(Satellite picture of Hurricane Sandy, courtesy of Nasa.gov)
How would you like to be the owner of a franchise that provides emergency services to consumers and businesses that have been impacted by a natural disaster?
Now, I’m not suggesting that you should go into business to capitalize on a disaster…not at all.
But, when a disaster strikes-like a hurricane, or a tornado, there are teams of workers that arrive on the scene to help with the clean-up efforts.
And, not all of them are volunteers.
Franchises in this sector provide the following disaster services:
- Water Extraction
- Mold Mitigation
- Contents Restoration
- Electronic Equipment Drying
- Inventory Assistance
As a franchisee, you’ll be wearing many hats.
Not only will you be helping your crews out as needed, you’ll also be doing a lot of business development work.
In other words, you’ll be selling.
Your routine will include calling on local insurance agents, real estate agents, building owners-even fire departments. The reason that you’re doing this is to position your company-your franchise, as the go-to place when disaster strikes.
And, these, “disasters” don’t always have to involve storms that cover a 1,000 mile area like Hurricane Sandy. They could be of the local variety…like a flood, or a major fire.
If you’re a strong networker, and are good at sales, this sector may be right for you.
Here’s a list of emergency services franchises.
Click Here Before You Buy That Franchise You've Been Looking Into"I was pretty focused on a particular franchise opportunity when I reached out to Joel Libava. In the course of a 1-hour conversation, Joel was able to provide direct advice to help clarify the process for me and help guide me through the next steps in my vetting process. He even put me in contact with other professionals who were able to help educate me further in my particular industry. The time and money were well spent."
- Brian Grayson, Franchise Buyer, Cincinnati