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The Painter1 franchise is one of the fastest growing painting franchises in the nation. With explosive demand, the home painting franchise service industry has quickly become one of the most lucrative industries in the world. Painter1 helps owners break into starting a profitable painting business by offering a low upfront franchise fee, while maintaining a low royalty and brand development fund!

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None of the traditional risks of business ownership are a concern with a painting franchise. When you buy into a successful business like Painter1, you are buying into a reputable, established and successful brand. Painter1 is a leader in the industry with its owner-focused business system. Some of Painter1’s unique features include: owners receive a part of the 10% owner’s equity pool of the franchise system, territories are not restricted by zip codes nor households, no Call Center is required, our state of the art software/CRM is 100% in-house and automates the sales process and lead management and more! Owners also benefit from a strong national marketing campaign and a localized website for each location. You can’t fail as a painting franchise owner with Painter1’s extensive benefits. 

Painter1 was founded by the original founder of Five Star Painting and the former Director of Marketing for Five Star Painting. Together the two set out to create a franchise system that caters to the franchisee. “Everything we do at Painter1 is designed to empower the Franchise Owner and give the owner everything he/she needs to succeed. Many of the tactics we implement at Painter1 are unconventional compared to the big guys but it’s with purpose. We don’t want to be a machine that pumps out drones, we are looking for quality owners who share the Painter1 vision and are eager to thrive.” 

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When you become part of the Painter1 family, you own a piece of the franchise system overall!

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Starting at $49,500.

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5% / Declining

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2% national brand development fund

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Franchise System Ownership

When you become part of the Painter1 family, you own a piece of the franchise system overall!

We'll help you achieve success, gain your freedom, find more time and grow your financial security within your own painting franchise.

Step into a thriving industry with the best branding, marketing materials, coaching, software, tools and technologies available.

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The Experience and Tactics to Help Owners Succeed

At Painter1, we decided that we don’t want to be the typical corporate stiffs that are removed from the day-to-day of operating a painting business. We seek to eliminate the “Us vs. Them” mentality that is ever-present in franchising. Our team has worked to grow and improve as 2nd largest painting franchise company in the world today. We have tackled many issues along the way, and our goal is to build the strongest painting franchise brand in the industry. We heard time and time again from owners who were repressed by the very company they had entrusted with their success. As a result, several of the policies we implement at Painter1 may seem unconventional, however, this is because we are fully committed to owner’s success. Everything we do, from giving 100% of our paint rebates back to our owners, to eliminating restrictive zip code territory rules, and much more, are set in place because we first and always ask ourselves the question, “how can we better help our owners succeed?”

If you are looking into starting a painting business or for a chance to succeed in a fully supported owner role in the profitable painting franchise industry, reach out to Painter1 today. 

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Why Choose Painter1

  • Low Franchise Fee starting at $49,500
  • Declining Royalties 5%
  • Low Brand Development Fund 2%
  • Powerful in-house Software for quoting, reporting, reputation management and unique automated sales processing including; no extra cost
  • Built-In CRM Automated communication / reporting
  • No Local Restrictions No exclusivity on territories
  • No required Call Center (a la carte options are available)
  • Original founder also founded Five Star Painting
  • 100% of ALL Painting rebates go back to the Franchisee
  • All Owners are part of a 10% Owner's Equity pool in the Franchise System
  • Paid Mentor Program available to all qualified Franchisees
  • Largest painting franchise with "Paint" first in the name

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We're value-driven and service-oriented. Our best endorsement is from our own customers!

