Clockwork Home Services(R) Reports Franchise Growth for 2008
Company Adds New Plumbing, Air Conditioning & Heating and Electrical Franchises in the U.S.
SARASOTA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Clockwork Home Services (Clockwork) today announced franchise growth for 2008 within its portfolio of nationally branded home services companies. During the period from January through December 2008, Clockwork added 74 new plumbing, air conditioning & heating and electrical franchises. The company now serves 574 territories with franchises in the essential home services sectors.
In 2008, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing® added 21 new franchises for a total of 249 territories served; One Hour Air Conditioning & Heating® added 28 for a total of 245; and Mister Sparky America's On-time Electrician® added 25 for a total of 80.
"Despite the economic downturn in 2008 and partly because of it, contractors continued to see the value in combining forces 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 2008, Clockwork was ranked #933 on Inc. magazine's Inc. 5,000® list of fastest-growing private companies in the United States