Every windshield repair company relies on a number of different resins and supplies to make their operation successful. Here we will share some money saving tips to make your supplies last longer and go farther.
Resin – Surely the most expensive of your supplies and one you want to go as far as possible. Most windshield repair resins have a 1 to 2 year shelf life at room temperature. The resin in your vehicle is usually subject to temperatures much higher than that, especially during the hot summer months. Take approximately 1/4 ounce of resin with you in your vehicle and store the bulk of your resin in your temperature controlled shop. When working outdoors, keep your resin bottles closed until you are ready to dispense the resin into your injector or syringe. Try to shade the open bottle from direct sunlight so as not to expose the resin to the sun’s ultraviolet light. Continue reading
People today use credit and debit cards to pay for just about everything. Windshield repair is no exception. If you don’t accept that form of payment you could be potentially losing out on quite a lot of business. Fortunately there is a simple solution where you can start accepting credit cards using your smartphone and a plug in card scanner from companies like Square Up and Intuit. Both allow you to take credit cards while paying a flat rate per sale of 2.5% to 2.75%. No additional monthly fees apply. You only pay when you use it. Getting started is easy. Contact the company’s website and order the free scanner and download the free software to your smartphone. Fill out a simple application and you’re on your way. Don’t lose another job to the big boys. Start accepting credit cards today!
Your car has a safety kit inside it. The air bags, seatbelts and windshield are a major part of your car’s safety restraint system. When you are in an accident, the air bags keep you from hitting the dash and the seatbelts keep you from flying through the windshield. What you may not realize is the windshield maintains the structure of the vehicle in case your car rolls in an accident. It can possibly keep you from being ejected and it serves as a cushion for the occupants. Continue reading
Okay, you’ve got your own windshield repair company. Now all you need is business. Here are some tips to help jump start your sales:
1. Get your business signed up with the insurance billing networks. These are a handful of companies that act as the middlemen for the insurance companies and process all of their auto glass claims. Examples are the SGC Network (sgcnetwork.com), Lynx Services (lynxservices.com), Harmon Solutions Group (harmonsolutionsgroup.com) and Gerber National Glass Services (gerberngs.com). Continue reading
What if you could cut your overhead expenses on fleet maintenance or increase sales tickets with your current customer base? Since you specialize in what you do, how can you add a totally new service to your business and still maintain your high standards of service and quality? Continue reading
With the recent passing of Earth Day, many auto glass companies have been in the news for their green efforts. In particular, windshield recycling has become a popular way for companies to market themselves as green while saving more waste from entering the landfill. Continue reading
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