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Glass Doctor


Glass Doctor is North America's largest full-service glass franchise organization and the only national glass company to specialize in home, auto, and business glass applications. Offering installation, repair, and replacement services to clients throughout North America.

Facts & Figures

Liquid capital required
Net worth required
$127,300 - $265,500
Franchise fee
5.0% - 7.0%
Offers Financing
Units in operation
Franchising Since

The FranchiseHelp Brief

What is it?
  • Full-service glass repair and replacement service for homes, cars, and businesses
How does it make money?
  • Customers pay directly for glass services and products
  • Glass Doctor franchisees get discounts from numerous product vendors nationally
Who is it for?
  • Someone who seeks a home-based business opportunity
  • Anyone who enjoys traveling to customers' homes and businesses
  • Franchisees looking for an opportunity with low start-up costs
What would you do as a franchisee?
  • Market and advertise your business
  • Work with customers to assess their glass repair and replacement needs
  • Hire glass service technicians as needed



**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 Dwyer Group, 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
  • 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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