Mr. Rooter

Mr. Rooter knows the plumbing industry. For more than three decades, we have been leading the industry. The tools and benefits that come with our franchise can take your business to a new level of prosperity. Our systems combine all the benefits of a local business with the strength of a national brand name.

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Mr. Rooter Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


Mr. Rooter knows the plumbing industry. For more than three decades, we have been leading the industry. The tools and benefits that come with our franchise can take your business to a new level of prosperity. Our systems combine all the benefits of a local business with the strength of a national brand name. Our franchises combine the drive and ambition of independent business ownership with the experience of a larger company - the resulting partnership benefits everyone. With a Mr. Rooter franchise you get comprehensive training, ongoing support, help with all your marketing needs and support and advice from one of the largest and most successful groups of plumbers and entrepreneurs in North America.

A Mr. Rooter franchise offers you access to vital knowledge you need to focus on the business side of your company - including extensive business training, national conferences, one-on-one visits, and a wide range of marketing materials. The systems cover virtually every component of running a successful business.

We learned a long time ago that if you don't know the business side of your operation, it's likely that you don't really own a business, you own a job. You deserve to own your plumbing business. With Mr. Rooter, you'll finally have access to the integrated business systems and the solutions that can maximize your success and profitability while minimizing problems. You can enjoy a more streamlined, secure lifestyle that offers you quality time for your family, friends and recreational pursuits. Make the change to a Mr. Rooter franchise today.

Company Details

Established: 1970
First Unit Franchised: 1972
Franchised Units: 275 Worldwide
Company Owned Units: 4
States Registered In: All US & Canada

Support and Training Offered By Mr. Rooter

Financial Assistance Provided: Yes
Site Selection Assistance: No
Lease Negotiation Assistance: No
Recruiting Assistance: Yes
Co-Operative Advertising: No
Training: Extensive initial pre-training assistance
Intensive hands on success academy training
On going continuing education by a trained Business coach

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2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Mr. Rooter Franchise.

What does a Mr. Rooter Franchise Cost?

Mr. Rooter franchise fees for 2024:

Total Investment: $96,850 - $212,500
Franchise Fee: $42,500
Royalty: 4-7% Sliding scale
Ad: 1-2%
Average Number of Employees: 6
Passive Ownership: No
Home Based: No
B2B: Yes
Master Franchise Opportunities: No
Veteran Discount: 20% off initial franchise fee
Roll-In Conversion Incentives Available

Is Mr. Rooter a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Mr. Rooter is not a semi absentee franchise. The owner of the franchise (the franchisee) is expected to be involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Is Mr. Rooter a Home Based franchise?

No. Mr. Rooter is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Mr. Rooter Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Mr. Rooter franchisees make. Mr. Rooter offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is Mr. Rooter a Master Franchise Opportunity?

No. Mr. Rooter is not a master franchise opportunity.

Does Mr. Rooter Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Mr. Rooter franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does Mr. Rooter Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

Yes. Mr. Rooter franchise does work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is Mr. Rooter Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

Yes. Mr. Rooter franchise is looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Mr. Rooter Looking for International franchisees?

Yes. Mr. Rooter franchise is looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Mr. Rooter's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

Buying a Franchise Guide: What is a Franchise Disclosure Document?

When evaluating a franchise opportunity, reading and understanding the current version of their FDD is a necessity. Considering the benefits of franchising, such as established brand recognition and support from the franchisor, it's important to also take into account franchise fees and franchising royalty fees. Since most franchisors are privately owned companies, the current versions of their FDDs are typically not available unless requested directly from them.

Click here to connect with a Franchise Consultant who can help you obtain a copy quickly and for free. They can also guide you through the essential franchise questions to ask, ensuring you make a well-informed decision about your investment.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Home Services, Repair & Restoration, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

100+ UNITS

Cash Required

$25,000 - $50,000

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Home Based Franchise


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Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


Mr. Rooter Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Mr. Rooter franchises for sale. We may have Mr. Rooter franchise resales. A franchise resale is an already established franchise owned by a franchisee and the franchisee is looking to sell their franchise.

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