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Local Pilot And Former Air National Guardsman Announces Grand Opening Of First Minneapolis-Based Creative Colors International Location »

July 30, 2015 at 6:42AM PDT | Source: Creative Colors International, Inc.

Industry Leading On-site Repair and Restoration Franchise Saves Local Customers 90% on Replacement Fees
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (PRWEB) July 30, 2015 - Creative Colors International, the nation’s leading on-site repair and restoration franchise, launched its first Minnesota location earlier this year in Minneapolis. This is big news as more local business owners and cost-conscious residents than ever before are seeking out alternatives to astronomical upholstering charges and replacement fees associated with damaged possessions composed of leather, vinyl, plastic and fabric.
This rising local demand for cost-effective repair and restoration services is what inspired Michael Mulheran to open the newest Creative Colors International location right here in the Minneapolis area...

One Hour Air Conditioning & Heating Help Prevent A Breakdown During The Summer Heat »

July 30, 2015 at 6:33AM PDT | Source: One Hour Air Conditioning & Heating

As the summer heat lingers, you may need professional help. One Hour Air Conditioning & Heating® offers this inside information on how to keep your air conditioning operating at peak performance during the hottest time of the year.
SARASOTA, Fla. - July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - With the soaring temperatures of summer, your air conditioning is likely working overtime to keep you cool. According to the Department of Energy, annual maintenance of your cooling system can improve its efficiency and prolong its life.1 With the exception of replacing your air filters, there are no consumer serviceable elements of your heating and cooling system. That's why we recommend finding a trusted professional to help. Doing regular maintenance, cleaning of your system and checking the components are essential...

ASP Makes A Splash In Texas With New Swimming Pool Service Franchise »

July 30, 2015 at 6:24AM PDT | Source: ASP-America's Swimming Pool Company

Georgetown Swimming Pool Cleaning Service Franchise Location Opened July 1
MACON, GEORGIA (PRWEB) July 30, 2015 - ASP – America’s Swimming Pool Company announced the opening of a new swimming pool service location in Georgetown, Texas on July 1. The swimming pool franchise will service the greater Williamson County area. The owners, Brett & Adrienne Boydston, plan on diving into the business offering the same exceptional customer service that is associated with the brand name.
“We are delighted to have Brett & Adrienne join the ASP family,” said Stewart Vernon, Founder & CEO of ASP. “We wouldn’t be able to continue building our brand without driven and motivated franchisees like the Boydstons...

Four Seasons Sotheby’s International Realty Announces New Director Of Marketing »

July 30, 2015 at 4:59AM PDT | Source: Sotheby's International Realty

BURLINGTON, VERMONT (PRWEB) July 30, 2015 - Four Seasons Sotheby’s International Realty is pleased to announce that Chuck Alexander has joined the team as the Director of Marketing. A Vermont native, Chuck brings years of marketing experience to his new role with Four Seasons Sotheby’s International Realty.
“We are delighted to have Chuck join us,” said Staige Davis, CEO of Four Seasons Sotheby’s International Realty, “ His marketing experience in New York and Portland will bring us a wealth of experience and creativity on which to draw.”
Thirty five years ago, after growing up in Montpelier and graduating from UVM, Chuck left Vermont to embark on a career in advertising and marketing...

Jennifer Benitez Joins EXIT Realty In San Diego »

July 30, 2015 at 4:55AM PDT | Source: EXIT Realty

San Diego, California (Grassroots Newswire) July 28, 2015 - EXIT Premier Real Estate in San Diego today announced the addition of Jennifer Benitez to its team of real estate professionals.
"We’re excited to welcome Jennifer to EXIT Realty," says Vincent Renda, Broker/Owner of EXIT Premier Real Estate. "EXIT is growing and attracting quality business people like Jennifer each and every day."
California native Jennifer Benitez is a Licensed REALTOR® and San Diego State University graduate with a BA in Political Science and a minor in History. A professional property manager for several years, Jennifer has a unique insight into the benefits of San Diego’s investment property market. Mother and wife to a young family her career in Real Estate affords her time for a successful work and home life, and time to enjoy our beautiful San Diego County! “ I fell in love with San Diego right from the moment I got here for school...

