The Glass Guru

The Glass Guru is the world leader in glass restoration, repair, and replacement. Our cutting-edge window restoration services, provides property owners with an environmentally-friendly way to restore foggy windows, at about half the cost of traditional replacement.

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The Glass Guru


The Glass Guru Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


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You've made the decision to seek out a new business opportunity. Perhaps it's simply because you are tired of trading time for money. Perhaps your existing job or business is not providing you the income or wealth generation that you desire. You may simply be seeking an opportunity that provides you the time and income to pursue your life to the fullest. If any of these examples sounds like you, then it's time you considered a franchise opportunity with The Glass Guru.

A Winning Concept

The Glass Guru is the world leader in glass restoration, repair, and replacement. Our cutting-edge window restoration services, provides property owners with an environmentally-friendly way to restore foggy windows, at about half the cost of traditional replacement. In addition to restoration services, our franchise locations offer and extensive array of replacement glass products, as well as window and entry door replacements. The Glass Guru provides franchise owners with a winning concept, allowing us to become the fastest growing company in the glass, window, and door industry.

Company Details

Established: 2004
First Unit Franchised: 2007
Franchised Units: 87
Company Owned Units: 0
States Registered In: All U.S. States
Canada Franchises: Yes
International Franchises: No

Support and Training Offered By The Glass Guru

Financial Assistance Provided: Yes
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Recruiting Assistance: Yes
Co-Operative Advertising: No
Training: Locaion opening process is 4-6 weeks, with significant web-based learning opportunity. Initial Franchise Training is one week (Monday thru Friday) at the Roseville California corporate office. Post initial training, our franchise support team works closely with each new franchise owner through the transition to business ownership. Franchisees can take advantage of qualified subject-matter experts in sales, marketing, operations, installation, and more...
Other Info: No industry experience required.

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a The Glass Guru Franchise.

What does a The Glass Guru Franchise Cost?

The Glass Guru franchise fees for 2024:

Cash Investment: $49,500 - $150,000
Total Investment: $49,500 - $150,000
Franchise Fee: $19,500 - $65,000
Royalty: 5%
Ad: 3%
Average Number of Employees: 3
Passive Ownership: Yes
Home Based: No
B2B: No
Master Franchise Opportunities: No

Is The Glass Guru a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. The Glass Guru is a semi absentee franchise and allows passive ownership. A semi-absentee franchise is a business you could start and run while still maintaining a job or other obligation.

Is The Glass Guru a Home Based franchise?

No. The Glass Guru is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do The Glass Guru Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much The Glass Guru franchisees make. The Glass Guru offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is The Glass Guru a Master Franchise Opportunity?

No. The Glass Guru is not a master franchise opportunity.

Does The Glass Guru Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. The Glass Guru franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does The Glass Guru Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

Yes. The Glass Guru franchise does work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is The Glass Guru Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

Yes. The Glass Guru franchise is looking for Canada franchisees.

Is The Glass Guru Looking for International franchisees?

Yes. The Glass Guru franchise is looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see The Glass Guru's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

Buying a Franchise Guide: What is a Franchise Disclosure Document?

When evaluating a franchise opportunity, reading and understanding the current version of their FDD is a necessity. Considering the benefits of franchising, such as established brand recognition and support from the franchisor, it's important to also take into account franchise fees and franchising royalty fees. Since most franchisors are privately owned companies, the current versions of their FDDs are typically not available unless requested directly from them.

Click here to connect with a Franchise Consultant who can help you obtain a copy quickly and for free. They can also guide you through the essential franchise questions to ask, ensuring you make a well-informed decision about your investment.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Home Services, Repair & Restoration, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

50-100 UNITS

Cash Required

$50,000 - $100,000

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Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


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Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


The Glass Guru Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing The Glass Guru franchises for sale. We may have The Glass Guru franchise resales. A franchise resale is an already established franchise owned by a franchisee and the franchisee is looking to sell their franchise.

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