FASWD Information

Come see what we are all about!

As previously stated in Florida Home & Design Magazine: “Clients are encouraged to visit one of FAS’s state-of-the-art design centers. At each of these 14,000-square-foot facilities, customers are seated in comfortable leather chairs positioned around a 42″ plasma flat-screen television—where the extensive line of products is showcased—and given a tour of the warehouse, where full-size windows and doors are on

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The difference between us and them.

If you are shopping for windows, doors or coating, you know there are many companies out there in the Central Florida area. There is a lot of competition here and everyone wants to get your business. When you start getting quotes from companies, it is important to look at that company’s history and reputation. There are parts of the home improvement

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Ask the Seal Contractor

Sophiep’s Take on Things….   FAS Windows & Doors is an authorized Ask the Seal contractor. Our company has met their criteria, and our employees have passed the test. Homeowners can trust that FAS will have the necessary licenses and feel secure. With AsktheSeal.com, you can be reassured that whoever and whichever service you choose to have work done around your home,

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ServiceMagic Certified Seal of Approval

Sophiep’s Take on Things….   FAS Windows & Doors received the ServiceMagic Certified Seal of Approval! What does that mean to homeowners? Basically, companies must be one of the best in the industry and pass the Service Magic qualification system. The average rating score is 4.5 out 5 stars! Service Magic has the most detailed qualification system in the industry. Below

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Angie’s List: Super Service Award

Sophiep’s Take on Things….   Angie’s List has awarded FAS Windows & Doors the Super Service Award in Orlando, Florida for 2010! Each year this award goes to companies that maintained a superior service rating. About 5% of companies that are on Angie’s List meet their eligibilty requirements. Companies need to maintain at least a grade point average of all member reports

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2010 Overall Excellence category for Leadership in the Homeowner Market

Sophiep’s Take on Things….   In the October/November edition of 2010, Window & Door Magazine has named FAS Windows & Doors “2010 Overall Excellence category for Leadership in the Homeowner Market”. In addition, six Focused Excellence category winners has been awarded in the window and door retailers and distributors that were prominent in the areas of marketing, installation, customer service, retail/showroom program,

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Toys for Tots!

Sophiep’s Take on Things….   U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is here to the rescue. This program helps collect toys to give to unfortunate children in local community who aren’t able to have the perfect Christmas. In hope with this gesture, the the children will enjoy their holiday and grow to prosper in themselves and in the community.

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Another Way You Can Help The Ronald McDonald House Charities

Sophiep’s Take on Things….   FAS Windows & Doors is a proud sponsor of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Florida and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Tampa Bay. We do the Share-A-Meal once a month. Our staff help make the food and serve it to families staying there. Everybody loves a homecook meal. Also, check out our video on how you can

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Building Homes For Heroes

Sophiep’s Take on Things….   As previously mentioned, Building Homes for Heroes will be present at the Orlando Home Show. This organization provides help for our wounded and disabled veterans and their families to rebuild their lives. Many soldiers come back from their assigned temporary stations burned, with missing limbs and other things we take for granted. The goal of Building

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DirectBuy Club

Sophiep’s Take on Things….   Since 1971, DirectBuy has been on top of their game as a home improvement and furnishings club. Over 400,000 people are members of DirectBuy Club. What’s special about DirectBuy is that they work with over 700 home furnishings and improvement manufacturers to bring you the direct insider price. With over 150 locations, each offers professional design,

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Aggressive Appliances

Sophiep’s Take on Things….   Last Thursday, Mandie, Tim and I went on a lunch and tour of Aggressive Appliances. It had a 10,000 square foot showroom to display luxury appliance names from Bosch to Wolf. There was a wide selection of refrigerators, freezers, ovens, microwaves, dishwashers and laundry machines. Doug (far right in picture) was nice enough to give us the

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FAS is Certified!

Sophiep’s Take on Things….   In a previous blog, I had mentioned a little about the EPA Regulation on Lead Paint. Any type of repair, renovation or paint job, it will be affected by the lead paint regulation for homes built before 1978. The disturbance of lead paint can be harmful to adults and children. Therefore, the EPA has a

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J.D. Power Awards Simonton

Sophiep’s Take on Things….   J.D. Power and Associates announces Simonton ranks highest among consumers in overall satisfaction with windows and patio doors. The results came from a study in the fourth year that measures satisfaction amongst consumers who purchased windows or patio doors based on performance in six factors: operational performance and durability; appearance and design features; price; ordering

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Do you like YouTube?

Sophiep’s Take on Things….   FAS likes YouTube! The YouTube page is up and running. What to expect from FAS videos: Frequently Asked Questions How to videos General window demonstrations General window information Video Responses Who to expect to appear on the FAS videos: Scott Varga – Window Expert Thad Rush – New Construction Rep Johnny Kline – New Construction

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FAS Autosports

Sophiep’s Take on Things….   Before FAS Windows & Doors, there was FAS Autosports. The brand, FAS, carried over to today’s company name. Let’s learn how FAS began. FAS Autosports started in 1998 with Ernie Wilding’s passion for speed and cars. This fire for racing was sparked at the annual “24 hours of Daytona”, a sport car racing event, he

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GO Red For Women

Sophiep’s Take on Things….   The American Heart Association created Go Red For Women to empower women to take control of their heart health. Go Red For Women raises awareness of the link between women and heart disease. It offers the knowledge of risk for heart disease and lead them to take action to reduce their personal risk. This cause

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Greenovation with FAS

Sophiep’s Take on Things….   Dr. Anna Marie, health specialist for The Weather Channel and host of the nationally-syndicated Your Life with Dr. Anna Marie television show, turned to FAS Windows & Doors to install more than two dozen energy-efficient Simonton windows and patio doors in the green practices and products demonstration home. “This project is all about transforming an

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Time for 9 Family Connection Meeting

Sophiep’s Take on Things….   FAS is proud to be a partner of WFTV 9 Family Connection. WFTV 9FC is “community coverage you can count on.” They support many different organizations that makes a difference in the community. A few organizations are SPCA of Central Florida, Special Olympics of Florida, and many more. With each organization, 9FC will add their

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Florida Hospital Foundation’s Celebrity Stroll

Sophiep’s Take on Things….   The Florida Hospital’s Celebrity Stroll Turning Pointe is on Sunday, April 18th at 5:30pm. It will take place at the Waldorf Astoria Orlando and Hilton Orlando at Bonnet Creek. Attendees can expect a reception, live and silent auction, seated dinner and a special performance by the Orlando Ballet. The proceeds will benefit cancer programs for

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United Arts of Central Florida

Sophiep’s Take on Things….   United Arts of Central Florida supports over 50 arts, culture, history and science organizations. Every year, about 600,000 students have the chance to gain experience in arts education programs. “The mission of United Arts of Central Florida is to enhance the quality and variety of cultural experiences in Central Florida To keep the mission alive,

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