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Drain Doctor Franchise Opportunity

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Now over 21 years in business, Drain Doctor Ltd is a national plumbing and drainage service, franchised throughout the UK and Eire.

We currently have a full spectrum of franchisees, running their own businesses, with annual turnovers ranging from £300,000 to £1.4 million.

Drain Doctor specialise in giving high grade, swift, and caring service, and we are looking to bring in further franchisees who are willing to give the kind of service that will keep on attracting recommendations and follow up business.

Who are we looking for as future franchisees?

Firstly we are looking for people who are excited about growing their own profitable business within a team of like-minded and successful franchisees.

We are therefore choosing team players who will work in concert with the existing franchise network.

Applicants should be enthusiastic about building a business and not just looking to be owners of their own jobs.

The potential profitability of owning and running a Drain Doctor franchise is very high. We have a great number of franchisees who are putting well over 20% of their turnover to their bottom line.

Answering your questions

Q. What qualities is Drain Doctor looking for in a franchisee?
A. We are looking for infectious enthusiasm and a strong desire to build a worthwhile business.

Q. Do I have to have plumbing or drainage experience?
A. Natural hand skills are an advantage, but we have experts who can train you, and you will be building the business, not concentrating on the technical work.

Q. How much training will I receive?
A. Our initial two week training course will teach you the Drain Doctor systems that have been proven to build and run profitable businesses. Help in all aspects of running your business will be given to you at all stages of the growth of your business.

Q. What investment will I have to make?
A. As well as the investment of your time and energy, a franchise fee of £35,495 will be charged for an area with a population of 400,000 +.

Q. Will the banks help me to fund some of this investment?
A. Drain Doctor work with all major high street banks who have provided finance over the last 20 years to enable our franchisees to purchase and grow their Drain Doctor businesses.

Q. Does age matter?
A. We have franchisees between the ages of 28 and 65. Anywhere between the two can work.

Q. Will my business be saleable when it has been built?
A. Franchise businesses, especially with a nationally known name such as Drain Doctor, are always more saleable than stand-alone businesses

Q. Where will I get my work from?
A. Drain Doctor has a number of much sought after national accounts. All service requests in your chosen territory are sent to you. Drain Doctors internet experience enables you to tap into this lucrative market place and share in this growing source of job enquiries. Drain Doctor’s synchronised advertising programme brings in service leads in all areas. Drain Doctor will teach you the art of local marketing so that you can build more and more business close to where your operation is located. A high percentage of recommendations, and further work from existing franchisees, adds greatly to the annual turnover.

Q. Can I start my franchise business from my home?
A. The business can be run from the franchisee’s home at the start, but as the franchise grows an office with parking will be an advantage.

Q. Do I get to meet the other franchisees?
A. You will have the opportunity of meeting all the other Drain Doctor franchisees at national and regional meetings, and at our annual three day convention.

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