More and more Americans are looking to find help when it comes to maintaining there homes as our lives become increasingly busier and more hectic. And with women now comprising almost half the U.S. labor force, the need for help in the home has become greater than ever before. This makes a home services franchise a great investment for those interested in starting their own business. Whether you fancy yourself a "Handy Andy" or not, you can tap into this billion dollar industry by finding the right franchise opportunity in the home services sector today.
Homeowner improvements amounted to approximately 192 billion U.S. dollars in 2013
SOURCE: Joint Center for Housing Studies; US Department of Commerce
Women are expected to account for 51% of the increase in labor force growth between 2008 & 2018
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor
In 2015, average per owner home improvement spending in the U.S. was approximately $2,800
SOURCE: Joint Center for Housing Studies
There is no shortage of choices when it comes to staring a home services business. House painting, cleaning services, lawn care, moving services, pest control, handyman services, alarm and security systems... the list goes on and on. And, many home services businesses can be run from home providing lower start-up and overhead costs. You're sure to find a franchise that fits your skills and budget.
As disposable income grows among Americans due to the growth of the two-income family, many are eager to hire outside sources to help maintain their homes. With a market size in the hundreds of billions, home service franchises are a great bet for a new business.
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