fire and smoke damage restoration

18 05, 2021

Customer-First Dedication Propels 1-800 WATER DAMAGE Expansion Nationwide

2021-05-18T12:03:46-04:00May 18th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , |

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — When the unexpected hits U.S. home and business owners, 1-800 WATER DAMAGE provides those who have experienced property damage what they truly need: an experienced restoration partner they can rely on to safely restore not only their property but their lives.

As a result of its top-quality work and unmatched customer care, 1-800 WATER DAMAGE has nearly doubled its number of franchise owners since the start of 2020, amid the global pandemic. During that span, the property restoration franchise has grown its national footprint to more than 150 locations across 30 states while systemwide revenues grew at an even faster rate, increasing by 123%. Looking ahead, 1-800 WATER DAMAGE expects to reach 200 units within the coming year as it seeks new owners to fill prime territories still available across the country.

“We’re proud of our network of dedicated franchise owners who put their customers first, which reflects our company’s values and our standards for quality work and customer care,” said Rusty Amarante, President of BELFOR Franchise Group.

1-800 WATER DAMAGE is part of the BELFOR Franchise Group, a family of nine industry-leading residential and commercial services franchise concepts owned by the worldwide restoration leader BELFOR Property Restoration. These relationships bring 1-800 WATER DAMAGE benefits, both from the connections with its sister-services brands and the expertise and resources offered by its disaster recovery and property restoration parent operating company. 1-800 WATER DAMAGE franchisees also gain tremendous benefit from these associations including referrals and partnerships with other BELFOR Franchise Group franchisees and from BELFOR’s expansive knowledge, training facilities, operational expertise and industry connections.

The brand provides franchisees training including use of its state-of-the-art flood house, which offers them hands-on experience under real-life conditions. Each franchisee can rely on a national call center to field customer inquiries and book appointments in addition to ongoing national and local marketing support. 1-800 WATER DAMAGE provides water and flood restoration for residential and commercial properties in addition to mold remediation, sewage cleanup, fire and smoke damage restoration and critical cleaning and sanitizing services. Select locations also offer biohazard and trauma clean-up and reconstruction.

1-800 WATER DAMAGE is a recession-resistant company that is growing with individuals who want the freedom of owning their own business and leading with a passion for serving others by helping people after they experience an unexpected disaster.

About 1-800 WATER DAMAGE

1-800 WATER DAMAGE has decades-long experience in property restoration services with a strong emphasis on customer care. With over 150 locations across the U.S., the brand’s restoration services cover water and flood damage, mold remediation, sewage cleanup, fire and smoke damage, and critical cleaning and sanitizing for both residential and commercial locations. The brand was recently ranked #196 in Entrepreneur magazine’s 2021 annual “Franchise 500” list of top franchises.

Visit www.1800waterdamage.com to find out more about the company’s services. To learn about available franchise opportunities with 1-800 WATER DAMAGE, visit https://1800waterdamagefranchise.com/.

29 01, 2020

1-800 WATER DAMAGE Ranked a Top Franchise in Entrepreneur’s Annual Franchise 500®

2020-01-29T09:07:55-05:00January 29th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , |

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — 1-800 WATER DAMAGE®, a national leader in the property restoration and water damage remediation industry, was recently ranked in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500® for the second time. In its 41st year, Entrepreneur‘s Franchise 500® is the world’s first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking.

1-800 WATER DAMAGE’s ranking demonstrates its exceptional strength and growth as a franchise brand. Providing 24/7 residential and commercial emergency services for water and flood damage restoration, mold remediation, fire and smoke damage restoration, sewage cleanup, carpet and upholstery cleaning, and tile and grout cleaning, 1-800 WATER DAMAGE is owned and managed by BELFOR Franchise Group, a division of BELFOR Property Restoration.

“It is a true privilege for 1-800 WATER DAMAGE to have the distinction of being recognized in Entrepreneur’s Annual Franchise 500®,” said Rusty Amarante, President of BELFOR Franchise Group. “Our mission and work are centered around dedication to excellence, from providing quality disaster restoration services to offering outstanding business opportunities for our network of franchisees.”

