Inclement weather is a Canadian reality. According to Stats Canada, in 2014, more than 12.4 million Canadians aged 15 years and older reported having personally experienced a major emergency or disaster within their community in their lifetime; nearly three in four (73 per cent) indicated that the emergency was significant enough to have severely disrupted their regular daily routine.
Unfortunately, the threat of disasters such as floods, mould, and fires are a reality of home ownership. Don’t fret! These proven franchise concepts are providing restoration services to put Canadians across the country at ease when disaster strikes!
N-Hance Wood Renewal provides services for refinishing hardwood floors, cabinets, furniture, and other wood surfaces at a low price point. With an N-Hance business, you’ll offer customers beautifully restored cabinets and floors and with no dust, no mess, and no odour. The franchise’s services are great for anyone on a budget, looking to spruce up their living space, or anything in between.
N-Hance franchisees receive ongoing support and training to help them be successful, along with proven technical and operational processes. The company is dedicated to research and development, and has patents in place that protect their proprietary products. For example, N-Hance has patents on a deep release cleaner, a sealer, and a unique dust-containment system.
Paul Davis is a North American franchise system which provides full-service emergency mitigation, restoration, and reconstruction to residential, commercial and industrial properties due to water, fire, mould, storm, or other disasters. Paul Davis’s business is built on relationships with national insurance carriers, brokers, insurance adjusters and policyholders, and handles thousands of emergency claims and restoration projects for insurance and commercial clients each year.
Successful franchise candidates are certified in the areas of emergency restoration, reconstruction, and remodeling at the national training centre. Business Launch and Paul Davis Business Development teams then work with the franchisees to get their businesses up and running and get them onto the national insurance carrier’s certified lists so they can be allocated insurance claim work in their specific territories.
PuroClean is one of the fastest growing franchise systems in Canada specializing in property damage emergency services. Providing specialized mitigation services for homes and businesses following water, fire, smoke, and mould damage, PuroClean has become a property restoration provider of choice for insurance professionals and property owners.
PuroClean has the highest customer satisfaction ratings in a B2B recession-proof industry. Demand for PuroClean services is steady, despite the economy and real estate job markets. Ongoing training, support, and coaching is provided to franchisees in the areas of marketing, sales, operations, and customer service.
Since 1981, Rainbow International® has offered home restoration, commercial restoration, and carpet cleaning services through a network of about 400 locations worldwide. Rainbow International has built strong relationships with many of the largest insurance companies, which helps to drive more business to the franchisees, and the marketing team stays current with upcoming marketing trends to offer a variety of franchise consumer marketing solutions.
Rainbow International franchisees have access to proven resources including thorough training, a dedicated marketing staff for support and guidance, and continuous research studies. Franchisees receive support with grand opening planning, advertising and social media account management, and national and local business marketing.
Restoration 1 offers emergency remediation services for water, fire, and mould damage, with a special emphasis on flood damages. Residential and commercial property damage is an ongoing, constant issue that requires emergency mitigation and repair, and therefore does not fluctuate with the economy.
A Restoration 1 franchise does not utilize a physical storefront, and no inventory is required, so franchisees can work out of an inexpensive warehouse/office. Business is generated through internet marketing and referral partners, so the business model can be adapted to fit various location and population sizes. Franchisees can expect ongoing training, support, technical guidance, and prime territories are still available.
ServiceMaster Restore has over 65 years of experience in disaster restoration services. The global network of ServiceMaster Restore franchises provides residential and commercial restoration services, including water damage, smoke and fire damage, mould remediation, and disaster recovery. Franchisees receive ongoing industrial and managerial support, comprehensive training programs, industry resources, a peer support program, and more.
At ServiceMaster, it is a priority to ensure that all systems are effective and efficient. When disaster strikes, ServiceMaster Restore disaster restoration specialists are on call 24/7/365 to help customers get their lives back to normal after unexpected events. It’s a franchise with year-round demand.
SERVPRO franchise professionals respond to property damage emergencies ranging from small individual disasters to multi-million-dollar large-loss events.
When franchisees join SERVPRO’s brand, they have access to a network that provides customer service, training, support, as well as a proven business model. The benefits of joining the SERVPRO team include a quick start to getting the business up and running, help from the franchisors to develop the business, and training on all aspects of running the business.
For 25 years, Canadian foundation waterproofing and concrete repair franchise Wise Cracks has been providing a much-needed service to property owners – basement repairs. Wise Cracks is a family-owned franchisor and manufacturer that supplies its franchisees with proprietary products and methods of repair.
The business offers flexible hours, requires minimum staffing, has service-based margins, and minimal inventory is required. Plus, franchisees can work from home, using the Wise Cracks van as a mobile office. Successful Wise Cracks franchisees have great people skills, an interest