Paul Davis Offers Tips To Minimize Property Damage And Health Risks This Flood Season »

July 29, 2015 at 9:44AM PDT | Source: Paul Davis Restoration
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Many Threats To People And Property Remain After A Flood Occurs
JACKSONVILLE, FLA. (PRWEB) July 29, 2015 - This year, the threat of flooding is higher in many areas of North America due to record-setting precipitation levels this spring. And, where there is water, mold is not far behind. Paul Davis, a leading provider of property restoration services for residential and commercial property, offers tips for protecting against water and mold damage. Paul Davis is regularly called on to handle these types of emergencies, although much of the damage is avoidable if preventive steps are taken before the flood occurs.
“This time of year, Paul Davis receives many water-related calls from property owners,” said Rich Wilson, president and CEO of Paul Davis...

Threat Of West Coast Wildfires Extends Beyond The Flames »

July 29, 2015 at 6:50AM PDT | Source: Paul Davis Restoration
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Paul Davis offers tips for protecting people and property in 2015.
JACKSONVILLE, FL (PRWEB) July 29, 2015 - This year, fire conditions are the worst on record along the West Coast. In 13 states in the western U.S., $237 billion in property is at risk of wildfire damage. Paul Davis, a leading provider of water, fire, mold and smoke damage restoration for residential and commercial properties, wants to educate property owners now about how to avoid the often-overlooked impact of smoke, soot and ash. The aftermath of a wildfire can lead to costly repairs and health problems – even if the fire is miles away.
Wildfires are a serious threat in the western states, and fire season typically runs from June through September. However, the extreme drought in most areas of the country has led to fires occurring anytime of the year...

Zerorez® Announces Plans To Roll Across Indiana - “The Crossroads Of America.” »

July 29, 2015 at 5:16AM PDT | Source: Zerorez
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July 29, 2015 // // Zerorez®, the national carpet and living surfaces cleaning franchisor, is building on its successful first two years in Indianapolis and plans to grow across the State, with its patented and “green” cleaning system. Great Franchise owners are key to the brand’s continuing success!
Indiana is known for basketball, the boyhood home of Abraham Lincoln, and Santa Claus, Indiana. It is also the home of Zerorez Indianapolis, which plans to expand across the state.
Ray Kennedy, owner of the Zerorez Indianapolis Region, started operations in late 2013. “2015 is our second full year in business and we should double our first year’s revenue. More importantly, we are growing repeat customers, which means consumers like what we are doing,” said Kennedy...

Pacific Sotheby's International Realty Recognized As One Of San Diego's Fastest Growing Companies »

July 29, 2015 at 4:37AM PDT | Source: Sotheby's International Realty

With 299% growth between 2012 and 2014, Pacific Sotheby's International Realty ranked 8th on the San Diego Business Journal's 2015 list of Fastest Growing Companies in San Diego.
SAN DIEGO - July 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - The San Diego Business Journal recognized Pacific Sotheby's International Realty as one of the 2015 Fastest Growing Private Companies in San Diego. This is the second year Pacific Sotheby's International Realty has made the list, moving up from the 12th position to the 8th position with a revenue increase of over 299% between 2012 and 2014.
Founding Partner and CEO Brian Arrington acquired the Sotheby's International Realty franchise in San Diego and launched Pacific Sotheby's International Realty in 2010. Together with partners Steve Games and Nyda Jones-Church, who joined the company in 2012, they have grown the business to be one of San Diego's top real estate firms in just under five years...

Steamatic, Inc. Announces New Franchise »

July 29, 2015 at 4:17AM PDT | Source: Steamatic

July 29, 2015 // // Fort Worth, TX - Steamatic, Inc., an international leader in restoration and cleaning services, is excited to announce the sale of a new franchise in McAllen, Texas. The new location, Steamatic Rio Grande Valley, will cover Hidalgo and Starr counties.
The new owner, Cipriano Martinez, has owned LongMart Construction for the past 10 years. His new Steamatic restoration and cleaning services will complement his existing construction business. As a resident of McAllen for over 20 years, he has built solid relationships with many insurance professionals in the Rio Grande Valley, and is ready to get started helping the community with their restoration and cleaning needs. Martinez considered opening as an independent restoration company, but ultimately decided that aligning with a national brand like Steamatic would help him build his business...

