• SERVPRO® Named Top Franchise Opportunity in Restoration Services Category for the 15th Consecutive

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    February 12, 2018

    Kim Kramer Brooks
    Corporate Communications Coordinator
    Servpro Industries, Inc.
    (615) 451-0200 ext. 1644

    SERVPRO® Named Top Franchise Opportunity in Restoration Services Category for the 15th Consecutive Year Cleanup and restoration franchisor attains #12 ranking overall in Entrepreneur magazine’s 2018 Franchise 500 rankings

    Cary, IL (Grassroots Newswire) February 6, 2018 -
    SERVPRO®, a cleanup and 
    restoration franchise company, continues to dominate its segment of Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500 list, receiving top ranking in the Restoration Services industry for the 15th consecutive year*. Sue Steen, Servpro Industries, Inc., chief executive officer, said the company also achieved the number 12 spot overall** in the prestigious rankings,standing out in a record-breaking group of more than 1,020 franchises qualified for the 2018 list.

    The purpose of the Franchise 500 list is to use objective and quantifiable measures of a franchise operation to help would-be entrepreneurs identify franchise investment opportunities. The evaluation process is based on what the magazine calls “The Five Pillars of the Franchise 500©”: Costs and Fees, Size and Growth, Support, Brand Strength, and Financial Strength and Stability.

    “SERVPRO’s financial strength and stability, growth rate, and system size all contribute to the company’s success, and by extension to the success of its franchisees,” said Steen. “The commitment to excellence starts at the top and carries through to the service each franchisee provides to each and every customer.”

    Steen says key differentiators set SERVPRO apart from the competition, making it a strong business opportunity for both existing franchisees and would-be entrepreneurs. Those differentiators are:

    * SERVPRO’s strength as a brand, enabling the company to form national partnerships with organizations like the PGA TOUR®.   * SERVPRO’s commitment to being a learning organization, helping
    franchisees plan, track, and deliver best-in-class services to consumers.* SERVPRO’s focus on continued technological development and support, resulting in industry-leading proprietary software and systems.

    “SERVPRO was founded in 1967 as a painting company. Today, we are a mature restoration services organization with more than 1,700 individually owned and operated locations under a single brand,” said Steen. “Our franchisees respond to property damage emergencies ranging from small individual disasters to multi-million dollar large-loss events. Maintaining our position for 15 consecutive years as the best franchise opportunity in our category on the Entrepreneur Franchise 500 list validates our long-standing strategy for growing our brand: invest in franchisee training and support, and commit resources to continually improving our infrastructure.”

    SERVPRO® specializes in fire and water cleanup and restoration services, helping both commercial and residential customers recover from property damage emergencies “Like it never even happened.” For more information on SERVPRO please visit www.servpro.com. For more information on SERVPRO® in the Cary area, please contact one of the local business owners below.

    * For SERVPRO® of Southern McHenry County, please contact Robert Hammerschmidt who can be reached at (847)-516-1600 or sp8666@sbcglobal.net


    About SERVPRO®
    Founded in 1967, the SERVPRO® Franchise System is a leader and provider of fire and water cleanup and restoration services and mold mitigation and remediation. SERVPRO’s professional services network of more than 1,700 individually owned and operated Franchises responds to property damage emergencies ranging from small individual disasters to multi-million dollar large-loss events. Providing coverage in the United States and Canada, the SERVPRO® System has established relationships with major insurance companies and commercial clients, as well as individual homeowners.
    Robert Hammerschmidt, President
    (847) 516-1600
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