CertaPro Painters


CertaPro is North America’s largest residential and commercial painting company in a huge $100 billion dollar industry with very little competition. CertaPro targets assertive leaders (not painters) to operate a multimillion dollar business. Franchisee focus on the business, not in the business to oversee marketing, sales, operations and profitability.


Year Established: 1992
Year First Franchised: 1992
Franchised Units: 100+
Actual number of units: 340
Projected New Units (12 months): 80-90

States referrals are accepted in:

  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

Avail. in Canada: Masters/Area Developer: Yes


Availability in Canada: All 9 provinces. Speak with Franchise Recruiting about available territories.


Financial / Terms

Cash Investment: $50,000
Minimum Investment: $125,000
Minimum Net Worth: $200,000
Franchise Fee: $50,000


  • Vet Fran

Royalty: 5%
Ad: 3%
Average # of Employees: Varies
Passive Ownership Allowed: No
Earnings Claims: Yes


Total Investment: $125K to $145K (includes initial franchise fee of $50,000)

Royalty: 5% of gross sales

Ad: 3% General Advertising Fund -National

Passive Ownership Allowed: No, to work on the business but not always in the business. Must be an active owner operator. Looking for Executive Management type, with Leadership, Management and/or some Sales or Client interfacing background.

Franchise Sales

Single Unit: Yes
Multiple Units: Yes
Area/Master Developer: No
Resales: No


International Expansion

International Expansion Opportunities: Yes
Developing outside of the U.S.: Canada
Single Unit Availability Outside U.S.: Yes
Multiple Unit Availability Outside U.S.: Yes
Area Development or Master Avail.: No
Cash Investment: 50000
Total Investment: 125000-149000


Support & Training Provided

Financial Assistance Provided:Yes
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Co-operative Advertising: Yes


3 weeks of training (non-concurrent) 1 week month #1, 1 week month #2, 1 week month #3 in classroom setting. Multiple visits from General Manager through start up all the way through to operations. Operations is a peer to peer learning environment



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Freddy O'Pry

Franchise Development