The Glass Guru
The Glass Guru is the leader in glass restoration, repair, and replacement services. Our cutting-edge window restoration services provide property owners with an environmentally-friendly way to restore foggy windows, at about half the cost of replacement. The Glass Guru is regularly ranked as a top home-services franchise, top low-cost franchise, and top-franchise when it comes to franchise owner satisfaction.
Facts & Figures
Liquid capital required
$76,550 - $203,000
$17,600 - $65,000
Units in operation
The FranchiseHelp Brief
What is it?
- Industry leader in glass restoration, repair, and replacement services
- Offers environmentally-friendly and cost-efficient restoration of foggy windows, as well as replacement of windows and doors, new shower enclosures, in-glass pet doors, mirrors, frames, and more
How does it make money?
- Customers pay for goods and services
Who is it for?
- People looking for a business that is built to last
- Anyone who wants a hands-on business that does not require industry experience
- Someone with business experience in sales, marketing, home improvement, and/or management
What would you do as a franchisee?
- Assess clients' needs and provide the appropriate glass products or services
- Deploy franchise operations, with consistent and meaningful help along the way
Align With an Industry Leader
The Glass Guru is the industry leader in glass restoration, repair, and replacement services. Our cutting-edge window restoration services provide property owners with an environmentally-friendly way to restore foggy windows, at about half the cost of traditional replacement. The Glass Guru can also remove scratches and water stains on a variety of glass items. In addition to restoration services, The Glass Guru franchise locations offer and extensive array of replacement glass products, as well as window and entry door replacement, new shower enclosures, in-glass pet doors, mirrors and frames, automatic openers for residential sliding doors, and more!
A Business Model That Works for you
The Glass Guru’s ideal franchise candidates are coming from all walks-of-life, and often do not have ANY industry experience when they start. Typically, franchise owners do have business experience in one or more of the following areas: sales, marketing, home improvement, and/or management. The Glass Guru franchise owners understand the importance of marketing and business networking, and are comfortable recruiting, and developing great employees. The Glass Guru has a proven business model, with a world-class support structure.
Franchise owners rapidly deploy their franchise operations, with consistent and meaningful help along the way. The Glass Guru offers a diverse array of products and services, and squarely positions the company in both home maintenance/repair and home improvement categories. This ensures that franchise owners have a solid foundation of meaningful business opportunities over time, regardless of external economic conditions. The typical customer base has few limitations… every owner of real property (residential or commercial) either does, or will eventually need The Glass Guru’s services!
The Glass Guru franchise owners have the benefit of having operations with a relatively low fixed-cost structure, and little to no inventory requirements. Staffing is minimal, and infinitely scalable with the size of the operation, ensuring that labor costs are truly a variable cost. Franchise fees start at just $17,600, and most locations can be started with around $75,000 in liquid capital. Fixed costs like vehicles and physical locations are meant to be scaled up, and directly proportionate with the growth of the franchise location(s) over time, creating great positive cash-flow opportunities.
The Glass Guru is Widely Recognized
Since 2007, The Glass Guru franchise opportunity has quietly become one of the best around. From the company’s inception, The Glass Guru has been the recipient of great praise from industry leaders and trade organizations.
- Franchise 500 - #300 (2016)
#234 (2015), #244 (2014), #262 (2013), #273 (2012), #400 (2011), #482 (2009)
- Top Low-Cost Franchises - #63 (2016)
#38 (2015), #45 (2014), #39 (2013), #50 (2102), #90 (2011)
- Top New Franchises – #12 (2012)
- Top Home-Based/Mobile Franchises - #86 (2016)
#64 (2015), #69 (2014), #68 (2013), 82 (2012)
Franchise Business Review
- Franchise Satisfaction Award (2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012)
- Top Low-Cost Franchises (2016, 2015, 2014, 2013)
Remodeling 550 – Top Remodeling Franchise 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
Sacramento Business Journal
- Fastest Growing Company in Greater Sacramento
#29 (2013 ), #34( 2012)
Why Choose The Glass Guru
- In-Demand Core Services – Ensure that your new business in built to last. The Glass Guru’s products and services have proven to be in high-demand, regardless of the current economic conditions. Every owner of real property (residential or commercial) either does, or will eventually need our services! Glass repair is an extremely high-priority repair.
- Get Started in a “Sleeper” Industry – There are a conspicuous lack of recognized providers in our space, leaving a great opportunity in every market to rapidly grow market-share.
- We’re Different – The Glass Guru is the ONLY company in the space to offer the entire array of solutions to our customers…. Glass & window restoration, repair, and replacement.
- No Industry Experience Required – Our most successful franchise owners DID NOT have any glass / window industry experience before becoming franchise owners. Our ideal candidates come to the table with BUSINESS experience, not glass experience.
- Franchise Satisfaction – Year after year, The Glass Guru ranks as one of the best companies in terms of franchise satisfaction.
- Top Low-Cost Franchise Opportunity – Get started for as little as $75K.
- World-Class Support – The Glass Guru has built a great support team with a tremendous number of core-competencies. The franchise support team is here for you every step of the way!
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