March 21, 2018
From Window & Door Magazine
On Display at Fensterbau
Fensterbau Frontale, the European tradeshow for fenestration professionals held every two years, opened today in Nuremberg, marking the 30th anniversary of the show. See what exhibitors have on display in Germany.
Submit Products for Equipment and Software Showcase
Window & Door will run a product showcase featuring equipment and software for the manufacture of residential windows and doors in its May issue. Suppliers must submit information by March 30 in order to be included. Submit Information

The Talk

For more than a decade, search engine optimization has been the headline topic for businesses trying to boost their website rankings. But the SEO techniques that worked 15 years ago do not work now, and many of them can actually diminish organic search rankings on major search engines (such as Google). Those window and door websites that still employ outdated SEO practices are really just placing a big anchor around local search rankings.

Let’s take a look at some of the biggest outdated practices and review modern replacements that will power your website’s SEO. Read More

Monthly Reader Poll

Aluminum Tariffs: Helpful or Hurtful?
President Trump recently announced that he plans to impose a tariff of 25 percent on steel imports and 10 percent on aluminum imports. While his plans and statements have drawn both criticism and praise, Window & Door will take a look at the implications on our fenestration manufacturers and their suppliers. Especially as residential windows and doors trend toward the modern, commercial aesthetic of aluminum, we want to know how the proposed tariffs will impact these trends and your business.
Weigh in on this month’s poll, post a comment and/or email your thoughts on the subject.  
Will President Trump’s proposed steel and aluminum tariffs be helpful or hurtful to the residential fenestration market?