Podcast: Ep#264 Consider yourself a bit of a handyman? Well, then Handyman of Australia has a handy opportunity just for you! Join us as we dive into everything that makes up a Handyman of Australia franchise. (Ft. Tim Wallace Founder and Director of Handyman of Australia Franchises)

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Today on Eden Exchanges, we speak to Tim Wallace, the Founder and Managing Director of Handyman of Australia, a business tradies and handyman alike are going to love, Handyman of Australia. We kick off with the idea behind Handyman of Australia, and dive deeper into the types of services the business offers. Tim discusses the benefits and drive towards utilising technologies to streamline business operations and booking systems, and expands on the potential that Handyman of Australia has and the strategy to expand the franchise nationwide.

Discussion Points:

Tim Wallace – Managing Director of Handyman of Australia Franchises
  • The story of Handyman of Australia
    Tim explains his role in the business and the growth of the business so far
  • Backed by a passion and love for the industry
    Tim shares his passion and love for the industry and how that can be seen in every HOA franchise
  • The investment of a lifetime
    Tim explains that you can buy another franchise as quickly as possible in the span of 4 years and that the opportunity to grow the business as much as you like
  • What makes the franchise stand out to other competitors
    Tim talks about what makes them unique as a franchise, and explains the benefits and power social media plays in the success of the franchise
  • The secret on how the franchise competes with others in the market
    Tim believes that having a website with great SEO, combined with good reviews & testimonials, makes all the difference and excellent customer service in a must
  • Types of services offered
    Handyman of Australia offers franchise territories anywhere in Australia, and Tim also explains how he focuses on major cities first and the plan for rapid expansion
  • The target market and types of clients
    We unpack the different clientele seeking HOA’s services and the ideal target market for new franchisees
  • The focus on strategy to go international
    The plan, drive, challenges and opportunities to make Handyman of Australia an international business
  • State-of-the-art software & technology behind the scenes
    Tim shares the recent upgrades and improvements Handyman of Australia has applied behind the scenes to better help franchises grow
  • Location scouting backed behind a formula
    Discover what goes into determining a potential site for a new or existing franchise
  • The program that sends leads to franchisees
    Tim openly talks about the developing stage of Handyman of Australia
  • Background in trade, does it matter?
    Tim expands on his position with the stigma or requirement around having a background in trade prior to owning a HOA franchise
  • Training and support
    The ongoing training and support that stands head and shoulders above any other franchise opportunity
  • Potential challenges of new franchisees
    Advice for potential Handyman of Australia owners
  • And so much more

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About Handy Man of Australia

Handyman of Australia are a handyman, renovation and maintenance service based company located in Melbourne, Victoria.

The demand for home improvement, maintenance & repairs is booming which is why Handman of Australia is expanding and looking for franchisees to take on their own business.

Handyman of Australia is providing an opportunity for you to gain a foothold in this huge market. Join our team as a franchise owner and be in business for yourself but not by yourself. Build your business with confidence and know that you have the support and guidance from an established brand. After all, your success is our success.

Handyman of Australia offers a wide range of services including all things carpentry such as full bathroom renovations, installing new decking, fences & gates, doors, windows, handles/lock, skirting and architraves installations/builds. All aspects of cabinet making including complete kitchen and laundry renovations, bathroom vanities and shaving cabinets, wardrobe renovations all both big & small. And other services such as general property maintenance and landscape gardening,  mirror/picture hanging services as well as any tiling and plastering services.