Posts by cwilmer

Increase Productivity in Your Garage Door Business

Posted on May 15, 2018

Increase Productivity in Your Garage Door Business

In your business, time is money. You might be exceptionally busy, but that might not equate to real economic growth or strength. According to IDA, productivity is measured as the quantity of goods and services created by the number of labor hours used to produce that output. So where does this put the garage door industry? The weakest productivity is the construction industry, where garage door installers and manufacturers are placed. You don’t want to be wasting time rescheduling appointments, overbooking your employees or manually entering items (and managing).  Check out some of our tips...

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Come Speak with Us at the 2018 IDAExpo in Booth 2443!

Posted on Mar 21, 2018

Come Speak with Us at the 2018 IDAExpo in Booth 2443!

Save the date for this year’s IDAExpo on April 25th through the 28th in Las Vegas. This will be another year of excellent educational sessions, amazing exhibits and of course plenty of networking opportunities. The educational sessions will be delivered by the Institute of Door Dealer Education and Accreditation and will focus on sales, financing, personnel management and marketing. There will also be an extensive session for technicians. Make sure you pick out sessions that will help you and your business thrive. The exhibits will be full of new industry information, new products and will...

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GarageWorks Steel Opens New Distribution Facility in Indianapolis

Posted on Feb 14, 2018

GarageWorks Steel Opens New Distribution Facility in Indianapolis

To expand our capabilities across North America and to better serve our customers, we are excited to announce the grand opening of our Indianapolis distribution facility. This facility will supply our full product line to all of our Midwest and East Coast customers. What does this mean for customers? Competitive pricing Shorter lead times Local pickup options Direct shipping routes to all major cities in the Midwest and East Coast Feel free to reach out to us with any questions in the comment section...

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Prepare the Garage for Cold Weather!

Posted on Jan 2, 2018

Prepare the Garage for Cold Weather!

As leaders in the garage door industry, cold weather months mean preparing your customers’ garage doors for the brutal temperature swings so when spring comes around – you won’t be fixing problems that the winter months brought. Here are some tips to give your customers peace of mind during winter: Weather Stripping: Does your garage feel a little breezy? Walk around the garage and feel for any air that might be seeping through between the door, frame and ground areas. If you do feel air, either replace the stripping or fix it where you can to ensure a good seal as well as easy operation of...

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How to Attract Customers in the Digital Age

Posted on Nov 6, 2017

How to Attract Customers in the Digital Age

  Connecting to your customers is easier now than it ever has been in the past. Technology and social media have transformed the world we live in, creating a digital space for customers and companies to interact. This new digital era allows you to tap into specific customer segments and demographics, allowing you to reach your ideal customers. It no longer matters how big or small your company is – it matters if you are online! The big question is, where do you start and what do you need to do to tap into this audience? Check out our tips below. Content is king. Content refers to...

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