TEMPE, Ariz. –
bluefrog Plumbing + Drain™ is hopping to its annual goal by hitting a franchise milestone in five
short months that some franchise companies don’t see for a few years
25 franchise partners.
With a mission to become the premier plumbing and drain-cleaning service
company in North America, the emerging franchise is well on track to achieving
its annual goal of signing 60 franchise partners by the end of its first year.
"Hitting this milestone so early on is a testament to the proven systems
bluefrog Plumbing + Drain was built upon," said Jeff Moody, vice
president of bluefrog Plumbing + Drain, commenting on the 35-year history
of its sister-brands Re-Bath and 5 Day Kitchens. "What’s great
about our franchise, is that it’s a more cost-effective way for
prospective entrepreneurs and existing service companies to break into
the $103 billion plumbing industry. As a franchise partner, you gain access
to best practices in operations, sales, marketing, and attracting and
maintaining quality team members as well as a network of highly successful
franchise partners you can connect with for help on any aspect of your
The current roster of bluefrog Plumbing + Drain franchise partners is composed
of franchisees in related industries, as well as independent plumbers
who are looking to apply the proven system with a viable exit strategy.
For its 25th franchise partner, Bob White, investing in bluefrog Plumbing
+ Drain was a way to complement his existing residential cleaning franchise
by adding an extended value to customers.
"No matter how technology evolves, there will always be a need for
plumbers. That’s really what attracted me to the industry, but finding
the right business to invest in was a challenge until I came across bluefrog
Plumbing + Drain," said White, who has been a franchisee of The Maids
for 13 years. "The franchise has put together a top notch support
staff with a wealth of knowledge and experience; many have owned plumbing
companies or franchises and can offer sound advice on our operations,
bluefrog Plumbing + Drain launched in January to fill a void in the marketplace
by creating a systematized plumbing and drain-cleaning business that focuses
on providing consumers with five key attributes that matter to them most,
including: timeliness, safety, professionalism, consideration and a transparent value.
With a creative name and memorable, playful bright-blue frog as a brand
icon, bluefrog Plumbing + Drain is looking to expand its network by adding
trustworthy, independent plumbers who have an entrepreneurial drive to
its franchise system. The ideal prospect is an established independent
plumber who is bottom-line driven, customer-service oriented, and has
a passion for community involvement. At a low conversion cost, the bluefrog
Plumbing + Drain franchise model gives independent plumbers the blueprint
to successfully convert and operate their business. The company also offers
financing for prospective franchise partners, as well as training and
ongoing support in areas such as marketing, efficiency and management
of the business.
Fishman Public Relations