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Door replacements – a profitable upgrade

Door replacements

In the new Cost vs. Value Report, garage door and steel entry door replacements had an ROI of over 100%, despite dismal numbers for most home improvement projects.

It appears, even in an unstable economy, door replacements are a worthwhile investment. Don’t believe it?

We have the proof here.

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Recession-proofing your business

Recession-proofing your business

The business world is teetering on the edge of a recession. Door and access companies should make thoughtful changes to help mitigate the ravages of the economic crisis.

Protect your company by following the clear and effective steps outlined in this timely article.

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Tragedy leads to new manual gate regulations

New manual gate regulations

Unfortunately, manual gates malfunction too. Sometimes these accidents can cause serious injury or death, like in the case of Alex Quanbeck. Find out how one family turned the tragic death of their son into positive changes for our industry.

Now it’s time for gate and access professionals to join their mission to help save lives. Read this story to learn how.

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Fencetech/MetalFab in review

Fencetech/MetalFab 2023

A bustling show floor, a popular first-time location, key workshops, and networking opportunities made the 2023 AFA Fencetech/Nomma MetalFab show a huge success.

Bummed you couldn’t attend the trade show? Don’t worry! D+AS recaps all the important event details in this informative summary.

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The steel deal

Steel deal

Inflation, rising interest rates, increased energy costs, and tensions in supply and demand are all affecting steel pricing and availability. How so?

Get the answers now. Read Phillip M. Perry’s new column, written specifically for door and access professionals, and discover how the steel market is trending today.

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The tangled web of wind-load specs

Wind-load specs

Manufacturers and dealers lose business and undergo unnecessary stress because of the confusion around doors and wind load. Doors are often over-specified or under-specified for real-world conditions.

DASMA Technical Director Dave Monsour provides clear answers to your wind-load questions in the summer issue of the Tech Corner.

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  Wayne Dalton
  Royal Building Products
  Controlled Products

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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