Welcome to The Glass Guru, where we’ve been helping people explore their franchise possibilities for over a decade. We understand that investing in a franchise is a significant decision, and we’re here to guide you through the process in the most efficient and effective way possible. Our streamlined and proven process focuses on what’s important to potential franchisees. We don’t push for sales; instead, we provide an in-depth look at our business model and help you navigate the franchise discovery process with our team of experts.
At The Glass Guru, we believe in creating mutually beneficial relationships with our franchisees and setting them up for long-term success. Our franchise advisors take the time to get to know you and your goals, and they’re always available to provide support and guidance throughout your business journey. We understand that investing in a franchise is a big decision, and we’re committed to making sure that you have all the information and resources you need to make the best decision for you.
Review Franchise Information
Becoming an entrepreneur has never been easier. After contacting us, your Franchise Sales Advisor will send you a series of emails containing a great deal of information about our company, and the franchise opportunity. Take the opportunity to review the information, and please ask questions along the way.
Speak With Us
An initial conversation with one of our experienced Franchise Sales Advisors goes a long way to ensure we get you the information you need to determine if we are the right franchise for you and your specific business ownership goals. To learn how to become a franchise owner, you can simply call us, or submit an inquiry using the online form, and we will contact you within one business day.
Choose Your Franchise Territory
A lot goes into creating the perfect franchise territory when you’re an entrepreneur. You will have a scheduled call with our Corporate Development Department. During the call, we’ll let you know what territories are available in your area, and work with you to choose a franchise territory that meets our common business objectives.
Take a Closer Look at the Numbers
Before we move forward with your franchised business, we will ask that you provide some more detailed information about yourself. Once you have provided the information by completing and submitting our “Advanced Profile Form”, we’ll send you the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD). Please review this document carefully. We’ll also schedule a call after you’ve had a chance to review the FDD.
Speak With Current Franchise Owners
When it comes to evaluating a franchise, facts & stats can only get you so far. Speaking with active franchise owners still proves to be one of the most valuable steps in the discovery process and one we recommend early on. Our franchise owners love to tell their stories and will prove to be a valuable source of information to help you decide if The Glass Guru is right for you.
To right: Frisco, TX Franchise Owner, Ted Halladay
It’s now time to schedule a half-day Discovery Day visit to The Glass Guru Headquarters in Plano, Texas. During your discovery visit, you’ll have ample time to get to know The Glass Guru Executive and Franchise Support teams. You’ll also get to spend time on a detailed tour of our local franchise, as well as go out on field visits to estimates and customer jobs in progress.
Make Your Decision
After your discovery visit, our team will follow up with any additional information that you might request from us during the visit. If the following few days, the time will come for you to make a decision. If you choose to move forward at this point, The Glass Guru Corporate development team will prepare your franchise agreement and any other required documents for you to execute.
Quick Start Checklist
Once you sign your Franchise Agreement, we will help facilitate your location opening process long before your Initial Training. During this phase, you’ll be working closely with our team of industry and business experts to get your business ready to launch. This includes securing your initial facility, purchasing a vehicle(s), establishing your marketing, negotiating vendors, getting your operating software up and running, and much more.
Initial Franchise Training
You’ll then attend our intensive 5-day Franchise Training Program at one of our Certified Regional Training Locations. During these 5-days, we will pay particular attention to marketing, estimating, and general operations. You will establish graduated learning plans with each of the departments so that you’ll know exactly what is expected upon your return home.
From left to right: Atascocita, TX Franchise Owners, Gustava Jr, Ana Belloso, and Gustavo Valbuena.
Launch Your Franchise Location
Upon your return from training, it’s time to launch the franchise location. At this point, it’s likely that you’ll turn on your marketing if that has not already happened. You will begin running estimates, and doing business. Graduated learning will continue, as members of our support team will maintain a close watch on your progress, and will be there every step of the way to support you and your operation.
To left: Fort Collins, CO Franchise Owner, Chad Kegans