Safelite Opens Store in Chula Vista, California


CHULA VISTA, Calif. – Aug. 31, 2011 Safelite AutoGlass®, the nation’s leading provider of vehicle glass repair and replacement services, will open a shop in Chula Vista approximately September 14 in an effort to better serve area customers with same-day, in-shop service.

Safelite AutoGlass® has traditionally provided this community mobile service, sending technicians to the customer’s home or office and will continue to do so. However, the new store, located at 1415 Broadway (ZIP: 91911) is located in an automotive related mall and will increase accessibility to parts. The new 4,500 square-foot facility will house approximately 1,000 pieces of glass.

The shop also features three service bays and a welcoming waiting room, with amenities including cable TV and Wi-Fi, making a much better experience for customers.

The addition of this southern San Diego store is a part of Safelite’s plan to expand and improve service in southern California. Since 2009, Safelite® has developed a number of initiatives to provide unrivaled customer service, technical quality, and same-day service for southern California customers. Safelite’s growth in the Southwest U.S. includes:
•opening its second-largest distribution center in Ontario, Calif., in 2009
•opening its third national contact center in Phoenix, Ariz., in 2010
•opening 9 other new locations throughout Southern California in 2011
•relocating 4 existing Southern California locations to improve customer visibility and waiting areas, glass storage, and employee amenities in 2011

The Safelite® store will be managed by Karen Ortega and will have an initial staff of six technicians with the goal of hiring more in the near future.

Safelite® customers in Chula Vista and other southern San Diego communities including National City, Imperial Beach, and San Yisidro can receive a quote or schedule service 24/7 at or by calling 1-800-800-ASAP (2727). Both in-shop and mobile vehicle glass service appointments are available from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

About Safelite AutoGlass®

Safelite AutoGlass®, founded in 1947, is the nation’s leading provider of vehicle glass repair and replacement services, providing mobile service to more than 95 percent of the U.S. population in all 50 states. The Columbus, Ohio-based company employs nearly 10,000 people across the United States and served 4 million customers last year. For more information, visit

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