CertaPro is the largest residential and commercial painting company in North America. CertaPro recognizes that “Painting is Personal”, whether it’s a large commercial project or a residential home. As such, CertaPro has brought “Certainty®” to the painting experience. CertaPro customers know that they are working with professionals who respected their business or home. This consistent experience has made CertaPro Painters the most referred painting company in the US and Canada.
Commercial and Residential Painting is an estimated $40 billion industry in the US and Canada. CertaPro is the largest and most referred residential and commercial painting company in North America. Paint isn’t just an aesthetic improvement, it’s a necessity that protects people’s largest investments (their businesses and homes). CertaPro has a competitive edge in the painting industry because we operate nationally, make substantial investments in marketing, and provide our franchisees with a comprehensive training program. CertaPro is North America’s largest international, full-time, full service, year-round painting franchise. Because of this, a CertaPro franchise offers entrepreneurs a unique opportunity to enter into a service industry with very few competitive restraints. The residential and commercial painting markets
offer our franchisees a potential service marketplace that is in large demand by property owners and management companies.
Growth Projections/ Strategy:
CertaPro operates over 350 franchises throughout the U.S.
The total investment ranges between $129,000 and $161,500, including a $52,500 franchise fee. The royalty fee is five percent of gross monthly revenues. A three percent contribution is made to a General Advertising Fund.
Long and Proven Track Record of Success
We have spent nearly 20 years continuously improving each aspect of our business. There has never been a better time for you to reap the rewards of our efforts.
• Ranked #1 in franchisee satisfaction in Franchise Business Review home service category in 2012 and 2013.
• Ranked #1 by Entrepreneur magazine 2012 and 2013 in a category we established.
• Awarded Best Overall Franchise in 2011 by the Canadian Franchise Association, and a Gold Medal recipient for franchisee satisfaction.
• Distinguished as a military friendly franchise by GI Jobs Magazine in 2012, 2011 & 2010.
A Scalable Business Model
CertaPro offers a business model that is highly scalable…without high overhead costs. You can grow your operation by developing commercial accounts and by adding key staff to build your infrastructure. Ultimately, your goal may be to have a professionally managed business that does not require your presence to grow.
A Massive Industry…that can not be Outsourced
Commercial and Residential Painting is an estimated $40 billion industry in the US and Canada. Paint isn’t just an aesthetic improvement, it’s a necessity that protects people’s largest investments (their businesses and homes). Our customers know they can count on CertaPro to consistently deliver an extraordinary experience. As such, we have become North America’s Largest and Most Referred Painting Company.
We Invest in You
CertaPro, offers financing for up to one half of the franchise fee. Our goal is to help get you into business, and these programs are in place to help make it happen. Also, we are proud to participate in the VetFran program. The VetFran program offers a 10% discount on the franchise fee to military veterans honorably discharged from service. In addition, CertaPro offers preferred financing to qualified veterans
Training & Support:
World Class Training
CertaPro’s training and support is top notch. In addition, we take into consideration your preferred learning style. We teach everything from estimating, to maintaining strong margins through efficient project management, to training employees and key staff, to understanding and utilizing our sales and marketing strategies .You will receive everything you need to become a successful member of the CertaPro family of franchisees. Training consists of a combination of classroom, video, online and field learning. Our corporate trainer, a graduate of the Wharton School of Business, will take you through the classroom and virtual training, while your Development General Manager will support you after you start operating.
We’re with you at every step
Support does not end once you are up and running. We are available year round to help you to continue learning and developing your business . In addition, we have annual and regional events design to facilitate peer to peer interaction. Lastly, we play an active role in developing the skill level and commitment of your key employees so your business can scale.
Technology that puts you ahead
We provide a comprehensive data system that enables you to manage every aspect of your business. You will be able to manage your marketing programs, leads, scheduling, estimates, jobs in progress, employees, subcontractors and finances all from one interface. Through mobile apps you and your staff will be able to download and upload information to and from corporate databases, customize data reports to fit your business model, and manage your business against established plans and goals.
Marketing tools that drive leads and business
We provide a variety of local marketing tools that you can utilize to drive leads right to your smart phone. Our formulaic approach to marketing empowers you to scale your business at the pace that suits you.