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Wayne Dalton

EXPOSED: New Nationwide Garage Door Repair Business

New Nationwide Garage Door Repair Business

We investigated this company’s intriguing tactics for weeks, studied hundreds of harsh consumer complaints against them, and drafted the eye-popping results of our investigation.

Then, on June 5, we were stunned to see ABC News broadcast its own prime-time exposé of the same company! (Frankly, our report is better.)

Read our cover story, watch ABC’s exposé, or see Fox 2 News Detroit’s “Hall of Shame” report on the same company. Note: This company is probably competing with YOU.

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The Hottest New Product at Expo 2013

The Hottest New Product at Expo 2013

Why are these people mesmerized by this door? What makes it radically different from any garage door in North America?

See the results of our nationwide post-Expo survey, and read about the clear winner of “The Hottest New Product at Expo 2013.”

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Dealers Challenge Our “Seven Tips” … And They’re Right!

Dealers Challenge Our “Seven Tips” … And They’re Right!

In our spring issue, we published “The D&AS Top Seven Tips” for “How to Choose a Garage Door Repair Company.” We designed the one-page article so that reputable door dealers can use it in their own markets.

But some sharp dealers alerted us to a key weakness in our article. Read the dealers’ criticism, and download our newly revised “Seven Tips.

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In Memoriam:
The Man Who Invented the Most Popular Garage Door in America

What's Your Business Worth?You may have installed thousands of garage doors that can be traced to this one man.

He died on May 15, and we mark the passing of the man who engineered the garage door that likely appears in every town and village in America.

Read on and say, “Thanks, Aldo.”

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Don’t Mess With Helen
This Senior Citizen Wants Her Money Back

ASSA ABLOYThis is the story of Helen, a literal “little old lady” who felt burned by a transaction with Precision Door. When she called us, she was at the end of her rope.

Find out how Helen got her money back, and check out Helen’s Top 10 Tips for consumers who need a garage door repair.

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