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Mr. Handyman Int'l. LLC

2014 Franchise 500
#447
At a Glance

Products & Services: Home maintenance and repairs

Number of Locations: 207

Total Investment: $102K - $129.6K

Founded: 2000

Began Franchising: 2000

About Mr. Handyman Int'l. LLC

Mr. Handyman is part of the Service Brands International franchise system, which also includes Molly Maid and ProTect Painters. Franchising began in 2000, and franchisees offer handyman services, including insulation installation, bathroom repairs, carpentry, home maintenance, drywall service, deck repairs and more.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2013 187 12 8 0
2012 208 12 8 0
2011 256 11 2 0
2010 281 6 2 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the U.S.,Africa, Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Canada, Central America, Eastern Europe, Middle East, Mexico, South America, Western Europe.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $102,000 - $129,600
Franchise Fee: $19,900
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 7%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $250,000
Liquid Cash Available: $60,000
Operations
Franchise can be run from home. 22% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Equipment
Inventory
Accounts Receivable
Payroll

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 1 week. At franchisee's location: 6-9 weeks.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks,
Other marketing support: PR, vehicle wrap, online

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #447 (2014), #459 (2013), #352 (2012), #334 (2011), #128 (2010),
Top Home-Based: #35 (2010),
America's Top Global: #197 (2013), #102 (2010),