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January 29, 2018
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WDDA AT WORK
Window & Door Highlights from IBS Orlando 2018

WDDA was at the 2018 International Builders' Show that took place January 9-11 in Orlando, with Window & Door magazine, WDDA's official publication, tweeting live updates from the show floor.

To see photos and videos from IBS 2018, click on "Read More" below below. For additional coverage, see Window & Door on Twitter and Instagram.


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Door Showcase: Call for Entries

Window & Door magazine will publish a showcase featuring all types of residential entry doors, as well as multi-panel/multi-slide and patio doors for the residential market. Door components and hardware will also be included. Manufacturers and suppliers are encouraged to submit product information to be included. 

The deadline for product submission is February 6.

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In Case You Missed It: the 2018 Window & Door Buying Guide is here!


The Window & Door magazine 2018 Buying Guide is now available. Locating the window & door company that meets your needs, whether you are a manufacturer looking for products and services to build a better window or door, or as a consumer looking for the best window or door for your home.  The Window & Door BuyingGuide is your trusted source.  Inside the Buying Guide, you'll find:

Company Directory
Addresses, phone and fax numbers, websites and e-mail listings for fenestration product manufacturers and suppliers

Manufacturers
A guide to manufacturers of windows, doors and other fenestration products, plus product lines, distribution areas and channels served

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NEWS TO KNOW
U.S Construction Spending Hits All-time High in November
International Code Requirements for Residential Windows & Doors
Builder Confidence Remains Strong in New Year
Residential Remodeling Spending is Up
EPA Ordered to Revisit Lead Paint Standards; Effect on LRRP Unclear
Andersen Acquires Frontier Tooling and Design
Slocomb Windows Takes Over Lockheed Window Residential Division
Employers Must Post Injury/Illness Data February 1
 
 
YOUR PROFITS
Stop a Scam Before it Starts
By Bethany Stough, Window & Door magazine

Recently, an employee of a Window & Door Dealers Alliance member company received the following email message:

Hi. I would like to know if you have 59.5 in. x 47.5 in. Right-Hand Sliding Low-E Argon Glass Vinyl Windows In Stock ?If Not Can It be Ordered ? I will like to know the price and will make payment with my Credit Card.Please advise so we can proceed.Have a nice day. Regards, Edward Wilson

After some back and forth, the employee became wary of the transaction, and requested either cash payment or a detailed credit card authorization form to be completed in full. The scammer approved the price and asked the employee to make sure he includes the freight charges with the estimate.

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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT
Window King

Meet fellow WDDA member Window King, located in the Bronx, New York and serving Westchester, Connecticut, the entire Tri-State, Nassau and Suffolk Counties and New Jersey for over 15 years.  

The company's keys to success, according to president Nick Ferraro, include hiring the best people, focusing on total customer satisfaction, and treating employees and customers with integrity.

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