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26 05, 2020

Restoration 1® Rolls Out “Keep It Clean” Program for Disinfecting and Cleaning Services as America Reopens

2020-05-26T17:16:55-04:00May 26th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

WACO, Texas — Restoration 1®, one of the fastest-growing and most-trusted restoration franchises in North America, recently unveiled its “Keep It Clean” program to address the growing demand for its disinfecting and cleaning services as cities and states across the country reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The program directly addresses a recent national survey, which said 82% of Americans are more concerned with cleaning tools and protocol in public spaces since the coronavirus, and 76% will hold businesses accountable for how they clean their public spaces. One of four workers surveyed said they would even leave their jobs if their employers didn’t make investments in cleanliness.

“The demand for our disinfecting services continues to increase across the country as America reopens and organizations put the health and safety of their people first,” said Gary Findley, CEO of Restoration 1. “That’s why our Keep It Clean program can customize our professional cleaning services to the individual needs of our customers and the spaces where they live and work. From hospitals and office parks to first responders’ vehicles and individual homes, we are addressing every situation for large and small gatherings.”

Restoration 1 team members are certified by the IICRC (Institute of Inspection Cleaning & Restoration Certification) and use only EPA-registered disinfectants to decontaminate and disinfect high touch points and other surfaces. In addition, all Restoration 1 cleanup technicians use the appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (PPE), up to and including fully-encapsulated and protective coveralls with full-face respirators.

To schedule a free Keep It Clean consultation and get more information, people can visit https://www.restoration1.com/keep-it-clean.

About Restoration 1®

Founded in 2008, Restoration 1 is an award-winning franchise that specializes in a wide array of emergency mitigations, restoration and reconstructions services. An industry innovator, the Texas-based company uses advanced technologies and tools to perform restoration for both residential and commercial properties that have been damaged due to water, smoke, fire, mold, storms and more. There are nearly 300 locations open and in development throughout the U.S. with plans to expand to more than 500 locations nationwide in the next three years. Restoration 1 has earned numerous rankings from Entrepreneur and is featured in “12 Amazing Franchise Opportunities – Second Edition” by franchise expert Dr. John Hayes. For more information about Restoration 1, visit http://www.restoration1.com.

29 04, 2020

Restoration 1® and bluefrog Plumbing + Drain® Announce Strategic Investment

2020-04-29T11:31:33-04:00April 29th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

WACO, Texas — Restoration 1 and bluefrog Plumbing + Drain today announced a strategic investment by MPK Equity Partners and Princeton Equity Group. The deal marks an investment with the award-winning property restoration company and its sister brand, a growing plumbing franchise, at a time when essential businesses continue to grow in the recession-resistant sectors they serve. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Based in Waco, Texas, Restoration 1 has rapidly expanded to nearly 300 locations open and in development across the U.S. to become one of the fastest-growing brands in the $210 billion property restoration industry.  bluefrog Plumbing + Drain, which was added in 2017, has begun growing to new territories and states in addition to awarding the first co-branded franchise locations to Restoration 1 franchisees in 2019 as well.

“This extraordinary partnership is a testament to the strength of our brands, the industries where we operate, and our confident abilities to take things to the next level in the service trades,” said Gary Findley, CEO of Restoration 1 and bluefrog. “We’ve established an incredible track record for our franchise networks, and MPK and Princeton are outstanding investors to support our aggressive plans for continued growth.”

“We are incredibly excited to partner with Gary Findley and the rest of the management team to build on the solid foundation they have created and to continue to grow both companies,” said Doug Kennealey, Managing Partner of MPK and Princeton.  “Our focus will be to continue serving both R1 and bluefrog customers and franchisees to allow them to strengthen and elevate the performance of their businesses.”

The investment thesis also includes plans to build or acquire complementary home services brands.

Findley, who has grown several franchise networks across the country and around the world, has elevated the Restoration 1 brand to repeat honors in record time, including: Entrepreneur‘s annual Franchise 500 ranking and fastest-growing franchises, the Franchise Times 2019 Fast & Serious awards and Top 200 list, the Inc. 5,000 list and Franchise Dictionary magazine’s 2019 Game Changers award.

About MPK Equity Partners
MPK Equity Partners is a Dallas, Texas-based private investment firm which takes a targeted, thematic approach to partnering with exceptional entrepreneurs and executives to invest in growing, profitable companies in the consumer, tech-enabled business services, energy, education, healthcare, and specialty distribution / manufacturing sectors. For more information, visit www.mpkequitypartners.com.

About Princeton Equity Group
Princeton Equity Group is among the most experienced franchisor and multi-unit investors in the United States and exclusively invests in leading franchisor and multi-unit companies.  Princeton views each investment as a long-term, supportive business partnership with founders and management teams to help build companies of extraordinary value. The principals at Princeton have sponsored investments in some of the most admired, growth-oriented franchisors including Massage Envy, European Wax Center, Sola Salon Studios, and Urban Air.  For more information, visit www.princetonequity.com.

About Restoration 1®
Founded in 2008, Restoration 1 is an award-winning franchise that specializes in a wide array of emergency mitigations, restoration and reconstructions services. An industry innovator, the Texas-based company uses advanced technologies and tools to perform restoration for both residential and commercial properties that have been damaged due to water, smoke, fire, mold, storms and more. There are nearly 300 locations open and in development throughout the U.S. with plans to expand to more than 500 locations nationwide in the next three years. Restoration 1 has earned numerous rankings from Entrepreneur and is featured in “12 Amazing Franchise Opportunities – Second Edition” by franchise expert Dr. John Hayes. For more information about Restoration 1, visit http://www.restoration1.com.

