Home Improvement

Prokil Featured on BBC Radio Solent

Prokil, Franchise Manager Alex Marsango, himself a qualified surveyor talks to BBC Radio Solent about the growing trend in housing to add further value by going down into the basements of houses and commercial properties when space around is limited. Prokil not only work on damp and timber problems, but also work on construction projects like roof and basement conversion/extensions.You can watch the video below: If you would like to find out more about the Prokil Franchise Opportunity, please make [...]

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Prokil Opens another Franchise covering Central London

Prokil, damp and timber preservation specialists, have launched their first London based franchise in Kensington. This will be Prokil’s second franchise across the UK but their first offering in London.James Beevis and Wai Lam are the latest investors in Prokil’s franchise business and will provide damp and timber services from the Kensington Prokil office that will cover Kensington, Chelsea, Shepherd’s Bush, Hammersmith, Fulham and their surrounding areas.The Prokil Kensington franchise is off to a positive start, having already provided free [...]

Why you should consider buying a home improvement franchise

Home improvement franchises – we all love DIY Although bank holidays and weekends used to be spent carrying out huge amounts of DIY, minor refurbishments and even some fairly major projects, the general public’s taste for this has faded in recent years. Rather than ‘do it yourself’, the preferred method is to pay someone to do the work for you.Which is why home improvement franchises are a potentially good idea if you’re looking for something that can boost your income [...]

Nathan Crombie & Wai Lam – Prokil Brighton

Can you tell us a little about your working background?Myself (Nathan Crombie) and Wai both come from retail industry back grounds and have previously been retail store managers for ten years plus.  Wai was a store manager for Curry’s, Argos, Iceland and a Department head of World Duty Free at Gatwick Airport.  I have been store manager for Sainsbury’s, Iceland, Superdrug and first assistance at McDonald’s.Why were you looking at self-employment?After many years of being managers and following the [...]

Home improvement franchises review

Home Improvements Franchises DIY is almost a national obsession in the UK. Every weekend thousands of men and women roll up their sleeves, open up the tool kit and try to make their homes more beautiful. As a result of the country’s enthusiasm for DIY, home improvement is a lucrative industry to be involved in. From specialist gardening services to cleaners and companies that offer complete home renovation services, home improvement franchises come in a wide variety of shapes and [...]

Pet related franchise

Pet franchises – A pet care franchise review

If you are seeking a franchise opportunity and love pets, a pet franchise is hard to beat. UK pet owners enjoy pampering their pets and are prepared to spend to keep them happy and healthy. From dog grooming to pet sitting, there is a great choice of Pet franchises available in the UK.There are many advantages in running your own Pet franchise, some are low cost, home based and can be operated on part-time basis. A pet care franchise could [...]

Home Improvement Franchises – Franchise UK Review

Home improvement franchises review Getting home improvement franchises is a way of building business bonds with already existing companies giving out services related to home improvement. To explain it in simpler terms, the company gives you approval to use their company’s logo and name in every transaction with your clients. It can be a way to help people who want to enter the franchising business without going through much hassle in building their own brand.Some of the home improvement franchises [...]

Home improvement franchises

Turn Repairs and Home Improvements Into Your Own Business The Easy Way With property sales reported to have risen by 14% in 2014, it’s time for other industries that have long been dormant to start coming back to life—namely, the arena of home improvements and repairs, so it is no surprise that home improvement franchises are a growing business option. Although many people have been slow to start spending money fixing up their homes after the financial crisis, The Financial [...]

Kingfisher seeks franchise partners

Kingfisher, a popular UK DIY retailer and parent company of B&Q, is on the hunt for local partners to create a franchise opportunity in a bid for international expansion.The firm, which also owns France-based Castorama, has major retail outlets in Poland and China as well. It will look to license new brands in new territories as a means to increase its international footprint. Initially, the company will look for franchise partners in areas within the Baltic states.At present the [...]

Water cooler franchise launches in the UK

Water Cooler World, a newly launched water cooler franchise business, was launched at the National Franchise Exhibition.The exhibition, which took place at the NEC in Birmingham, UK, is an event that explores the business world of franchising.According to Mike Webb, MD of Water Cooler World, the launch of his new water cooler franchise concept was a success.In a press statement, he said: “We have had a fantastic response and are already having follow-up meetings with potential franchisees. We always [...]

No Yawn For Lawn Franchise Speakers

NaturaLawn of America franchise invited to speak at the American Chemical Society’s international conference.National lawn care company continues to promote environmentally responsible lawn care by speaking about the importance of pesticide reduction.NaturaLawn of America, the lawn care industry’s recognized leader in natural organic-based lawn care service, recently spoke at the 10th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference. The international conference, hosted by the American Chemical Society’s Green Chemical Institute, took place in Washington, D.C. to address safer uses of [...]

Blind Ambition Opens Up Franchise Success

Website brings added value for Apollo Blinds.Apollo Blinds, Britain’s biggest blind store chain and part of Hunter Douglas, the world’s largest manufacturer of window blinds, has redesigned its website to showcase its vast choice of window blinds and accessories. General Manager Patrick Harrison says the company wants to use its website to play to one of its core strengths of having the widest choice of window blinds in the UK."Our new website is perfect to show the sheer amount of [...]