Stained Glass Overlay

Franchise Costs

Total Investment: $100,000

Franchisee Options

Financing: Via 3rd party
Training: Available

Franchisor Details

Incorporated Name: Stained Glass Overlay
Year Founded: 1974
Home Office: Orange, CA

About Stained Glass Overlay

Stained Glass Overlay is one of the leading stained-glass manufacturers in the Tri-State area. We specialize in creating artistic beveled, etched, and stained-glass images with appealing and original designs. In addition to decorative art glass, we offer mirror transformations with custom mirror frames, along with tableaux iron art, dream walls, entry doors, glass countertops, backsplashes, and Tiffany lighting.

Values & History

Family owned and operated since 1985, we have years of experience creating a myriad of home design products. Our design options not only beautify homes or commercial spaces but also personalizes them at an affordable price.

Color and pattern enrich our lives. Stained glass, with its stirring colors and intricate craftsmanship, has a unique resonance, a power to impart a depth of character to any space. By blending time-honored techniques with the achievements of modern decorative arts technology, Stained Glass Overlay gives customers the grandeur and playfulness of architectural decorative glass at an affordable price. We have a 30-year international legacy of work which shows-beautifully and colorfully. At SGO, old-world craftsmanship meets 21st-century technology with over 250 hand-crafted colors and textures. SGO is in the business of creating beauty as our patterns represent blueprints of history, culture and modern design.

Industry Performance

Market & Competition

Any individual, business, or institution with a need for decorative glass is a potential client. We are comfortable with any size of the project - from very small to very large. Across the world, SGO franchisees employ well over 1400 people. So, for us, large jobs are not a problem. We have a remarkable reference list and count over 16,000 individual businesses and religious institutions as our clients each year.

We can count many award-winning installations from one of the USA's largest Casinos to the most traditional 13th Century Cathedral in France to the most famous theme park in Japan, the quality and craftsmanship of SGO Decorative Glass span the Globe. We have over 350 locations in the USA and 31 countries. Our company has been featured on Home and Garden TV (HGTV), Kitchen Trends, and Fox's "Renovate My Family."

We are a full service architectural decorative glass provider. We provide decorative glass panels for home, business, or religious institutions. We offer a diverse product range of many types of decorative glass including textured glass, slumped glass, fused glass, traditional stained glass, beveled glass, leaded glass, v-groove glass and many others. Our specialty is our flagship product "Overlay". We offer design services, finished product fabrications, as well as installation.

Purchasing a Stained Glass Overlay Franchise

There is an Initial Investment of $100,000. We serve our franchise network as a trusted ally, providing them with the loyalty of a business partner.

Ideal Candidate & Qualifications

We award franchise contracts to people who can enhance our name, by using our operating systems and support services to build market share.

Training & Support

  • Site selection assistance
  • Lease negotiation assistance
  • Co-operative advertising
  • 6 weeks pre-training in a specific market
  • 2 weeks of training in California
  • 30 weeks 1-on-1 coaching
  • Business mentor program
  • Annual conventions and regional meetings
  • Special continuing education courses



Available In:

Stained Glass Overlay is currently accepting inquiries from the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming