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 Locations Chapter
Accounting for an estimated 24.8% of industry establishments, the Southeast region's large share of industry activity is largely due to the fact that it encompasses the nation's largest housing market and houses the largest population concentration in the United States. According to the Census, this region accounts for just over a quarter of the population, providing industry installers with access to a vast consumer and residential building market. The most significant state within this region is Florida, which accounts 7.8% of industry establishments.
The Western region of the United States is expected to account for 19.0% of industry establishments, which is higher than the region's share of the national population (17.0%)... purchase to read more