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Exhibitor Demos

Need to pick a manufacturer's brain or clear up some installation instructions?  Top manufacturers lead interactive demonstrations of best practices and quick tips for smooth installations of their products.

Are you an exhibiting manufacturer that would like to demo a product?  Contact your account executive today to add your demonstration to this growing list!

Check out the demonstrations that were featured at R|D|J 2016!

PLEASE NOTE:  The information below refers to R|D|J 2016 exhibitor demonstrations. Please check back in the spring for 2017 information.




Scheduled Demonstrations

Andersen® has a variety of replacement window options from custom-size insert and full frame replacement windows to a sash conversion kit. 

Andersen® Window Replacement Solutions

Attendees will learn:
•  How to easily identify Andersen® Narroline® units for replacement and quickly upgrade them with the Narroline Conversion Kit
•  How to determine if Andersen 400 Series Tilt-Wash Insert windows are a feasible option for your replacement job 
•  How to measure for a 400 Series replacement casement
•  Learn about Andersen latest product 400 Series Tilt-Wash Full Frame custom sized window for your replacement jobs. 

Andersen® Patio Door Replacement
Learn best practices for upgrading or replacing an existing patio door with an Andersen 200 Series Perma-Shield gliding door with blinds between the glass, Andersen’s latest product feature.

Attendees will learn:
• How to properly prepare the opening, assemble and install the replacement patio door.
• How to make the final adjustments that will enhance the customer delight with their decision to replace their old patio door.

Storm Door Installation Made Easy
Andersen® storm doors with the Rapid Install 1 System are faster and easier to install than any other storm door available on the market. There's no cutting and virtually no measuring, and it installs with basic tools in about an hour.

Attendees will learn:
• How Andersen has made this the fastest and easiest storm door installation on the market.
• How Andersen storm doors can save you time on the jobsite.
• How to install the storm door in 45 minutes or less!  

Visit for details.

Demonstration Schedule in Booth 1204

Thursday, October 6th:
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.        Andersen Window Replacement Solutions
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.          Andersen Storm Door Installation Made Easy 
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.          Andersen Patio Door Replacement

Friday, October 7th:
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.        Andersen Patio Door Replacement
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.         Andersen Window Replacement Solutions

Schluter Systems Tile Clinic—The Next Generation Bathroom

The Next Generation Bathroom allows you to create a spa-like retreat, with built-in seats and benches, inset shelves and niches, low-profile linear drains, heated floors, and even steam showers. Schluter®-Systems offers a complete line of products with options that integrate together to form a fully bonded, watertight assembly for tiled barrier-free showers. Create a bathroom that allows you to age in place, while meeting all of your design requirements today.

Join us at our Tile Clinic, across the aisle from the Schluter Systems booth #1213, to: 

  1. Learn how to create a fully waterproof and vapor-tight enclosure. 
  2. Learn simple and effective solutions to protect moisture sensitive substrates, prevent mold growth, and preserve the integrity of the tiled surface. 
  3. Identify the benefits and challenges associated with barrier free showers open concept bathrooms. 

We will build our Next Generation Bathroom in 3 stages each day. See schedule for details. 

Tile Clinic Schedule in Booth 1217

Thursday, October 6      
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.       Schluter®-KERDI-Board
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.          Schluter®-Shower System
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.          Schluter®-DITRA-HEAT         

Friday, October 7      
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.       Schluter®-KERDI-Board
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.        Schluter®-Shower System
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.          Schluter®-DITRA-HEAT       

Simpson Strong-Tie Deck Safety Demonstration

To highlight the importance of building a safe, code-compliant deck, Simpson Strong-Tie will feature two, side-by-side decks that are constructed very differently—one is safe and the other is not. Stop by the booth to see if you can spot the differences before the unsafe one collapses. Also on display will be the new DTT1Z deck tension tie—a safe, time-saving product that eliminates the need to access floor joists from inside the house.

Deck Collapse in Booth 3801 takes place both Thursday and Friday at 1:00 p.m.     

Tile Floor Installation Start to Finish with NTCA

The National Tile Contractors Association will walk you through the necessary steps to a correctly tiled floor, from start to finish. From examining substrates to grout selection and application, this clinic is a brand new opportunity to learn from industry experts!

Clinic Schedule in Booth 2902

Thursday, October 6      
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.       Examing and Understanding Substrates
11:00 a.m. – 12:0 p.m.       Substrate Preparation
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.        Crack Isolation Membranes        
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.        Installing Backerboard on Wood Substrate    

Friday, October 7      
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.       Installing Large Format Tile
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.     Understanding Mortar Selection and Layout
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.         Expansion Joint Installation    
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.         Selecting and Applying Grout    



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