Stained Glass Overlay

Stained Glass Overlay is an international franchise company. Since 1981 Stained Glass Overlay, a full service architectural decorative glass provider

Stained Glass Overlay Decorative Glass Franchise Information:

Our Company

Stained Glass Overlay (SGO) is an international franchise company based in Orange California. Founded in 1974, the company began franchising its multi-patented designer glass process in 1981. Stained Glass Overlay has over 150 locations in the United States and Canada, and strong representation in 35 other countries around the world, including the United Kingdom, Kuwait, Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, United Arab Emirates, Japan, Malaysia, Romania, Portugal, Morocco, Madagascar, and Russia. We are a world leader in the custom architectural decorative glass sector.

Our Technology

Color and pattern enrich our lives. Stained glass, with its stirring colors and intricate craftsmanship, has a unique resonance, a power to impart depth of character to any space. By blending time-honored techniques with the achievements of modern decorative arts technology, Stained Glass Overlay gives you the grandeur and playfulness of architectural decorative glass at an affordable price. SGO has a 30 year international legacy of work which shows-beautifully and colorfully. SGO has revolutionized the art glass market. 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. Our patterns represent blueprints of history, culture and modern design.

Our Offering

We are a full service architectural decorative glass provider. We will provide decorative glass panels for home, business, or religious institution. 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 service, finished product fabrication, as well as installation. Custom design is a specialty of ours! We work closely with customers from first design consultation all the way to finished product installation.

Our Client

Any individual, business, or institution with a need for decorative glass is a potential client. We are comfortable with any size of 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 sixteen thousand individuals 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 spans the Globe. We have are over 350 locations in the USA and in 31 countries. Our company has been featured on home and Garden TV (HGTV), Kitchen Trends, and Fox\'s "Renovate My Family."

Our Support
  • Site Selection Assistance
  • Lease Negotiation Assistance
  • Co-operative Advertising
  • 6 weeks Pre-training In Specific Market
  • 2 weeks Training In California
  • 30 Weeks 1-On-1 Coaching
  • Business Mentor Program
  • Annual Conventions And Regional Meetings
  • Special Continuing Education Courses

Our Mission

Our mission is to award franchise contracts to people who have the ability to enhance the SGO name, by using our operating systems and support services to build market share. SGO serves its franchise network as a trusted ally, providing them with the loyalty of a business partner.

Please complete the email form below for more franchise information.


Stained Glass Overlay is currently accepting inquiries from the following states:

Wyoming, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Washington, Vermont, Virginia, Utah, Texas, Tennessee, South Dakota, South Carolina, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Oregon, Oklahoma, Ohio, New York, Nevada, New Mexico, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Nebraska, North Dakota, North Carolina, Montana, Mississippi, Missouri, Minnesota, Michigan, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Louisiana, Kentucky, Kansas, Indiana, Illinois, Idaho, Iowa, Hawaii, Georgia, Florida, Delaware, Connecticut, Colorado, California, Arizona, Arkansas, Alabama, Alaska