Kitchen Tune-Up

  • KTU Wordwide, Inc. (KTU)
813 Circle Dr.
Aberdeen, SD 57401
  • (800) 333-6385 / (605) 225-4049
  • (605) 225-1371 (Fax)

Join Kitchen Tune-Up, the #1 ranked kitchen & bath remodeling franchise by Entrepreneur magazine for over 20 years. You will enjoy the convenience of working from your home. Retail location business models are also available if you prefer to have a store front. We have been offering franchise opportunities since 1988. Services include our exclusive 1 Day Wood Reconditioning Tune-Up, cabinet refacing, cabinet redooring, new cabinets, granite sealing, and storage solutions. If you are looking for the freedom of owning your own business, are driven to succeed, and enjoy meeting and helping people, this may be the ideal opportunity for you.

Franchisor Background

Year Established: 1988

Franchising Since: 1988

Operating Units

Franchised Units 184 100.0%
Company-Owned Units 0 0.0%
Total Operating Units 184 100%

Geographic Distribution

USA 184 100.0% In 48 States
Canada 0 0.0% In 0 Provinces
International 0 0.0% In 1 Foreign Countries
Total 184 100%

Multi-Unit Operators

Multi-Unit Operators N/A
Franchises Owned by Multi-Unit Operators N/A

North American Unit Density

Density Units
Texas 18
Florida 13
Arizona 10

Registered in the following Registration States

California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin

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Support and Training

General Information

IFA Member Yes
CFA Member No
Franchisee Association? Yes, is a member
Size of Corporate Staff 14
Site Selection
Lease Negotiation Assistance No
Financial Assistance Yes, Direct

Marketing Support

Co-Op Advertising Yes
National Advertising Yes
Regional Advertising No
Local Advertising Yes

Ongoing Support

Central Data Processing Included
Central Purchasing Included
Field Operation Evaluation N/A
Field Training Included
Initial Store Opening Yes, at additional cost
Inventory Control N/A
Franchisee Newsletter Included
Regional or National Meetings Yes, at additional cost
800 Telephone Hotline Included


Home Office 9 Days
Pre-Training 2-3 Weeks
In-The-Field Training 4 Days
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Financial Requirements


Minimum Net Worth $150K
Cash Investment $50-55K
Total Investment $54.9-64.9K
Average Total Investment $60K


Initial Franchise Fee $49K
Average Franchise Fee N/A
On-Going Royalty 7%
Average Royalty N/A
Advertising Fee 5-10%

Site Information and Requirements

Average Number of Full-Time Employees 2-3
Average Number of Part-Time Employees 1
Space Needs (in square feet) 500-2,500
Preferred Site Types Storefront, Strip Center, Home-Based
Encourages Conversions Yes
Item 19 (Earnings Claim) Provided? Yes
Listed in the SBA Registry? No
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Franchisee Qualifications

Financial Net Worth 4
General Business Experience 5
Specific Industry Experience 1
Formal Education 3
Psychological Profile 2
Personal Interviews 4
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Terms of Contract

Term of Initial Contract 10
Term of Renewal Period 10
Passive Ownership? Not Allowed
Area Development
Yes, for 10 years
Franchisees Allowed to Expand Within Territory? Yes
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Expansion Plans

Projected New Units Over Next 12 Months 79
USA Yes, All United States
Canada Yes, Masters Only
Overseas No
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