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Mr. Rooter

Quick Summary

Mr. Rooter provides full service plumbing and drain cleaning services to the residential and commercial markets. They are one of the largest and fastest growing full service plumbing and drain cleaning companies in the world and are part of Neighborly. Financing assistance available to qualified buyers.

Quick Facts

Minimum Cash Required$50,000
Total Investment$74,975 – $182,140
Franchise Fee$35,000
Financing AssistanceAvailable
Year Founded1968
# of Existing Units197
Franchising Since1993
Home Office LocationWaco, TX
Military/Veteran PromotionYes
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Available In These States:

We are currently accepting inquiries in these states:
  • AL
  • AR
  • IL
  • IA
  • KS
  • MD
  • NM
  • OK
  • VT
  • VA
  • WV

Not Available In These States:

We are NOT currently accepting inquiries in these states:
  • AK
  • AZ
  • CA
  • CO
  • CT
  • DE
  • DC
  • FL
  • GA
  • HI
  • ID
  • IN
  • KY
  • LA
  • ME
  • MA
  • MI
  • MN
  • MS
  • MO
  • MT
  • NE
  • NV
  • NH
  • NJ
  • NY
  • NC
  • ND
  • OH
  • OR
  • PA
  • RI
  • SC
  • SD
  • TN
  • TX
  • UT
  • WA
  • WI
  • WY
Military & Veteran


Mr. Rooter

Take Hold of Your Future
Mr. Rooter is a nationally-recognized industry leader in plumbing franchising, making us a well-known and trusted brand.The primary focus of the team at Mr. Rooter is on helping our franchisees meet and exceed their financial, professional and personal goals.  As part of Neighborly, our expertise lies in providing the right tools, support and environment to turn those goals and dreams into a reality.  We see it happen every day. Why shouldn’t it happen to you?
You invest in us. We invest in you.
With franchising, you get the independence of starting your own business with the security of joining forces with a nationally recognized brand.  The combination of your energy and ambition with the experience and expertise of a larger company is explosive in its potential for success.
What you can expect:
  • Proprietary System: Our unique business model is designed for improving overall profitability and sustainability, including state of the art software to streamline operations.
  • Comprehensive ongoing training and support:  Our Sure Start training helps prepare you for many aspects of operations including how to manage your finances. A dedicated Franchise Consultant will coach you for your first year. Franchisees in their second year of operation and after will be assigned a Regional Service Manager to advise them when needed.
  • Registered trademarks and a designated territory: We make sure you are protected.
  • Marketing, marketing, and more marketing: Superior marketing strategies and support offered through a 4-Pillar Marketing System:
  • Web:  Leading web presence, national and customizable website, bold online social media presence, SEO optimization,  and reputation management)
  • Media: National and local media coverage and PR, consistent advertising
  • Engagement: An online software system to receive client feedback and ensure their satisfaction, a referral program to increase a word-of-mouth advertising, automated personalized in-home service reminders and marketing pieces, back marketing email drip campaigns
  • Continuous innovation: The Mr. Rooter marketing team keeps ahead of trends and is always looking and learning new ways to keep the Mr. Rooter brand the most recognized plumbing brand in the business.
  • Nationwide networking support: You’ll have over 229 fellow Mr. Rooter franchisees to consult with, PLUS the opportunity to meet up at Regional and National Conferences. That’s a LOT of people to “talk shop” with.
  • Vendor Discounts: Cut your expenses with ProTradeNet, a program offering preferred discounts through membership that includes annual rebates.
And there’s MORE…
  • Tested method for recruitment – hire, train, and retain a productive team
  • Home office for easy start up and low overhead
  • Part of the Neighborly family of brands -- our experience and resources are immense


"The most appealing thing about being a part of a franchise system, and specifically Mr. Rooter, is being backed by a nationally recognized brand name. The name allows my business to continue to grow more quickly."Frank Czeronka , Mr. Rooter franchisee, South New Jersey
"I needed the training on how to get out of the truck and focus on running the business. That is exactly what Mr. Rooter helped me to do."Brad Sims , Mr. Rooter, franchisee, Mid-Michigan
"Our growth has accelerated because of the level of support and training we receive."Steve O’Donnell , Mr. Rooter franchisee, Rhode Island

Military & Veteran Promotions

Discount for Veterans

Mr. Rooter Video(s)

Video Selections

  • Mr. Rooter Franchisee of the Year 2018

  • Mr. Rooter Plumbing Franchisee of the Year 2017

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