SOURCE: Clockwork Home Services

Clockwork Home Services

August 24, 2009 10:07 ET

Clockwork Home Services® Reports Franchise Growth for Second Quarter 2009

Company Adds a Total of 23 New Plumbing, Air Conditioning & Heating, and Electrical Franchisees Across the Nation

SARASOTA, FL--(Marketwire - August 24, 2009) - Clockwork Home Services, Inc. (Clockwork) today announced franchise growth for the second quarter of 2009 within its portfolio of nationally branded home services companies. During the period from April through June 2009, Clockwork added 23 new plumbing, air conditioning & heating and electrical franchises. Including these additions, the company's franchises now serve 592 territories.

In the second quarter of 2009, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing® added five new franchises for a total of 249; Mister Sparky America's On-Time Electrician® (Mister Sparky) added four new franchises for a total of 85; and One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning® (One Hour) added 14 for a total of 258.

"We continue to see solid demand from independent contractors who recognize the benefits of joining a national brand," said Tab Hunter, president of franchise operations for Clockwork Home Services, Inc. "Our systems and support help make our franchisees' businesses more recession-resistant than many others. The pace of our growth reflects our strong business model, outstanding franchisee support and consumer confidence in our brands."

Clockwork also operates company-owned plumbing, heating and air conditioning, and electrical locations within its portfolio of home services businesses.

About Clockwork Home Services

Clockwork Home Services, Inc. is dedicated to improving the operations, efficiency, customer service and profitability of contractors in the home services industry in North America through affinity group membership and nationally branded franchises. Its companies include Mister Sparky® Franchising, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing® Franchising, One Hour Air Conditioning & Heating® Franchising, BuyMax®, Plumbers' Success International®, Electricians' Success International®, AirTime 500™, Roofers' Success International®, Success Academy®, AirTime Canada™ ULC, SuccessWare, Inc.® and company-owned One Hour® operations in California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Minnesota, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and throughout Canada; company-owned Benjamin Franklin Plumbing® operations in California, Colorado, Indiana, Minnesota, Ohio and Tennessee; and company-owned Mister Sparky® operations in Colorado, Georgia and Indiana. In 2008, Clockwork was ranked #933 on Inc. magazine's Inc. 5,000® list of fastest-growing private companies in the United States. For more information, visit www.clockworkhomeservices.com.

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