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Mr. Rooter

Initial Investment

LOW: $76,775
HIGH: $180,195

Change in Units

-8.2% -25 UNITS (1 Year)
-15.2% -50 UNITS (3 Years)

Company Profile

Founded

1968

Franchising Since

1972 (45 Years)

Corporate Address

1010 N. University Parks Dr. Waco, TX 76707

CEO

Doyle James

Parent Company

Mr. Rooter Corp.

About Mr. Rooter

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.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$76,775 - $180,195

Net-worth Requirement

$200,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$50,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$35,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5-7%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Financing Options

Mr. Rooter offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee

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

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: See List

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: ongoing

Training at headquarters: 1 week

Additional Training: Four regional meetings per year; annual reunion

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Regional Media
National Media

Number of employees required to run: 5 - 6

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Updated: September 7th, 2016

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