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Dryer Vent Wizard Int'l. LLC

2014 Franchise 500
#273
At a Glance

Products & Services: Dryer-vent cleaning, replacement

Number of Locations: 70

Total Investment: $54.95K - $89.9K

Founded: 2004

Began Franchising: 2006

About Dryer Vent Wizard Int'l. LLC

Mr. Handyman founder Dave Lavalle started Dryer Vent Wizard in 2004, and began franchising in 2006 with the help of franchising veteran Greg Longe. Dryer Vent Wizard franchisees inspect, clean, repair, install and reroutes dryer vents for homeowners and in commercially-owned buildings.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 69 1 0 0
2013 72 1 0 0
2012 62 0 0 0
2011 57 0 0 0
2010 52 0 0 0
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: $54,950 - $89,850
Franchise Fee: $34,000 - $49,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 10%
Term of Franchise Agreement: Term of agreement renewable
Veteran Incentives: $5,000 off franchise fee
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $100,000
Liquid Cash Available: $20,000
Operations
Franchise can be run from home. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed..
Direct Capital
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Equipment
Inventory
Accounts Receivable
Payroll

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #273 (2014), #304 (2013), #433 (2012), #302 (2011),
Top New: #18 (2011),
Top Home-Based: #79 (2014), #83 (2013), #97 (2011),

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