Most Popular Service: Mobile auto glass replacement and repair
Staff Size: 1 person
Average Duration of Services: 30?60 minutes
Brands Used: OEM-quality parts
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Do you or your staff have any special certifications or degrees?
I'm an Auto Glass Safety Council certified tech.
When and how did you first develop a passion for your work?
I started out in 1995 as a telemarketer for a glass shop. I also just love to fix things.
What aspect of your job, or the services you offer, most often surprises people?
Our mobile service.
Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?
I love what I do, and even though I'm the owner of the glass shop, I'll be the one working on your vehicle?not an employee.
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