November 24, 2009 // Franchising.com // Houston, Texas – Today , 1-800-Home Services Group Ltd ® announced that it has awarded the Greenville, South Carolina 1-800-PLUMBER franchise to Mr. Tim Handford. Aside from offering a memorable name, 1-800-PLUMBER provides its plumbing franchisees with a central 24-hour call and dispatch center, the latest technology and training, as well as field, marketing and sales support.
"We spent years researching and developing a plumbing franchise model that allows independent plumbers to achieve maximum growth and profitability while focusing on what they do best – plumbing, heating and cooling," says Jim Pierce, President and CEO of 1-800- PLUMBER.
With his focus to build his service business, Tim knows that the 1-800-PLUMBER® brand will keep him competitive now, and into the future. "When I first heard of 1800 PLUMBER, I knew I had to be a part of it. With 1800 PLUMBER I feel I can soar to new heights and advance the industry. The name alone is easy to remember. And if you remember the name, you remember the number. That is every business owner's dream" Tim said. Tim has been serving the Greenville market in the plumbing business since 2003.
"We are happy to welcome Tim and his family to the 1-800- PLUMBER® group of companies. With Tim's background in plumbing and his dedication to customer service we are excited to have him as a franchisee" added Mr. Pierce.
1-800 Home Services Group Ltd ®offers franchise opportunities in both the United States and Canada serving residential and commercial customers with contractor services in plumbing, drain cleaning, heating/cooling, and home services. Its companies include 1-800 Franchise Group, Inc. CONNECTUS Real Estate, Inc. CONNECTUS, LLC. CONNECTUS Warehouse, LLC. CONNECTUS Advertising Company, LLC. CONNECTUS Financing Services, LLC. IPR Plumber, LLC.