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$80K - $218K
Units as of 2023
291 Increase 39.2% over 3 years

Do you like to repair house damage? Then 911 Restoration may be for you! 911 Restoration is a U.S.-based franchise that helps its clients rejuvenate their homes and offices following a disaster. The premier services they provide include sanitization, water damage, mold, fire, and flood restoration services. When you complete each job, you are restoring more than a structure; you are restoring your client's peace of mind and daily normalcy. 

The client base consists of those in residential and commercial areas. 911 Restoration was founded in 2003 and began franchising in 2007. The company is spread over more than 200 territories and is experiencing continued growth in the U.S. and Canada. 

Why You May Want to Start a 911 Restoration Franchise?

To become a franchisee, you do not have to have prior experience in restoration services. However, you should possess strong business and sales skills. Your marketing campaigns might be managed by the in-house search engine optimization (SEO) and Google pay-per-click (PPC) management teams. When purchasing or renting restoration equipment or vehicles, you can enjoy discounts and deals through the multiple national purchasing agreements the franchisor has with various vendors.

911 Restoration has been ranked in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 multiple times in recent years. This ranking is based on an evaluation of more than 150 data points in the areas of costs and fees, size and growth, franchisee support, brand strength, and financial strength and stability. The 911 Restoration brand is nationally recognized, and it is possible to leverage this image as you work.

What Might Make a 911 Restoration Franchise a Good Choice?

To be part of the 911 Restoration team, you should make sure you’re financially ready for an initial investment made up of a franchise fee and other startup costs. Furthermore, ongoing fees may include advertising, royalty, and renewal fees. Franchisees will also need to meet the company's set net worth and liquid capital requirements. 

In-house financing and partnerships may also be provided to the individuals who lack funds but show great potential at succeeding in the business. 

With franchisor support, 911 Restoration works to generate damage leads for franchisees. Franchisees may also get to benefit from the 24/7 support provided by the franchiser.

How To Open a 911 Restoration Franchise

To begin the process of opening a 911 Restoration franchise, you can submit an inquiry form. If the brand finds you to be a good fit, they may contact you and begin the process. It is your job to complete your due diligence and explore the brand and opportunity in its entirety. This also includes speaking to current 911 Restoration franchisees.

After completing your due diligence, you may be allowed to meet with 911 Restoration executives as you interview and attend discovery day. Your franchise representative will guide you as you get ready to sign your franchise agreement, pay your required fees, and attend training. Soon, you may be helping your first client restore their property and peace of mind. 

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Company Overview

About 911 Restoration

Industry Maintenance
Related Categories Restoration Services, Cleaning/Restoration
Founded 2003
Parent Company 911 Restoration Franchise Inc.
Leadership Miri Offir, CEO
Corporate Address 7721 Densmore Ave.
Van Nuys, CA 91406
Social Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube

Business Overview

Franchising Since 2007 (17 years)
# of employees at HQ 44
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchises throughout the US.

This company is offering new franchises in the following international regions: Canada

# of Units 291 (as of 2023)

Information for Franchisees

Here's what you need to know if you're interested in opening a 911 Restoration 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 Information Circle
$29,000 - $49,000
Initial Investment Information Circle
$79,600 - $218,400
Net Worth Requirement Information Circle
$150,000
Cash Requirement Information Circle
$20,000 - $100,000
Veteran Incentives Information Circle
15% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee Information Circle
3%-10%
Ad Royalty Fee Information Circle
1%
Term of Agreement Information Circle
7 years
Is franchise term renewable? Yes
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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 911 Restoration offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee
Third Party Financing 911 Restoration has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: startup costs, equipment, inventory

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 143 hours
Classroom Training 43 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
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

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed? Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit? Information Circle
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time? Information Circle
No
# of employees required to run 3
Are exclusive territories available? Information Circle
Yes
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Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: December 12th, 2022