Rank no. 224 – Paul Davis Emergency Services – US
Products & Services: Emergency restoration services
Number of Locations: 99
Total Investment: $57.77K – 147.82K
Began Franchising: 2009
About Paul Davis Emergency Services
For property owners affected by fire, water, mold, storms or other forms of property damage, Paul Davis Emergency Services offers rapid-response mitigation services such as emergency board-up, water and fire damage cleanup and mold removal. The company began franchising in 2009; sister company Paul Davis Restoration has been franchising its insurance-restoration services since 1970.
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.
Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing
Total Investment: $57,784 – $147,824
Franchise Fee: $36,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 4-8%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 5 years, renewable
Net Worth: $100,000
Liquid Cash Available: $60,000
Franchise can be run from home. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 2. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
How This Franchise Supports Franchisees
Training: Available at headquarters: 3 weeks. At franchisee’s location: 1 week.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Field operations/evaluations
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising,
Franchise Ranking History
Franchise 500®: #224 (2013),
Fastest-Growing: #57 (2013),
Top New: #8 (2013),
Top Home-Based: #57 (2013),
Paul Davis is franchise organization that provides services to cleanup and repair damage to residential, commercial and institutional properties due water, fire, mold, storm or other disasters. Founded in 1966, Paul Davis is a rapidly growing network of more than 300 independently owned and operated franchises. Our headquarters are located in Jacksonville, Florida as is our IICRC-approved National Training Center.
The Paul Davis network is an innovative leader in the areas of property damage emergency services, reconstruction, and remodeling. We have built our almost 50-year heritage one project at a time, establishing a reputation for performance, integrity, and responsibility.
History of Innovation
Paul Davis is known for its innovation and have pioneered many processes and services that have helped shape the property damage restoration industry.
One of first networks to work with the insurance industry to more efficiently service policyholders in cleaning up and restoring property damage
Introduced the use of computerized estimating and line item pricing when estimating jobs.
Introduced our “Dry.in.3” guarantee for water losses by utilizing the latest in technology and scientific methods
Developed an upfront, guaranteed pricing model – Predict-A-Dry – to estimate water mitigation jobs
Early developer of a computerized system to measure, monitor and verify water losses
Offering a performance warranty to insurance companies
Our heritage is one of innovation, can do attitude and outstanding customer service. The Paul Davis franchise network focuses on delivering services in the communities, towns and cities across the US, having created a synergy of excellence, expertise and experience that is second to none. Our passion for quality drives everything we do.
Paul Davis offices provide a wide variety of property damage emergency services, restoration and reconstruction including:
Emergency Services and Restoration
Water damage restoration
Water extraction & removal
Fire damage cleanup services
Fire, soot damage restoration
Smoke odor removal
Mold removal services
Storm debris removal
Trauma / crime scene cleanup
Debris removal and disposal
Contents cleaning services
Textiles and clothing cleaning
Furniture and electronics restoration
Pack outs and inventorying
Why Paul Davis?
As a provider of complete property damage emergency services and restoration for almost 50 years and that has restored millions of properties, the Paul Davis franchise network is uniquely qualified to provide the best service to your customer. Below are just some or the reasons why you should Call Paul.
Paul Davis franchisees across the US are ready to respond to your property damage emergency 24/7. We promise:
• 30 minute contact
• Onsite within hours
• Thorough documentation
• Empathy and concern for your customer
Qualified, “Vetted” Franchises
Paul Davis franchisees must meet and maintain stringent standards in order participate in insurance clients’ national vendor programs and represent the Paul Davis brand. This ensures that property owners receive high quality service. Our standards include:
• Properly logoed vehicles and technicians
• Technicians trained in IICRC approved courses
• Background checks
• High insurance coverage requirements
• Consistently high performance on service level standards and damage estimate quality assurance
Since 1966, Paul Davis has been at the forefront of innovation in the property damage emergency services and restoration industry. From pioneering computerized estimates, to three-day drying to new water damage assessment and monitoring technology, Paul Davis has provided significant value to the insurance industry in cycle time reduction and cost management.
National Claims Assignment Center
Operating 24/7, our call center quickly and accurately distributes your claim assignment to the nearest Paul Davis franchise to ensure your customer’s loss is addressed as quickly as possible.
For insurance carriers, getting data regarding your policyholders’ property damage claims quickly, accurately and according to your specifications is critical. Our Quality Assurance department was established to address this need. Staffed with experienced insurance restoration professionals, we can review some or all estimates, centralize the writing of estimates and provide detailed data to help you more efficiently manage the claims process.
Paul Davis has a company-owned, state-of-the-art training center where new and existing franchisees earn IICRC-approved certifications in property damage related courses. Our facility includes an IICRC approved flood house, complete contents restoration equipment and other hands-on training modules providing students some of the best preparation available in the industry.
Completion Services Guarantee
Paul Davis guarantees that the work of franchises will be completed regardless of the situation. In the unlikely event of a franchise ceasing operation or is otherwise unable to perform the work, Paul Davis has a program in place called Completion Services, Inc. This separate entity ensures that any work being performed by our franchisees on behalf of our insurance clients will be completed as contracted – guaranteed.
If you have a property damage emergency or want to locate the Paul Davis office nearest you, Call Paul! 1-888-473-7669.
Source: Paul Davis Emergency Services Official website