Wood vs. Composite Door Frames? Let Mother Nature decide.

By Todd Gibson

With the recent launch of our new PermaTech Composite Door frames, you may be wondering – when is composite the best choice? The answer is…it depends. In most instances, we still recommend our traditional wood door frame and brickmold, because this works great in most scenarios.

Composites Combat the Extremes

If you have specific environmental considerations – such as salt spray, high insect populations, or moss – then composite is right for you, because it has anti-insect, anti-fungal, and rot-resistant properties.

High-humidity, high-moisture environments and extreme weather exposure areas can benefit from composites. Also, the north side of a home in a shaded area, where there is moss growing off the side of the house, is a good candidate.

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Why Dealers & Distributors Should Want Some POD

By: Cindy Miller

ProVia recently launched ProLeads Plus™, an online portal that allows our dealers & distributors to order Print-On-Demand (that’s where the POD comes in) ProVia marketing materials. Now you can minimize the time and expense of research, copywriting, design, layouts, and proofing. Why not let us take care of this stuff, so you don’t have to! The program includes direct mail campaigns, promotional materials, and display merchandising—all customized with your own messages, logos and individual contact information.

ProVia dealers & distributors can access these pre-loaded

marketing materials through a simple sign-on portal, add your own messaging, order desired quantities, upload a prospect mailing list and send it to be mailed, all in one easy session. Because it’s a web-based solution, dealers & distributors can access the application without having special software installed on your own computers. Our goal with this program is to make it easier for our dealers & distributors to communicate more frequently, and more efficiently, with your customers. Today’s homeowners, now more than ever, want to be aware of options and educated before making big decisions and investments for their homes. Marketing materials on ProLeads Plus cover the full spectrum of ProVia products, including doors, windows, siding and manufactured stone. Contact your Account Manager for a test drive and we’ll help you get started!

 

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