The Glass Guru
#445 Franchise 500| Window and glass restoration, repair, and replacement

About
Founded

2004

Franchising Since

2007 (11 Years)

Corporate Address

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

CEO

Dan Frey

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$72,750 - $179,500

Liquid Cash Requirement

$50,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$19,500 - $52,500

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5%

Ad Royalty Fee

3%

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, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives

10% off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

62 hours

Classroom Training:

44 hours

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

2

The Glass Guru is ranked #445 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
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.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $72,750 High - $179,500
Units
+1.1%+1 UNITS (1 Year) +3.4%+3 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: Canada
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: August 15th, 2018
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