Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Window Installation industry comprises contractors that provide specialist window framing and installation services. A large portion of industry operators' revenue is derived from home and commercial building renovation services. While window installers enjoy an absence of international competition, they compete directly with unskilled do-it-yourself (DIY) homeowners in the housing alterations and additions market and with other skilled tradespeople in the new building construction market (e.g. general building contractors and concreting contractors).
Like many construction-related fields, the Window Installation industry was significantly challenged during the past five years, largely due to the subprime mortgage crisis.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
Residential window installation
Accounting for about 55.0% of industry revenue in 2013, the largest service provided by this industry is the installation of windows in residential buildings, such as single-family homes and multifamily properties. A window installation usually begins with a preliminary estimate to gauge the cost and expected time-frame of the installation. Once the homeowner or property manager has agreed to the installation and all the necessary measurements have been made, the window is fitted and sealed. On average, the whole process takes anywhere from two to four hours per window... purchase to read more