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Five Star Painting


Five Star Painting is a full service professional painting company specializing in residential and commercial interior and exterior painting. Operating under the Neighborly family of services brands, Five Star Painting offers franchisees a recession resistant, home-based business, with extensive marketing, hiring, and administrative support.

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Facts & Figures

Liquid capital required
$69,700 - $179,250
Franchise fee
Offers Financing
Units in operation
Franchising Since

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What is it?

  • Professional painting franchise serving both residential & commercial customers, from homes to hospitals
  • Handles both interior and exterior painting jobs, resulting in all-season revenue potential
  • Five Star Painting benefits from inclusion in the Neighborly family of services brands, one of the world's most successful franchise portfolios

How does it make money?

  • Customers pay Five Star Painting franchisees fees for contracted painting services
  • Commercial services include painting contracts for schools and colleges, gyms, medical facilities, industrial spaces, and real estate companies
  • Residential services include projects for every room of the house as well as exterior jobs like garage floor painting, fence and deck panting, and pressure washing

Who is it for?

  • People who would enjoy a hands-on services business that calls for daily customer and employee interaction
  • Painting experience is not necessary, and franchisees can open a brand new painting business or convert an existing painting business into a Five Star Painting franchise
  • Those looking for a brand that is part of a family of home services concepts, allowing for cross-marketing with fellow franchise owners

What would you do as a franchisee?

  • Oversee a crew that assesses customer requirements, generates job pricing estimates, and performs painting services
  • Manage marketing and daily operations of your painting business, from following up with prospective customers, to hiring and training employees, to managing your equipment and paint supplies



Paint a Picture of Your Future

Five Star Painting is a full service professional painting company specializing in residential and commercial interior and exterior painting. With over 150 locations—and growing, our primary focus is on helping our franchisees meet and exceed their financial, professional and personal goals. As part of the Neighborly family, our expertise lies in providing the right tools, support and environment to turn those goals and dreams into a reality. We see it happen every day. Why shouldn’t it happen to you?

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Ryan Nokes, Five Star Painting franchisee, Northern Virginia

You invest in us. We invest in you.

With franchising, you get the independence of starting your own business with the security of joining forces with a nationally recognized brand. The combination of your energy and ambition with the experience and expertise of a larger company is explosive in its potential for success.

What you can expect:

  • Proprietary System: Our unique business model is designed for improving overall profitability and sustainability, including state of the art software to streamline operations.
  • Sure Start training helps prepare you for many aspects of operations including how to manage your finances. A dedicated Franchise Consultant will coach you for your first year. Franchisees in their second year of operation and after will be assigned a Regional Service Manager to advise them when needed. 
  • Registered trademarks and a designated territory: We make sure you are protected.
  • Marketing, marketing, and more marketing: Superior marketing strategies and support offered through a 4-Pillar Marketing System:
  • Web: Leading web presence, national and customizable website, bold online social media presence, SEO optimization, and reputation management)
  • Media: National and local media coverage and PR, consistent advertising
  • Engagement: An online software system to receive client feedback and ensure their satisfaction, a referral program to increase a word-of-mouth advertising, automated personalized in-home service reminders and marketing pieces, back marketing email drip campaigns
  • Continuous innovation: The Five Star Painting marketing team keeps ahead of trends and is always looking and learning new ways to keep the Five Star Painting brand the most recognized interior and exterior painting brand in the business.
  • Nationwide networking support: You’ll have over 150 fellow Five Star Painting franchisees to consult with, PLUS the opportunity to meet up at Regional and National Conferences. That’s a LOT of people to “talk shop” with.
  • Vendor Discounts: Cut your expenses with ProTradeNet, a program offering preferred discounts through membership that includes annual rebates.
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Mark Lambert, Five Star Painting franchisee, Colorado Springs, CO

And there’s MORE…

  • Wide Open territory available – Be where you want to be
  • Interior market makes it an all season/climate, year round business
  • Call Center booking done for you
  • More sales on the first call with on-location estimates
  • No office, warehouse or retail space required

  • Work from home

  • No employees – use painting contractors

  • No Inventory

  • Repeat Business

Quick Facts

  • Franchise Fee: $40,000
  • Total Investment Range: $69,700 - $179,250
  • Financing Available to Qualified Buyers
  • Training Available
  • Incorporated Name: Five Star Painting, INC.
  • Industry: Maintenance Services
  • Industry Subsector: Maintenance – General
  • Total Units: 175
  • Year Founded: 2004
  • Started Franchising: 2004
  • Office Location: Waco, TX

Discounts: Veterans and Public Protectors (Police and Fire)


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