Mosquito Squad Announces Their Newest Florida Franchise Location »

July 28, 2015 at 12:06PM PDT | Source: Mosquito Squad
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And Owners Retired United States Air Force Veteran Chad and Julie Vice
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA (PRWEB) July 28, 2015 - Mosquito Squad is happy to announce that Chad and Julie Vice are the latest couple to join the Mosquito Squad family and will open their new location servicing the residents of Cape Canaveral Florida later on this year.
Soon to be known as Mosquito Squad of Viera, Chad and Julie will help residents in the area eliminate fleas, ticks and mosquitos from ruining their outdoor enjoyment.
Chad retired from the United States Air Force this past June after twenty years of service, having served his last eight as a Federal Agent. When he and Julie began looking into franchise opportunities, the pair wanted to identify a franchise opportunity that would allow the pair to work together and provide the couple and their family with time together...

Always Best Care® Expands With 11th Senior Care Franchise In New Jersey »

July 28, 2015 at 10:54AM PDT | Source: Always Best Care, Inc.

New Owner Grand Prize Winner of “Free Franchise for Veterans” Contest
July 28, 2015 // // Roseville, CA - Always Best Care® Senior Services, one of the leading senior care franchise systems in the United States, today announced that it has awarded its newest and 11th franchise in New Jersey as part of its “Free Franchise for Veterans” contest. The new Always Best Care office covers Trenton, Columbus, Hamilton, Pemberton, Fort Dix and McGuire Air Force Base (JBDML) and joins existing offices in Livingston, Morristown/Flanders, Princeton, Toms River, Parsippany, Wayne, Manalapan, West Orange, Marlton and North Bergen County.
Always Best Care is one of the nation’s leading providers of non-medical in-home care, assisted living placement services and skilled home health care...

Former Spacecraft And Military Design Engineer Opens First Louisiana-Based Creative Colors International Location »

July 28, 2015 at 7:11AM PDT | Source: Creative Colors International, Inc.

Industry Leading On-site Repair and Restoration Franchise Saves Local Customers 90% on Replacement Fees
NEW ORLEANS, LA (PRWEB) July 28, 2015 - Creative Colors International, the nation’s leading on-site repair and restoration franchise, launched its first Louisiana location in New Orleans on May 26, 2015. This is big news as more local business owners and cost-conscious residents than ever before are seeking out alternatives to astronomical upholstering charges and replacement fees associated with damaged possessions composed of leather, vinyl, plastic and fabric.
This rising local demand for cost-effective repair and restoration services is what inspired Tim Lawrence to open the newest Creative Colors International location right here in the New Orleans area...

Long-time Spring-Green Franchise Owner Signs Renewal Agreement, Expands Territory »

July 28, 2015 at 7:00AM PDT | Source: Spring-Green Lawn Care

South Carolina-Based Todd Harcourt Renews Lawn Care Franchise Agreement
PLAINFIELD, IL (PRWEB) July 28, 2015 - Spring-Green Lawn Care is pleased to announce Todd Harcourt, franchise owner servicing the areas of Columbia, Irmo and Lexington in South Carolina, has extended his franchise rights through 2025. Originally signed as a Spring-Green Lawn Care franchise in 2005, his renewal includes an expansion into two new areas - Newberry and Saluda counties.
“We always are pleased when our existing strategic partners choose to renew their franchise agreements, it means we have a strong partnership that is working,” said James Young, Spring-Green president. “Todd and his wife, Janine, have been growing and building the brand locally for the last 10 years, and we look forward to the next 10...

HomeVestors Reaches 90 New Franchisees In First Half Of 2015 »

July 28, 2015 at 5:43AM PDT | Source: HomeVestors of America, Inc.

HomeVestors continues to grow at an exponential rate.
DALLAS - July 28, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - HomeVestors of America, the largest professional home buying network of independently owned and operated franchisees and the number one buyer of houses in the U.S., has successfully added more than 90 new franchisees within the first half of 2015.
“For us, this signifies continued strong interest in our real estate investment franchise,” said HomeVestors’ co-president David Hicks. “The growth is phenomenal.”
HomeVestors continues to grow at an impressive rate. Within the second quarter of this year, the company added 37 new franchisees. HomeVestors has now a total of 600 franchisees nationwide — including their first in Hawaii...

