Handyman Connection

11115 Kenwood Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45242
  • (800) 466-5530 / (513) 771-3003

HANDYMAN CONNECTION specializes in the small to medium size home repair and remodeling industry. We offer a turnkey package that includes marketing, advertising, and a complete training program.

Franchisor Background

Year Established: 1990

Franchising Since: 1993

Operating Units

Franchised Units 75 100.0%
Company-Owned Units 0 0.0%
Total Operating Units 75 100%

Geographic Distribution

USA 51 68.0% In 33 States
Canada 24 32.0% In 0 Provinces
International 0 0.0% In 0 Foreign Countries
Total 75 100%

Multi-Unit Operators

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

North American Unit Density

(no data available)

Registered in the following Registration States

California, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, 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 8
Site Selection
Lease Negotiation Assistance No
Financial Assistance Yes, Indirect

Marketing Support

Co-Op Advertising No
National Advertising Yes
Regional Advertising Yes
Local Advertising Yes
Marketing Materials Ad Slicks, Brochures, Coupons/Rebates, Direct Mailers, Emails, Promotional Items, Site Signs, Trade Show Exhibits, Videos
Additional Services: Grand Opening, In-House Marketing, Marketing Research, Online Extranet, Sales Strategies

Ongoing Support

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


Franchisee Location 1 Week
Headquarters (Cincinnati, OH) 1 Week
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Financial Requirements


Minimum Net Worth $250K
Cash Investment $80-90K
Total Investment $103.4-159.2K
Average Total Investment $131K


Initial Franchise Fee $55K
Average Franchise Fee $55K
On-Going Royalty 5%
Average Royalty 5%
Advertising Fee 3%

Site Information and Requirements

Average Number of Full-Time Employees 3
Average Number of Part-Time Employees 0
Space Needs (in square feet) N/A
Preferred Site Types N/A
Other Site Types Allowed Industrial Warehouse
Encourages Conversions Yes
Item 19 (Earnings Claim) Provided? Yes
Listed in the SBA Registry? Yes
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Franchisee Qualifications

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

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

Projected New Units Over Next 12 Months 15
USA Yes, All United States
Canada Yes, All Canada
Overseas No
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