The Glass Guru

Description

The Glass Guru is a leading franchised glass and window repair and replacement Company and marketer of a patent-pending moisture removal technology for failed dual pane windows. With an emphasis on environmentally responsible and money-saving restoration services bundled with traditional replacement services, The Glass Guru locations provide unique solutions and one-stop convenience for residential and commercial customers

  • Dual pane moisture removal
  • Scratch & Stain Removal
  • New Glass for Windows, Doors, Cabinets, Shelves, Tabletops, etc.
  • Glass Shower Enclosures
  • Screens & Sunscreens
  • Doors, Hardware & more

Background

Year Established: 2004
Year First Franchised: 2007
Franchised Units: 50-100
Actual number of units: 70
Company Owned Units: 1
Projected New Units (12 months): 25-40

States referrals are accepted in:

  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wyoming

Avail. in Canada: Masters/Area Developer: Yes

Notes:

Availability in Canada: No
States, from which Broker Referrals are not being accepted - Currently not registered in: HI, MN, ND, RI & WI

 

Financial / Terms

Cash Investment: $45,000
Minimum Investment: $45,000
Minimum Net Worth: $Net positive
Franchise Fee: $See Note Section

Royalty: See Note Section
Ad: See Note Section
Average # of Employees: 2-5
Passive Ownership Allowed: Yes
Earnings Claims: No


Notes:

Cash Investment:

$30K: 250,001-500K population
$45K: 500,001-1mm+ population
Franchise Fee:

Less that 250k population = $12,500 - $25,000 Franchise Fee
250,001 - 499,999 population = $21,250 - $42,415 Franchise Fee
500,000 - 749,999 population = $37,500 - $56,175 Franchise Fee
750,000 - 999,999 population = $52,500 - $65,000 Franchise Fee
1 Million+ population = $65,000 Franchise Fee
Total Investment: $24,950 -$95,350
Minimum Net Worth: Net Positive

Royalty:
• 7%- Moisture and Scratch removal
• 5%- Window repair and replacement
• 4%- Wholesaling Windows
• 1%- Marketing fee


Ad:

  • Grand opening (minimum) $3k (Grand opening advertising expense off-set against any marketing material purchased for operations e.g. business cards, signs, car wrap, etc.)
  • Franchisee (at least) 5%
  • Marketing fund: 1% (see royalty above)

Average # of Employees: between 2 and 5
Passive Ownership Allowed: Yes, as long as certain qualifications are met.
Earnings Claims: No

 

Franchise Sales

Single Unit: Yes
Multiple Units: No
Area/Master Developer: No
Resales: No

 

International Expansion

International Expansion Opportunities: Yes
Developing outside of the U.S.: Canada, Australia, Japan, New Zealand
Single Unit Availability Outside U.S.: No
Multiple Unit Availability Outside U.S.: No
Area Development or Master Avail.: Yes
Cash Investment: Inquire with Corporate
Total Investment: Inquire with Corporate

 

Support & Training Provided

Financial Assistance Provided: No
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Co-operative Advertising: No


Notes:

Co-operative Advertising: Not currently, but in the future, Yes.

Training:

  • Initial (mandatory) 5 Day Franchise Training at HQ
  • Monthly one-on-one coaching sessions 
  • Regular group conference call trainings
  • Annual franchise convention
  • Full support staff available daily, Monday thru Friday: 9am-5pm PST

 

Get Started!

Freddy O'Pry

Franchise Development

281-342-7474