Placement in the Franchise 500® is a highly sought-after selection in the franchise industry, which ranks franchises based on their performances in areas including unit growth, financial strength and stability, and brand power. To view 1-800 WATER DAMAGE in the full rankings, visit www.entrepreneur.com/franchise500. For more information or to contact 1-800 WATER DAMAGE, please visit https://www.1800waterdamage.com/ or call (800) 928-3732.

About 1-800 WATER DAMAGE

1-800 WATER DAMAGE® is a growing leader in the property restoration industry offering water and flood damage restoration; mold damage remediation; fire and smoke damage restoration; and carpet and upholstery cleaning services. With locations from coast-to-coast, our team of dedicated experts are “Restoring What Matters Most” for homeowners and business customers, 24/7/365. The 1-800 WATER DAMAGE® brand is owned and managed by BELFOR Franchise Group, a division of BELFOR Property Restoration, the world’s largest disaster restoration company. BELFOR Franchise Group is also the parent organization of DUCTZ and HOODZ, both leaders in their respective fields of air duct cleaning and commercial kitchen exhaust hood cleaning. For more information, please visit www.1800WATERDAMAGE.com. “Like” 1-800 WATER DAMAGE  on Facebook or “Follow” @1800WaterDamage on Twitter and @1800waterdamage on Instagram.

17 05, 2019

1-800 WATER DAMAGE Ranked a Top Franchise Twice in Entrepreneur’s Annual Franchise 500®

2019-05-17T14:07:27-04:00May 17th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — 1-800 WATER DAMAGE®, a national leader in the property restoration and water damage remediation industry, was recently ranked twice in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500®, the world’s first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking. Recognized as an invaluable resource for potential franchisees, the Franchise 500® ranked 1-800 WATER DAMAGE 42nd in the Best Franchises for Any Budget and 50th in the Top Franchises for Veterans.

1-800 WATER DAMAGE’s ranked positions are a testament to its strength as a franchise opportunity. As background, the franchise provides 24/7 residential and commercial emergency services for water and flood damage restoration, mold remediation, tile and grout cleaning, sewage, fire and smoke damage restoration, and carpet and upholstery cleaning. The brand is owned and managed by BELFOR Franchise Group, a division of BELFOR Property Restoration, the world’s largest disaster restoration company.

“It is an honor to have the 1-800 WATER DAMAGE franchise recognized twice in Entrepreneur‘s highly competitive Franchise 500®, both for our budget friendliness and welcoming attitude towards veterans,” said Tim Fagan, President of 1-800 WATER DAMAGE. “We take great pride in our people and the work we do, and are committed to supporting our franchisees daily – whether it’s by offering exceptional office support or hands-on expert training to drive healthy business and professional growth.”

Placement in the Franchise 500® is a highly sought-after selection in the franchise industry, which ranks franchises based on their performances in areas including unit growth, financial strength and stability, and brand power. Each franchise is given a cumulative score based on an analysis of more than 150 data points, and the 500 franchises with the highest cumulative scores become the Franchise 500® in ranking order.

To view 1-800 WATER DAMAGE in the full rankings, visit www.entrepreneur.com/franchise500. For more information or to contact 1-800 WATER DAMAGE, please visit https://www.1800waterdamage.com/ or call (800) 928-3732.

About 1-800 WATER DAMAGE

1-800 WATER DAMAGE® is a growing leader in the property restoration industry offering water and flood damage restoration; mold damage remediation; fire and smoke damage restoration; and carpet and upholstery cleaning services. With locations from coast-to-coast, our team of dedicated experts are “Restoring What Matters MostTM” for homeowners and business customers, 24/7/365. The 1-800 WATER DAMAGE® brand is owned and managed by BELFOR Franchise Group, a division of BELFOR Property Restoration, the world’s largest disaster restoration company. BELFOR Franchise Group is also the parent organization of DUCTZ and HOODZ, both leaders in their respective fields of air duct cleaning and commercial kitchen exhaust hood cleaning. For more information, please visit www.1800WATERDAMAGE.com. “Like” 1-800 WATER DAMAGE on Facebook or “Follow” @1800WaterDamage on Twitter and @1800waterdamage on Instagram.