Tag Archive: doors

Jun 01

Mesker’s NVS Door Stands Tall against Thermal Bow

TwistTestCharg

As Temperatures Rise Mesker’s NVS Door can take the heat! As the summer temperatures start to rise, you may be receiving calls concerning lock/latch binding.  This may be due to “Thermal Bow”, a condition which occurs because of the exterior/interior temperature differential. When a hollow metal door is hit by direct sunlight and the inside …

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Feb 14

Steel Stiffened Doors, a thing of the past?

Antique car

This used to be an innovation… And this used to be an innovation… Steel stiffened doors have vertical stiffeners running from top to bottom edge to create a stronger steel door suited for high traffic areas. But, there are problems with Steel stiffened doors such as twisting  under pressure. Their vertical stiffeners mean strong pressure …

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Jan 20

Are your Profits Blowing out the Door?

Door needing Weatherstripping

This is a picture that I took while traveling to the Florida panhandle on a business trip.  It was a cold day and the draft coming through the door made blow drying my hair extremely uncomfortable.  I couldn’t believe the amount of energy and money being wasted by the lack of something so simple, weatherstripping. …

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Nov 15

The end is really the beginning

gate for end beginning

Want an opening to end user relationships? So, what do you do after the project is over?  If you are asked for a maintenance package do you keep a copy? Do you make one even if it’s not required? An idea I had when I was a distributor was to follow up with the end …

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Nov 10

I Want YOU!

To contact me so I can help you increase your business.  Here are just a few ways I can. Did you know I can help you with quotes for Mesker hollow metal or Design Hardware?  Just send me your take off and I can price up the material for you. Need a sample of any …

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Oct 25

AIA Jacksonville Trade Show

AIA Jax Trade Show 2010 Amanda & booth-1

The AIA Jacksonville Trade Show was a rewarding event.  It offered me an intimate environment to speak one on one with architects about the products I represent. Two architects specifically requested I contact them in the next few weeks.  That is invaluable. I will definitely be back next year and look for other AIA events …

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Oct 20

Fooooooorrrreeeee!

Mesker Sign

Mesker Door participated in the Dick Graf Memorial Golf Tournament for the DHI (Door & Hardware Institute) Sunshine State Chapter last Friday.  It was held at the beautiful Falcon’s Fire Golf Club in Orlando on an incredible Florida Fall Day! John Kay and Mike Overton w/KBO Sales volunteered to head up the event this year …

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Sep 11

Beautiful Doors of Savannah

Freemasons Hall 2

Last week I traveled to the beautiful historic city of Savannah, Ga.  It was a productive business trip as I left with promising opportunities but I also managed to fit in some pleasure.  Savannah has gorgeous architecture and it didn’t take me long to find some awesome doors. I really wanted to show how incredibly …

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Aug 19

Keeping up with the…well, Mesker!

NVS Edge

The newest innovations in hollow metal, from the oldest hollow metal company in America. Their NVS Door, Slidelock Door, and Mesker Paint-state of the art prefinished hollow metal are all evidence that Mesker Door is serious about new innovations. The weakest part of a hollow metal door is often the seam. – FACT. The seam …

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Aug 02

My first day…

So, here I am at my desk ready to start my first day of my brand new business. Actually I should be at my desk but what I am really doing is trying to pack for a four day business trip driving about the State of Florida with the current S. Fl. Rep. Clothes are …

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Jul 13

A New Venture…

Its Fourth of July weekend and I’ve used the extra time off to remodel a home office for a new business I’m starting. Some people think I’m crazy for going into business for myself in such a down economy. Especially since the business is construction related. But, I do have a husband and friends (well …

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