My Queue

There are no Videos in your queue.

Click on the Add to next to any video to save to your queue.

There are no Articles in your queue.

Click on the Add to next to any article to save to your queue.

There are no Podcasts in your queue.

Click on the Add to next to any podcast episode to save to your queue.

You're not following any authors.

Click the Follow button on any author page to keep up with the latest content from your favorite authors.

Rooter-Man
#107 Franchise 500| Plumbing, drain, and sewer cleaning

About
Founded

1970

Franchising Since

1981 (37 Years)

Corporate Address

268 Rangeway Rd.
North Billerica, MA 01862

CEO

Donald MacDonald

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$46,750 - $137,600

Net-worth Requirement

$25,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$10,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$3,975 - $39,750

Ongoing Royalty Fee

Varies

Ad Royalty Fee

Varies

Financing Options

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

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

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

On-The-Job Training:

8-16 hours+

Classroom Training:

16

Additional Training:

2-day training seminar

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

3 - 5

Rooter-Man is ranked #107 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
Rooter-Man was founded in 1970 by Donald MacDonald, in North Billerica, Massachusetts. The company expanded throughout the northeast before beginning to franchise in 1981. Franchisees offer residential and commercial plumbing and drain services and repairs and sewer cleaning.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $46,750 High - $137,600
Units
+3.8%+23 UNITS (1 Year) +24.0%+123 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
Learn More

Franchise Articles

A Buzzing Business: How These Entrepreneurs Turned a Longtime Annoyance Into Successful Careers in Pest Control

Mosquito Joe franchisees Kurt and Melissa Godwin share how their second career helped create a better work-life balance for them.

The 5 Attributes of Franchises Growing with Velocity

Some franchise concepts can amplify growth with the right attributes. Learn how to spot them.

How This Franchisor Found Sweet Success With an Ice Cream Experiment

Creamistry's Jay Yim took a crazy experiment in his garage and grew it into a global ice cream brand.

The Top-Ranked Franchise 500 Companies Available in All 50 States

We looked at the top 20 businesses from our Franchise 500 to find a top-ranked franchise in your home state.

Leadership Secrets From a Former Starbucks Executive and Children's Franchise President

Former Starbucks executive Andrew Alfano wants to help you become a better leader.

Disclaimer

The Franchise 500 is not intended to endorse, advertise, or recommend any particular franchise. It is solely a research tool you can use to compare franchise operations. Entrepreneur stresses that you should always conduct your own independent investigation before investing money in a franchise.
Updated: August 17th, 2017