Clockwork Home Services (clockworkhomeservices.com) 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, HVAC, 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,” says 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,” Hunter says.
Clockwork also operates company-owned plumbing, HVAC, and electrical locations within its portfolio of home services businesses.