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Converting your Glass Repair and Installation Business
Reframe Your Future
When you first launched your business, you had an expectation of what that would look like: you’d probably be making a comfortable living for yourself and your family and have plenty of employees to handle projects and phone calls so you could take time off when you wanted to. But now you’ve worked hard your whole career, you’ve put in the time, you’ve built a business — why haven’t you been able to reach those goals?
Glass repair, whether it’s auto glass or glass in a home or business, the industry remains a necessity-based business because glass is everywhere. And Glass Doctor® provides a unique opportunity for you to continue to independently own and operate your glass repair and installation business while tapping into a wealth of resources from our national franchise system.
Is Small Business Franchise Conversion Right for You?
Entrepreneurs usually choose to open a business in an industry they’re passionate about or have experience with. The startup process can be exhilarating, but many owners aren’t prepared to deal with tasks they might be less familiar with, such as marketing, inventory, payroll, and more.
Even though opening your own glass repair and installation business may have been incredibly fulfilling, it can be difficult to continue to build and maintain it all on your own.
Here are some challenges that many solopreneurs face:
- Building a well-informed business plan
- Establishing a customer base from scratch
- Trying to do it all (marketing, sales, business systems, and more)
- Achieving work-life balance
- Managing the business reputation
- Finding and retaining good employees
- Maintaining a strong digital presence
These struggles are some of the key reasons why many people choose the path of small business franchise conversion. An established franchisor like Glass Doctor can take the weight off your shoulders when you roll your business into one of these outstanding franchise opportunities.
Is your glass repair and installation business delivering to your expectations?
These are the five outcomes of owning a business. How many is your glass business delivering for you?
- Generating the income to support what you want to be doing
- Providing for a quality lifestyle
- Creating wealth
- Giving you equity – a valuable business
- Eliminating all negative debt
What’s most important to you, your family and your glass repair and installation business?
Why Glass Doctor?
A Roadmap to Professional Fulfillment
The Glass Doctor established franchise system is designed to provide you the tools, along with business management and leadership training that help you fulfill that desire.
Are all marketing and business development responsibilities on your shoulders, consuming all the precious time you want to spend with family and friends?
When you pursue a Glass Doctor Auto or Glass Doctor Home and Business franchise, many of these responsibilities are streamlined with the franchise systems in place, allowing you to focus on establishing and growing your business. It's all possible because of Glass Doctor’s time-tested systems, strong vendor relationships with preferred discounts, and a national reputation for service excellence.
An Established History and National Brand. A Trusted Name and Award-Winning Franchise.
For nearly 6 decades, Glass Doctor has fine-tuned our franchise system to help dedicated owners like you reach their business and professional goals.
Do industry accolades matter when evaluating whether to roll my business into a franchise opportunity? You bet they do. All aspects of Glass Doctor's franchise system are reviewed along with our peers and competition, and we are consistently identified as one of the premier franchises in the industry.
- 185+ franchises in U.S. and Canada
- Entrepreneur Franchise 500®
- Franchise Times® Top 200
- Entrepreneur Franchise 500® Top Franchise for Veterans
- Franchise Business Review Satisfaction Award
- Global Franchise Award Category Winner
A Code of Values to Work and Live By
As part of the Neighborly® community of home service companies, Glass Doctor follows a Code of Values that each employee is encouraged to support and know by heart and with heart.
The Code of Values serves as a set of universal guidelines we strive to adhere to, from the bottom of the organization to the top. Any meeting of three or more employees of Neighborly companies begins by reciting the Code of Values.
Many companies may talk about their values. However, our franchise owners chose to live them and often share it was one of the deciding factors in joining the Glass Doctor franchise family.
What We Do
The Resources You Need and More.
Our franchise owners are our top priority. We understand feeling secure in your business means being prepared, so we are committed to supporting you with all the information, tools, and resources you need for your business to thrive.
To do that, we provide you access to ongoing marketing and support in the following areas:
- Setting up office systems and day-to-day operations
- Technology training, including operation of our proprietary software systems
- Education in the Glass Doctor business systems, culture, and team development
- Tested marketing strategies, local marking consulting, and access to marketing collateral
- Technology and software training
- Ongoing training and development
Personalized Support from Beginning to End
- We designate a Sure Start Consultant who will guide you through every step of opening your Glass Doctor Home and Business or Glass Doctor Auto franchise
- We then assign you a Franchise Business Coach who will support you as your business grows
Regional and National ConferencesGlass Doctor and our parent company, Neighborly, offer regional and national conferences that provide our franchise owners the opportunity to gather, share and learn together. There's nothing like talking "shop" with fellow franchise owners —they just understand the business! Each year the home office goes above and beyond to provide refresher training on best practices and introductions to new trends and technologies.
Ideal Conversion Franchise Owner
Franchising as a Small Business Growth Strategy
When you choose to roll-in your auto glass repair or home and business repair and installation business into a Glass Doctor franchise, you benefit from a large support network. There’s an established system that helps put things in order, helping you take care of many tasks so you can focus on your passions and talents. It’s still your business, but you’re using franchising as a small business growth strategy and a path to better work-life balance.
Growing a business on your own is tough work — so, let’s work together
Ready to Learn More?
Your Next Step Toward an Excellent BusinessUnparalleled Support from Beginning to End for your Glass Repair and Installation Business
If you need more support for your current operations or want to open a Glass Doctor franchise, we’re ready to help you get started. As a leading national glass repair and installation franchise, Glass Doctor is committed to helping franchise owners meet and exceed their professional and personal goals.
As a franchise owner, you’ll locally own and operate your business like any entrepreneur, but you benefit from the support of the home office and vast network that Glass Doctor provides. Our systems ensure you keep up with growing demand; sustain the business as you age; and have the opportunity to build the flexible, prosperous life you envision.