The most diverse section, home services include home improvement and sales franchises, electrical and HVAC companies, and even mosquito franchises. It was a mostly positive year for all categories, as Americans work longer hours with less time for chores. Smart home technology also brings new opportunities to the industry.


Sales Growth - Electrical Franchises

RankCompany$ MillionsSales Growth %
345Mr. Electric8515.2%
333Mister Sparky968.2%
212TEGG Service283-7.2%

Mr. Electric saw the largest sales growth in this group at 15.2 percent, but still fell four spots in this year’s Top 200+, an indication of even greater growth across the industry. TEGG Service saw sales drop 7.2 percent and fell 11 spots in the ranking.


Sales Growth - Home Improvement Franchises

RankCompany$ MillionsSales Growth %
227Precision Door Service24718.5%
408NHance Wood Refinishing5317.9%
335Mr. Appliance9213.9%
458The Glass Guru3312.8%
349Mr. Handyman8311.2%
410Archadeck Outdoor Living529.1%
460Handyman Connection327.7%
117ProSource Wholesale7494.5%
379ABC Seamless65-3.0%

Precision Door Service had a great year with a 18.5 percent increase in systemwide sales as it moved up 15 spots. Screenmobile, meanwhile, boosted its sales by 10.2 percent. ABC Seamless was the sole decliner as sales dropped 3 percent and it slid 23 spots down the list.


Sales Growth - Home Sales Franchises

RankCompany$ MillionsSales Growth %
315United Real Estate11122.9%
156Realty One Group48410.4%
157Epcon Homes & Communities4806.9%
18Keller Williams Realty8,7636.6%
48Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices2,9794.2%
96G.J. Gardner Homes1,003-4.0%
436United Country42-7.2%

United Real Estate had a great year in sales for 2018 and saw 22.9 percent growth. On the flip side, G.J. Gardner Homes saw sales decline by 4 percent in 2018, compared to its 16.8 percent increase in 2017. RE/MAX, previously ranked No. 10 on the Top 200, dropped five spots this year with sales down 7.9 percent.


Sales Growth - HVAC Franchises

RankCompany$ MillionsSales Growth %
269Aire Serv16410.3%
112Linc Service7846.8%
181One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning3865.7%

Aire ServLinc Service and One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning all saw positive sales growth and upward movement within the Top 200+.


Sales Growth - Lawn Care Franchises

RankCompany$ MillionsSales Growth % 
258Weed Man1728.3%
362The Grounds Guys725.2%
255U.S. Lawns1733.0%
482Outdoor Lighting Perspectives250.2%
300Lawn Doctor1300.0%

Weed Man and The Grounds Guys both grew sales by more than 5 percent. With its 3 percent growth in sales, U.S. Lawns moved up six spots on this year’s Top 200+. Outdoor Lighting Perspectives eked out 0.2 percent growth but fell 12 spots.


Sales Growth - Mosquito Franchises

RankCompany$ MillionsSales Growth %
397Mosquito Joe5736.7%
384Mosquito Squad6219.2%


Sales Growth - Painting Franchises

Rank Company$ MillionsSales Growth %
353 Five Star Painting8020.3%
152 CertaPro Painters49016.4%

Both Five Star Painting and CertaPro Painters saw double-digit sales growth. Five Star Painting crept up the rankings by four and CertaPro moved up 13 spots.


Sales Growth - Plumbing Franchises

RankCompany$ MillionsSales Growth %
198Mr. Rooter3327.4%
244Benjamin Franklin Plumbing1981.2%

Roto-Rooter moved up two spots on this year’s Top 200+ thanks to its 9.5 percent growth in sales. Mr. Rooter maintained its rank within the Top 200+ at 198.


Sales Growth - Storage Solutions

RankCompany$ MillionsSales Growth %
375Tailored Living656.9%
426Closet & Storage Concepts45-10.0%

ShelfGenie lead the way for the storage companies in sales growth at 11.9 percent. Tailored Living showed growth but still slide down the list nine spots. Closet & Storage Concepts had sales decline 10 percent and fell 38 spots.


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