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Franchise watch: BELFOR Franchise Group’s portfolio continues to corner the service industry

Franchise watch: BELFOR Franchise Group’s portfolio continues to corner the service industry

BELFOR Franchise Group owns and operates three global brands within the service industry and it is ready to expand beyond the 57 countries which it operates in as of 2020

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Chem-Dry

Chem-Dry is the world’s leading carpet cleaning company, also offering cleaning of upholstery, stone and tile, area rugs, and granite countertop polishing. What sets Chem-Dry apart from the rest is that it puts the welfare and happiness of its customers and the preservation of the environment first, as can be seen through the brand’s constant laboratory research and environmentally-conscious decisions. Chem-Dry is proud to clean for your health like no one else, with over 50 green products and using 20 per cent of the water that a traditional steam cleaning company utilizes.

AT A GLANCE: CHEM-DRY

Established: 1977

Number of franchised units: 3,000+

Location of units: 57 countries

Investment range: $250,000 (average)

Minimum required capital: $600,000

Contact: Joe Manuszak, +1 (616) 560-8686, joe.manuszak@hrisupport.com

N-Hance

N-Hance Wood Refinishing is the world’s largest wood refinishing franchise with 600-plus locations in the U.S. and licensed in five international markets; especially notable, as the brand only started its global expansion in 2018.

N-Hance’s proprietary refinishing process, with its ultraviolet light that seals and hardens the finish for immediate use, limits smells and dry time. The brand offers beautifully restored cabinets and floors at a fraction of the cost and a fraction of the time.

AT A GLANCE: N-HANCE

Established: 2001

Number of franchised units: 700+

Location of units: United States, Canada, and licensed in four additional countries

Investment range: $150,000 (average)

Minimum required capital: $500,000

Contact: Joe Manuszak, +1 (616) 560-8686, joe.manuszak@hrisupport.com

HOODZ

HOODZ is the trusted name for commercial kitchen cleaning, code compliance, and fire prevention solutions for restaurants, institutions, and other food service industries. The brand has great repeat business due to commercial and governmental requirements for hood cleaning and fire safety.

HOODZ is one of the premier companies in safety as it has created an additional grease trap that allows operators to withdraw grease efficiently for faster cleaning. HOODZ can not only clean your commercial extraction system, but also has the expertise to tear apart, clean, and put back together commercial pizza ovens, making the facilities safe for employees, residents, and the community.

AT A GLANCE: HOODZ

Established: 2009

Number of franchised units: 100+

Location of units: United States and Canada

Investment range: $100,000 (average)

Minimum required capital: $400,000

Contact: Joe Manuszak, +1 (616) 560-8686, joe.manuszak@hrisupport.com

DEDICATED SUPPORT

In order to provide the necessary support for our master franchisees, we have more than 130 team members combined who work every day to assist with a myriad of needs, including sales, marketing, operational management, and plans for growth, for our Chem-Dry, N-Hance, and HOODZ franchisees.

We also have online training programs that can be accessed at any time by our franchisees at no cost, including our own Chem-Dry University, N-Hance University, and the Academy for HOODZ, where we offer different modules and courses that provide the tools and information needed for our franchisees to thrive.

“Our master franchisees are our number one priority, and we can’t wait to continue to grow our family in new regions and countries around the world”

In regards to marketing assistance, we have created templates through InDesign (Adobe) that allow our franchisees to create custom materials for their specific regions and businesses, while still using the Chem-Dry, N-Hance, and HOODZ logos and colors, respectively. These templates allow the franchisee to add their own name, wording, and contact information, saving thousands of dollars in graphic design costs.

We ensure proper training and provide the coaching needed to take our franchisees to the next level and to help them reach their full potential as a member of our team. We also provide software that allows our franchisees to seamlessly manage their growing businesses while analyzing their results and capturing revenue and profit opportunities. Our master franchisees are our number one priority, and we can’t wait to continue to grow our family in new regions and countries around the world.

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