Grow Your Business and Wow Your Clients
for Window Covering Dealers, Interior Designers, Installers, and Workrooms
Are you looking to grow your business or get more referrals? Trading Up Academy (the educational arm) has the know-how, resources, and programs to help you grow your business in one of the most vital aspects of the industry: installation and customer service.
We provide hands-on information & training on how to become a Top-Notch Window Treatment Installer with ongoing support. With our approach as an expert in the field, you will learn the tricks of the trade that took us decades to master.
This makes Trading Up Academy the ideal place to help you grow your business either by enhancing your own installation knowledge or by sending your installer(s) to be trained.
It doesn’t matter if you are new to the industry or a seasoned professional who wants to sharpen your skills, we’ll get you and your team covered with our training, knowledge, and communities.
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New blog posts every other Friday! Learn installation tips, do’s and don’ts while at a clients’ homes; the tools you must have in your toolbox and much more. There is no such a thing as too much information. Knowledge is powerful. Designed to make you a Top-Notch Pro!READ
Trainer • Consultant
Mentor • Installer
Roger Magalhaes has been actively involved in the industry for more than 15 years as an independent installer, dealer, educator, writer, and speaker. He holds several certifications for various leading product lines such as Hunter Douglas, Somfy, Norman Shutters, Lutron and proprietary installation techniques. He also attended the Custom Home Furnishing Academy for drapery and soft treatments techniques.
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