacture. The availability of a wide variety of aluminium extrusions enables us to design and manufacture almost anything such as a miniture horizontal sliding window and double louvre door on the left and entrance door with sidelight and toplight on the right and horizontal sliding window with fixed top and bottom panels on the far right.
REMOVE & REPLACE
eplacing old steel and wooden windows and doors in older houses with aluminium products is the new craze throughout the country. High margins are attained as the homeowner is willing to pay for upgrading and modernising his property.
- Cut to size of glass and mirrors for the DIY trade (counter sales).
- Cutting of glass and mirrors for our glazers to glaze new houses and extensions as well as repairs.
- Cutting glass for own use in the manufacturing of windows and doors.
- Manufacturing of Casement, Horizontal Sliding Windows, Doors such as Patio, Stack-Away, Entrance and Shopfront doors.
- Manufacturing of custom made Shopfronts and Enclosures.
- Installation of Aluminium Windows, Patio and Shower doors
- Installation of Shopfront Windows and Doors
- Installation of Braai, Patio and Pool Enclosures