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Franchise Opportunities

Gutter-Vac is an exciting business opportunity that is perfectly positioned in the booming home service industry and a great franchise for those that want their own business, have a lifestyle or be an entrepreneur.

About the Opportunity

A Gutter-Vac franchise provides you, the franchisee; with access to vital knowledge that has been developed and improved through our 80+ Australian locations. Gutter-Vac’s industry experience and business tools that assist you in establishing and growing a profitable, scalable Gutter-Vac location that will suit your professional goals and lifestyle.  

With Gutter-Vac you receive all of the small business benefits, that include big business systems and resources. Gutter-Vac offers an exclusive territory, quality products and services, comprehensive training and resources, along with our award winning franchise support, marketing expertise and superior business systems.  

We have been operating over 20 years and our franchisees are experience and very supportive of each other. You are never in business on your own. We have encouraged our franchisees to be able to share knowledge with each other which has lead to a much stronger network of supporters for you in your business.  

As Gutter-Vac matures, the largest strength we have is that we can service both residential and commercial customers. Our commercial sector in particular has grown in the last few years with more regulations on working at heights. As all of our franchisees are trained in “Working at heights"  (through our Registered Training Organisation) this means that our services are highly sought after by commercial clients. For our franchisees, the benefit is that both commercial and residential clients become repeat customers helping build a solid foundation for your business.

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History

Gutter-Vac business model was started as all good Australian businesses start – an invention to overcome a challenge.  

Warren Ballantyne, Franchisor of Gutter-Vac, was running his own plumbing business in Bundaberg. He was being frequently asked by his customers to clean their gutters. Cleaning gutters by hand is messy, dirty and not very effective. Warren knew their had to be a better way.  

The Gutter-Vac technology (which has a current patent) was created. Now 20 years later, Gutter-Vac has more than 80 territories in Australia.

Gutter-Vac Offers to its Franchisees:

  • Historical Track Record of Franchise Development and Support
  • Proprietary Equipment & Delivery of Services
  • Gutter-Vac uses equipment that is constructed exclusively for Gutter-Vac.
  • This, along with how we deliver and position our services, makes us unique in this Home Services commercial categories.

Developed Operational Procedures

Gutter-Vac is not new to franchising. Our documented operational procedures and support program is not only in depth, but essential in the successful operation of your Gutter-Vac franchise.

  • Back Office Support
  • Scheduling
  • Dispatching
  • Marketing
  • Efficiency Tracking
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Customer Contact Systems
  • All in Real Time

Gutter-Vac is a proud member of the Franchise Council of Australia, and has held a position on the Queensland Committee for over 6 years and Warren is currently on the National Board of the FCA.

 

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Marketing Support

We have 20 years of experience, we know how to find our customers that not only want, but need our services. Gutter-Vac does not have a national marketing fund. We believe that Local Area Marketing is the most effective way to grow your Gutter-Vac business. We provide complete and comprehensive marketing training and tools to our franchisees. This includes updating our marketing materials, training and updates as the nature of business – including the internet and social media – changes and evolves.

Extensive Training on the Gutter-Vac Process

At Gutter-Vac we are committed to your success. Our training program is top notch and our Australian franchisees support is rated in the top 10 franchisors for support and training.

  • Detailed Operations Manual
  • Operations
  • Systems
  • Human Resources
  • Sales
  • Safety
  • Office Set up
  • Marketing

Training Provided

1. Pre-Training

Get a ‘head start’ on your business. At home, online pre-training

2. Franchise Training

One week comprehensive training at head office.    

  • Working at Heights Safely
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Quoting
  • Cloud based business software
  • Machine Services
  • Additional Services training          

Also includes 2 days ‘on site’ with an experienced franchisee on real jobs.

3. After Training

Once your Franchise training is finished, your training doesn’t stop!  

  • Business Coaching
  • Financial Coaching
  • Quoting and tenders
  • Technical training
  • Annual Conference

Skills

No mechanical experience necessary.   We do look for enthusiastic and energetic business minded people that like to work outdoors, help their customers with outstanding customer service and are eager to succeed in business.

Length of Agreement

5 years with a 5 year option

Awards

  • 2016 Awarded No. 2 Top Franchise in Australia
  • 2015 Awarded No. 2 Top Franchise in Australia
  • 2011 Voted No. 8 overall top franchise in Australia
  • 2010 Australia Franchisor Social Responsibility Award Merit Winner

Investment

$79,400 + GST + Freight

Contact us today for more information

P: 07 3357 6270

E: franchiseenquiry@guttervac.com.au