Kitchen Solvers

Kitchen Solvers

Kitchen and bath remodeling, design, and installation
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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$92K - $117K
Units as of 2021
48 2% over 3 years

Company Overview

Gerald and Betty Baldner founded Kitchen Solvers as a home-based business in 1982 in La Crosse, Wisconsin. In 1984 the Baldners established the first franchise location of Kitchen Solvers in Janesville, Wisc. The company opened its first international franchise in 1999 in Ottawa, Ontario. Kitchen Solvers franchise outlets are now located throughout the United States and Canada. Services include cabinet refacing, new cabinetry, countertops, and storage solutions.

About Kitchen Solvers

Founded
1982
Parent Company
KS La Crosse Investments LLC
Leadership
Zach Nolte, President

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1984 (37 years)
# of employees at HQ
5
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

# of Units
48 (as of 2021)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
301 4th St. South
La Crosse, WI 54601

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Kitchen Solvers franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$60,000
Initial Investment
$91,584 - $116,720
Net Worth Requirement
$150,000
Cash Requirement
$30,000
Veteran Incentives
50% off royalty free for first 6 months (up to $5,000)
Royalty Fee
6-2.5%
Ad Royalty Fee
1%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
15 hours
Classroom Training
70 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Ad Templates
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: February 8th, 2021