Automotive glass is one of the most important components of the vehicle you drive and repair. As an automotive repair specialist, it is your duty to stay on top of the automobile glass industry and offer the best automotive glass replacement to your customers.
There are many types of auto glass available from a vast array of automotive glass distributors, auto glass companies and mobile auto glass businesses. Car glass is one of few things your customers can't do without and often stands between them and their car after an accident. To offer the best automotive glass repair services, you should:
1. Decide on the auto glass repairs and services you will offer and the auto glass needed to provide those services.
2. Find a reputable automotive glass company from which to purchase quality materials.
3. Ask for discounts, warranties and solid return policies when working with auto glass manufacturers and distributors.
Decide on the automotive glass repairs you'll offer so you'll know what glass to orderYou need to offer the same services most repair shops offer for auto glass repair. This will keep you competitive and you should price similarly for your local market. Also, consider offering a little something extra to pull customers from your competitors.
Find a reputable automotive glass companyAutomotive glass has specific installation guidelines that must be met and depending on the state in which you are operating, there are certain certifications and skill sets the installers will need at your repair business. This will boost your company's reputation. You should look for the same solid reputation in an auto glass distributor.
Ask for discounts, warranties and solid return policies on automotive replacement glassDon't be afraid to ask about discounts, extended warranties and return policies. By protecting your business materials, you are also protecting your customers from problems with the materials used in their installation or repair of vehicle glass and specialty auto glass.
- Subscribe to an auto glass trade magazine to help you stay abreast of the auto glass industry and the latest in services and technology. Remember that the cost of the subscription is tax deductible as a business expense.