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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#183 Ranked #167 last year
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Initial investment
$87K - $195K
Units as of 2021
261 57.2% over 3 years

Company Overview

Restoration 1 franchisees offer 24-hour emergency water extraction, mold remediation, drying, dehumidification, fire and smoke damage restoration, storm-response services and general maintenance and cleaning services for home and business owners. The company, based in Waco, Texas, was founded in 2008 and began franchising in 2009.

About Restoration 1

Industry
Maintenance
Founded
2008
Parent Company
Restoration 1 Franchise Holding LLC
Leadership
Gary Findley, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2009 (12 years)
# of employees at HQ
17
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

# of Units
261 (as of 2021)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
5113 Steinbeck Bend Dr.
Waco, TX 76708

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Restoration 1 franchise.

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
$54,900 - $59,275
Initial Investment
$87,000 - $195,000
Net Worth Requirement
$175,000
Cash Requirement
$75,000
Veteran Incentives
$7,000 off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
7%
Ad Royalty Fee
1-2%
Term of Agreement
10 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.

Third Party Financing
Restoration 1 has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory

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
20 hours
Classroom Training
62 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Site Selection
Marketing Support
Ad Templates
National Media
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
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
4
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Additional Rankings

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Ranked #183

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #118

Fastest-Growing Franchises

Ranked #84

Top Franchises for Veterans

Ranked #20

Top Franchises for Less Than $100,000

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Updated: February 8th, 2021