Mr. Rooter
#276 Franchise 500| Plumbing, drain, and sewer cleaning

About
Founded

1968

Franchising Since

1972 (46 Years)

Corporate Address

1010 N. University Parks Dr.
Waco, TX 76707

CEO

Mike Bidwell

Parent Company

Dwyer Franchising

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$74,275 - $180,195

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$35,000 - $35,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5-7%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Financing Options

Mr. Rooter has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives

15% off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Ad Templates

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

8-40 hours

Classroom Training:

90.75 hours

Additional Training:

Four regional meetings per year; annual reunion

Number of Employees Required to Run:

5 - 6

Mr. Rooter is ranked #276 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
Established in 1968, Mr. Rooter provides full-service plumbing and drain cleaning to both residential and commercial customers at more than 200 locations in the U.S. and Canada and nearly 100 locations internationally. Mr. Rooter began franchising in 1972 and is a subsidiary of The Dwyer Group.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $74,275 High - $180,195
Units
-1.1%-3 UNITS (1 Year) -15.1%-49 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: Canada, Western Europe
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: June 6th, 2018
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