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Home Improvement is (Still) On the Rise

With more time on their hands, more money in their pockets, and a craving for space, people kept home by the pandemic are driving the already booming home improvement market even higher.

Remodelers specializing in kitchens are seeing business grow:

• Kitchen and bath remodeling professionals saw a 40 percent increase in demand during June 2020 compared to the same period in 2019, according to…

Published: by Jill Hansen

Category: Informational

The Official Kitchen Tune-Up Dictionary

Businesses often have their own unique dictionaries, usually with company specific abbreviations or shorthand. What most businesses don’t have though, is an entire array of nouns and verbs that play off their name. At Kitchen Tune-Up, our franchise owners named themselves “Tunies” over three decades ago and even designated new and seasoned franchise owners as “Baby Tunies” and “Tuneasaurases.”…

Published: by Jill Hansen

Category: Informational

Embracing Virtual Training in Arvada, CO

When AJ Taylor and Judy Dawson-Taylor joined the Kitchen Tune-Up family with a franchise in Arvada, CO, they initially considered postponing their Kitchen Tune-Up training. The pandemic meant that new owners’ training was all online. The Taylors thought about waiting until they could train in person at the Home Office in Aberdeen, South Dakota.

Now the Taylors say they’re glad they gave the…

Published: by Jill Hansen

Category: RecognitionInformational

Day in the Life- Never Missing a Beat

Terry Wojcickij retired in the spring of 2019 but quickly grew restless so he and his wife, Cheryl, began looking into franchising. They looked at dozens and dozens of franchise brands and were not able to find the right fit until they finally attended a presentation by Kitchen Tune-Up’s President, Heidi Morrissey. Within 2 minutes, they knew they had found the perfect opportunity and Terry took…

Published: by Jill Hansen

Category: Informational

Day in the Life - Collaborating for Success

Chase Vincent may be new to franchising, but he’s been around a business block or two. Chase and his wife Elizabeth work every day to make sure their Kitchen Tune-Up helps not just their Louisville customers, but their fellow KTU franchisees, as well.

Chase reserves time each day to step back from his busy schedule and do something to help a Kitchen Tune-Up family member grow their branch of…

Published: by Jill Hansen

Category: RecognitionInformational

Tired of Getting Laid-off?

Just the possibility of getting laid off is enough to make anyone a nervous wreck. In fact, many American workers are literally sick from the stresses of job insecurity. With everything else going on in the world right now, the last thing anyone needs is to worry about whether or not they’ll be let go to bolster someone else’s bottom line.

Be your own boss

What if you could take your career…

Published: by Jill Hansen

Category: Informational

Buying a franchise or starting your own business: what are the pros and cons?

You’ve got the entrepreneurial spirit in your heart and you’re ready to strike it out on your own! But you find yourself stalling at the first big intersection: do you buy into a franchise or try to start up your own company from scratch?

There’s more than one path to financial independence. Whether you choose to pick up a franchise or start up your own business from nothing, there are going to…

Published: by Jill Hansen

Category: Informational

The Case for Home Remodeling Businesses During Social Distancing

Homeowners are still renovating, even during the pandemic. With widespread stay-at-home orders, you might think that larger home improvement projects would take a place on the backburner, but people are more eager than ever to give their homes a bit of a makeover. And it’s not hard to see why. Anyone staring at the same rooms 24 hours a day is bound to start noticing where their home could stand…

Published: by Jill Hansen

Category: Informational

I Already Own a Home Improvement Business, Should I Buy a Kitchen Tune-Up?

The answer is quick and resounding yes! If you’re already running a home improvement business, then owning your own Kitchen Tune-Up franchise is not only possible, it’s likely to be a match made in heaven. Franchising is a tried and true way for people to enter the business scene, but it can also be a great opportunity for people who have already proven their entrepreneurial chops.

So now that…

Published: by Jill Hansen

Category: Informational