Handyman Matters


Executive model looking for the Project Manager not the construction worker


Founded 1998, the top franchise in the home repair & improvement industry today. We fill the niche of providing small services; earn the trust of our customers which leads to larger projects. 119 franchise owners throughout US. Territories with a household count of 62,500 households offered. Commercial base of 900 plus relationships with large companies such as BlockBuster, Starbucks, Radio Shack, CompUSA, Victoria's Secret, ToysRus, Burger King, BestBuy for our predictive maintenance programs to upkeep & maintain their buildings.

Our goal is to change the face of this industry to a more positive, marketing safety and reliability as our #1 job. Model offers owner ability to create multiple back doors to generate multiple revenue streams of both commercial & residential from day 1 that are fully turn-key in our system today. Recession proof. High Demand. Businesses pop up and become profitable within 5-8 months in business.


Year Established: 1998
Year First Franchised: 2001
Franchised Units: 100+
Actual number of units: 119
Company Owned Units: N/A
Projected New Units (12 months): 20

States referrals are accepted in:

  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • British Columbia
  • Ontario
  • Quebec

Avail. in Canada: Masters/Area Developer: Yes


Franchised Units: 119 operating territories


Financial / Terms

Cash Investment: $75,000
Minimum Investment: $58,000
Minimum Net Worth: $175,000
Franchise Fee: $42,500


  • Vet Fran
  • Minorities

Royalty: 6%
Ad: 2%
Average # of Employees: 3-5
Passive Ownership Allowed: Yes
Earnings Claims: Yes


Passive Ownership: Considered on a case-by-case basis

Discounts: Vet Discount: $2500 off initial franchise fee / Minority Fran Discount: $2500 off initial franchise fee

Handyman Matters veteran loan program offers veterans who qualify the ability to finance half of the franchise fee on a promissory note over 3 years at 0% interest.


Franchise Sales

Single Unit: Yes
Multiple Units: Yes
Area/Master Developer: No
Resales: No


International Expansion

International Expansion Opportunities: No
Developing outside of the U.S.: No, USA ONLY
Single Unit Availability Outside U.S.: No
Multiple Unit Availability Outside U.S.: No
Area Development or Master Avail.: No
Cash Investment: N/A
Total Investment: N/A


Support & Training Provided

Financial Assistance Provided:Yes
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: No
Co-operative Advertising: Yes


A 5-day Initial Training Program conducted at the Denver Support Center including all the fundamentals of small business operations and management, such as Mission and Brand, Financial Analysis, Marketing, Customer Service, Daily Operations, Human Resource Management, Bookkeeping and Technology.

A 5-day On-site Training Visit conducted at your new franchise location shortly after beginning regular operations for the purpose of additional computer skills training, human resource management assistance, office organization, advanced marketing and other grand opening activities.

Ongoing Support is provided by both the, Operations team & the Denver-based Support Center, and includes the following:

Weekly Conference Calls held with the corporate office and a small group of owners at your same stage of growth and are designed to keep you on track and provide support from corporate and from other owners weekly. We know of no other franchisor who commits to this level of support for their owners.
On-going Customer Service Representative (CSR) and Craftsmen training materials and programs are provided to further develop the operational performance of each franchise location.
Marketing Materials as a Handyman Matters franchisee, you have access to a comprehensive range of marketing materials for any particular target market segment or demographic within your assigned territory. In addition, Handyman Matters is continuously developing and testing new marketing strategies and tactics to keep you on top of your market.
A National Ad Fund is established and operating to provide supplementary marketing and advertising support materials and programs for all franchisees that would otherwise not be available on an individual, per-location cost basis.

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Freddy O'Pry

Franchise Development