T.W.C.
Wise Move

Have you ever received a suggestion or advice that you didn’t pay much attention to at first, only to realize later that it would have saved you a bunch of aggravation? Yeah, me too. Today I will be sharing one of those moments with you....

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Measure Twice and Pay Once

Most people (myself included) are not big fans of paying insurance premiums. If you add up the amount you have paid for insurance over the years, it would probably (who am I kidding, definitely) shock you. 

But on the rare occasion that...

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Details Matter

A large portion of the window fashions 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...

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Expensive Assumptions

Hey Pro!

Hope your summer is going well. I have been working pretty hard on several fronts. Selling and installing in five states at Shades In Place, recording classes and signing agreements at Trading Up Consulting and remodeling an investment...

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Are you Having Trouble Finding a Good (GREAT) Installer?

Are you stuck doing all of your installs?

Finding a quality installer to work for you while you focus on sales and growing your company can come with lots of ups and downs.

That is why I decided to put my 15 years of experience installing all...

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What it Takes to Become the Best Window Treatment Installer in the Game

Do you have what it takes to be the BEST in the industry?

Whether you're just starting out or you're a seasoned professional looking to STAND OUT, here are just a few ways to do so:

1. Make sure you have a problem solving mindset: we are bound to...

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How to Find Trusted Installation Accounts to Work With

Finding trusted installation accounts to work with can be a tough task.

From vetting out reputable outlets with quality products to finding experienced dealers to work with, here are my tips to finding top notch installation accounts in your area:...

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Little Details Every Installer Should Pay Attention To
Are you missing these details on the job site?

Being detailed oriented plays a huge part in making sure the job gets done PERFECTLY. I'd like to think it's one of the skills that
has  helped me gain so many positive reviews about my work as a...
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Mounting Options for Window Treatment Installers

A silly small mix up between "I" and "O" can cost you thousands of dollars and lots of aggravation between you and your client. Can you believe that? In today's blog post, I explain the reasons behind it.

More often than not, I see mistakes at the...

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Installation Trends in 2022

With a new year, comes new trends for you to stay on the lookout for and the window treatment installation industry is no different!

Each year, we see certain window covering styles become highly requested, certain colors over others, etc. Here...

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Basic Supplies Every Installer Should Have

After being a window treatment installer for over a decade, I have pretty much mastered my essential toolbox to make sure all jobs are done efficiently and timely (wasted time is wasted money!)

Here are a few essential tools I recommend you always...

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Don't Give Up!
One thing I always say is required to becoming a window treatment installer is to have a problem-solving attitude.

We're bound to face little nuances throughout our day that we have to deal with but we'll also be faced with challenges we'll have...
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