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Debbie Culp’s Freedom

Debbie joined Gotcha Covered 14 years ago in Charlottesville, Virginia, and it’s really made a big impact on her life. Most of all, it’s brought her freedom – personally, professionally and financially. So much so that she put $50,000 into her 401(k) last year. Not bad for a business she finds so enjoyable. This is […]

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A Franchisee Who Was Worth the Wait

A Year to Commit While our typical discovery timeline is quick, Ted Brown was not on the typical timeline. He spent a full year evaluating franchises before he felt comfortable enough to join Gotcha Covered. That was 15 years ago, and Ted Brown has proven to be one of our most successful franchise owners. As […]

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Meet Our New July Gotcha Covered Franchise Owners

We had another fantastic group of new franchisees come through training this month, and we know they have a very bright future with the Gotcha Covered family! Andre and Marcella Vasconcellos Orlando, FL Andre and Marcella have just emigrated from their native Brazil to start a Gotcha Covered franchise in the Orlando, Florida area. Andre […]

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Chicago’s Window Covering Empire

Brian’s story is a little different than many of our franchisees. He was brought in by the original franchise owner to help run the business and eventually bought him out. That was in 2011 and since then, his business has grown 25-35% year over year from about $650,000/year to over $2 million in 2017. Brian’s […]

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The Gotcha Covered Lifestyle

Most candidates coming to Gotcha Covered are not looking for a business to take more quality time away from their family, friends, and leisure time, and that’s just another reason this business is so attractive to prospective franchise owners. Whether it’s taking care of children or aging parents, wanting to lunch with friends, or just […]

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Meet Our June Training Class Graduates

We had another fantastic group of new franchisees come through training this month, and we know they have a very bright future with the Gotcha Covered family! Daniel Sogin and Sarah Warhaftig—St. Paul, MN Daniel joins Gotcha Covered with a varied background that includes engineering, software, and most recently, teaching math to middle school students. […]

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Flexibility for Unique Situations

Teaching in South Dakota is not the most lucrative career, and it definitely doesn’t provide flexibility. That’s what sent Susan Tjarks in search of something new 10 years ago. Still thrilled with her decision, Susan talks about the lifestyle provided in this business as well as her favorite part…all the new friends she makes! Susan […]

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Low Cost, High Rewards

For Lor-Lea Croteau, finding a business was a necessity after being downsized from her 33-year career as a microbiologist in Brampton, Ontario. For husband Phil, it just made sense to be in business together and determine their own success. They chose Gotcha Covered because the numbers just made sense. The startup costs were low and […]

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Gotcha Covered Income Potential

Prospects always want to know if the effort they put in will be worth the income they get back. Several of our franchise owners share their experiences and what it takes to make a great income. You will hear from new and tenured franchise owners, but everyone agrees that the sky is the limit at […]

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Live a Longer, Happier Life

It’s not often we make health claims, especially being in the custom window treatment business. But according to Karena Durnell, franchise owner from Burlington, Ontario, she will live longer because she’s happier! Who are we to argue? Karena joined Gotcha Covered 2 years ago after a successful career as an executive with a large retail […]

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