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Q: Why should I consider a Get A Grip franchise?
A: Get A Grip has a proven business model, accessible support from friendly professionals who want you to succeed, and a recognized brand name. Our patented, proprietary products and techniques have separated us from the competition and made us a leader in the resurfacing industry. We don’t want you to have a single doubt in your mind if you are considering joining the Get A Grip family. Call us today to speak with our team, get your questions answered, request samples of our products, and learn more about becoming the newest addition to the Get A Grip team.
Q: What is the investment to open a Get A Grip franchise?
A: Franchises start at $25,000, based on the population/demographics of the area.
Q: Where can I find the money for a franchise?
A: There are many places to find funding to buy a franchise; from Small Business Administration loans and investment clubs, to family, friends, banks, and even partners! Finding the funding you need won’t be a problem as long as you can provide a valid and well thought out business plan. Best of all, Get A Grip gives you that plan! Our proven business model will show your investors you are prepared to break into a booming industry and repaying any outstanding debts will not be a problem whatsoever.
Q: Do I need previous experience?
A: Not at all! Our turnkey system and hands-on training ensure that you have all the tools you need to open your business and begin serving customers quickly. From warehouse workers who were laid off due to budget cuts, to business owners looking to expand their current companies with our exceptional products, there is no conventional franchisee applicant. All you need is the ambition to be your own boss!
Q: I don’t know anything about marketing or advertising. Does Get A Grip help with that?
A: Absolutely! Our customized press releases, photographs, marketing packets, and step-by-step instructions make it easy to promote your business. Get A Grip’s national office coordinates national advertising, websites and helps with trade shows for all of its franchises.
Q: How long does it take to get up and running?
A: That depends on you! We’ve had franchises take a few weeks to get going while others opened their doors right after training. Either way, we’re never more than a phone call or email away to answer any and all of your questions and concerns to ensure you hit the ground running.
Q: How long does it take to resurface a tub or countertop, etc.?
A: Typically 2 to 3 hours, depending on the condition of the surface. Regardless, the resurfaced material is ready to use 24 hours after application. We make sure you receive top-of-the-line training when you join the Get A Grip team. When you visit our training center, we teach you the best techniques and practices to ensure your work is top quality and always impresses your customers.
Q: What surfaces can Get A Grip resurface?
A: Get A Grip’s proprietary coatings can be applied onto anything from kitchen appliances to porcelain, tile, cultured marble, countertops and even cabinets! We are also specialists in cleaning and repairing fiberglass shower surrounds and bathtubs.
Q: What about colors?
A: Get A Grip’s patented Eurostone® and Get A Metallic® color collections for countertops truly set you apart from the competition. As far as our other coatings go, we can color-match any solid color you wish to ensure your customers are impressed and happy. The possibilities truly are endless with our products.
Q: Hotel managers often ask for slip-resistant bathtub mats. Do you offer this service?
A: Yes! Get A Grip can install a permanent slip-resistant surface using our proprietary Grip-Tex™ slip-resistant bathtub mat in clear or white. We also offer Grip-Guard™, a micronized polymer for slip-resistant surfaces.