Benjamin Franklin Plumbing Franchise

Last Updated on July 22, 2012 by DeanR

Benjamin Franklin Plumbing Franchise

Benjamin Franklin plumbing is a franchise for a plumbing business. It was founded in 2000 and started franchising in 2001. The owner of Benjamin Franklin Plumbing is Clockwork Home Services which was founded in 1998 in Sarasota, Florida.

This company is focused on giving time importance. Under the company, they are also franchising One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning, and Mister Sparky. Benjamin Franklin Plumbing currently have 250 locations in  the United States and another 11 locations that are still company owned. One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning have 268 locations and Mister Sparky have 102 locations. The company has been maintaining its trademarks, propriety materials, and service marks. They have also been known for their “Big Blue Trucks”.

What services do they offer at Benjamin Franklin?

They offer 24 hour service for installation, replacement, repair, and all the plumbing services that you would need. They also offer the maintenance program which is exclusive to the members of the Benjamin Franklin Society. They would help protect your water heater and plumbing to keep it from breaking down. They call it the plumbing security for your home. They provide services for water conditioning or softening, water heaters, sinks, drains and drain cleaning, pumps, faucets, disposals, tubs or showers, and pipes and sewers.

What are you guaranteed to receive when you avail of their services?

They guarantee that they are always on-time or if they’re late, they will pay you five dollars for each minute that they are late up to a maximum of $300. You are also assured that the plumber would always be clean, wearing a shoe covers and clean up after or if not, you do not have to pay for the service.  They also train their plumbers to always be friendly and courteous without smoking or swearing in your home and if they do, you don’t have to pay for the service. They do a thorough background check on their employees and make sure that they are alcohol free on the job and drug free. There would be straightforward pricing agreed upon before the service begins. They make sure that the plumbers are trained by master plumbers and they take continuous trainings. They are very strict with the people they hire to enter the customer’s home to the point that only one out of 22 applicants is accepted. They also have a two year warranty or they will be back to redo the job.

Costs and requirements on running a Benjamin Franklin Plumbing franchise

Expect to be investing about $29,000 to $529,000. The Benjamin Franklin plumbing franchise fee is $8,750 to $150,500 with an on-going royalty fee of 5%. This is for a renewable 10 year term agreement. You will need about four to 12 employees to run one location. They allow absentee ownership.

What is included in the franchise package?

There will be three days training at the headquarters, three days at your location, and on-going trainings through the internet and at model centers. You will be receiving newsletters and a toll free phone line. You will be given access to the internet and purchasing cooperatives. You will also be attending meetings and expecting occasional field evaluations. For marketing, there will be regional advertising and national media.

Benjamin Franklin Plumbing Contact Details:

You may reach them at:

Address: 50 Central Ave., #920 Sarasota, Florida 34236

Phone: (877)454-4903

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