About Paul DavisPaul Davis is the leading emergency service and property damage reconstruction provider in North America, with more than 300 franchise locations across the U.S. Our reputation is built on our delivery of quality work, our professionalism, and our commitment to providing the best customer service in the industry. We are looking for great people to run a great business for themselves and we are committed to their success.
Paul Davis Restoration
Paul Davis Restoration offers complete mitigation and restoration services for property owners. In addition to rapid response, immediate cleanup of property damaged by flood, fire, smoke, and natural disaster, Paul Davis Restoration franchises also provide complete reconstruction and restoration services for damaged structures and their contents. This normally entails working closely with insurance companies and adjusters, who appreciate the skilled professionalism of a single-source provider like Paul Davis to render these services to their customers.
Paul Davis Emergency Services
When a residential or commercial property owner faces a catastrophe caused by fire, water, mold, storms, or other forms of property damage, it’s Paul Davis Emergency Services who will quickly and professionally respond to restore calm to a chaotic situation. These rapid response mitigation services include emergency board-up, water and fire damage cleanup, and mold removal. Typically, these services will be paid for by the property owner’s insurance policy.
Frequently Asked Questions
Here are answers to the questions we hear most often. We are happy to answer any further questions you may have and to provide additional details simply contact us.
HOW MUCH IS THE FRANCHISE FEE?
The standard franchise fee for a Paul Davis Restoration franchise is $75,000.
The standard franchise fee for a Paul Davis Emergency Services franchise is $36,000.
HOW DO I GET JOBS?
Paul Davis has a team of marketing professionals that is constantly working on your behalf to create national and regional insurance accounts that will create a steady income stream.
You will receive training in how to implement a local marketing plan to reach multiple targets and job sources.
ARE THERE REALLY THAT MANY CLAIMS?
Insurance claims are triggered for all kinds of damage and incidents, including major storms, wind, fires, water leaks, smoke damage, vandalism, and more. The services you provide are in response to incidents that occur at any time, anywhere.
DO I NEED TO HAVE EXPERIENCE WITH THIS TYPE OF WORK?
No. You will receive hands-on technical training at our training facility before you open your doors for business.
WILL I HAVE A PROTECTED TERRITORY?
Yes, all Paul Davis territories are protected, and we look to make sure the market is capable of handling your business.
ARE RESTORATION AND EMERGENCY SERVICES TERRITORIES THE SAME SIZE?
No. Paul Davis Restoration territories are typically larger than those of Emergency Services. Restoration businesses are generally larger in scale than Emergency Services, and they are able to service a greater population base.
WHAT KIND OF EQUIPMENT WILL I NEED?
Specialized equipment is needed to do the work required. This includes air movers, dehumidifiers, calibration and measurement devices, and other equipment that you will be trained to use at owners school.
DO I HAVE TO USE A PAUL DAVIS BRANDED VEHICLE?
Yes. Our vehicle program has been carefully designed to brand your business professionally and has an important role in maintaining your company’s presence in your territory. The graphic designs have been configured to accommodate many types of vehicles, including vans and trucks.
IS REAL ESTATE REQUIRED?
For a Paul Davis Restoration business, you will need office space and a place to store equipment and vehicles. These are usually combined in one commercial location.
Paul Davis Emergency Services does not require real estate. Your franchise can be started as a home-based business or in a commercial office if you choose.
WHAT ARE THE ROYALTIES AND MARKETING FUND CONTRIBUTIONS?
For Paul Davis Restoration, royalties are 4% of monthly gross sales. Marketing fees are $125 per month plus a variable monthly payment of .33% of monthly gross sales.
For Paul Davis Emergency Services, royalties are 8% to 4% of monthly gross sales. The royalty percentage decreases as gross sales increase. Marketing fees are 2% of monthly gross sales.
Why Paul Davis
Looking for an opportunity available RIGHT NOW that has year-round demand and proven performance, even in a down economy?
Consider Paul Davis, North America’s leading insurance restoration network. For the past 45 years, we have been THE innovator in the insurance restoration category, a $60 billion market.
Whether we’re responding to a natural disaster affecting the community or helping a property owner through the aftermath of flooding or a house fire, Paul Davis franchisees are committed to a business model that values the customer and the work we do for them above all else. It is a business built on relationships with both insurance adjusters and policyholders, and one that provides a service that is always in demand.
In fact, Paul Davis Network sales increased 226% from 1999 to 2009. Average franchise unit sales over this same period increased 194% for operations in business for at least two years.