April 07, 2010 // Franchising.com // FRUITLAND, MD – The Glass Doctor® of Wicomico & Worcester franchise owned by Bob Harrington is now open and ready to "fix your panes!"
Glass Doctor of Wicomico & Worcester offers mobile residential, automotive, and commercial glass services to Fruitland, Salisbury 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, we know it will help us expand our business," Harrington said. "Now can do all home window glass repair and replacement services, even shower enclosures. We are expanding into auto glass and windshields as well."
Upon purchasing the franchise, Harrington 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.
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 300 locations in the United States. In addition to glass repair and replacement services for home, auto and business, Glass Doctor offers custom glass services, such as tub and shower enclosures, entry door glass and mirrors. 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.