Mr. Rooter
#380

Initial Investment

LOW: $74,125
HIGH: $187,300

Change in Units

-6.9% -21 UNITS (1 Year)
-8.2% -25 UNITS (3 Years)

Promoted Opportunities

Company Profile

Founded

1968

Franchising Since

1972 (44 Years)

Corporate Address

1010 N. University Parks Dr. Waco, TX 76707

CEO

Doyle James

Parent Company

Mr. Rooter Corporation

About Mr. Rooter

Established in 1968, Mr. Rooter provides full-service plumbing and drain cleaning to both residential and commercial customers at more than 200 locations in the U.S. and Canada and nearly 100 locations internationally. Mr. Rooter began franchising in 1972 and is a subsidiary of The Dwyer Group.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$74,125 - $187,300

Net-worth Requirement

$200,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$50,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$32,500

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5-7%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Financing Options

Mr. Rooter offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee

Mr. Rooter has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives


$3,000 off franchise fee

Franchise 500® Rank History

Highest Rank: 122

Lowest Rank: 427

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following regions/states: See List

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: Varies

Training at headquarters: 5 days

Additional Training: Four regional meetings per year; annual reunion

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Security
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
Regional Media

Number of employees required to run: 5 - 6

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Updated: January 15th, 2016

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