Clockwork Home Services® Family of Brands Report Exceptional Year for Growth and Now Serving Canada

 Clockwork Home Services® Family of Brands Report Exceptional Year for Growth
                            and Now Serving Canada

PR Newswire

SARASOTA, Fla., Feb. 22, 2013

SARASOTA, Fla., Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The largest provider of home
services in North America, Clockwork Home Services, kicks off the year with
new franchise territories across its family of brands in the United States and
now its first in Canada.


In the last quarter of 2012, Clockwork grew by 21 new franchise territories in
the United States, with 51 to date, through its three brands, Benjamin
Franklin Plumbing®, Mister Sparky Electrical Services® and One Hour Heating &
Air Conditioning®.

"Although the market is challenging, each of our franchise brands expanded in
2012," said franchise president, Mark Baker.

Founded in 1998, Clockwork establishes nationally branded franchises and
company owned retail locations in the home services contractor market.
Currently, in the United States, Clockwork's footprint spans from the east to
west coast and is made up of 633 franchise territories total (253 for Benjamin
Franklin Plumbing, 281 for One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning and 99 for
Mister Sparky locations, see map attached).

New franchise locations and conversions in the fourth quarter include:

  oOne Hour Heating & Air Conditioning: Birmingham, Michigan
  oMister Sparky Electrical Services: In Texas - Carrollton, Lewisville,
    Frisco, McKinney, North Richland Hills, Dallas, Arlington and Grand
    Prairie, Texas. Also, Little Rock, Arkansas and in Florida, Fort Myers and
  oBenjamin Franklin Plumbing: Bradenton, Florida and Prescott, Arizona

"The benefit to joining the franchise is the brand recognition," said Elisa
Conrade, co-owner of the new Mister Sparky in Arkansas.

Clockwork executives are also proud to announce their expansion in the
Canadian territory.

"We've collaborated with Jim for the past 10 years and now his business is our
first tri-franchisee in Canada," said Baker. The team is proud to offer its
expertise and high quality customer service in another country accomplishing
yet another milestone."

Jim Gregg is the founder and owner of Gregg's Plumbing, Heating and Electrical
Services, and has managed the company for 27 years. "Forming part of a
reputable brand will take our business to the next level," said Gregg. The
grand opening of his store is this month in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

In terms of same store sales growth, Baker added that all brands performed
well. Benjamin Franklin grew by 12 percent, Mister Sparky by 27 percent and
One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning by 5 percent.

About Clockwork Home Services
Clockwork Home Services is one of the largest home services providers in North
America, working across 46 states to look after the air conditioning, plumbing
and electrics for over 3 million homes, through its 3 largest customer focus
brands of One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing and
Mister Sparky. Sarasota, Florida based, Clockwork Home Services is also
dedicated to sharing best practice and expertise in the home services
industry, working to advise other businesses through a network of purchasing
partners & affinity members including, BuyMax, Plumbers' Success
International, Electricians' Success International, Roofers' Success
International, Airtime 500, Success Academy, Airtime Canada and Successware.
Clockwork Home Services is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Direct Energy and
Centrica plc. For more information, visit

Alexa Valencia

SOURCE Clockwork Home Services

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