Handyman Franchises

A handyman franchise business is a great opportunity for someone with home repair skills. More and more Americans are too busy to engage in doing their own home repairs. In addition, many lack the confidence or skills for minor maintenance projects, leading them to seek out a professional. Experts in the home improvement, maintenance and repair arena say spending has increased in this area and should continue to increase for at least the next year, making a handyman franchise an excellent business to explore for the right entrepreneur.

Did You Know?

The projected increase in general maintenance and repair workers employment from 2014 to 2024 is 6%.

SOURCE: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

In 2015, U.S. improvement and maintenance expenditure came to $340 billion.

SOURCE: Harvard University; Joint Center for Housing Studies

In 2016, more than half of all homeowners purchased a property that needed updates.

SOURCE: Zillow

55% of homeowners rely on a professional when planning and making home improvements.

SOURCE: Zillow

SOURCE:
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

SOURCE:
Harvard University; Joint Center for Housing Studies

SOURCE:
Zillow

SOURCE:
Zillow

Types of Handyman Franchises

When it comes to types of handyman franchises, there are basically two categories: a do-it-all franchise and a niche franchise. The do-it-all handy man franchise is one who offers a range of services from simple fixes, such as repairing a leaky faucet, to more complex remodeling projects. A niche handy man franchise focuses on specific areas of home repair and maintenance, whether that is plumbing, electrical work or painting. Whichever option you select will depend on your skill set and the needs of consumers in your area.

Why Consider Handyman Franchises

Home repair and maintenance is a growing field for a savvy entrepreneur. If you have in an interest and a talent for fixing things, then a handyman franchise can be an ideal career opportunity. Not only does it allow you to utilize your skills and craftsmanship, but also it gives you the ability to be your own boss with the backing of a proven business model. As a franchisee, you will receive help with marketing and business structure, freeing you up to focus on assisting clients improve their homes.

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Handyman Opportunities:

For more than 90 years, Ace Hardware has been America's neighborhood hardware retailer. Ace Hardware is offering a tremendous opportunity for those wanting to build a profitable and lasting business. With financial backing...

250k Minimum Cash Required

Take advantage of the growing demand for appliance repair services with your own Mr. Appliance franchise! As the largest full-service appliance repair company in the world, we give you access to unmatched training and...

50k Minimum Cash Required

Mr. Electric has built tested and effective systems for business success over the past 20 years. In addition to a solid foundation for success, Mr. Electric franchisees also benefit from research and expertise in new and...

50k Minimum Cash Required

Window Genie brings 20 years of expertise to the window cleaning and care industry, providing an affordable option for those considering business ownership as a way to a better future. Franchisees enjoy multiple revenue...

50k Minimum Cash Required

Tap into the rapidly growing Garage Improvement and Garage Home Storage markets which are expected to rise rapidly at 5.6% per year through 2017. The 2013 Vance Research cabinets and closets study indicated that several of...

30k Minimum Cash Required

New Franchise Opportunity + Experienced Leadership = Success. The PatchMaster Family is poised to be one of the fastest growing concepts in franchising. This shows that PatchMaster offers you, the entrepreneur, an...

20k Minimum Cash Required

Ready to invest in your future with a turnkey operation in an unsaturated market? For over 30 years, The Basement Doctor® has been providing homeowners with drier, cleaner, healthier, safer, more energy efficient homes...

60k Minimum Cash Required

A healthy home starts from the ground up. So does a healthy business. Crawlspace Medic is a unique franchising opportunity as we have virtually zero competition in an underserved niche of the home-improvement and home-repair...

50k Minimum Cash Required

One Hour helps franchisees reach personal and professional goals by focusing on people, processes and profits. Franchised locations are independently owned/operated.

150k Minimum Cash Required

Ben Franklin helps franchisees reach personal and professional goals by focusing on people, processes and profits. Franchised locations are independently owned/operated.

150k Minimum Cash Required

Mister Sparky® helps franchisees reach personal and professional goals by focusing on people, processes, profits. Franchised locations are independently owned/operated.

100k Minimum Cash Required

Escape Corporate America with our Simple, Proven, Low Cost and Lucrative Business Model. By opening an ANDY OnCall® franchise, your life as an employee changes and you take charge of your own schedule!

50k Minimum Cash Required

Join a team of people who Give a Shift! Our proven plumbing process can transform any person with any background to teach you how to create your own American Dream!

50k Minimum Cash Required

Founded in 2008, Surface Experts®, repairs small damage on most interior surfaces, including counter tops, floors, cabinets, bathtubs, sinks, appliances and so much more!

70k Minimum Cash Required

Furniture Clinic are industry leaders and experts in the cleaning and restoration of leather. For over ten years we have manufactured the best available cleaning, conditioning, protection, repair and restoration products for...

40k Minimum Cash Required

Archadeck designs and delivers beautiful, functional and innovative outdoor living environments that meet our client's lifestyle needs. We are a nationally recognized brand and the industry leader with over 30 years of...

50k Minimum Cash Required
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