Weathersby Guild


Furniture repair and restoration in service to commercial property management companies, retail and wholesale furniture vendors and manufacturers, warrantors of new furniture, and private residential customers. Most importantly, the Weathersby Guild has a strong presence in the moving van line and Insurance industries.

Our network of clients is well established and strongly patronizes our franchises in every location. Our franchisees are launched into an established business with a committed clientele.


Year Established: 2002
Year First Franchised: 2003
Franchised Units: 10-50
Actual number of units: 38
Company Owned Units: 1
Projected New Units (12 months): 10

States referrals are accepted in:

  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Idaho
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia

Avail. in Canada: Masters/Area Developer: Yes


Top Markets / Cities Available:
Effective: February 2011

  • Tucson, AZ***
  • San Jose, CA*
  • Boise, ID
  • Omaha, NE*
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Fort Wayne, IN
  • Kansas, MO*
  • Pensacola, FL**
  • New York City Burroughs***
  • Long Island, NY*
  • New Hampshire
  • Maine
  • Las Vegas, NV*
  • Charleston, WV
  • Hartford, CT
  • Montgomery, AL*
  • Oklahoma City, OK
  • Jackson, MS*
  • Mobile, AL*
  • Seattle, WA*
  • Little Rock, AR*
  • Memphis, TN*
  • Lexington, KY
  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • Washington, DC***
  • Alexandria, VA***
  • Pittsburgh, PA*
  • Spokane, WA
  • New Orleans, LA*
  • El Paso, TX
  • Tulsa, OK
  • Fort Worth, TX*
  • Eugene, OR
  • Spokane, WA
  • Baton Rouge, LA
  • Miami, FL*
  • Nashville, TN

Financial / Terms

Cash Investment: $50,000
Minimum Investment: $61,450
Minimum Net Worth: $150,000
Franchise Fee: $37,500

Royalty: 7%
Ad: 2%
Average # of Employees: 1-2
Passive Ownership Allowed: Yes
Earnings Claims: Yes


Single Unit (Only)

Total Investment: $61,450 to $87,900
Discounts: VetFran, Women, Minorities: No
Passive Ownership Allowed: Possibly, as long as certain qualifications are met


Franchise Sales

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


International Expansion

International Expansion Opportunities: Yes
Developing outside of the U.S.: Canada
Single Unit Availability Outside U.S.: Yes
Multiple Unit Availability Outside U.S.: Yes
Area Development or Master Avail.: Yes


International Opportunities: Canada currently, open to other countries please inquire

Countries outside of United States, where the concept is currently available or plans of expansion: Available in Canada, would like to expand to Europe, UK and Asia.

Cash Investment: TBD, inquire with corporate

Total Investment: TBD, inquire with corporate


Support & Training Provided

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



The Weathersby Guild initial training program is an in-depth course crafted to result in an elevated skill level. The course is taught by three Master Craftsmen with a combined century of experience and is conducted over a 20 day period. All training after week one is one-on-one only. The course consists of classroom lectures on the restoration arts and on claims handling procedures. It also consists of basic and advanced skills labs and extensive on-the-job training. Upon completion of the basic training program, the Guild member will be competent to conduct demanding repairs in revenue service.The basic course is followed-up with a mandatory field visit 60 to 90 days after the basic course is completed. Extensive mentoring is provided to insure the Guild member continues to grow in his or her craft and to insure compliance with Weathersby Guild standards.


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Freddy O'Pry

Franchise Development