It All Began in 1972 with Two Brothers…
It all begins with two brothers Ron & Tom Ward, a rusted old pick-up truck and a few hundred dollars in tools. From these first days, installing peace of mind isn’t just a saying, it is the Ward Brothers guarantee; a commitment to complete customer satisfaction, from consultation to installation.
The company opens its first store on Lippincott Road in Davison, MI.
Outgrowing the first location, the Davison store relocates to its building on Lapeer Road.
An important decision is made to begin selling America’s #1 window: Andersen. Within 10 years, C&L Ward Brothers becomes the premier “Andersen Window Center” in Michigan.
In a continued commitment to its customers, C&L Ward Brothers begins inventorying Andersen Windows. This provides them with immediate access to the largest inventory of Andersen windows in the Midwest.
During the residential construction boom of the 90s, the company adds a dedicated service department to maintain the high level of customer satisfaction it is still known for today.
C&L Ward acquires its second location in Kawkawlin, MI allowing them to better serve the Great Lakes Bay Region.
After 32-years of exceptional leadership, Ron & Tom Ward turn over the day-to-day management of C&L Ward to their sons Patrick, Eric, Ryan & Matt Ward. They remain involved in the company and continue to serve as active shareholders.
C&L Ward opens an e-commerce division specializing exclusively in vintage Andersen window & door parts. WindowParts.com ships to residents across the U.S. and is the largest Andersen parts dealer in the country.
C&L Ward opens its third Michigan showroom at the Shops of Gateway Village in Novi, allowing them to serve residents in the Detroit Metro market with their products and installation services.
C&L Ward enters into the roofing business, quickly becoming one of area’s largest roofing companies.
After numerous client requests, the company adds composite decking to their list of exterior remodeling services.
The company made the announcement of the new homes division, C&L Ward Homes, and would begin building new homes in two communities, in Goodrich and Davison, Michigan.
C&L Ward employs over 80 people and continues to grow and operate with the same core principles – dedication to its employees and commitment to complete client satisfaction.
That is the C&L Ward Difference. It hasn’t changed since 1972.