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Vinyl vs. Aluminum Railing

[column-third-1-2] WHICH IS BETTER, VINYL OR ALUMINUM RAILING? According to Benjamin Kauffman, Regional Sales Manager at Superior Plastic Products, the answer depends on the project and the customer. “Both offer advantages. Several factors, including specific application, a customer’s style and design preferences, budget, and other considerations, can make one a better choice than the other…

Privacy Fencing

[column-third-1-2] With lives that are busier than ever, more homeowners are looking to make their backyards a place where they can relax after long days at work, enjoy catching up with their families, and entertain friends—without interruption and in privacy. According to Amos Kauffman, Marketing Director at Superior Plastic Products, privacy fencing offers a way to make that happen. A vinyl privacy fence…

Six Reasons to Choose Vinyl Fencing

With an array of fencing choices available to your customers, you need to be knowledgeable about each option. Giving customers the best, not the cheapest, fencing solution is the way to provide the most value—and to ensure customers are happy for the long term. Vinyl fencing, in particular, offers numerous advantages over other types of…

Tips for Giving Customers Value and Gaining Referrals

A job well done isn’t the only thing customers consider before recommending contractors to their friends, family, and neighbors. Here are some quick tips for adding value and gaining customer confidence: Sweep up—Clean up after yourself, so you’re not leaving unsightly debris on your customer’s property. Stay off the lawn—Do your best to minimize where…

Do’s & Don’ts of Caring for Composite Decks

While composite decks require far less maintenance than wood decking, they do need some minimal care to keep them looking their best. You can ensure a top-notch customer service experience by giving homeowners the information they need to properly care for their composite decks. After you’ve installed composite decking, share these simple tips with your…

Summer Sun Safety Tips

You and your employees are the most important asset your business has. As the summer season approaches and the sun turns up the heat, remember these quick sun safety tips to protect your most valuable investment. Apply sunscreen (often!). Wear lip balm with SPF protection. Wear a hat with a brim and tightly woven clothing…