Considering Re-Bath Franchise ownership? Here’s answers to common questions:
How long has Re-Bath been in business?
Re-Bath® has been in business for around 35 years, starting as a hotel and motel bathroom remodeling company in 1979. We had so many inquiries about residential remodeling that a decade later we formed a dealership network, which we later converted to a franchise network. In other words, the Re-Bath® business model was established and proven years before franchises were made available.
What products do you sell?
We manufacture and sell exclusive, industry-leading DuraBath® SSP acrylic products including shower and bathtub replacements, bathtub to shower conversions, walk-in bathtubs, wall surrounds and wainscoting and bathtub and shower liners, as well as DuraBath NS natural stone wall panels and shower bases. We’re a full bathroom remodeling company, and through our Preferred Vendor Network, franchisees have access to deeply discounted pricing from the best national bathroom product brands.
What drives future growth of Re-Bath?
Over 84 million homes in the United States are more than 15 years old. That means there’s a lot of bathrooms that need to be remodeled, and that’s only looking at the residential market. In addition, Re-Bath® franchisees are aging-in-place specialists. As the 76 million Baby Boomers age, they’re looking for ways to maintain safety and independence in their bathrooms. From low threshold shower bases to walk-in tubs, Re-Bath® has the answers.
How do I acquire a Re-Bath remodeling franchise?
Our exclusive territories are awarded through our detailed Mutual Evaluation Process. We’re looking for committed partners who will be a perfect fit in our franchise network — not just anyone with a checkbook. This evaluation process benefits all parties involved: you, our existing franchisees and us. Since our future is interlinked, we only want to put people in business that have the resources, commitment and drive to succeed.
How much does a Re-Bath bathroom remodeling franchise cost?
The total estimated investment required to begin operation of a Re-Bath bathroom remodeling franchise ranges from $82,400 to $332,695. The price range varies depending on the size of territory you purchase and can be more if you are starting from scratch rather than converting an existing remodeling or contracting business.
What makes Re-Bath different from other bathroom remodeling franchises?
Re-Bath is the world’s largest bathroom remodeling franchise, having remodeled millions of bathrooms since our founding in 1979. From humble origins as a bathtub liner outfit serving the hotel industry, Re-Bath has grown into an iconic American franchise system known for its expert, affordable, fast solutions to residential bathroom remodeling needs. With nearly 150 locations open or in development in the United States, the success of Re-Bath is the result of our tireless devotion to exceptional customer service, our peerless and innovative product offering, and our corporate staff — which has had high-profile success in growing franchise brands. All of this primes Re-Bath to become the nation’s dominant bathroom remodeling franchise
How much can I make?
Our franchisees are proud that they far outperform the typical remodeler. According to the US Bureau of Labor, the average contractor generated revenues of $93,000 a year. Our average franchise generates sales in the seven figures.
What are the minimum financial requirements to franchise with Re-bath?
We are generally looking for entrepreneurs and existing remodelers or contractors who have a passion for the work we do. You’ll need at least $50,000 in liquid capital and enough financial resources to be able to fund your purchase, and working capital to ramp up your business. Some of this can be through a business loan. You should have a minimum net worth of at least $150,000.
How long does it take to open?
Once you sign a franchise agreement, we estimate that your location will be open within four to six months. We do a range of training and pre-marketing to help you get up to speed.
What locations are available?
While Re-Bath is targeting several major metropolitan markets for expansion, we are actively seeking to franchise with entrepreneurs in the metropolitan areas of Seattle, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Charlotte, New York, and Chicago. We also have almost 100 additional locations open in other areas.
What is a Discovery Day?
One of the last steps of the Mutual Evaluation Process is to spend a day at our corporate office to meet the entire Re-Bath management team in person and to tour our office, factory and showrooms. Get ready to roll up your sleeves to participate in a full, useful day of education. We also provide travel reimbursement of $200 per person, for up to two people, or a maximum of $400.