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Fixin' It Up

If your house needs painting and your roof needs repairing, these franchisees have it covered.

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This story appears in the June 2003 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

This article was originally published with the headline "This Old House."

For five years, Mike Bulpitt and his wife, Beth, both 46, have been fulfilling a variety of home improvement needs through their House Medic franchise (an opportunity that can also be operated under the House Doctors name). Handling small tasks like lightbulb replacements, large tasks like bathroom remodels and emergencies like garage door repairs, the Bulpitts' Springfield, Illinois, franchise has found a booming market.

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