Maximizing Efficiency & Profitability: Pro Tips for Shower Door Businesses from Industry Guru Bill Daubmann

  4 September 2023


Maximizing Efficiency & Profitability

Hey guys, what's going on!? Here we are on our third newsletter already! I have to say I'm having a lot of fun with this… but I'm wondering what you guys think. What kind of ideas or topics are you interested in reading about? Is there a certain subject that would be helpful to get expert opinion on? We have so many people in the group with a wide variety of experiences and specialties. There's almost no topic you could think of that we couldn’t come up with an expert to cover it – right in this group!

Maybe YOU are one of those people… Do you have some insight to offer the rest of us? Would you like to write an article for the newsletter? Maybe you would like to have a recurring column or something, I don’t know…. I'm am interested in hearing your ideas, though. Even if it's a one-time short essay about something in the glass industry. just let me know and we will see what we can do to highlight your field of expertise. I do want to thank the people who have been involved so far, Bill Daubmann is an awesome resource (as you all know) and has agreed to write articles for the newsletter on a regular basis. We had an article by Brandon Nicastro in last weeks issue. By the way; congratulations on all of your success so far!

 Of course, none of this would be possible without the help of Robert Gomez… Rob has been a blast to work with and I look forward to more of the same. He brings a lot of skill to the table, and I think we’re just seeing the tip of the iceberg. If you're enjoying the newsletter, please let me know - and don't be afraid to tell your friends about it. It's free and we can send it out by email to whoever wants it. Maybe you're reading this, and you haven't subscribed yet… Why not? Just go ahead and click on the link below and we will get you set up to get the shower door professionals newsletter in your inbox on a weekly basis.

Thanks again for all of your support!

-Chris Phillips 


Chris Daubman Shower Door Pros Group

Alright, let’s break it down... What’s making waves in the shower door biz? We're diving into the wisdom of none other than Bill Daubmann – a dude who’s been at it for years and has got the goods on how to elevate your game.

1. Setting the Bar & Fixing the Flops:
Ever think about what your golden number is? Bill suggests setting an efficiency benchmark, like maybe three shower doors a day? Here's a no-brainer: keep those callbacks to a minimum. Techniques? Try pivot hinges instead of wall mounts and perfect that caulking (if you use the stuff). Remember, callbacks ain't just about redoing work; they're a hit to your reputation and your pocket book.

2. Smooth Operations & Inventory Wizardry:
Bill’s mantra? Keep things flowing smoothly. Process those orders like a champ, keep a sharp eye on job progress, and manage your inventory. Tools like GPS and job management software? Modern magic! Go minimalistic with inventory and bulk up on supplies. Staying streamlined is the way to go!

 3. People Power:
The real MVPs are your team, so do what you can to attract the best, keep them happy, and watch them shine. Think performance-based bonuses and growth opportunities. And hey, who doesn’t love a good training session? Invest in your crew, and they’ll invest in your business.

4. Mixing Up the Marketing Cocktail:
Don’t just wait for builders to stumble across you. Explore other avenues like home shows – they're a perfect way to woo homeowners in person. And yeah, pump up that online advertising. Spread the word, and get the customers to come running to your door.

Here’s the game plan, straight from Bill:

1. Aim High & Fix Fast: Set that golden benchmark and learn the tricks to keep callbacks in check.

2. Stay On Point: Revamp those operations. Lean on tech, like GPS and job trackers, to keep things snazzy.

3. Boost the Squad: Roll out incentive programs. Spot talents and let them soar.

4. Spread the Word: Dive into new marketing waters – think home shows and ramped-up online ads.

There you have it, shower door people! Bill’s insider look into the shower door biz, filtered through the Chris P. lens. Got your own hot takes? Let’s keep the conversation going and together we will dominate the game! 

If you're craving the full scoop with all the juicy details, don't miss out! You can catch the entire podcast on our YouTube link (just click that bad boy). Hungry for answers or just itching with some shower door thoughts? Shoot over to our page at and lay it on us. Always thrilled to hear from our community! Keep it real, and remember, knowledge shared is success squared. Catch you on the call! 🚿🚪🤘🏼

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