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This Franchisee Says He's All About Renewal -- of Carpets and Wood, That Is.
Franchise Players

This Franchisee Says He's All About Renewal -- of Carpets and Wood, That Is.

Albuquerque-based Glenn Buckland has been in the franchise business 28-plus years and now divides his time between businesses that clean carpets and refresh wood.
Entrepreneur Staff
Google, Amazon Expand Into On-Demand Home Services
Home Improvement

Google, Amazon Expand Into On-Demand Home Services

The 'gig' economy is expected to grow more than twice its current size by 2020 and these two giant companies want a piece of the pie.
These Days, This HVAC Franchisee Is Cooling His Heels as a Successful Business Owner
Franchise Players

These Days, This HVAC Franchisee Is Cooling His Heels as a Successful Business Owner

Derek Cole held a variety of jobs in HVAC before becoming a franchise owner in 2009.
Entrepreneur Staff
This Man Climbed the Ladder by Sticking With Gutters
Franchisees

This Man Climbed the Ladder by Sticking With Gutters

Loyalty and ambition drive a U.S. success story.
Check Out This Star Trek-Style Home Elevator
Home Improvement

Check Out This Star Trek-Style Home Elevator

The Terry Lifestyle Lift offers an alternative to stairlifts and bulky home elevators for those with mobility issues.
A Franchisee Who's Literally Building His Dream Business From the Ground Up
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A Franchisee Who's Literally Building His Dream Business From the Ground Up

Jovanny Galarza has prepared to own a construction business ever since he was a little boy, helping his dad around the house.
Entrepreneur Staff
Will These Franchises From Down Under Come Out on Top in America?
Franchises

Will These Franchises From Down Under Come Out on Top in America?

Australians are franchise fanatics -- and their eyes are on U.S. expansion.
From a Fix-it Guy to a Franchisee Now Working on His First $1 Million
Franchise Players

From a Fix-it Guy to a Franchisee Now Working on His First $1 Million

Home improvement franchisee Kory Arntson has been honored by Angie's List not once but three times.
Entrepreneur Staff
A Franchisee Who's Expert at Building Both Shelves and Revenues
Franchise Players

A Franchisee Who's Expert at Building Both Shelves and Revenues

Alan Regala is so good at home improvement that he reached the $1 million revenue mark within three years.
Entrepreneur Staff
These 101 Franchises Are the Best of the Best
Franchises

These 101 Franchises Are the Best of the Best

From auto repair or sandwich making, these franchises rank at the top of their industry categories.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Home Improvement Startup Porch Raises $65 Million at $500 Million Valuation
Funding

Home Improvement Startup Porch Raises $65 Million at $500 Million Valuation

The 16-month-old company plans to allocate funds towards enhancing its new mobile app.
Geoff Weiss
Need a Room Painted? This New Startup Wants to Streamline the Whole Process.
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Need a Room Painted? This New Startup Wants to Streamline the Whole Process.

PaintZen, backed by real-estate mogul Barbara Corcoran, launches in New York and San Francisco today.
Catherine Clifford
With $28 Million in New Funding, Porch Is the 1-Year-Old Startup Looking to Remodel the Home Improvement Market
Funding

With $28 Million in New Funding, Porch Is the 1-Year-Old Startup Looking to Remodel the Home Improvement Market

In addition to a large Series A, the company reported an exponential increase in employee headcount and several new site features.
Geoff Weiss
5 Gadgets to Make Your Home a 'Smarter' Place
Technology

5 Gadgets to Make Your Home a 'Smarter' Place

Your home Wi-Fi network can be used to keep your home safe, keep your plants alive and even keep up with what's in your fridge.
Emily Price