The BrickKicker Home Inspection
Residential and commercial inspections, related services

About
Founded

1989

Franchising Since

1994 (25 Years)

Corporate Address

849 N. Ellsworth Ave.
Naperville, IL 60563

CEO

Ronald Ewald

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$16,750 - $44,550

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$12,000 - $27,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Financing Options

The BrickKicker Home Inspection offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee

Veteran Incentives

$2,000 to $4,000 off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

On-The-Job Training:

up to 2 days

Classroom Training:

up to 10 days

Bio
Len Franckowiak founded the Home Building Institute (HBI), a school that taught about the different facets and trades of home building. One of the courses at HBI, Old House Rehab, dealt with the inspection and analysis of old houses. Realtors would take the class to learn about older homes and would often call on Franckowiak for his insight into the condition of a property. Through these consultations, Franckowiak saw the need for a home inspection service and, with the help of Ronald Ewald, started BrickKicker in 1992.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $16,750 High - $44,550
Units

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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