Windows and Doors—Fisher in a nutshell

Conservatories and double glazing are also tools in our repertoire.

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If you would like to see more of our work to see what we are capable of, feel free to contact us and we will organise for you to view our work (with Clients consent of course). We have carried out work at the following places:

Portside Hotel, Marinaview Apartments, Emerald Hotel, shop fronts, schools and many private residences…

Fisher Aluminium and us

About Fisher

We are a Fisher Aluminium franchise. There isn’t any coincidence in that we have chosen Fisher as our supplier of Aluminium, because of the high quality joinery and the designs also have numerous solutions for the window and door market. If those reasons weren’t sufficient it is also that Fisher’s founder Mr Lou Fisher created the iconic Ranchslider that we all know and love. Without him the deck would never have been the same.

Fisher has been a part of the Traue Corporation for many years with Lester Traue starting manufacture in 1960 as the first to produce aluminium joinery in the region and one of the first in the country. Throughout the years there have been many advancements made and those have been matched stride for stride in the Gisborne Fisher Aluminium factory. Visit us and take a look.

You can also visit the Fisher Aluminium web site for more detailed product information.
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What can we do for you?


We would like to think it goes without saying that because there are so many cowboys out there here are a few things we’d like you to take into consideration when working with us.

Firstly there is no job that is too small whether it is replacing one window or supplying spare parts we will always be of service to you. Quality is of the utmost importance to us and hopefully to you as well. Safety is our top priority, you should always feel safe at home. Quotes are always no obligation and free.  

Measuring to quote is free – within the city boundaries                                                                                                                     

Below is, in more detail what we can provide which is divided into different categories.
If you would like more information on what types of windows we can provide and the different designs, feel free to come in and talk to us or if you would prefer see Fisher Aluminiums web-page.

New Build

We will consult with you on the number of opening windows or fixed windows.
Analyse the safety of the design, wind loadings 
Aid in insulation requirements and recommendations.
Apply the right type of glazing to your windows.
Address the concerns of maintenance for your joinery.
Delivery on time for the construction programme.
Help you with the choices of hardware, handles etc.
Finish of hardware – e.g. satin chrome, powdercoat to match joinery.
Help decide on the type of locks to each door to ensure your safety.
Key the locks the same i.e. the same key for your sliding doors and hinged doors


Site visit to determine your needs.
Discuss the practicalities of the alteration and come up with the best solution for you and your home.
We are available for installation.
Design of the windows and doors to be installed.
We can obtain building consents on your behalf if required.


Aluminium frames designed to compliment your existing home.
Help in choosing roofing materials – double glazing, roofline (fibreglass sheets with compressed foam infill for insulation), Thermoroof (coloursteel with polystyrene infill).
Double glazing to walls and roof with various properties – tinted glass, low e glass, argon filled units.
Full design and drawing service to enable application for building consent.
Qualified carpenters to carry out the installation, provide flooring or alterations to accommodate the installation of the conservatory.

Were you born in a tent?

Double Glazing

Good neither were we, however you might want to keep the warmth in and save money on your heating bill with Dualglaze windows. It is now compulsory for all new buildings to meet insulation values, the most cost effective way being double glazing, a smart way to save a few dollars and keep the heat in.

Fisher Aluminium Gisborne is the official supplier of Dualglaze for the Gisborne region using quality glass produced by MetroGlassTech. Dualglaze allows you to double glaze your existing joinery to meet new insulation values. With existing aluminium windows and doors we replace the sashes, fixed glass and modify the door panels to take double glazing panels – all within the existing units, or alternatively we can fit replacement aluminium windows to your timber windows. Less painting and less draughts.
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Why bother?

Double glazing will help reduce condensation build up in your house and help reduce fading in carpet, curtains and furniture, which is especially important with the Gizzy sun. Double glazing doesn’t just help with keeping the warmth in but also helps keep the warmth out during those hot summer months.

What is it?

Double glazing is two pieces of glass with air or gas between them. Air is a great insulator which stops the temperature being transferred through the windows, it sounds simple and it is, but it can save you 51% of your heating compared to single glazed windows in an insulated house. More information is available here.

How can we help?

The beauty of Dualglaze is that it can be fitted to your existing windows in most cases. So from quote to installation it will only take 4-6 weeks with most homes being able to be retrofitted within a couple of days.
Double glazing isn’t just for old homes but also for new.

Give us a call, we will be happy to discuss your ideas and provide cost effective and practical design solutions or visit our showroom.