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Kitchen Tune Up

Kitchen Tune-Up is a kitchen renovation franchise specializing […]

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Franchise Details

Year Established: 1988
Category Locations: Home-Based,Retail
Available Ownership Type: Executive,Owner Operator
Corporate HQ City: Aberdeen
Corporate HQ State: South Dakota
Investment Range: $100,000+
Canada Franchising: Yes
Latin America Franchising: Yes
India Franchising: Yes
Franchise Fee: $72,000
Royalty Percentage: 7%
Veteran Discount: Yes
E2/EB5 Visas: Yes
Master Franchise Opportunities: Yes


Kitchen Tune-Up is a kitchen renovation franchise specializing in giving kitchens a fresh look and feel without the hassle of a full-blown remodel. Founded in 1988, they've become a national sensation with over 290 protected territories across the US and Canada. Their unique selling proposition is their focus on minor kitchen updates, like cabinet refacing, repainting, countertop refinishing, and new hardware. This approach makes their services more affordable and less disruptive for homeowners compared to traditional renovations.A Proven System for SuccessOne of the key strengths of the Kitchen Tune-Up franchise is their proven system for success. They provide comprehensive training and ongoing support to their franchisees, covering everything from marketing and sales to operations and customer service. Their proprietary software and systems help franchisees manage their businesses efficiently and effectively. Additionally, Kitchen Tune-Up benefits from being part of the Home Franchise Concepts family, which gives them access to shared resources and expertise from other successful home improvement franchises.

Support & Training offered by Kitchen Tune Up

Kitchen Tune-Up offers a comprehensive support and training program for their franchisees, starting well before you even open your doors:Pre-Opening:4-Week Online Course: Covers business basics like securing insurance, phone numbers, and learning about core services.Marketing Consultation: The Marketing Director helps you develop your personalized marketing plan.Manuals and Videos: Dive into operational details and service procedures through comprehensive resources.Training:14-Day Experience Center Training: This in-person program at the Dallas headquarters covers:Technical training on wood refinishing, refacing, and cabinet modifications.Marketing, sales, accounting, and operations essentials.Supplier relationships and best practices.Post-Opening:12-Week Action Plan: Your Regional Operations Manager (ROM) guides you through implementing your business plan and overcoming initial challenges.Ongoing Support: Access to a wealth of resources including:Private Podcasts: Two channels covering operational and sales topics.Weekly Coaching Calls: Get direct advice and problem-solving guidance.Monthly Newsletters: Stay informed about industry trends and company updates.Online Owner's Forum: Connect and learn from fellow franchisees.Weekly Emails: Receive vital updates and announcements.National Reunions: Network with peers and learn from industry experts.Online Webinars: Attend regular training sessions on various topics.ROM Support: Your dedicated ROM is always available for one-on-one guidance.Additional Benefits:Starter Inventory: Get equipped with the necessary tools and materials for wood restoration and refacing.National Buying Power: Leverage the brand's collective purchasing power for better deals on supplies and equipment.Proprietary Software: Utilize Kitchen Tune-Up's custom software for efficient business management.

Additional Information

Category Location Home-Based,Retail
Number of Units Open
Investment Range $98,430 - $142,550
Master Franchise false
Home based franchise YES
Item 19 Franchise YES
Veteran Discount YES
Franchise Opportunities in Canada YES
International Franchise Opportunities
E2/EB5 Visa Franchise YES
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