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Benjamin Franklin Plumbing

2014 Franchise 500
#346
At a Glance

Products & Services: Plumbing services

Number of Locations: 271

Total Investment: $78.3K - $350.5K

Founded: 2000

Began Franchising: 2001

About Benjamin Franklin Plumbing

Benjamin Franklin Plumbing is owned by Clockwork Home Services, which also franchises One Hour Heating & Air and Mister Sparky. Franchisees offer plumbing services including installation, repairs, replacements and 24-hour emergency services. The company also offers a plumbing maintenance membership club, the Ben Franklin Society, which includes an annual safety inspection, leak check and water heater tune-up.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 259 1 0 11
2013 255 1 0 11
2012 246 0 0 11
2010 250 0 0 11
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $78,265 - $350,450
Franchise Fee: $43,000 - $150,500
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 5%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Direct Capital
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Equipment
Inventory
Accounts Receivable
Payroll

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters. Available at franchisee's location. At regional & national training sites : ongoing.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, Regional advertising,

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #346 (2014), #130 (2011), #143 (2010),

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