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

Hey everyone, Chris Phillips here. Let's talk brass tacks about elevating your shower door business to the next level of efficiency and profitability. Got your attention? Good. We've got some nuggets of wisdom from industry vet Bill Daubmann that you won’t want to miss.

Here's what you're gonna get:

1. Setting Efficiency Benchmarks: Ever wondered what's a good number of shower installs per day? Bill’s got you covered. He suggests establishing a minimum, like three showers a day, as your benchmark for efficiency.

 2. Cutting Callbacks: Those dreaded callbacks can ruin your day and your rep. Bill shares some smart techniques to minimize them, like choosing pivot hinges over wall mounts and getting your caulking game on point.

3. Streamlined Ops and Inventory: Think GPS and job tracking software. Think bulk orders. Streamlining these can be a game-changer for your bottom line.

4. Attracting Top Talent: Keep your crew motivated with performance bonuses and growth opportunities. A happy team is a productive team, am I right?

5. Marketing Beyond Builders: Don’t put all your eggs in the builder basket. Bill suggests home shows and digital advertising to connect directly with end consumers.

Wrap it all up with continuous fine-tuning, and you've got yourself a well-oiled, profitable machine. Stay tuned for the full rundown!

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Clear Perspectives: The Rise and Refinement of Frameless Showers

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GlassGadget Weekly Digest - 21st August 2023

The transformation of the glass industry is beautifully chronicled through the eyes of Chris Phillips, tracing his journey from a commercial glazier in Nevada and California to a specialist in frameless shower enclosures in Santa Cruz. As the tides of trend shifted, Chris's foresight into the booming frameless design set his venture on the path to success.

Key Highlights:

**Journey into Frameless Showers**: Chris delves deep into his evolution from dealing with storefronts and curtain walls to specializing in frameless enclosures. His narrative captures the changing pulse of the industry and the mainstream acceptance of frameless designs.

**NGA’s Frameless Shower Manual**: An invaluable tool, this guide sheds light on meticulous measurement techniques, detailed installation procedures, and paramount safety considerations. Essential for both novice and experienced installers, this manual guarantees impeccable installations in line with industry best practices.

**GCS Glass's Triumphant Journey**: Featured as a recurring name on the INC 5000 list, GCS Glass's story revolves around its foundational values and customer-centric approach. Brandon Nicastro, the company’s Founder, emphasizes the synergy between their core values and consistent growth.

For enthusiasts and professionals alike, the 'Shower Door Professionals' group on Facebook offers a space for engagement and learning. Dive into this week's newsletter for deeper insights and more.

Engage with the full article to get the comprehensive picture of an ever-evolving industry.
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