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Criteria for Membership

  1. Dealer and Associate members must abide by the Constitution By-laws and Regulations of the Associations.

  2. Dealer and Associate members must operate according to and in the spirit of the Code of Ethics of the Association.


  4. Dealer members must supply and install siding and /or window products at the retail level as a significant portion of their business.

    Dealer members must supply and install home renovations* as a significant portion of their business. 
    *includes interior & exterior installations, as well as mechanical (heating, plumbing, air conditioning, ventilation) installations.

  6. Dealer members must be in the home renovation business for a minimum of 3 full years.

  7. Dealer members must be financially stable.

  8. Dealer members must maintain ethical business practices.

  9. Dealer members must provide a workmanship warranty as follows:

    • 5 years on Renovation

    • b. 1 year on new Construction and commercial Renovation.

  10. Dealer members must carry a minimum of two million dollars ($2,000,000.00) in liability insurance.

  11. Dealer members must carry Workers' Compensation as required by law.

  12. Associate members must:

    • be a producer, processor, wholesaler or distributor of siding and/or window products used in the manufacture or installation of these products or

    • provide services and/or benefits to Dealer members through the Association



Code of Ethics

The members of the Siding and Window Dealers Association of Canada are committed to Integrity, Honesty, Fairness, and Responsibility in their business conduct.


This commitment covers each of the following aspects of our industry:




Manufacturers will produce and Dealer contractors will sell and install only those products that meet generally accepted industry standards.



All advertising and sales literature shall be truthful and accurate. No misleading statements or claims shall be made.



All contracts shall be free of ambiguities or omissions that may obscure or confuse either party's obligations.

Responsible Conduct:

Members shall avoid all conduct or practice likely to discredit or do injury to the Siding and Window industry.

Members will deal with customer complaints in a fair, reasonable and prompt manner.

Members will honor their obligations and commitments to customers, employees and suppliers.

Members shall co-operate to extend the effectiveness of the association by interchanging information and experience and encouraging research on materials and techniques in order to provide higher quality Products and Installations.