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Glass Doctor Franchise Opportunity

Own a Glass Doctor Franchise

Established in 1962 with one shop in Seattle, Washington, Glass Doctor® offers complete glass repair, replacement, and services to the residential, automotive, and commercial markets in the United States and Canada. This award-winning glass repair and replacement franchise has two distinct verticals to choose from: flat glass or auto glass, so you can choose to own a business in one of two recession-resilient service verticals.

With over 60 years of operation, Glass Doctor has grown to over 180 franchises in the North America.

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Glass Doctor Awards from Franchise Business Review

2024 FBR Top
2024 Best Culture
2023 Top Veterans
2023 Best Culture
2023 Recession Proof
2023 Top Franchise
2022 Top Veterans
2022 Top Recession-Proof
2022 Top 200
2021 Top Veterans
2021 Top
2020 Franchise Rockstar
2020 FBR Top

Glass Doctor Franchise Opportunity

Business Model

Glass Doctor is part of Neighborly®, the world’s largest home services company. Neighborly is the world’s largest home services company with 32 home service brands and 5,500+ locations and offers franchise owners a distinct advantage through its experience and scale.

From networking with other owners both locally and nationwide, to leveraging exclusive vendor and operational savings with ProTradeNet®, to accessing valuable customer insights provided by our in-house data science team — the Neighborly Advantage offers franchise owners the support and resources they need to launch and successfully grow their businesses.

The multi-brand portfolio also means that networking and customer referrals flow more easily between brands in the same local market, creating value for customers and franchise owners alike.

Glass is Everywhere: As the number of vehicles increases, so does the need for auto glass repair and replacement requiring the technology advancements for proper calibration. When glass breaks or fogs with age in a home or business, it needs professional repair and replacement. Two streamlined systems to address growing opportunities.

Consistent: Comprehensive training systems help owners and service professionals provide customers a consistent, high-quality experience from start to finish while making the owners’ employee training role easier, as well.

Technology-Minded: Customers can feel connected and in the loop, thanks to customized business management and scheduling and communications software platforms. This helps franchise owners confidently and efficiently manage their business.

Designated Territories: Opportunities available in numerous markets throughout the U.S. & Canada.

Key Benefits

Trust/History​: Over 60 years in business makes Glass Doctor one of the most trusted names in the industry​.

Control​: Family-Friendly Work Week, No On-Call or Emergency Work​. Achieve a comfortable lifestyle while building long-term stability and a legacy for the family​.

Technology​: Cutting Edge Calibration Tools​. State of the art data analytics​.

Pro-TradeNet Buying Power​: Price breaks from 250+ suppliers; upfront savings and annual rebates.

The Neighborly Advantage: Five Star Painting is part of Neighborly®, the world’s largest home services company with more than 30 home service brands and 5,500+ locations and offers franchise owners a distinct advantage through its experience and scale. The multi-brand portfolio also means that networking and customer referrals flow more easily between brands in the same local market, creating value for customers and franchise owners alike.

Marketing Support

Glass Doctor franchise owners have the support of Neighborly from day one. Marketing support comes in the form of access to powerful print and digital marketing collateral as well as innovative local campaigns and the support of ongoing national campaigns. As part of Neighborly, Glass Doctor franchise owners also have the opportunity for cross-marketing promotions with other brands to generate business across other Neighborly brands.

Training Programs

Franchise owners start with our comprehensive Sure Start training program. This is led by a training consultant and franchise business coach. It includes a combination of business and technical training. Glass Doctor has two distinct business offerings: auto glass services; and home and business glass services. Our franchise training tracks and resources are specific to whichever business offering you operate within.

Comprehensive ongoing training and support: The Glass Doctor training system takes you through classroom-style sales and marketing learning as well as hands-on service technical instruction in the field. Franchise owners have access to a franchise consultant from the beginning who is there to assist as needed and answer any questions. This support includes site visits and regularly scheduled calls.

Nationwide Support: Glass Doctor also facilitates the holding of local, regional, and national conferences to encourage networking and exchange of ideas to make your franchise more successful and profitable.

Vendor Connections: Along with the training, you also receive the support of Glass Doctor’s relationships with glass manufacturers and numerous other vendors to help control costs. As well as access to third-party, industry-leading hiring, and onboarding service companies that can assist you in finding the right staff and service professionals for your business.

Call Center: A service that allows brand-level customers to call in and be directed to your business easily.

Digital Assistance: Branded business website, national social media presence, search engine optimization strategy, and reputation management from a brand level.

IT: Specialized software training and IT support.

Do you offer a discount for veterans?

20% off initial franchise fee for qualified veterans

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Glass Doctor Cost & Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

  • Initial Investment

    The total estimated cost for establishing the business (including: franchise fee, fixed assets, inventory, deposits, other fees and costs, and the working capital required for initial start-up).

    $164,400 - $317,100
  • Net Worth Requirement

    Net worth is the value of all assets, minus the total of all liabilities (what is owned minus what is owed)

    $250,000
  • Cash Requirement

    Your liquid capital, or the cash you need on-hand in order to be able to enter into the franchise agreement.

    $50,000

Glass Doctor® is an industry-leading glass franchise specializing in both auto glass and home & business glass services. Enjoy a values-based culture, flexible workweek, and established systems for success.

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  • Min. Cash Required: $50,000
  • Net Worth Required: $250,000
  • Total Startup Investment: $164,400 - $317,100
  • Franchising Since: 1977
  • Franchise Units: 194

Available Markets

USA United States:

AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WV, WY

CA Canada:

AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, NT, NU, ON, PE, QC, SK, YT

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I would like to explore funding for my business venture from Benetrends Financial (minimum investment $50K, US only).