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BELFOR Franchise Group is dedicated to helping aspiring entrepreneurs transform their dreams of business ownership into reality. Our array of residential and commercial service brands provide comprehensive training, continuous business coaching, and connections to a vast network of thriving franchisees. BELFOR Franchise Group is committed not only to helping entrepreneurs establish successful businesses but also to providing them with opportunities for continued growth.

History of BELFOR Franchise Group:

  • 2002 – DUCTZ launches in Ann Arbor, Michigan as a residential indoor air quality business.
  • 2007 – BELFOR Property Restoration acquires DUCTZ and BELFOR Franchise Group is formed.
  • 2009 – HOODZ is formed and quickly becomes a leading kitchen and exhaust cleaning franchise.
  • 2016 – 1-800 WATER DAMAGE, a property restoration business, is acquired.
  • 2019 – Harris Research, Inc. is acquired, which includes the Chem-Dry and N-Hance brands. Z PLUMBERZ is formed, a plumbing business model built on multiple revenue streams. Blue Kangaroo Packoutz is formed, a franchise that restores items damaged in disaster events. WINMAR is also acquired, a restoration company based in Canada.
  • 2020 – The Patch Boys, a successful drywall repair franchise, is also acquired.
  • 2021 – redbox+ Dumpsters is acquired, a dumpster rental franchise with a patented solution.
  • 2022 – Safer Home Services is acquired, a unique pest control company. COOL-BINZ is acquired, a first-to-market climate-controlled storage bin franchise. 1-800-BOARDUP is also acquired, a national disaster recovery organization.
  • 2024 – JUNKCO+ is acquired and formed into a franchise offering junk removal and demolition services

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