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Glass Doctor

Franchise

Glass Doctor is N. America's largest full-service glass franchise and the only national glass company to specialize in home, auto, and commercial glass services. Glass Doctor's expert installation, repairs, and replacements - offered by appointment or for emergencies - can improve beauty, energy efficiency, convenience, and security. Glass Doctor is backed by the Neighborly family of service-based franchise brands.

Facts & Figures

Liquid capital required
$50,000
Investment
$127,300 - $265,500
Franchise fee
$35,000
Royalty
5.0% - 7.0%
Offers Financing
Yes
Units in operation
177
Founded
1962
Franchising Since
1977

The FranchiseHelp Brief

What is it?
  • Glass repair & installation for cars, homes, and businesses for both planned improvements and emergencies
  • Projects can include glass installation to enhance appearance, functionality, or security
  • Part of the Neighborly family of services franchises, Glass Doctor is backed by one of the largest collection of brands in franchising
How does it make money?
  • Customers or insurance pay Glass Doctor franchisees for glass services and products
  • Glass Doctor franchisees can also obtain repeat revenue from customers joining the Advantage Plan, a subscription package that gives members priority repair response and discounts
Who is it for?
  • Someone seeking a hands-on services business that works with both consumer and commercial customers
  • Those who would enjoy operating a business that performs projects by appointment as well as 24/7 emergency work
  • Prospective owners may open a new glass services business or convert their existing business with Glass Doctor
What would you do as a franchisee?
  • Work with customers to assess their glass repair and replacement needs, including providing cost quotes and job timeline estimates
  • Hire and oversee a crew of glass service technicians to deliver your service for customers
  • Utilize Glass Doctor's marketing tools and systems to promote your business to potential customers and follow up with job leads

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Overview

**It’s Crystal Clear **

Glass Doctor is an all-in-one national glass specialist for installing, replacing, and repairing home, auto and business glass. Our primary focus is on helping our franchisees meet and exceed their financial, professional and personal goals. As part of the Neighborly family, our expertise lies in providing the right tools, support and environment to turn those goals and dreams into a reality. We see it happen every day. Why shouldn’t it happen to you?

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(Matt Kelly, The Glass Doctor franchisee, Northeast Ohio)

You invest in us. We invest in you.

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With franchising, you get the independence of starting your own business with the security of joining forces with a nationally recognized brand. The combination of your energy and ambition with the experience and expertise of a larger company is explosive in its potential for success.

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What you can expect:

  • Proprietary System: Our unique business model is designed for improving overall profitability and sustainability, including state of the art software to streamline operations.
  • Comprehensive ongoing training and support: Our Sure Start training helps prepare you for many aspects of operations including how to manage your finances. A dedicated Franchise Consultant will coach you for your first year. Franchisees in their second year of operation and after will be assigned a Regional Service Manager to advise them when needed.
  • Registered trademarks and a designated territory: We make sure you are protected.
  • Marketing, marketing, and more marketing: Superior marketing strategies and support offered through a 4-Pillar Marketing System:
  • Web: Leading web presence, national and customizable website, bold online social media presence, SEO optimization, and reputation management)
  • Media: National and local media coverage and PR, consistent advertising
  • Engagement: An online software system to receive client feedback and ensure their satisfaction, a referral program to increase a word-of-mouth advertising, automated personalized in-home service reminders and marketing pieces, back marketing email drip campaigns
  • Continuous innovation: The Glass Doctor marketing team keeps ahead of trends and is always looking and learning new ways to keep the Glass Doctor brand the most recognized glass installation and repair brand in the business.
  • Nationwide networking support: You’ll have over 180 fellow Glass Doctor franchisees to consult with, PLUS the opportunity to meet up at Regional and National Conferences. That’s a LOT of people to “talk shop” with.
  • Vendor Discounts: Cut your expenses with ProTradeNet, a program offering preferred discounts through membership that includes annual rebates.
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_(Tom Ashley, The Glass Doctor franchisee, Panama City, FL) _

And there’s MORE…

  • The Glass Doctor specializes in Flat glass as well as Auto glass
  • In business since 1962!
  • Learn technical and entrepreneurial skills at Glass Doctor University
  • Unique G-12 Guarantee protects both the consumer and franchisee
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_(Jon Lalanne, The Glass Doctor franchisee, Tulare County, CA) _

Quick Facts

  • Franchise Fee: $35,000
  • Total Investment Range: $127,300 - $265,500
  • Financing Available to Qualified Buyers
  • Training Available
  • Incorporated Name: SYNERGISTIC INTERNATIONAL, LLC
  • Industry: Maintenance Services
  • Industry Subsector: Maintenance – General
  • Total Units: 177
  • Year Founded: 2004
  • Started Franchising: 2004
  • Office Location: Waco, TX

Discounts: Veterans and Public Protectors (Police and Fire)

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