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New Tape Measure Solves Problem for Glaziers

A new tape measure from Gambit Tools, called Laser Lens, aims to make taking measurements with lasers easier for glaziers and other tradespeople. Typically, a glazier would have to position their tape upside down, and get themselves physically lower than … Continue reading

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BLS Data: California Employs the Most Glaziers, New Jersey Pays the Most

California, Florida, Texas, New York and Washington are the states that employ the most glaziers according to May 2019 Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) data, released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics earlier this year. While California employees the most … Continue reading

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Report Explores Value of Entering a Trade

Labor shortages have been an ongoing topic of concern for the industry, as many companies have found interest in entering trades has declined. But that might be changing, according to a recent report from Housecall Pro, which highlights return on … Continue reading

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Contract Glazier Activity off to Good Start in 2020

Glass- and glazing-related nonresidential construction increased on a monthly and yearly basis to start the year, according to Key Media & Research (KMR). Nonresidential construction increased 5.1% in January 2020 compared to January 2019 and was up 1.6% from December … Continue reading

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Q4 2019 CCI Sees Contractor Confidence Hit Record Low

Contractor confidence reached an all-time high in the third quarter of 2019 with a composite score of 77, but that quickly diminished in the fourth quarter. The Commercial Construction Index (CCI) dropped six points to a score of 71, the … Continue reading

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