Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Dickinson, Tx. / Somerville, TX
I know 2 people that have made a nice living off of them. If you are starting out or your business is slow, I would recommend them. They will get you business.
I think if it were I that was thinking about them, i would look up Furniture Repair, Furniture Refinshing and Antique Restoration in your local area and surrounding towns on the internet. See how fast their name pops up. Probably within the first 3 listings. If not, dont bother. If they do come up fast, dont tell them you are thinking of getting into the business, tell them you need some stuff refinished and see who they refer you to.
The whole purpose of getting into a franchise is advertising and name recognition.
PS, one of those guys is no longer in the franchise because his business has grown and insurance companies call him direct. I don't know about the other because I have not seen him in years.
Retired woodworker, amongst other things, Sold full time cruising boat and now full time cruising in RV. Currently in Somerville, Tx