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Fantastic experience with Lisa and her team. They showed up on time every day, finished by the expected date, and the result was incredible. The pricing was competitive with other quotes, but Lisa stands behind her work with a reasonable warranty (2 years), plus she's licensed & insured.
— Eric Katz
Posted May 6th 2021
Their painter Sean was friendly, thorough and did a great job.
— Heather Christensen
Posted May 6th 2021
Painter1 transformed our cabinets our kitchen! Juan and his team did an excellent job and paid a great deal of attention to detail on the cabinets. We are very pleased with the results.
— Jamie Brajcich
Posted May 4th 2021
Lisa was great to work with. Very professional and makes sure to make the client happy. Mike was our painter for our office. Did an amazing job. Was on time, neat, and went the extra mile to make sure it was perfect. First time using them to paint our office room. Would like to use in the future and recommend them. Thanks
— Dullo Time With Stephen Cardullo
Posted April 30th 2021
Painter1 was on time, professional, responsive and a pleasure to work with. I would recommend them. In fact, I already did and my friend promptly got a quote for her paint job!
— Elisabeth Porter
Posted April 29th 2021
Lisa and her crew at Painter1 are first class. Very responsive, great communication throughout the process and the painting crew were a great group of guys that did a very thorough job. I would highly recommend Painter1 to anyone looking for a quality painting company.
— kevin33004
Posted April 28th 2021
Great quality paint. Lisa was very courteous and fair with price. Oscar and crew did a fantastic job. Showed up early and stayed as late as needed to get the job done right the first time. Highly recommend.
— Robb Russman
Posted April 28th 2021
On time everyday. Fair estimate. Moved and put back furniture. Draped every thing. Clean up was efficient. Jeff Funk, owner, came back today for additional touch up and is currently preparing estimate on the 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, trim and doors for next year. Could not be more pleased with him and his crew. Highly recommend Painter 1. šŸ˜€šŸ‘
— pamala smith
Posted April 26th 2021
Very professional, offered good ideas for colors and accents, very clean, on time and excellent quality with attention to detail. Was a pleasure to work with owner and her very diligent staff.
— Wendy Carter
Posted April 24th 2021
Lisa and her team were professional, friendly, and so accommodating. Highly recommend and trust them for all future work.
— Tayler Kirsch
Posted April 21st 2021
Lisa and her Team were awesome. We had reached out to a number of different companies and am glad we ended up working with Painter1. Lisa was responsive, pricing was competitive and quality was great. I will definitely recommend both Lisa and Painter1 to my friends and will call her again when needed.
— Adam McCarthy
Posted April 21st 2021
Completed everything as promised and were very professional and went above and beyond to make sure everything was right.
— B Ehrl
Posted April 17th 2021
Once again Lisa and her team did an amazing job painting the interior of my house. It has 12 ' ceilings so that requires experienced professionals. No hassle, and no worries that the work will be done in time.
— Mireille Laliberte
Posted April 8th 2021
Panter 1 did what they promised on time and with no stress or extra charges... The crew was very friendly and welcomed my input while they were working... great job, super happy with the color, workmanship timing and price charged
— Mitchell Group
Posted April 7th 2021
They were the best, came on time, the work was superb. The men were very pleasant and did a great job. I would recommend to everyone. Being a senior I was a little worried but because of all their good reviews I hired them. It was a great experience. I was thrilled with the job they did.
— cathy burke
Posted April 5th 2021
Great job, fast service. Reasonable price, honest, finally my house get done, So beautiful, love it
— Rowena Rayes
Posted April 1st 2021
Excellent experience, they were on time, professional and and did an amazing job. Highly recommend!
— Jake Hamby
Posted March 31st 2021
I have used Wade on several interior and exterior paint projects. He knocks it out of the park every single time. Extremely friendly and professional.
— Josh Hadden
Posted March 28th 2021
We were so impressed with Painter1. The team was amazing and always arrived early. They were so detailed in their work and they were more than we could have hoped for. I would hire them again for any painting project and would recommend them to anyone without hesitation. They are certainly the best! Thank you, Lisa and Painter1 Team!
— Jessica Stupec
Posted March 26th 2021
I had an excellent experience with Painter1. I was first impressed with the quote I received. It was a very good price. Then when they came out the first day they power washed the part of my older fence that was kinda moldy. Then they came out the next day when it was dry and stained the fence, being very careful to wrap poles and trees that were not to be painted. They were super efficient and not a spot left unpainted. They were also nice and quiet, no loud music, just very respectful of our space. Iā€™m hoping to use them again for future projects. Special shout out to Oscar for making sure everything was planned out organized. He made sure we liked the paint on a test area before going through the whole project. Anna was one of the painters and I really liked her work as well as the other painter who Iā€™m sorry to have not caught the name of. Use Painter1 of Austin! They are great!
— Elizabeth Guilbeau
Posted March 26th 2021

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