|Liquid Capital Required:||$10,000|
|Total Investment:||$9,000 - $14,000|
|Incorporated Name:||Yellow Van Handyman|
|Home Office:||Seattle, WA|
|Awards:||Franchise Business Review Top 50, Entrepreneur Franchise 500, SBA Champion|
About Yellow Van Handyman
Providers of top-quality home repair and maintenance, Yellow Van Handyman is the professional solution to virtually any home project. Developed to fill a void in the market where smaller projects and short-term tasks often required immediate service with quick completion. Offering comprehensive solutions to a variety of the most annoying problems that can arise around the home or office, Yellow Van Handyman delivers on a promise of quality and reliability with a knowledgeable staff of friendly and courteous technicians driven to exceed expectations.
Values & History
Now with 26 units in operation the Yellow Van Handyman company was founded in 2003 by Jerrod Sessler, moving to a franchise model a year later in 2004. Contrary to how most franchises are started, Jerrod developed the company with a franchise model in mind, designing the entire system from the ground up as a franchise that would excel for both owners and customers. Proudly built around the concept of high-quality work with a desire to drive happiness and satisfaction for its customers, Yellow Van Handyman is a trustworthy brand backed by talented and professional technicians.
Handyman Services in the US topped $5 billion over 2019, with the number of businesses growing to 1,586. The industry saw an average annual growth of 5.7% from 2014 to 2019. 47% of homeowners attempt to make small repairs themselves without realizing they do not have the necessary skills to complete the job. With over 68% of Americans owning their home the market is poised for considerable growth, forecasted as high as 8% from 2018 to 2028.
Purchasing a Yellow Van Handyman Franchise
There are a few options for franchise ownership with Yellow Van Handyman. Startup costs associated with a Yellow Van Handyman franchise begin with required access to at least $10k in liquid capital. Franchise owners should expect the total investment to reach between $9k and $14k, depending on a variety of factors. Financing is available for those who qualify. Veteran discounts on franchise fees are available, with First Responders and Licensed Clergy also included. Optional investment in additional marketing services is available.
Ideal Candidate & Qualifications
The ideal candidate for a Yellow Van Handyman franchise ownership is motivated and passionate about providing excellence in customer service while growing their business. Franchise owners should be excited about being able to fix problems for others who are unable to do so themselves. A true Yellow Van Handyman franchisee can expect to handle a wide range of projects, so an appreciation for skilled labor and a willingness to work hands-on with a variety of problems is key. Attention to detail, customer care, and pride in ownership produce the best candidates. Owners will set their own hours, be their own boss, and decide how many jobs to take on, offering tremendous flexibility.
Training & Support
Comprehensive training on Yellow Van Handyman best practices is provided for all initial franchise owners, supported with ongoing updated training through continued education sessions that cover all aspects of business administration and management, from marketing to business development and revenue management. The Support Center (TSC) provides assistance with estimates, scheduling, order fulfillment, public relations, compliance management, and marketing campaigns designed to help you grow and promote your business. Access to one-on-one coaching and lead generation backed by a full-time call center is also provided, along with many more support options oriented towards the success of your franchise.