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5 ways installation contractors can diversify sales channels to protect business

Changes are afoot for home improvement installation contractors If you’re a provider of installation services for home improvement retailers, you may be experiencing a frustrating trend (or a rewarding trend, depending on your perspective): Retailers are consolidating their installer networks, looking for ways to reduce the cost and effort of managing installation jobs. Unfortunately, this […]

Pella Corporation Taps Cilio Technologies’ Partners Portal and CiO to Improve Automation and Visibility for Window and Door Order Distribution and Management

Cilio Technologies, LLC, a leading developer of order management and field service software for home improvement manufacturers, retailers, and installers, today announced it will work with Pella Corporation to enhance visibility, clarity, and accuracy of customer orders and projects status. Pella will use Cilio’s Partners Portal and Customer Installations Online (CiO) cloud-based software to improve […]

Making Lowe’s IMS Easier to Manage

WHAT IS CiO?  Cilio Technologies is our company.  CiO stands for Customer Installations Online.  It’s a web-based app designed to help Installation & Service Companies manage work from start to finish. THE IMS CHALLENGE Lowe’s IMS has been a tough adjustment for many Lowe’s providers.  Getting your work online, uploading schedule dates, scanning/uploading paperwork, plus the accountability […]

Webinar: Fast Tips to Drive Profitability for Installers

WATCH NOW To generate more profit in 2018, what will be your focus? If you’re working too many hours, worried about your bottom line, and generally stressing about your business, you’re not alone. It’s common for entrepreneurs to struggle to make a decent profit while dealing with labor shortages, rising costs, and the daily grind […]