Repair and General Maintenance Franchises

A Repair and General Maintenance franchise can be a home-based franchise, which means low startup costs

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Sample research stats taken from our data in the Repair and General Maintenance sector
Initial Investment
What does it cost to get into the Repair and General Maintenance sector?

The average investment in the Repair and General Maintenance sector is $148,720. But, that doesn’t tell the whole story. There's a striking difference between the average and median.

Of all Repair and General Maintenance franchises, 15 have an investment lower than $99,900. The average initial investment is skewed because the most expensive franchise in this sector is $1,137,500.

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Initial Investment
$1,137,500 Highest
$11,499 Lowest
Figure 1: Initial Investment required for a franchise in the Repair and General Maintenance sector
Financial Transparency
Provides Item 19 Data
Figure 2: 52% of franchises in this sector have Item 19 in their FDD.
Discloses Expense Data
Figure 3: Of franchises with an Item 19, 31% disclose expense data
How much can I make in the Repair and General Maintenance sector?

How much money you can make from a Repair and General Maintenance franchise depends on several factors, including location and demand for your services.

One way to predict your profit potential is to evaluate the financial performance representations provided by a franchisor in Item 19 of their Franchise Disclosure Document. Franchisors are not required to disclose this information, some are more transparent than others.

In the Repair and General Maintenance sector, 52% disclose a financial performance representation. Of those, only 31% disclose some type of expense data on its franchisee operations.

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Why buy a Repair and General Maintenance franchise?
As long as people own homes there will be a demand for various services. Franchises of all types from painting, to plumbing to electrical services are available for a reasonable investment. These franchises also lend themselves to multi-franchisee opportunities.
  • Always a need for repairs and general maintenance
  • Specialized repairs are popular.
  • Can be home based. Repairs and general maintenance services always in demand. Low investment.
  • More seniors staying in their home longer. Can include a number of services including lawn care. Services can include interior and exterior work. Ideal for the handyman with a variety of skills.
Are you an ideal candidate?
Carpentry, or general construction experience. Facilities manager or have provided handyman services to clients.
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