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American Pickers

12/1/2016 (Permalink)

General American Pickers Can you spot the SERVPRO logo?

What do you get when you're a fan of SERVPRO and the T.V series American Picker? You get to see your SERVPRO logo on the T.V. show. When you think of a business opportunity or franchise system such as SERVPRO you'll learn that brand recognition is important. The SERVPRO franchise system has been featured in many leadning business magazines as a top tier franchise. With branding it is important that there is a system of uniformity as all are impacted by it. That is why the SERVPRO logo is easily to spot. Thank you to all of the team members at SERVPRO Corporate who work diligently to provide an atmosphere for entrepreneurs to thrive and succeed!

And remember, if you need help with fire, water, mold, and bio-hazard cleanup, call your friends at SERVPRO of Salem West 24/7/365 (503) 393-9999. We'll be there for you.

The History of SERVPRO

8/17/2016 (Permalink)

Ted and Doris Isaacson launched SERVPRO in 1967 as a painting business in Sacramento, Calif. With a background in cleaning and restoration, however, Ted and Doris soon transformed the company into a franchisor of cleanup and restoration specialists.

After selling its first Franchise in 1969, SERVPRO continued to grow, acquiring the Bristol-Myers Domesticare Division and its 175 Franchises in 1979.

SERVPRO relocated the corporate headquarters from Sacramento to Gallatin, TN, in 1988 in a strategic move to place itself within 600 miles of 50% of the U.S. population.

At the time of the relocation, the SERVPRO System consisted of 647 Franchises.

SERVPRO Corporate quickly became a key contributor in its community, and in 1991 the Nashville Business Journal named SERVPRO the Small Business of the Year. In the meantime the company continued its impressive growth, selling the 1,000th Franchise in 2000. Learn more about our Awards and Recognition.

In 2005, SERVPRO moved to a 140,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art facility in Gallatin to provide more room for expansion.

More than 1,650 Franchises are operating nationwide, and SERVPRO continues to grow. The need for experienced, trained and professional cleanup and restoration experts is recession resistant, and the growth potential inside of a proven system presents an opportunity for prospective Franchisees.

With a proud history, a successful present and a bright future, SERVPRO will press on toward becoming the premier cleaning and restoration company in the world.