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“Inside Edition” exposes garage door repairmen

Garage Door repairmen exposed on Inside Edition

Our industry is in the national spotlight again.

On Sept. 16, NBC aired “Will Garage Door Repairmen Be Able to Find a Simple Fix? Inside Edition Puts Them to the Test.”

Eight door companies were called to fix a simple problem. How did each company fare?

Well, I have good and bad news.

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Tired of losing employees to your competition?

Job search

You are not alone!

In today’s market, it’s a struggle to find quality employees, and it’s even more of a challenge to get them to stay.

This insightful article offers helpful tips on how to do both.

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Laboring over prices?

High prices

When is a good time to increase your prices? Rising costs and a tight labor market are making it almost impossible to know.

In this new article, a garage door business consultant explains how to maintain a profit without driving away customers.

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CSLB issues citation against notorious garage door company

Citation issued

California’s contractors license board recently issued a citation against a national garage door repair company, alleging multiple violations of the state’s Business and Professions Code.

What company? What were the violations?

Was the punishment fair?

You decide.

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New garage door numbers

New numbers


1. What percentage of new houses have a 3-car garage? 11%, 21%, or 31%?

2. Have complaints against garage door companies increased 20% or decreased 20%?

3. What percent of garage door companies have 1-5 employees? 15%, 25%, or 35%?

4. What is the average age of a typical door dealer? 46, 56, or 66?

Your answer sheet is here.

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It’s time … to build a home
on Houzz

New numbers

Have you heard of a website called Houzz?

If you don’t have a presence on this digital juggernaut, you are missing out!

Houzz offers free marketing, valuable connections, and so much more. In this article, learn about all the benefits the Houzz community can offer you.

Don’t waste another minute. Add your company today!

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Juicy Clippings


You gotta read these compelling short stories:

  • Garage door repairman faces attempted murder charges.
  • Precision Phoenix exposed again.
  • NGDS exposed on Oklahoma television.

Remember: Always read Clippings.

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D+AS Insider is emailed quarterly to about 5,000 professionals in the door and access systems industry. Door + Access Systems newsmagazine is mailed quarterly to 20,000 industry professionals. Approximately 90 percent of our magazine readers are door and access systems dealers.

The magazine and this newsletter are published by the Door & Access Systems Manufacturers Association (DASMA), North America’s primary association of manufacturers of garage doors, rolling doors, door and gate operating devices, high performance doors, and related products.



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