Justin Worthington Joins EXIT Realty In Montgomery »

July 27, 2015 at 12:00PM PDT | Source: EXIT Realty

Montgomery, Alabama (Grassroots Newswire) July 20, 2015 - EXIT Hodges Real Estate in Montgomery today announced the addition of Justin Worthington to its team of real estate professionals.
"We’re excited to welcome Justin to EXIT Realty," says Paul Hodges, Broker of EXIT Hodges Real Estate. "EXIT is growing and attracting quality business people like Justin each and every day."
Justin Worthington is a native to Montgomery, AL. He is married and has two wonderful boys. Justin has spent his entire adult life working in the service department of the automotive industry, the past 4 years at Jack Ingram Motors. Justin attended Real Estate Class at EXIT Hodges Real Estate. Justin says, “I never imagined working anywhere else after I got my Real Estate License...

Sitters Etc Expands Throughout Florida With Six New Locations, Set To Add 30 Full-Time Employees »

July 27, 2015 at 11:30AM PDT | Source: Sitters Etc.

July 27, 2015 // // FORT MYERS, Fla. - Every day, 10,000 Americans turn 65. In Florida, the state with the highest percentage of senior citizens in the United States, that figure has special significance. Inspired by this demand for senior care services, Sitters Etc, the home care provider that has built a 14 year reputation for fostering “A Culture of Caring®”, is expanding throughout Florida courtesy of franchise area developer Ralph Laughton. Beginning with the opening of a new office in Fort Myers this September, additional offices will follow in Fort Myers Beach in March 2016, Naples in September 2016, Charlotte in March 2017, South Sarasota in September 2017 and Sarasota in March 2018. The new offices will create at least 30 full-time positions...

New Agent Joins EXIT Realty! »

July 27, 2015 at 9:54AM PDT | Source: EXIT Realty

Modesto, CA (Grassroots Newswire) July 20th, 2015 - As a newly licensed real estate agent with EXIT Realty Consultants, Ashley Mederos has always been a passionate about her community. Specializing in buyers and sellers in the Central Valley and surrounding areas, Ashley's commit is to her clients who turn into a life-long partnership. As an involved member of her Oakdale community, Ashley is quite familiar with the Stanislaus & San Joaquin counties, as well as surrounding areas.
With an impeccable support team of professionals at EXIT Realty Consultants, Ashley and her team pride themselves in being overly organized and dedicated to reaching their client’s goals, no matter the task. Well versed in the community, Ashley's goal is simple, to help her local families reach the dream of home ownership...

As Window Genie Expands Throughout Northwest, They Seek Veterans For Growth »

July 27, 2015 at 9:03AM PDT | Source: Window Genie

Army Veteran Benjamin Bare Leads Effort with Newly Opened Window Genie of Redmond
July 27, 2015 // // REDMOND, Wash. - For eight years, Army veteran Benjamin Bare served his country with distinction, stationed at local Joint Base Lewis–McChord for the duration of his enlistment. Deployed six times in Afghanistan and thrice in Iraq, Bare was discharged in January. Since April, Bare has been serving others in a new way: providing the Redmond, Woodinville and Kirkland communities with window cleaning, window tinting and pressure washing through the mobile cleaning business Window Genie of Redmond.
Expanding throughout the Northwest, the company named on Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing U...

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives Expands Resources And Educational Materials For Franchisees And Clients »

July 27, 2015 at 4:16AM PDT | Source: Outdoor Lighting Perspectives
Outdoor Lighting Perspectives Opportunities Available

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA (PRWEB) July 24, 2015 - World Class Franchisor, Outdoor Lighting Perspectives recently announced the release of a series videos designed to serve as an educational tool to help educate consumers on outdoor lighting. The videos are part of a new marketing trend launched by the award-winning franchisor in 2014.
“When the marketing team released the Transformation Augusta video series, we knew we had something special. We have had thousands of hits as a result and we wanted to make sure we continued to build upon our video success,” shared Outdoor Lighting Perspectives Vice President, Rich Young.
“Video plays a huge part in engagement and by approaching these as professional productions we are having great success differentiating our brand from competitors throughout the country,” Jody Wetherill, Brand Marketing Manager went on to explain...

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