For much of 2020 the world was on pause, families focused on the basics and put a halt to much of their discretionary spending.

Although it was a difficult time for us all, it created a positive financial opportunity some. Business owners running home service franchises have had a very successful past year. Instead of going on vacations and dining out, people were spending money on home repairs and upgrades. While many businesses had to shut down during the pandemic or scale back their operations and lay people off, the home service franchisees found themselves hiring people and seeing their sales go up.

If you are interested in a home service franchise, your instincts are on target and shared by many entrepreneurs. Over the past year I have worked with an increased number of clients who are looking to start home based business. Here is some of what this industry has going for it.