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

About
Founded

1968

Franchising Since

1972 (48 Years)

Corporate Address

1010 N. University Parks Dr.
Waco, TX 76707

Leadership

Mike Bidwell, CEO

Parent Company

Neighborly

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$74,975 - $182,140

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 minimum franchise fee

Support Options
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

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

8-40 hours

Classroom Training:

88 hours

Additional Training:

Four regional meetings per year; annual reunion

Number of Employees Required to Run:

5 - 6

Mr. Rooter is ranked #166 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 - $74,975 High - $182,140
Units
+2.5%+7 UNITS (1 Year) +1.4%+4 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

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Updated: August 22nd, 2019