Abacus glass - window glass replacements etc
South Africa - WESTRAND
Abacus Glass situated on the Westrand.Window glass replacements and small new glazing jobs. Sliding door glass replacements. Mirrors, table tops, shelves, sandblasted glass, laminated safety glass, obscure glass, clear glass, amber glass, picture frame glass...... etc. Break in repairs Welding to burglar bars and security gates.glass supplied and delivered if required.... etc.
Why should people choose you?
Being a small business we try our utmost to be on time for appointments and give an honest yes or no if we are able to manage doing job.it is important to give client a good service and to make sure glass is of a good quality and that the end product of completion good.
How has your business grown over the last 3 Years?
To be honest last 3 years have been tough, we had continual cable theft of our land lines so we no longer have lines and now have to rely on cell phones. Lost a number of clients so trying to build up clientel again. Recession has hit hard and a lot more small glass businesses now in operation.
Do you have advice about starting a business?
FIRSTLY dont get in to DEBT. Times are hard and if a person has lost their job a problem. I would say go for what most need food and clothing or basics. However profit margin wont be a lot very difficult!!!!If a person has a large capital then will be easier to start a business.
Who are you targeting?
Home owners mainly as window repairs and perhaps building on for family member. Also garden services who have a stone fying up from a lawn mower or edge cutter perhaps. Also a handy man or small building contractor. and also nursery schools or normal schools.
083 504 9983