Glass Doctor® on Entrepreneur magazine's "Franchise 500" list

WACO, Texas (Jan. 25, 2006) - Entrepreneur magazine named Glass Doctor, a full-service glass repair and replacement provider, to its 27th annual "Franchise 500"
and "Top Global Franchises" lists.

The magazine also ranked Glass Doctor the "Best of the Best" in their category of home repairs.

Known as the world's first, best and most comprehensive list of franchises, Entrepreneur bases its rankings on financial strength and stability, growth rate and size of the system.

"This is a huge honor for Glass Doctor and our entire franchise team, which has helped us build our brand throughout the nation," said Mark Dawson, president of Glass Doctor. "I am proud of our achievements as we strive to deliver the best service to our customers."

Glass Doctor has five sister companies (Aire Serv®, Mr. Rooter®, Mr. Appliance®, Mr. Electric® and Rainbow International®) that also made the "Franchise 500" list, which was published in the January issue.

About Glass Doctor®:
Established in 1962, Glass Doctor is the largest chain of full-service glass replacement providers in the nation. Recognized by Entrepreneur magazine among its "Franchise 500," Glass Doctor franchisees offer complete glass replacement, service and repairs to the automotive, residential and commercial markets at more than 400 locations in the United States and Canada. Glass Doctor is a subsidiary of The Dwyer Group, Inc. For further information or to find the location nearest you, visit

About The Dwyer Group®:
The Dwyer Group, Inc., based in Waco, Texas, is a holding company of six franchise businesses, each selling and supporting a different franchise under the following service marks: Aire Serv®, Glass Doctor®, Mr. Appliance®, Mr. Electric®, Mr. Rooter® (Drain Doctor® in the UK), and Rainbow International®. Collectively, these independent franchise concepts offer customers world-wide a broad base of residential and commercial services. The Dwyer Group also owns Harmon Solutions Group(TM), a third party administrator for the insurance community, and provides services to an associate company, DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen by Worldwide®, a national remodeling franchise. The Dwyer Group is a portfolio company of The Riverside Company, a private equity firm with offices in New York, Cleveland, Dallas and San Francisco. For more information on The Dwyer Group, or its franchise concepts, visit the company's Web site at

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