Get A Grip Resurfacing

Get A Grip Resurfacing

Countertop, cabinet, tub, tile, and shower resurfacing; fiberglass repair
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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$44K - $93K
Units as of 2021
24 4.3% over 3 years

Company Overview

While taking a break from college, Ryan Dillard discovered a way to restore (without removing) worn bathtubs and countertops without and saw a business opportunity. He convinced his parents Cub and Sharon Dillard, and brother Austen, to leave their homes in Texas and come to Albuquerque, New Mexico, to start Get A Grip. The company began franchising in 2007. Franchisees apply new coatings onto bathtubs, sinks, countertops, tile, cabinets and appliances.

About Get A Grip Resurfacing

Founded
1999
Leadership
Sharon Dillard, CEO & Cofounder

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2007 (14 years)
# of employees at HQ
22
# of Units
24 (as of 2021)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
8905 Adams St. N.E.
Albuquerque, NM 87113

Information for Franchisees

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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
$30,000 - $60,000
Initial Investment
$43,600 - $92,700
Net Worth Requirement
$100,000
Cash Requirement
$50,000
Veteran Incentives
10% off franchise fee; ad royalty collection put on hold if franchisee is called up for Guard or Reserve Duty
Ad Royalty Fee
$250-$600/mo.
Term of Agreement
5 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
Get A Grip Resurfacing offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee

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
54 hours
Classroom Training
34 hours
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Marketing Planning & Support
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
2
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Ranked #90

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Updated: February 8th, 2021