Painters Complaints May Originate From
"No Experience Required"
Certapro Painters sells franchises telling prospective
buyers "no experience required". You can imagine
what happens next.
may have to do a lot of on-the-job learning.
And, of course, we learn from our mistakes.
CertaPro Painters Complaints
May Originate With
(Pick One: Quality or Quick)
CertaPro franchisees may use subcontractors.
Using subcontractors can have mixed results.
The subcontractor may receive only 50% or so of the
price of the job.
subcontractor my be focused on "quick".
"Quality" and "Quick" may not be
Painters Pricing High":
A Certapro Painters' franchisee has to pay about 5%
royalty and 3% advertising fees. That's 8% which a non-franchise
painter won't have to pay. There could be several reasons
for a higher CertaPro
price. But if the CertaPro franchisee uses subcontractors,
there might be room for bargaining (in which case the
subcontractor may simply be paid less).
CertaPro Painters Franchise Complaints:
A History of Franchise Failure
CertaPro franchisees are usually great people who work
However, they may find themselves in over their heads...many
out of business. I suspect that, for most, it's
for financial reasons.
Certa ProPainters' marketing may be dubious in terms
of its veracity.
or its agents, have flooded the web with all sorts of
marketing propaganda, including a number of "franchisee
testimonials". Take them all with a grain of salt.
Many of them may be relatively new franchisees whose
"minimum annual franchise fee" has not yet
franchisees failure rate may be 90% or higher.