Rank no. 447 – ABC Inc. – US
Products & Services: Seamless siding, gutters, windows, roofing
Number of Locations: 107
Total Investment: $81K – 266.5K
Began Franchising: 1978
About ABC Inc.
Founded by Gerald Beyers in 1973, ABC Seamless provides homeowners with seamless siding sales and installation. Originally a general remodeler, today the company offers steel siding, rain gutter and window installations. In 1995, Beyers was inducted into the North Dakota Entrepreneur Hall of Fame.
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following states:
Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Midwest, Nebraska, North Carolina, Northeast, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South, South Carolina, South Dakota, Southeast, Southwest, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, West, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming.
Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing
Total Investment: $81,000 – $266,500
Franchise Fee: $12,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 2-5%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
How This Franchise Supports Franchisees
Training: Available at headquarters: Ongoing. At franchisee’s location: 3 weeks. Monthly sales training class at corporate headquarters; Annual & regional meetings for 2-4 days
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations
Marketing Support: Ad slicks,
Other marketing support: Advertising products
Franchise Ranking History
Franchise 500®: #447 (2013), #395 (2012), #370 (2011), #408 (2010), #330 (2009),
Top Home-Based: #94 (2009),
ABC Seamless steel siding is taking the home remodeling industry to a new level. Our siding is different from the others, because it’s SEAMLESS. Other sidings must be constantly overlapped every 12 feet to reach the length of your home, creating a pattern of UGLY splices.
ABC Seamless uses the same SEAMLESS technology with our siding to manufacture custom-fit seamless gutters at your home! Consider the NEW ABC Seamless Designer Gutter when replacing your gutters. It carries away 23 percent more water than the old style gutter. Also, its unique design blends into your home’s exterior.
Maximizing year-round comfort and energy savings in every room of your home is a snap when you replace your old windows with 100% Energy-Star Rated ABC Windows. The ABC Window has been a mainstay in the home improvement industry since 1973. We measure our success from each and every customer’s satisfaction. And it is that reason that we work diligently to create happy homeowners, and customers for life.
Soffit and Fascia are the final decorative touches that create a fine, classic finish to your home or business. They cover all existing overhangs and roof edges to smooth the overall appearance of your new sleek home.
A log home doesn’t need to be built of logs anymore. ABC Seamless has introduced an alternative to the wood log home look. It’s maintenance-free Seamless Steel Log Home Siding. With ABC Seamless steel Log Home Siding everyone can enjoy the rustic charm of a log home every day of the year. The best part is you won’t have to move or rebuild because ABC Seamless will come to your home and apply Log Home Siding over your existing exterior.
People choose a franchise for a number of different reasons, but according to national statistics 95% of independent businesses fail while nationally less than 5% of franchises fail. The reason is simple.
A quality franchise organization like ABC Seamless can teach you:
An organized business system
How to gather more and better leads
How to dominate a market with an exclusive product
A franchise organization should also give you:
A nationwide support network of fellow franchisees
Name brand recognition
ABC Seamless also offers a true exclusive product and exclusive territory. Unlike many others in the industry, once we place a franchise in an area we do not sell machines to independents that can compete against them.
It is because we do these things that so many ABC Seamless franchisees are consistently listed in the Qualified Remodeler Top 500.