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Making A Leg Longer May 28, 2021

Most of the commercial work I do are small projects such as coffee shops, restaurants and retail stores. These projects mostly use aluminum frame windows.

The good news is that I virtually never use anchors since all screws go into aluminum. The bad news is that those...

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Selecting a good step ladder May 08, 2021

Some of my peer installers are tall and can reach most of their installation targets without assistance from a step ladder. I, on the other hand, being only 5’4”, need to use at least a step stool for most jobs.

Since my height cannot be changed and a step...

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The Speed Block Technique Feb 19, 2021

Every time I start an installation, I look for ways to cut down on unnecessary movements that take extra time. One installation technique I have developed over the years is to use spacers to install shade and angle brackets at the exact same distances.

Instead of wasting...

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The Most Important Tool In Your Toolbox Jan 28, 2021

Most people agree that installing window treatments professionally requires a great set of skills: technical knowledge, problem solving, good math abilities, communication skills, organization and cleanliness.

Unfortunately, there is one component that most of us take for...

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Testimonials Matter Dec 04, 2020

Honest question: would you buy a book before reading consumers' feedback? How about selecting a medical provider? Do you ask friends and family for recommendations or do you go to the insurance's website and pick a name that you sympathize with?

As service providers (yes,...

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Details Matter Nov 10, 2020

A large portion of the custom window treatment industry is dedicated to discretionary income: Getting consumers with money to spend on things they want versus things they need. For that reason, these consumers can be very selective about the professionals they choose to...

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