As residents of one of the very first suburban areas in the nation (Levittown which started construction in 1947), our million plus housing units are aging along with our population. With mortgage rates slowly increasing and home values still stagnant, many Long Islanders are opting to renovate, rather than move.
That leaves thousands and thousands of homeowners who need new windows, doors, etc., but may not necessarily have the budget for a major renovation. They want to make the most of increased energy efficiency, but don’t want a major disruption. Continue reading ‘Are you missing sales opportunities to already pre-qualified customers?’
Andersen Windows offers you tools and support to help you win jobs and find new business opportunities. Check out this video to learn how to install the Narroline Conversion Kit.
OK, so your kids and maybe even your parents have Facebook and Twitter accounts, but are they right for your business? According to email marketers Constant Contact, 73% of small business owners now use social media to power their brand.
The good news: it’s free, and it’s not as difficult and time consuming as you may think! Need help with social media? Contact Sharon McGovern or give her a call at 631-467-2020, ext. 139 – she makes ‘house calls.’
Want to learn more? Download this helpful info from Constant Contact:
Looking toward 2014 already? See what social media trends are coming over the horizon. Some networks are here to stay and will continue to grow, while others are already stale. Determine where you should budget your time in the upcoming fiscal year now…
Click here to read the full article written by Emma Fitzpatrick for MultiBrief.
Presenting Our Products by Andersen is ideal for sales presentations or simply learning more about Andersen windows and doors. Whether you’re looking for the newest Andersen windows, need training materials, or just more details on designs to specify an order, it’s all here. The Andersen iPad app is regularly updated and offers links to the latest application guides, sizing calculators and warranty information, making information easy to find on the app or the web. For the A-Series, Eagle, 400/200 Series and 100 Series product lines you’ll find:
- Tools for replacement applications
- Training and reference materials
Documents can be emailed directly from the app to interested parties, so if the app is being used during a sales call, it’s easy to email relevant documents or links as ‘leave behinds’ for the client.
Click here to download the app.
Most ceilings are big, expressionless expanses of white. Why not offer your customers a few different ceiling options that highlight your creativity and set you apart from the crowded field of remodeling contractors? With so many affordable and easy to install options readily available, you can now give your client’s ceiling as much influence as their walls and floors. Continue reading ‘Reach for the Sky!’
Watch this demonstration showing an easy installation of Embassy Ceiling Tiles! And read the next post to find out how to set yourself apart from other remodeling contractors by suggesting creative ceiling options to your customers – like suspended panels from Embassy Ceiling. Contact us if you have questions.
According to an article posted by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University on January 16, 2014 in Cambridge, MA, the home remodeling market should see strong growth in 2014, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) released by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University. The double-digit gains in annual home improvement spending projected for the first half of the year should moderate some to just under 10 percent by the third quarter.
Continue reading ‘Double Digit Growth In Remodeling Spending Expected Through Mid-Year’
Never read directions? Many manufacturers are now voiding warranties if a product is not installed to their exact specifications. Protect yourself and your customer! Check out Nassau Suffolk Lumber’s Resource Library for installation guides, product warranties, Material Safety Data Sheets, material estimators and more.
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