Paul Davis Restoration Inc.

2014 Franchise 500
At a Glance

Products & Services: Insurance restoration

Number of Locations: 200

Total Investment: $186.7K - $383.3K

Founded: 1966

Began Franchising: 1970

About Paul Davis Restoration Inc.

Paul Davis Restoration, founded in 1966 in Jacksonville, Florida, began franchising in 1970. Franchisees offer insurance restoration and remodeling services, including mold remediation, smoke containment and cleanup, water extraction and construction, to residential and commercial clients.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 200 0 0 0
2013 207 0 0 0
2012 207 0 0 0
2011 215 0 0 0
2010 229 0 0 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $186,740 - $383,277
Franchise Fee: $75,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 4%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 5 years, renewable
Veteran Incentives: $5,000 off franchise fee
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $350,000
Liquid Cash Available: $180,000 - $240,000
10% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 2 - 20. 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
Accounts Receivable

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 4 weeks. At franchisee's location: 1 week. Follow-up training at 6-month anniversary : 3 days.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Internet, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising,

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #359 (2014), #350 (2013), #183 (2012), #170 (2011),
Top Home-Based: #47 (2011),

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