Volume 17, Issue 1 - Feb. 2016

features

Top U.S. Door and Window Dealers
What companies are at the top of DWM’s list of top dealers? Our comprehensive survey of the industry reveals this year’s movers and shakers.

Big Openings, Big Challenges
Big sliding doors are growing in popularity as the housing market bounces back. But installing these gigantic beauties can be challenging. DWM talks to experts in the industry about what you need to know.

Automation: Software Meets Hardware
Consumers are warming up to home automation in a big way. So what does that mean for the door and window industry? DWM surveys the landscape.

50 First (Sales) Dates
DWM magazine conducted a survey of its dealers asking them what sales tools are most effective, and when they dump the customer from their lists. Most interesting, however, is that they shared their best and worst “dates” with us—and everything in between.

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AAMA Analysis
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ON THE COVER
Weiland, an Andersen company, has been a leader in the development of flush bottom tracks for lift-slide doors. See story on page 22.
Photo courtesy
of Weiland by Andersen
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