Tag Archive: manufacturer representative

Jun 06

A.G. Wilson Learns to Golf!

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My interest in golf started a few years ago when I was enlisted by my husband, who had no TV or internet access at the time, to keep him apprised of a tournament that had gone into sudden death overtime. Before that, I had never considered golf an exciting or interesting sport to watch, or …

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Mar 22

Gel Coats vs Polyurethane Coatings

The Ultimate in Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic Door Systems What is a Gel coat finish? Gel coat is a pigmented polyester resin used in open molding, bag molding, resin transfer molding, etc. (But not the pultrusion process) for these reasons. 1) It serves as a release agent: Without gel coat the resin would eat through the …

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Feb 07

Short of a Stripper

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I once overhead an Architect say, in a very humdrum tone “another Lunch & Learn, you know what that means…pizza or sandwiches and a fight to keep my eyes open”. Following the AIA Continuing Education System guidelines, the learning portion of the Lunch & Learn is very structured.  There is not a lot room for …

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Jan 26

3 Types of Jobs

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I saw this sign while visiting one of my distributors.  I chuckled because it seems so true but it keeps popping into my head. Thanks Gene’s Glass for the great material! I remember when a project took at least 6-12 months now it seems like the norm is 3 and even that is not fast …

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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 30

A Great Time to Plan

The Holiday Craziness Ensues I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving.  Spending it however gave you the most joy. I loved having my family over and cooking for them all!   My grandbaby is now 14 months and fast on his feet.  He keeps his Grandma on her toes! This time of year the building industry …

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Nov 15

The end is really the beginning

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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!

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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

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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 26

Put an end to your replacement closer woes

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316R Replacement Door Closer The 316R Replacement Closer is packaged with a Patent-Pending Retrofit/Replacement Mounting Plate.  It provides the ability to replace 33 of the most popular door closers in the market.  http://www.replacementdoorcloser.com • Includes Patent Pending Mounting Plate  • Mounting Plate can be used to replace a wide variety of the    most popular door …

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