Not Ranked

Initial Investment

LOW: $80,700
HIGH: $128,285

Change in Units

-3.1% -2 UNITS (1 Year)
-1.5% -1 UNITS (3 Years)

Company Profile

Founded

1982

Franchising Since

1984 (32 Years)

Corporate Address

301 4th St. South La Crosse, WI 54601

CEO

Eric Schmitt

Parent Company

KS La Crosse Investments LLC

About Kitchen Solvers

Gerald and Betty Baldner founded Kitchen Solvers as a home-based business in 1982 in La Crosse, Wisconsin. In 1984 the Baldners established the first franchise location of Kitchen Solvers in Janesville, Wisc. The company opened its first international franchise in 1999 in Ottawa, Ontario. Kitchen Solvers franchise outlets are now located throughout the United States and Canada. Services include cabinet refacing, new cabinetry, countertops, and storage solutions.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$80,700 - $128,285

Net-worth Requirement

$150,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$100,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$35,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

1%

Financing Options

Kitchen Solvers offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee

Veteran Incentives


15% off franchise fee

Franchise 500® Rank History

  • 2006 - 293
  • 2007 - 304
  • 2011 - 484

* Not all years were ranked

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training at headquarters: 10 days

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Internet
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
Regional Media
National Media

Number of employees required to run: 1 - 2

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Updated: June 8th, 2016

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