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Franchise: The Glass Guru

Initial Investment
LOW:$37,300
HIGH: $135,800
Change in Units
+1.1% +1 UNITS (1 Year)
+11.3% +9 UNITS (3 Years)

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Security
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
National Media
Regional Media

Training at headquarters: 5 days

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 2

About The Glass Guru

The Glass Guru first opened in 2004 in Roseville, California, offering moisture removal for failed dual-pane windows as well as surface restoration for scratched and stained windows. In 2006, the company added glass and window replacement to its available services. Glass Guru locations also offer screens, shower enclosures, mirrors, table tops, doors and specialty products. Franchising began in 2007.

Founded

2004

Franchising Since

2007 (10 Years)

Corporate Address

1382 Blue Oaks Blvd., #213 Roseville, CA 95678

CEO

Dan Frey

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: See List

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$37,300 - $135,800

Liquid Cash Requirement

$37,300 - $140,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$17,600 - $65,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5%

Ad Royalty Fee

1%

Financing Options

The Glass Guru offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee

The Glass Guru has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment

Veteran Incentives


10% off franchise fee

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Updated: September 8th, 2016

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