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Paul Davis Emergency Services

2014 Franchise 500
#217
At a Glance

Products & Services: Emergency restoration

Number of Locations: 96

Total Investment: $43.5K - $150.7K

Founded: 1966

Began Franchising: 2009

About Paul Davis Emergency Services

For property owners affected by fire, water, mold, storms or other forms of property damage, Paul Davis Emergency Services offers rapid-response mitigation services such as emergency board-up, water and fire damage cleanup and mold removal. The company began franchising in 2009; sister company Paul Davis Restoration has been franchising its insurance-restoration services since 1970.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 96 0 0 0
2013 102 0 0 0
2012 85 0 0 0
2011 43 0 0 0
2010 19 0 0 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $43,490 - $150,730
Franchise Fee: $36,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 4-8%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 5 years, renewable
Veteran Incentives: $5,000 off franchise fee
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $100,000
Liquid Cash Available: $60,000
Operations
Franchise can be run from home. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 2. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
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: 3 weeks. At franchisee's location: 1 week.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Field operations/evaluations
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising,

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #217 (2014), #224 (2013),
Fastest-Growing: #57 (2013),
Top New: #7 (2014), #8 (2013),
Top Home-Based: #59 (2014), #57 (2013),

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