August 31, 2009 // Franchising.com // OKATIE, S.C. – The Glass Doctor® of Beaufort County franchise owned by Phil Boatwright is now open and ready to "fix your panes!"
Glass Doctor of Beaufort County offers mobile residential, automotive, and commercial glass services to Hilton Head, Ridgeland and the surrounding area. The showroom and shop is open 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 24-hour emergency service is available.
"We're pleased to be a part of Glass Doctor," Boatwright said. "Glass Doctor offers more value for the customer as a full-service shop, with windshield repair and replacement as well as home window repair, plus home improvements like shower doors and custom mirrors."
Upon purchasing the franchise, Boatwright attended the most in-depth training in the glass services industry, a 10-day training course on the latest glass repair technology, customer service techniques and marketing methods held at the Glass Doctor University Training Center in Waco, Texas.
Glass Doctor is the nation's largest chain of full-service glass franchises. In addition to replacement services for home, auto and business, Glass Doctor also offers custom glass services, such as tub and shower enclosures, entry door glass and mirrors. Established in 1962 with one shop in Seattle, Wash., today Glass Doctor offers complete glass repair, replacement and services to the residential, automotive, and commercial markets at more than 375 locations in the United States. Glass Doctor began franchising in 1977 and joined The Dwyer Group, Inc., an international franchisor of service industry companies, in 1998. At that time the company's corporate headquarters relocated to Waco, Texas. Today there are more than 165 Glass Doctor franchise owners across the United States and Canada.