Restoration 1® Acquires bluefrog Plumbing + Drain® Franchise Network
Restoration 1®, one of the fastest-growing and most-trusted restoration franchises in North America, has acquired the bluefrog Plumbing + Drain® franchise network with plans to aggressively grow the business across North America.
“This is a monumental acquisition, broadening the franchise brands and complimentary services that we will deliver to a growing residential and commercial customer base across the United States,” said Gary Findley, CEO of Restoration 1.
Based in Phoenix, Ariz., bluefrog Plumbing + Drain launched in January of 2014 and has grown to 15 franchise locations across nine states.
“Restoration 1 brings great synergy and an incredible support team to bluefrog that will expand our operations and significantly scale our business for the road ahead,” said Jeff Moody, president and COO of bluefrog. Moody, who was instrumental in the creation of bluefrog, said he looks forward to the expansion of a proven concept that has plenty of room to grow.
Findley said he expects bluefrog to have at least 100 locations by the end of 2018.
“Plumbing and drain cleaning are a complimentary industry to our restoration business. We are poised to do for bluefrog all that we have achieved at Restoration 1 in record time,” he said.