How Windows are Made Ithaca NY

How are windows made in Ithaca? Actually seeing a home improvement product being made — window, door, shingle, or sunroom — can give reps the knowledge and enthusiasm to sell more effectively.

Local Companies

D & L Landscaping
(607)758-8879
83 Greenbush Street
Cortland, NY
Agway Dryden
(607)844-8663
59 West Main
Dryden, NY
Quality Lawn Care
(607)844-4335
60 Spring Run Road
Dryden, NY
A New Leaf
(607)273-2711
1667 Slaterville Road
Ithaca, NY
Breed Enterprises
(607)387-9388
5221 Williamee Road
Trumansburg, NY
Becker Industries
(607)539-7292
335 Harford Road
Brooktondale, NY
Warehouse Studios
(607)758-3009
14 Dunsmore Avenue
Cortland, NY
Pleistocene Gardens
(607)844-4331
615 Lake Road
Dryden, NY
Discount Fabric Shop
(607)532-4812
8875 State Route 89
Interlaken, NY
Trowbridge and Wolf
(607)277-1400
1345 Mecklenburg Road
Ithaca, NY

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Source: REPLACEMENT CONTRACTOR Magazine
Publication date: July 1, 2007

By Diane Kittower

How are windows made? Actually seeing a home improvement product being made — window, door, shingle, or sunroom — can give reps the knowledge and enthusiasm to sell more effectively.

“When you talk with homeowners and can say you've been to the factory, it's a great selling tool,” says Troy Marshall, president of Marshall Roofing, in Lorton, Va.

Ever since Marshall visited CertainTeed's window factory in Valley Forge, Pa., several years ago, he better understands how windows are put together, and, in turn, he can share that confidence with customers. Salespeople who visit a manufacturer's factory “are inclined to push the product a bit more. It gets them to buy in,” he says.

BEEN THERE

Every rep at American Vision Windows, in Simi Valley, Calif., has been on a factory tour, says marketing director Matt Herren. “It's invaluable when they're in the home and can tell the customer, ‘I've been to that factory, and they're expert craftsmen. I saw the quality-control.'” Seeing the vinyl extruded is an “amazing” sight, and while they're visiting, the reps also learn how to correctly fill out an order form, he adds.

Factory tours allow installers and reps to learn about and better understand the product.

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