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Mr. Rooter

Quick Summary

Mr. Rooter is a full-service plumbing and drain cleaning franchise that provides services to residential and commercial customers. Established in 1970, they’ve spent 50 years perfecting their systems and processes to give aspiring entrepreneurs and master plumbers, alike, an opportunity to run a business more smoothly than ever thought possible.

Quick Facts

Minimum Cash Required$50,000
Total Investment$79,975 – $187,140
Franchise Fee$40,000
Financing AssistanceAvailable
Year Founded1968
# of Existing Units207
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
  • AZ
  • AR
  • CA
  • CO
  • CT
  • DC
  • FL
  • GA
  • ID
  • IL
  • IN
  • IA
  • KS
  • KY
  • LA
  • ME
  • MD
  • MA
  • MN
  • MO
  • MT
  • NE
  • NJ
  • NM
  • NY
  • NC
  • ND
  • OH
  • OK
  • OR
  • PA
  • SC
  • SD
  • TN
  • TX
  • UT
  • VA
  • WA
  • WV
  • WI

Not Available In These States:

We are NOT currently accepting inquiries in these states:
  • AK
  • DE
  • HI
  • MI
  • MS
  • NV
  • NH
  • RI
  • VT
  • WY
Military & Veteran
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Mr. Rooter

At Mr. Rooter Plumbing, We Don’t Train Plumbers, We Coach Business Owners
We know launching and operating your own independent business is a challenge. Keeping track of customers, schedules, employees, accounting – it’s easy for things to slip through the cracks. But at Mr. Rooter® Plumbing, we’ve spent the last 50 years perfecting our systems and processes to give aspiring entrepreneurs like you an opportunity to get your business flowing more smoothly than you ever thought possible.

No Industry Experience Needed - You don't need to be a plumber, you'll just need to hire one.

Everybody Needs a Little Help Sometimes - With Mr. Rooter Plumbing and Neighborly®, you’ll get multi-faceted support from the best in the home services business. 
Build the business you’ve been dreaming of. Learn the best practices in business, management, marketing and more from a team of industry-leading experts.

Franchise With The Leader in Plumbing For a Pipeline of Support and Owner Benefits
We offer world-class franchise training and the support systems to help you get the most from your new business. And you can take advantage of these additional benefits, too:

  • Streamlined Model - Take advantage of an optimized business model with few moving parts.
  • Access To More - Discounts on insurance, workman’s comp, and cutting-edge equipment like trenchless sewer line repair.
  • Professionalism & Consistency - Eye-catching service vehicles and professional employee uniforms so customers know who to trust.
  • Desirable Lifestyle - A family-friendly work week, plus a more predictable and flexible schedule. Community of Like Minded Professionals. Mr. Rooter Plumbing franchise owners are part of a unique, supportive and growing family.
  • A Reputation Like No Other - North America trusts Mr. Rooter Plumbing. Our reputation for excellence spans from coast to coast.

With Us, Business Training And World-Class Support Come Standard
One of the best things about franchise ownership is the ability to be in business for yourself with the backing of an experienced franchisor and a network of seasoned, helpful fellow franchise owners.

  • Learn Our Proven System - Mr. Rooter Plumbing’s training program includes classroom-style and hands-on operations, sales, and marketing training to help you take your business to the next level.
  • Growth Through Visibility - Capitalize on the most effective techniques in local, national and digital marketing, as well as targeted strategies to keep the phone ringing and make the most of your territory.
  • Take Advantage Of Technology - Our custom business management software is an all-in-one system meant to make running the business easier so you can focus on the important stuff, like estimates and promotion.
  • Build A Strong Team - Finding the right techs to build your team is always a challenge, but our third-party, industry-leading hiring and onboarding platform makes the job much easier.

What It Means to Be Neighborly®  
Neighborly® is the guiding force behind the world’s largest and fastest-growing family of premier home services brands. Nearly 1 million customers worldwide have been proudly served by a Neighborly brand every year.  
With the largest national home services customer base in the industry, our franchise owners have the potential to cross-market to customers of the other Neighborly brands in their area.  
Our more than 38 years of collective experience in the home services and franchise industries have empowered a growing network of like-minded entrepreneurs to achieve their dreams of business ownership and a more flexible lifestyle with our 22 award-winning brands. From plumbers to painters and everything in between, no one knows the Home Service Industry better than Neighborly. 

This is Your Path To The Future You’ve Been Dreaming Of – And You Don’t Have To Walk It Alone
The Mr. Rooter Plumbing franchise opportunity brings the best in the business together into a unified family of professionals working toward the same goals. Put simply: we’re on your team. You’ll have access to expert advice from experienced franchise owners and veteran businesspeople throughout your franchising journey so you can make your business start working smarter for you.

Designated territories are still available nationwide, but they're selling fast. Get yours before it's gone. 


"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

  • Franchisee Testimonial - Craig Kantner

  • Franchisees Testimonial - Heather & Andrew Johnson

Press Releases & Awards

3/24/2021 - Neighborly® Helps Homeowners Prepare for Spring with Annual Maintenance Checklist
2/19/2021 - Neighborly Brands Prepared to Service Homeowners in Aftermath of 2021 Winter Storms
2/15/2021 - Neighborly Experiences Unprecedented Network Growth in 2020, Plans for Continued Expansion in 2021

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