Reliable Services USA improves efficiency with process and technology

Cilio Case Study: Reliable Services USA, William Reardon, Owner Specialty: Plumbing, electrical, mechanical, general contracting Years in Business: 20 Region: North Carolina Overview Reliable Services USA is a North Carolina-based Lowe’s PROvider managing installation services for 81 Lowe’s stores, including water heater, appliance, and cabinet platforms. CEO William Reardon founded the company as a lone […]

Premier Services Group uses Cilio CiO to manage installations for 110 Lowe’s stores

Company:  Premier Services, Derek Holgate, CEO and Founder Specialty: Windows, doors, and flooring  Years in Business: 18  Premier Services Group is one of the largest Lowe’s PROvider organizations in the country. Founded in 2003, the company manages window, door, and flooring installations for Lowe’s stores in Oregon, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Washington, Wyoming, and Utah. With […]

Three questions to ask about field service software for retail installers

Of the many installation management/field service software vendors that have popped up over the years, few cater specifically to companies that install for Lowe’s, Home Depot, Costco, Ikea, or other big box retailers. This is an important distinction because installing for retailers is very different than installing for your own customer base.  The paperwork involved […]

Cilio CiO passes Lowe’s data protection audit; earns approval to continue connecting to IMS

Cilio Technologies passes rigorous security audit, continuing to make data protection a top priority By Randy Olejnik, CEO and president In a statement to PROviders earlier this summer, Lowe’s said they would be reviewing how third-party installation management software providers process certain data related to Lowe’s installation programs. We are proud to say that, after […]

Lowe’s PROvider manages work from 62 stores with IMS and CiO

Cilio Case Study: Edwards Xteriors, Forrest Edwards, Owner Company: Edwards Xteriors Specialty: Door and window installation Years in Business: 26 Growing with Lowe’s When Forrest Edwards first started Edwards Xteriors 26 years ago, it was just him and a truck. Now, his Nashville based company, which specializes in door and window installations, has six office […]

Cilio Technologies Shortlisted for 2021 SaaS Awards, “Best SaaS for Productivity” Category

Cilio Technologies announced today that it is a finalist in the 2021 SaaS Awards Program in the category “Best SaaS for Productivity.” Now in its sixth year of celebrating software innovation, the Software-as-a-Service Awards program accepts entries worldwide, including the US, Canada, Australasia, EMEA and UK. “We’ve seen remarkably innovative solutions across all conceivable areas […]

8 tips to attract new business

Like many contractors, you may have been relying on work from big-box retailers to keep your business humming for years. But providing services for the home improvement market has become increasingly competitive—and that means it’s time to find sources of business beyond retailer contracts.   While the thought of growing new business from scratch can seem daunting, it doesn’t have to be. If you take the right steps, you’ll […]

Tips from a Lowe’s PROvider

The secret of my success: tips from a Lowe’s preferred provider Mega Plumbing is a large residential and commercial plumbing contractor in Virginia, where 85% to 90% of its business comes from Lowe’s. The company was recently named the sole appliance installer for all 9 districts in its region, totaling 113 stores. We sat down […]

Exteriors contractor weathers Lowe’s changes with Cilio CiO

Cilio Case Study: CLP Renovations, Matt Lamberth, Owner Company: CLP Home Renovations Specialty: Exteriors, including windows and doors, siding, fencing, gutters, general home renovations Years in business: 15 years Lowe’s PROvider consolidation hits Texas CLP Home Renovations of Amarillo, Texas, is a good example of an independent contractor who has continued to thrive amid Lowe’s […]

Cilio Technologies Promotes Leadership Team Member, David Brass, to Executive Vice President of Operations

Appointment underscores Brass’ valuable role in building strategic corporate initiatives to support growth, client satisfaction, and innovation Brookfield, WI (May 19, 2021) – Cilio Technologies, LLC, a leading developer of order management, field service, and mobile workforce management software for home improvement manufacturers, retailers, and installers, today announced that David Brass, VP of Sales and […]