National Property Inspections Incorporated offers commercial and residential customers in the United States a variety of home and property inspection services. The company was formed by entrepreneur Roland Bates in 1987 and has been creating franchise opportunities for business investment seekers in the United States and Canada ever since.
Start-up Cost: $37K - 39K
Since 1987, NaturaLawn of America has operated on a concept of using more earth-friendly methods for lawn care and maintenance. The company uses only organic, biodegradable products in lieu of the traditional method of using harsh chemicals to combat weeds and insects. NaturaLawn became a franchised company in 1989 and now includes nearly 70 independently owned and operated outfits.
Start-up Cost: $107.8K - 144.9K
Nite Time Decor is a landscape lighting company serving residential and commercial customers. Their technicians install lighting systems for yards and gardens, pools, patios, walkways, driveways, and decks. Nite Time also provides ongoing service and maintenance. Currently there are around 40 Nite Time franchises.
Start-up Cost: $37.5K - 74.35K
A subsidiary of The Franchise Company - which also includes CertaPro Painters, Floor Coverings Int’l. and California Closets - Paul Davis Restoration provides emergency cleanup services, as well as subsequent restoration and/or remodeling. More than 200 independent franchise units of the Paul Davis Restoration company are in business in the United States today.
Start-up Cost: $179.46K - 239.77K
Now a 500-strong franchise network, Pillar To Post provides home inspection services. The company provides training and continued education for its inspectors, who are also insured. Pillar To Post was founded and franchised in 1994 and has risen to be the top franchised home inspection service in the United States.
Start-up Cost: $30.7K - 42.75K
The Pirtek name was first established in Australia in 1980. From there it expanded into the U.K. and - in 1996 - the United States. The company provides on-site service and repair to specialty hydraulic hoses. The company has built a reputation for dependable service and quick response time. To date, there are well over 300 Pirtek franchises in business.
Start-up Cost: $327K - 576K
The original Pop-A-Lock location, opened in 1991 in Lafayette, Indiana, now serves as the company’s national training center. The primary service offered by Pop-A-Lock is emergency unlocking, but they also provide a wide variety of security services for residential and commercial customers. Almost 300 Pop-A-Lock franchises are in operation at present.
Start-up Cost: $85.77K - 97.92K
Precision Concrete was founded in the early 1990s in Provo, Utah. Displeased with the concrete resurfacing tools available at the time, the company’s founder made and patented his own. Armed with these new devices, which used saws instead of grinders to remove raised concrete, Precision Concrete Cutting took the local market by storm and eventually branched out into several other states.
Start-up Cost: $140K - 164.5K
What first started as a family garage door business has grown into a franchise system with 70 U.S. units. Now headquartered in Florida, the company has received numerous franchise recognition awards. Technicians arrive to customers’ homes in vans stocked with tools and merchandise, ready to complete repairs or replacement as necessary.
Start-up Cost: $75.56K - 332.27K
PuroClean was started by Rory O’Dwyer and Richard D. Spohn. Serving North America through more than 300 franchises, PuroClean provides cleanup and damage repair caused by flooding, fire, and other disasters. They also offer biohazard cleanup like mold remediation to their residential customers and businesses.
Start-up Cost: $74.26K - 99.38K
Re-Bath works with commercial and residential clients providing bathroom resurfacing and remodeling. The Re-Bath concept is built on the idea that customers would react positively to being offered a quicker alternative to long, drawn-out - and often costly - bathroom remodels. This was an accurate prediction, and the Re-Bath franchise is a remarkably successful operation. There are more than 220 Re-Bath locations in the U.S. and Canada.
Start-up Cost: $62.27K - 344.55K
Donald MacDonald started Rooter Man in Billerica, Massachusetts in 1970 as a plumbing, drain, and sewer service company. The company was popular with customers and MacDonald franchised Rooter Man in 1981. The Rooter Man name can now be found on around 480 individual plumbing service providers in the U.S. and Canada.
Start-up Cost: $46.75K - 137.6K
Sears Home Business Franchises is a collection of related companies providing a variety of home services. Service providers in this network include appliance repair companies, carpet cleaning outfits, duct and vent cleaning services, and more. All operate under the Sears name and build trusting relationships with clients to encourage repeat business and customer loyalty.
Start-up Cost: $11.03K - 191.55K
Servpro evolved from a Sacramento, California based painting business started in 1967 by husband and wife Ted and Doris Isaacson. In 1969, the two franchised the brand and expanded their company’s services to include cleaning and restoration for homes damaged by fires, floods, and other disasters. By 1979, they had acquired Bristol-Meyers Domesticare brand, which included 175 existing franchises. In 1988, Servpro moved its headquarters to Gallatin, Tennessee where they now oversee more than 1500 franchises providing specialized restoration processes to homeowners and businesses across the United States and parts of Canada.
Start-up Cost: $133.05K - 181.45K
ShelfGenie was started in Richmond, Virginia in 2000. The company sells its trademarked Glide-Out shelving solutions through more than 130 stores in the United States. Their products transform existing storage spaces like cabinets and closets, creating more usable space and ease of access in customers’ homes.
Start-up Cost: $70.1K - 125.25K
Sir Grout provides a number of flooring cleaning and restoration services. Using state-of-the-art formulas and methods, many grouting and restoration jobs can be finished and dry within one day. Sir Grout also offers a sandless wood floor restoration process. So far, there are 24 Sir Grouts open in the United States.
Start-up Cost: $73.04K - 120.19K
Solar Universe sells and installs solar panels and solar power generation packages. Solar Universe technicians work closely with customers to build the best solar energy system for them. The goal is to create enough solar power to enable the client to sell energy back to their local electric utility company. Since the franchise was launched in 2008, 33 independently owned Solar Universe locations have opened up.
Start-up Cost: $101K - 306.5K
Cleveland, Ohio-based Sparkle Wash was opened in 1965 and franchise opportunities were made available in 1967. Through nearly 100 independently owned franchised locations, Sparkle Wash provides high-pressure washing and other cleaning and restoration services for commercial and residential customers.
Start-up Cost: $35K - 103.45K
Spring-Green was formed in 1977 by founder Bill Fischer. Fischer had experience as a horticulturist and agronomist and used this to build the concept for his lawn care and maintenance business. He franchised his company not long after starting it and the business has grown to encompass 120 locations serving customers in the United States.
Start-up Cost: $84.18K - 95.52K
Roseville, California was home to the first Glass Guru location, opened in 2004. Glass Guru turned franchise in 2007 and now has more than 50 units and counting. The company offers a unique moisture removal service for dual-pane windows that saves the cost and waste of replacement.
Start-up Cost: $24.69K - 93.99K