Window & Door Industry News

FAS Recognized As ProVia’s Platinum Dealer Of 2015

Today, FAS Exteriors was recognized by ProVia as a Platinum Dealer for 2015. We are honored to receive this award and to be noticed as the only dealer to receive it south of Chattanooga TN. In 2008 we became an authorized dealer of ProVia products in Central Florida and today we continue our strong partnership. Stop by the Orlando or Tampa showroom

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Andersen Corporation plans an $18 million expansion project

Andersen Corporation has announced they are planning an $18 million expansion project.  The plan is to add on to their existing 3-million-square-foot complex in Bayport Minnesota   Part of the $18 million project fund will go towards the purchase of new machinery as well as create 100 more full time jobs.   “We see more upside in the future than risk, so

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Importance of Being a Window Label Reader

Our very own John Wilding, was recently featured in an article published on Simonton Windows blog.  The blog article highlights the importance of being a window label reader.  Windows label reading is important because it states the certification programs, warranties and standards the window has been endowed.  The blog article breaks down some of the more popular certifications which are

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New Headquarter for Simonton Windows

Sophiep’s Take on Things….   FAS Windows & Doors carries products by Simonton Windows. Their product lines includes Energy Star rated products. Simonton Windows just celebrated their 60-year anniversary. Now, they are looking forward to their new headquarter in Columbus, Ohio. The company have finalized their planes to relocate to Easton Town Center on 3948 Townsfair Way. Mark Savan, president

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Happy 65th to Simonton Windows!

Sophiep’s Take on Things….   Congrats to Simonton Windows for having 65 successful years and still working it like no other! They have been a top contender in the vinyl window and door industry for many decades. “Over the last 65 years our company has been making lasting impressions on builders, remodelers and homeowners,” says Mark Savan, president of Simonton

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Simonton Windows: Official Sponsors 2011 Blog Cabin

Sophiep’s Take on Things….   The 2011 Blog Cabin, a DIY Network television show, includes visitors to vote on which type of window by Simonton window they’d like to see installed. Voters have an option of antique cherry woodgrain finish or contemporary oak woodgrain finish from the Decorum by Simonton collection. Simonton windows will installed in the 1905 home. How great

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PGT is closing down?

Sophiep’s Take on Things….   PGT Industries is closing down? Well, that’s not the whole truth. The manufacturing plant in Salisbury, North Carolina will shut down at the end of the second quarter of 2011. According to Salisbury Post, an employee revealed the date of the last day, June 30th. The lay-offs will begin January 15th, 2011. About 490 jobs

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EPA’s Regulation on Lead Paint

Sophiep’s Take on Things….   For any renovation, repair and painting, as of April 22, 2010,  the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency made a new regulation. The new rule of lead paint requires certification to work in target housing that are built before 1978 if they are tampering painted surfaces. This rule applies to remodelers, carpenters, plumbers, painters, heating and air

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