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Wayne Dalton

Is Bad Bob losing ground?

Garage Door Repair Complaints

For the first time in history, we have statistical data indicating that Bad Bob is on the run.

What statistical data? Is it reliable? Is the industry really turning a corner?

Find out in this one-page story.

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WSJ exposes fake Google Map listings

Fake Google Map Listings

Fake Google Map listings continue to plague the garage door industry. Tom Wadsworth reveals how one Wall Street Journal article shines the spotlight on this issue and how it prompted an immediate response from Google.

What is Google doing to thwart fake business listings? What can you do to help Google?

Tom Wadsworth has some answers.

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The first and only female Master Tech

Female Master Tech


You read that right. There is only one female Master Tech in the garage door industry.

Who is this trailblazer and how is she paving the way for future female techs?

Read her intriguing story here.

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The job of a lifetime

Lifetime job

Could you work for the same company for 55 years?

Well, one industry employee has reached this incredible milestone, and he has no plans to retire anytime soon.

Who is this dedicated employee? What can his story teach us about our industry? What does it take to be successful over the long haul?

Read Allie Cordonnier’s remarkable story.

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IDEA Sales Training Program


The Institute of Door Dealer Education and Accreditation (IDEA) announced its first-ever Sales Training Program. The training is available to all industry personnel.

When is the sales training program being offered? What topics will be covered? How much does it cost?

Our Industry Newslines has the answers.

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D+AS Insider is emailed quarterly to about 5,000 professionals in the door and access systems industry. Door + Access Systems newsmagazine is mailed quarterly to 20,000 industry professionals. Approximately 90 percent of our magazine readers are door and access systems dealers.

The magazine and this newsletter are published by the Door & Access Systems Manufacturers Association (DASMA), North America’s primary association of manufacturers of garage doors, rolling doors, door and gate operating devices, high performance doors, and related products.



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