Klappenberger & Son is a recognized brand, trusted for its professional, quality painting services. When you become a Klappenberger & Son franchise owner, you’ll benefit from our phenomenal reputation, our decades of experience, our procedures and tools, and you will have a chance to play a part in the growing painting and remodeling industries. Best of all, you’ll have the commitment and dedication of our entire team – including our owner and founder – who will work with you closely to make your business be the best it can be.
Homeowners are spending $130 billion per year on remodeling projects, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.1 The painting industry alone has reached $31 billion. According to research, pent-up demand and strong housing construction activity will increase revenue and drive steady growth in the years ahead.
There’s so much you’ll get in return for your commitment to our brand and system. Here are just some of the superior support services you’ll receive when you join the Klappenberger & Son franchise network:
- Pre-opening orientation and support – Our early franchise owners will be trained by David Klappenberger himself.
- Guidance on how to operate your own local franchise – You'll get tips on hiring, customer service, sales, planning and ordering initial inventories from suppliers, advice on payroll processing services, computer hardware and vehicle specs, and more.
- Top-line training tools – We’ll provide operational training for you and your crews, so that you consistently provide the best quality services to customers in your territory. We have a comprehensive video training library at your disposal. With videos developed for the owner/estimators as well as painting crews, these tutorials help ensure consistent quality of work, increase productivity and job margins, and promote referral business.
- Valuable vendor relationships – You’ll gain access to our approved and designated vendors and suppliers, and you’ll benefit from negotiated pricing and terms for key products and equipment.
- Confidential operations manual – You’ll receive our proprietary operational guide, complete with detailed procedures, techniques, paint brand and material specifications, and other critical business functions.
- State-of-the-art technology and pricing tools – You’ll have access to our approved accounting and CRM software programs, providing optimized operational and management support. Plus, you’ll be able to implement our user friendly pricing guide and estimating software, complete with illustrative photos of a range of sample jobs and detailed specs, to streamline your quoting process for your own projects.
- Marketing assistance – Our strategic marketing philosophy is based on using the most current technology, blended with time-tested classic principles. We use low cost, high volume strategies, focusing on generating relationships and repeat business. We can help you with developing the appropriate market strategy for your projected growth, including the use of our exclusive Klappenberger Kares fundraisers to create a buzz in your neighborhood. Plus, you’ll benefit from the combined marketing dollars across the entire Klappenberger & Son franchise network!
- Ongoing support – You’ll get periodic field visits from the founder of the company, who will continually share his more than 25 years of expertise with you. These business planning meetings will focus on how to run your business efficiently and effectively as well as how to grow it. Topics may include: operations management, human resources needs, equipment maintenance, sales, quality control, and more. You’ll also receive remote support by phone or email to assist you in your daily operations, in addition to refresher training, as needed.
- Access to a highly skilled, experienced management team – We are fully committed to helping franchisees grow their local businesses and see them thrive. Our goal is to establish a dominant brand reputation and constantly work to develop and improve our business model. We are there to back you up at every stage!
We are looking for winners to join us, and help us take Klappenberger & Son to the next level. If you’ve got what it takes to meet the high standards of the Klappenberger & Son system and are ready to embrace it, take the next step by completing and submitting the enclosed confidential request form. Upon review, if we think you’d be a good match, we’ll set up a meeting where we’ll discuss the details about what it takes to be on your way toward operating your own Klappenberger & Son business.