ALBUQUERQUE, NM, January 04, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Get A Grip, Inc., a family owned, national franchise company with headquarters in Albuquerque, is pleased to announce that it has moved up the rankings in Entrepreneur 's Franchise 500 list of franchise companies in the United States and Canada. Get A Grip now ranks #316, moving up from #393. In addition, the company ranks #2 in its industry category of resurfacing. The magazine also puts Get A Grip at #65 for low-cost franchises (up from #87), #18 for top new franchises (up from #33) and #97 in home-based companies, a new ranking this year.
"Though this last year was a tough one for all industries, Get A Grip's patented resurfacing products and techniques, low start up costs and franchise fee, and the general trend toward resurfacing rather than replacement, kept our momentum going," says Sharon Dillard, CEO of Get A Grip, Inc. "No matter a consumer's financial situation, resurfacing still makes more sense than replacement, so we think we'll see growth in 2012."
Get A Grip franchises offer a home-based opportunity with low start up costs and franchise fee. The company's network of 30 franchises and dealers in 17 states around the country resurfaces laminate or cultured marble countertops with our Eurostone design, repairs cracked fiberglass bathtubs, scratched or stained porcelain bathtubs, tile showers and enclosures. Get A Grip's Get A Metallic creates spectacular results for countertops. The company's newest offering, Porcelain Glaze , is an innovative, high-performance coating system that returns porcelain tubs, sinks and showers to like new condition, requiring no acid to prepare surfaces, and delivering better environmental friendliness.
GET A GRIP, Inc. is a family-owned and operated national franchise company with headquarters right here in Albuquerque. The company has been featured on Entrepreneur 's Franchise 500 list of franchise companies in the United States and Canada since 2007. Being conscious of their environmental impact, GET A GRIP's been keeping a minimum of 150 truckloads of countertops and tubs per year out of landfills by resurfacing instead of replacing. Nationwide the company keeps over 3,000 tons out of landfills per year. GET A GRIP, Inc. refinishes porcelain bathtubs, tile showers and enclosures, laminate or cultured marble countertops, as well as fiberglass bathtubs that are cracked or worn.
For more facts and information on Get A Grip, Inc. or its patented, trademarked products and techniques, call Cub Dillard at 505-268-0929, or go to http://www.getagripinc.com.