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The Grout Doctor® Named a 2019 Top Franchise by Franchise Business Review

SALT LAKE CITY - Jan. 15, 2019 - PRLog -- The Grout Doctor® was recently named a top franchise for 2019 by Franchise Business Review. This is the 14th annual ranking of the top 200 award-winning franchise opportunities.

The Grout Doctor® is Now Making House Calls In the Metro Charlotte Area

FORT MILL, S.C. - Dec. 5, 2018 - PRLog -- Jack Weaverling is the newest member to The Grout Doctor® network and is restoring beauty to existing tile and grout throughout Fort Mill, Rock Hill, Gastonia and Union County!

Franchise Owners Matt & Chelsey Haeffner talk Grout, Tile, & Stone

Listen to Homecents Radio Podcast as The Grout Doctor owners, Matt & Chelsey Haeffner, go on air to answer all of your questions regarding grout, tile, and natural stone!

The Grout Doctor® Named a Top Low-Cost Franchise by Franchise Business Review

Independent Research Data Shows Franchisees Are Highly Satisfied with Their Investment in The Grout Doctor®. The Grout Doctor® was identified by the independent franchisee satisfaction research firm, Franchise Business Review, as being one of only 80 franchises to qualify for its 2018 Top Low-Cost Franchises list.

Stone Care Do's and Don'ts

The Do’s • DO use coasters under glasses, especially if they contain alcohol or citrus juices. • DO use trivets or mats under hot dishes or cookware. • DO use place mats under china, ceramics, silver or other objects that may scratch your stone’s surface. • DO place a small rug or mat at entryways to trap dirt and sand from normal foot traffic. • DO dust countertops, islands, vanities and floors frequently. • DO blot up spills immediately to minimize permanent damage to the stone.

2018 Franchise Business Review Award

The Grout Doctor® Named a 2018 Top Franchise by Franchise Business Review Independent Survey Shows Franchise Owners Are Highly Satisfied with The Grout Doctor's® Performance

Franchises That Don’t Cost a Lot

A lot of great franchise opportunities are beyond the financial reach of most people. The initial investment to open a McDonald’s franchise ranges from $1 million to $2.2 million…a UPS Store, $159,000 to $434,000…and a Planet Fitness gym, $700,000 to $3.8 million. But you still can find franchises that allow you to be your own boss and give you a good chance for financial success for a far smaller up-front cost. Many of these franchises can be managed from home, eliminating the need for office space and staff, and many don’t require a strong business background.

4 Tips to Protect Tile Floors From Pet Mishaps

Dog and cat owners will quickly tell you their furry loved ones are family members. Unfortunately, tile floors can take a beating from their claws and bathroom breaks. The good news is there are several ways to protect flooring from this wear and tear. As the area's premier tile repair specialist, The Grout Doctor® in Ft. Mitchell, KY, continues to come to the aid of pet owners who need refurbished and sanitized floors.

7 Underrated Benefits to Being Your Own Boss

Article By: Jason Hightower Almost anyone who has ever worked a part-time job has wished they were their own boss. At some point or another. Each time they were asked to sweep the floor or mop up a customer accident, they wanted for someone else to handle the dirty work. Instead of doing the dirty work, they wanted to act as manager and schedule how and when something was done, not to be the one who actually had to do it. Throughout this process, there's many things that can go "wrong." Maybe they had an issue with someone's management style. They saw how it was done, how it could be improved, and wanted to branch out with their own efforts. These types of experiences, after all, are some of the main reasons franchisees start their own enterprises in the first place.