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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#219 Ranked #238 last year
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Initial investment
$133K - $170K
Units as of 2020
373 2.2% over 3 years

Company Overview

CertaPro Painters franchisees provide interior and exterior painting services for homes and businesses. The Oaks, Pennsylvania, company has locations throughout the United States and Canada.

CertaPro Painters is part of First Service Brands, which includes California Closet Company and Paul Davis Restoration.

About CertaPro Painters

Industry
Home Improvement
Founded
1992
Parent Company
FirstService Brands
Leadership
Jeff Bien, VP of Franchise Development
Ticker Symbol
FSV

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1992 (29 years)
# of employees at HQ
80
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following international regions: Canada

# of Units
373 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
2621 Van Buren Ave., #550A
Audubon, PA 19403

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a CertaPro Painters 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
$57,500
Initial Investment
$133,250 - $169,500
Net Worth Requirement
$200,000
Cash Requirement
$80,000
Veteran Incentives
10% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
5%
Ad Royalty Fee
3%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

In-House Financing
CertaPro Painters offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee
Third Party Financing
CertaPro Painters has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Training & Support Offered

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

Classroom Training
80 hours
Additional Training
Weekly webinars
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

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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Additional Rankings

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Ranked #219

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #165

Top Global Franchises

Ranked #101

Top Franchises for Veterans

Ranked #37

Top Franchises for Less Than $150,000

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Updated: February 8th, 2021