Clockwork Home Services(R) Reports Franchise Growth for Third Quarter of 2008
Company Adds 27 New Plumbing, Air Conditioning & Heating and Electrical Franchises; Expands Into New Territories Across the U.S.
SARASOTA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Clockwork Home Services (Clockwork) today announced franchise growth for the third quarter of 2008 within its portfolio of nationally branded home services companies. During the period from July through September, 2008, Clockwork added 27 new plumbing, air conditioning & heating and electrical franchises. Including these additions, the company now serves 566 territories with franchises in the plumbing, heating & air conditioning and electrical sectors.
For the third quarter of 2008, Clockwork reported the following growth for its Benjamin Franklin Plumbing®, One Hour Air Conditioning & Heating® (One Hour) and Mister Sparky® franchises:
- Benjamin Franklin Plumbing added seven new franchises in the second quarter of 2008. Benjamin Franklin now serves 249 territories across the United States. New territories include South Jordan, UT; Santa Maria, CA; North Port, FL; Staten Island, NY; Colorado Springs, CO; Hot Springs, AR; and Carlisle, PA.
- One Hour added 12 new franchises and serves 241 territories across the nation. New territories for One Hour include Cave Creek and Sierra Vista in Arizona; Shelton, CT; Ames, IA; Rapid City, SD; Hurs, TX; Boise, ID; Ogden, UT; Cherryhill, Vinland and Mt. Laurel in New Jersey; and Greensburg, LA.
- Mister Sparky added eight new franchises and now serves 76 territories nationwide. New territories include Lake Ariel, PA; Pompano Beach and Mulberry in Florida; Amarillo, TX; Cape May, NJ; Alhambra, CA; Lancaster, PA; and Fort Collins, CO.
"Despite the slow economy - or perhaps, partly because of it - contractors are continuing to recognize the benefits of banding together under a nationally franchised brand," said Tab Hunter, president of Franchise Operations for Clockwork Home Services, Inc. "The pace of growth for Clockwork's contracting franchises is a testament to the sound business model, outstanding franchisee support and consumer confidence in our brands."
Clockwork also operates company-owned plumbing, heating and air conditioning, and electrical locations within its portfolio of home services businesses.
About Clockwork Home Services
Clockwork Home Services, Inc. is dedicated to improving the operations, efficiency, customer service and profitability of contractors in the home services industry in North America through affinity group membership and nationally branded franchises. Its companies include Mister Sparky® Franchising, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing® Franchising, One Hour Air Conditioning & Heating® Franchising, BuyMax®, Plumbers' Success International®, Electricians' Success International®, AirTime 500™, Roofers' Success International®, Success Academy®, AirTime Canada™ ULC, SuccessWare, Inc.® and company-owned One Hour® operations in California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Minnesota, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and throughout Canada; company-owned Benjamin Franklin Plumbing® operations in California, Colorado, Indiana, Minnesota, Ohio and Tennessee; and company-owned Mister Sparky® operations in Colorado, Georgia and Indiana. In 2007, Clockwork was ranked #822 on Inc. magazine's Inc. 5,000® list of fastest-growing private companies in the United States. For more information, visit www.clockworkhomeservices.com.