North America’s Largest Home Inspection Company Adds New Class of Home Inspectors
(Tampa, Fla.)---Pillar To Post, North America’s largest home inspection franchise, added six new franchises during the month of July.
“We’re pleased to continue our expansion efforts with the addition of six terrific franchisees in July,” said Dan Steward, president and CEO of Pillar To Post. “We know they will be outstanding additions to the Pillar To Post team and will help us grow the brand aggressively in their markets.”
The new Pillar To Post franchise owners include Ben Singleton in San Tan Valley, Arizona; Craig Efrusy in Livonia, Michigan; Glenn Grothe in Frederick, Colorado; Jeff Roerdink in Lafayette, Georgia; Paul Grise in Hopkinsville, Kentucky; and Keith Eves in Berlin, Connecticut.
“The continued progression of the housing recovery means continued strength for our business,” said Steward. “Our franchisees have significantly increased their business this year. As we continue last year’s record success in our growth, our new franchisees coming on board across North America will help us keep up with the demand for professional home inspections.”
Posted on Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Today's “Ask the Expert” column features Jay Gregg, the Director of Marketing with Pillar To Post Home Inspectors.
Q: As a homeowner, how can I keep my energy costs low while keeping my house in great condition?
A: August is typically one of the hottest months of the year. It seems like the only logical way to stay comfortable inside is to crank up the air conditioning and sit in front of the air vent. However, this method shoots up the energy bill and can take a toll on the cooling systems in a house. Instead of running the air conditioning throughout the hottest months of the year, there are simple tips to keep the energy costs down, and at the same time, keep the value of the home up. By following these tips, much less stress will be put on the home, paving the way for a smoother home inspection when the time comes... Read More.
Posted on Tuesday, August 5, 2014
July 02, 2014 // Franchising.com // Pillar To Post Home Inspectors, North America's largest home inspection franchise, was recently named on World Franchising Network's list of the 50 top franchises for veterans. The list was featured in USA Today on June 20. Pillar To Post Home Inspectors was chosen for its number of veterans serving as franchisees within the system.
The World Franchising Network chose 50 franchisors from over 300 companies that were evaluated for the opportunity to be featured on the list. Participating franchisors filled out questionnaires that were used to obtain both the absolute number and percentage of total number of operating units owned or managed by veterans. Out of the 428 U.S. Pillar To Post Home Inspectors franchises, 34.8 percent, or 149, are currently either owned or managed by veterans... Read More.
Posted on Wednesday, July 2, 2014
North America's Largest Home Inspection Company Brings Aboard a Record Number of Franchisees Each
June 20, 2014 // Franchising.com // Tampa, Fla. - Pillar To Post, North America's largest home inspection franchise, has added 42 new franchise locations since January of this year, bringing the company's total to 450 franchisees. In addition, they have just been named one of the Top 100 Low Cost Franchises in Franchise Business Review's Best of the Best edition (Spring 2014)... Read More.
Posted on Friday, June 20, 2014
Open floor plans continue to be popular, but as many homeowners discover, living with this kind of layout can take some getting used to. While these spaces – with minimal wall interruption, lots of light, and a spacious feeling – have much to offer, the reality is that noise and privacy can become issues in day to day living. According to the National Association of Home Builders, more homebuyers are seeking noise control, particularly in open plan models. Short of completely changing the character of such a home with a remodel, there are ways to address these problems while keeping the overall sense of open space.
With televisions, video games, music, and conversation all going at once, the noise factor can escalate quickly. Add an active kitchen with its myriad appliances and there can be some real challenges. Many manufacturers trumpet their appliances as “ultra-quiet” or even “silent”, but there are often large differences between models. Unfortunately, the decibel levels are seldom if ever listed, making comparisons difficult. Doing some research and reading reviews on quiet appliances will help narrow the choices... Read More.
Posted on Sunday, June 8, 2014
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