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Exhibitor Demonstrations

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. 

Window and Door Demos

Presented By: Andersen Windows & Doors
Learn best practices for installing replacement windows with various frame types, replacing patio doors, and installing quick-change conversion kits from Andersen technical specialists. Plus, see how to use the high-performance installation materials available from Andersen to ensure a successful install. 

Coastal Performance in Windows & Doors
Ben Bogie from Fine Homebuilding will partner with Cliff MacDonald, Andersen Product Manager, to share best practices for preparing for and overcoming the challenges of coastal building projects as well as the Andersen products that are best suited for these types of applications. 

Weather Barrier, Flashing & Siding Demos

Presented By: CertainTeed

Meet our application specialists for live demonstrations and learn proper installation techniques along with invaluable expert tips to help reduce your installation time and save you money while avoiding unnecessary callbacks. 

  • See installation of CERTAplank® Single 7" Reinforced Siding which combines the durability and strength of vinyl with the authentic appearance of real-wood siding.
  • Learn how vertical siding installation is a unique process versus traditional horizontal siding installation techniques and see our entire family of Board & Batten profiles installed.
  • Watch as experts show you how to install VYCOR® self-adhered, permeable weather resistive barriers and window flashings.


Presented By: LP® SmartSide® ExpertFinish® Trim & Siding

Make your next build or remodel more efficient with LP@ SmartSide® ExpertFinish® Trim & Siding, one of the most sustainable siding options on the market. Learn how its advanced durability, workability, and ease of installation can help boost jobsite productivity.

• Features treated, engineered wood strand technology in cedar and brushed smooth textures

• Arrives factory finished with acrylic exterior paint

• Can be cut using standard woodworking tools

• Performs durably on the jobsite, minimizing wasted time and materials

James Hardie Demos

Presented By: James Hardie Building Products

Learn how easy creating the superior exterior can be. Installation demonstrations as well as the details that ensure long-term performance of the entire exterior wall system.

Henry Demos

Presented By: Henry

Learn from the experts at Henry on how to find compatible weatherization systems for every project no matter what the level of protection required. Whether your customers are seeking energy-efficiency improvements, addressing climate specific challenges, or looking for budget-friendly updates, our installation demonstrations will showcase how Henry can help.

Live Trainings & Demonstrations

Presented By: OSI, GE & Loctite

Learn from the professionals at OSI, GE and Loctite for tips and tricks in sealant, construction adhesive and foam technologies- as they take you through best practices, product knowledge and live demonstrations.

The Modern Shower

Presented By: Schluter Systems

Take your knowledge of Schluter Systems’ products to the next level! These live demonstrations give you a solid overview of the applications where our products are most often used. And see what’s new with Schluter Systems!

• Provide effective moisture management using KERDI membrane and board
• Learn about our variety of drain options
• Add warmth and luxury with DITRA-HEAT
• Finish and protect tile edges with our profiles

Decks Done Right

Presented by Simpson Strong-Tie

Real Solutions for Safer, Stronger Decks.  Due to the visibility of deck failures the structural side of deck construction is evolving and it’s more important than ever to keep up to date on the latest guidelines, requirements and field-proven details. Simpson Strong-Tie has brought together an experienced group of presenters to discuss how to create a continuous load path in your deck designs while sharing best practices that help keep jobs moving.  Stop by for one session or attend them all!

Creative & Efficient PVC Trim Details

Presented by VERSATEX Building Products

This fast-moving session incorporates a photo presentation along with a hands-on demonstration of trim details and product options that create features for outdoor living and remodeling projects. VERSATEX will demonstrate Creative & Efficient PVC Trim options of VERSATEX Building Products. This session will give you a solid overview of the best ways to use VERSATEX PVC.