Business type: Franchise
Total Investment
$106,500- $138,100
Cash Required
$60,000
Business Type
Franchise

Mr. Handyman

Home improvement leader that also helps seniors stay in their home rather than an assisted living. Mr. Handyman is a nationally-recognized industry leader in home improvements, repair, and maintenance, making us a well-known and trusted brand.

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Bolster Your Future

Mr. Handyman is a nationally-recognized industry leader in home improvements, repair, and maintenance, making us a well-known and trusted brand.

Tapping in to the Seniors Market

With the rapidly expanding senior population, it's no surprise the senior care service industry is booming. Who wouldn't want to get in on that kind of market share? Volume alone could keep you in business indefinitely.
Why compete with the senior care franchises if you can start a business in a virtually untapped market?

Fortunately, there is a very specific space carved out for the home services industry within the seniors market. It's called Aging-In-Place, and it gives senior citizens a real alternative option when it comes to where they will live out their golden years.

Aging-in-Place is the ability for seniors to stay in their home rather than move to an assisted living facility. They are able to stay in their community safely, independently, and comfortably, regardless of age, income, or ability level. The need to modify homes in this way opens up market opportunity. Just some of the revenue opportunities include:

  • Ramp installation
  • Reinforced handrails
  • 5-foot by 5-foot turning space
  • Non-slip floors
  • Cabinetry alteration
  • Levered door hardware
  • Adjustable closet rods and shelves

You invest in us. We invest in you.

The primary focus of the team at Mr. Handyman is on helping our franchisees meet and exceed their financial, professional and personal goals. As part of the Dwyer Group, our expertise lies in providing the right tools, support and environment to turn those goals and dreams into a reality. We see it happen every day. Why shouldn't it happen to you?

What you can expect:

  • Proprietary System: Our unique business model is designed for improving overall profitability and sustainability, including state of the art software to streamline operations.
  • Comprehensive ongoing training and support:  Our Sure Start training helps prepare you for many aspects of operations including how to manage your finances. A dedicated Franchise Consultant will coach you for your first year. 
  • Registered trademarks and a designated territory: We make sure you are protected.
  • Marketing, marketing, and more marketing: Superior marketing strategies and support offered through a 4-Pillar Marketing System:
  1. Web:  Leading web presence, national and customizable website, bold online social media presence, SEO optimization,  and reputation management
  2. Media: National and local media coverage and PR, consistent advertising 
  3. Engagement: An online software system to receive client feedback and ensure their satisfaction, a referral program to increase a word-of-mouth advertising, automated personalized in-home service reminders and marketing pieces, back marketing email drip campaigns
  4. Continuous innovation: The Mr. Handyman marketing team keeps ahead of trends and is always looking and learning new ways to keep the Mr. Handyman brand the most recognized handyman brand in the business.
  • Nationwide networking support: You’ll have over 120 fellow Mr. Handyman franchisees to consult with, PLUS the opportunity to meet up at Regional and National Conferences. That’s a LOT of people to “talk shop” with.
  • Vendor Discounts: Cut your expenses with ProTradeNet, a program offering preferred discounts through membership that includes annual rebates.

"The best reason for owning a Mr. Handyman business is that you're building a business that has your own stamp, your own personality." - Skip Wyatt, Mr. Handyman franchisee, Upper Fairfield County, Fairfield, CT

And there’s MORE…

  • Wide Open territory available – Start your business most anywhere
  • Home office for easy start up and low overhead
  • Our history becomes your history - 20 years of high-quality work and customer satisfaction - started franchising in 2000
  • Family friendly hours -- no nights or weekends
  • Handyman experience is NOT necessary
  • Part of the Dwyer Group family of brands -- our experience and resources are immense

"Owning a Mr. Handyman has provided me the life I always wanted. Besides fixing people's houses it has given me the opportunity to change people's lives." - Rob Carpenter, Mr. Handyman franchisee, North and West Central Maryland

Quick Facts

Franchise Fee: $49,900
Total Investment Range: $106,500-$138,100
Financing Available
Training Available

Incorporated Name: Mr. Handyman International, LLC
Industry: Maintenance Services
Industry Subsector: Maintenance – General
Total Units: 195 + Canada and Ireland/UK
Year Founded: 1996
Started Franchising: 2000
Office Location: Waco, TX

Did You Know?
• More than 100 million U.S. homeowners and commercial customers need help tackling their to-do lists.  Mr. Handyman is a franchise leader capitalizing on the growing demand for reliable handyman services.
• The service industry is the largest segment of the largest economy in the world, with annual revenue of $1.5 trillion dollars. Consider becoming a business owner in a growing sector of the home service industry.
• Our media appearances on Good Morning America, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Fox & Friends, and the Discovery Channel  have made us a nationally-validated name.

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