3 Speed Bumps You’ll Encounter on the Road to Business Growth

Perhaps you’re coasting in cruise control with years of contracting experience under your belt and an airtight plan for growth and development on the horizon. Or, maybe you’re an emerging entrepreneur. You have the keys to a promising concept in hand and you’re eager to hit the open road to entrepreneurial success. Whether you’re considering converting your existing home improvement … Read More

CRATE Franchise Systems Disrupts Remodeling Industry with Franchise Expansion Program Covering California and Nevada

Seeking to bring order and efficiency to an often willy-nilly industry, Modesto, California-based CRATE Franchise Systems is announcing its franchise expansion program today. Overseeing the kitchenCRATE and bathCRATE home remodeling concepts, CRATE Franchise Systems, or CRATE, offers homeowners a quick and affordable kitchen or bath renovation completed on-time and on-budget, starting at seven days and $13,000 for a standard kitchen … Read More

CRATE Franchise Systems Named Winner of 2016 NextGen Global Competition

CRATE Franchise Systems, a franchised home improvement business offering industry-leading solutions for today’s contractor, is pleased to announce founders Scott Monday and Jared Oller’s most recent honor. On December 3, 2015, Monday and Oller were recognized as winners of the International Franchise Association’s (IFA) NextGen In Franchising Global Competition 2016. Designed to connect young entrepreneurs worldwide to the business of franchising, the NextGen … Read More

CRATE Franchise Systems Featured On School for Start-ups Radio!

CRATE Franchise Systems Co-founder & CEO Scott Monday was recently interviewed by Jim Beach, host of School for Start-ups Radio!   Perhaps this interview has you interested in bringing a CRATE franchise to your city.  We’d love to talk with you!  Click here to download our complete CRATE Information Guide, or click here to schedule a phone call with Scott Monday at a … Read More

CRATE Franchise Systems Featured On business-opportunities.biz!

The editorial team at business-opportunities.biz recently sat down with CRATE Franchise Systems Co-founder & CEO Scott Monday to discuss their unique new franchise offering.  Here’s a peek! CRATE Franchise Systems is one of the newest home improvement franchises on the market. We recently spoke with Scott Monday, co-founder of CRATE Franchise Systems (kitchenCRATE and bathCRATE), about the franchise. We learned how … Read More

Torn In Two Directions: Balancing New Leads and Existing Customers

There you are, just about to present the largest proposal of your career.  You and the homeowner are sitting at their dining room table, each with a cup of coffee, relaxed and ready to be wowed by your presentation. Then your phone rings.  Ugh.  You immediately remember it’s a new lead whom you told you’d call back “in a minute.” … Read More

4 Ways to Finance A Franchise

Investing in a franchise system can potentially increase your path to financial independence.  But like any investment, buying a franchise requires initial capital.  Initial franchise fees, start-up costs and capital for cashflow are all required.  So what are the different avenues for funding a franchise? Here are four ways you might acquire the necessary funds (and one you might not have … Read More

4 Marketing Mistakes Contractors Make (And How to Avoid Them)

Developing the concept is only half the battle when it comes to building a standout contracting business. As much as we hope the iconic quote from the 1989 blockbuster “Field of Dreams” will ring true, you can’t guarantee that if you build a dynamic vision, customers will come – at least, not without some serious marketing efforts on your part. … Read More