About bluefrog Plumbing + Drain®
Founded in 2014, bluefrog Plumbing + Drain has been recognized as a trusted name in plumbing repair and installation for years. The Texas-based company has a focus on helping each franchise partner build profitable fleet of service vehicles in their local markets bluefrog’s franchise partners are supported by an executive team with decades of experience in both the plumbing and franchise industries. For more information, visit www.bluefrogplumbing.com.

9 10, 2019

Restoration 1 Observes Fire Prevention Week by Educating Families on Fire Safety

2019-10-09T09:40:58-04:00October 9th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Restoration 1 locations around the United States observe Fire Prevention Week with a free Fire Safety Plan and Fire Safety Awareness infographic

WACO, Texas — Fire prevention and fire safety are serious issues. For Fire Prevention Week this year, Restoration 1 is making available a Fire Safety Plan for download. Additionally, they have created a Fire Safety Awareness infographic to provide this information in an easily shareable format.

Observed annually since 1922, Fire Prevention Week is dedicated to educating cities in the U.S. about fire safety and the importance of creating and practicing a fire escape plan.

Restoration 1 is dedicated to keeping the families in their local communities safe year-round, and if the need arises, assuring them they’ll be there to help restore their home or business.

Every year, the National Fire Protection Association surveys public fire departments throughout the U.S. to receive national estimates of the ongoing fire problem our country faces. Each annual survey remains about the same.

According to their most recent survey, there are more than 1.3 million fires reported per year and an estimated 3,655 civilian deaths. There are 15,200 injuries reported each year and over 499,000 structure fires. Residential fires account for 78% of all structure fires.

Many home fires can be prevented, which is what Fire Prevention Week is all about. Some of the warnings, such as not to leave a burning candle unattended, to keep space heaters at least three feet away from flammable objects and to avoid cluttering cabinets around your stove, may seem trivial, but they save lives.

Curt Miller, Franchise Consultant at Restoration 1, said, “While we would love for a fire to never take another family’s home again, that may be unrealistic. But our focus is still helping to prevent as many fires as possible, and our priority remains helping those in our local communities to restore their homes and lives, quickly and easily, in the event of an emergency.”

Restoration 1 invites you to join them in observing Fire Prevention Week. You can download the free Fire Safety plan here. Don’t forget to share their infographic on social media — simple efforts can make a big difference.

If you or someone you know has suffered from a recent fire or smoke damage emergency, additional resources and information are available at Restoration1.com.

About Restoration 1

Founded in 2008, Restoration 1® is an award-winning franchise that specializes in a wide array of emergency mitigation, restoration, and reconstruction services. An industry innovator, the Texas-based company uses advanced technologies and tools to perform restoration for both residential and commercial properties that have been damaged due to water, smoke, fire, mold, storms and more. There are more than 120 locations throughout the U.S. with plans to expand to more than 500 locations nationwide in the next four years. For more information about Restoration 1®, visit www.restoration1.com.

26 08, 2019

Restoration 1® Named to Inc. Magazine’s Annual List of America’s Fastest- Growing Private Companies – the 2019 Inc. 5000

2019-08-26T12:21:51-04:00August 26th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

For the First Time, Restoration 1 Appears on the Inc. 5000, Ranking Number 1415

WACO, Texas – Inc. Magazine today revealed that Waco-based Restoration 1 is No. 1415 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. This is the first time Restoration 1 has been included on the list that represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses.

Over the past three years, Restoration 1 has experienced immense growth, and I am honored to be ranked on the Inc. 5000 list,” said Gary Findley, CEO of Restoration 1. “This is proof to our entire franchise network that hard work pays off, and it’s only the beginning for our brand. I look forward to the years ahead as we continue to grow Restoration 1 across the United States.

Not only have the companies on the 2019 Inc. 5000 been very competitive within their markets, but the list as a whole shows staggering growth compared with prior lists. The 2019 Inc. 5000 achieved an astounding three-year average growth of 454 percent, and a median rate of 157 percent. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue was $237.7 billion in 2018, accounting for 1,216,308 jobs over the past three years.

The companies on this year’s Inc. 5000 have followed so many different paths to success,” says Inc. editor in chief James Ledbetter. “There’s no single course you can follow or investment you can take that will guarantee this kind of spectacular growth. But what they have in common is persistence and seizing opportunities.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.

More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000 Methodology:

The 2019 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2015 and 2018. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2015. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2018. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2015 is $100,000; the minimum for 2018 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at http://www.inc.com/inc5000.

About Inc. Media:

Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Inc. took home the National Magazine Award for General Excellence in both 2014 and 2012. The total monthly audience reach for the brand has been growing significantly, from 2,000,000 in 2010 to more than 20,000,000 today. For more information, visit www.inc.com.

The Inc. 5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates the remarkable achievements of these companies. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions.

For more information on Inc. and the Inc. 5000 Conference, visit http://conference.inc.com/

About Restoration 1:

Founded in 2008, Restoration 1 is an award-winning franchise that specializes in a wide array of emergency mitigations, restoration and reconstructions services. An industry innovator, the Texas-based company uses advanced technologies and tools to perform restoration for both residential and commercial properties that have been damaged due to water, smoke, fire, mold, storms and more. There are more than 250 locations open and in development throughout the U.S. with plans to expand to more than 500 locations nationwide in the next four years. Restoration 1 has earned numerous rankings from Entrepreneur and is featured in “12 Amazing Franchise Opportunities – Second Edition” by franchise expert Dr. John Hayes. For more information about Restoration 1, visit http://www.restoration1.com.