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This Gizmo Literally Lets You See Through Walls
Far Out Tech

This Gizmo Literally Lets You See Through Walls

Dreamed of x-ray vision? This startup has the answer -- sort of.
Jason Fell
With the Help of These Franchises, You Earn the Yard of the Year Award
Franchise 500

With the Help of These Franchises, You Earn the Yard of the Year Award

If you're going to have a yard, you might as well make sure it's at least pretty to look at.
Lindsay Friedman
Decorate With Intention: Let Your House Help You De-Stress
Home Decor

Decorate With Intention: Let Your House Help You De-Stress

Break free of automatic TV time and learn how to really unwind and recharge with these easy ideas that don't cost a dime
Houzz Co-Founder Adi Tatarko Tells Us Why Bootstrapping Was the Best Thing for the Company
Radicals & Visionaries

Houzz Co-Founder Adi Tatarko Tells Us Why Bootstrapping Was the Best Thing for the Company

Tatarko initially launched her home design company with her husband as a side project. Now it is reportedly valued at more than $2 billion.
Nina Zipkin
This Franchise Knows Just How Cool (and Hot) It Is for a Woman to Own and Operate an HVAC Business
Franchise Players

This Franchise Knows Just How Cool (and Hot) It Is for a Woman to Own and Operate an HVAC Business

Mandy Solis considers herself lucky to have had a mentor who 'never treated me differently because I was young or a woman.'
Entrepreneur Staff
What's Hot in Franchising? The Big Takeaways From Our Franchise 500 Ranking.
Franchise 500

What's Hot in Franchising? The Big Takeaways From Our Franchise 500 Ranking.

From hotels to fast food, a look at which sectors are powering the franchise world.
Entrepreneur Staff
This Franchisee Says He's All About Renewal -- of Carpets and Wood, That Is.
Franchise Players

This Franchisee Says He's All About Renewal -- of Carpets and Wood, That Is.

Albuquerque-based Glenn Buckland has been in the franchise business 28-plus years and now divides his time between businesses that clean carpets and refresh wood.
Entrepreneur Staff
Google, Amazon Expand Into On-Demand Home Services
Home Improvement

Google, Amazon Expand Into On-Demand Home Services

The 'gig' economy is expected to grow more than twice its current size by 2020 and these two giant companies want a piece of the pie.
These Days, This HVAC Franchisee Is Cooling His Heels as a Successful Business Owner
Franchise Players

These Days, This HVAC Franchisee Is Cooling His Heels as a Successful Business Owner

Derek Cole held a variety of jobs in HVAC before becoming a franchise owner in 2009.
Entrepreneur Staff
This Man Climbed the Ladder by Sticking With Gutters
Franchisees

This Man Climbed the Ladder by Sticking With Gutters

Loyalty and ambition drive a U.S. success story.
Check Out This Star Trek-Style Home Elevator
Home Improvement

Check Out This Star Trek-Style Home Elevator

The Terry Lifestyle Lift offers an alternative to stairlifts and bulky home elevators for those with mobility issues.
A Franchisee Who's Literally Building His Dream Business From the Ground Up
Franchise Players

A Franchisee Who's Literally Building His Dream Business From the Ground Up

Jovanny Galarza has prepared to own a construction business ever since he was a little boy, helping his dad around the house.
Entrepreneur Staff
Will These Franchises From Down Under Come Out on Top in America?
Franchises

Will These Franchises From Down Under Come Out on Top in America?

Australians are franchise fanatics -- and their eyes are on U.S. expansion.
From a Fix-it Guy to a Franchisee Now Working on His First $1 Million
Franchise Players

From a Fix-it Guy to a Franchisee Now Working on His First $1 Million

Home improvement franchisee Kory Arntson has been honored by Angie's List not once but three times.
Entrepreneur Staff