The hearth industry is potentially the next fastest growing Franchise opportunity in the United States. It is currently worth approximately $2,185,000,000, with 52% of all U.S. households having at least one fireplace in their home. When you join the Midtown Chimney Sweeps brand, you will become part of the first chimney sweeping franchise in the U.S. to meet that demand.
- More than half of U.S. households (52 percent) have at least one fireplace or freestanding stove.
- There were approximately 1.2 fireplaces per American home in 2010, with 80 percent of the homes having at least one fireplace or stove, and 21 percent having two or more.
- Thirty-four percent of wood or pellet stove owners view their stove as a major heat source.
- Over 50% of all chimney sweeps in the USA are over the age of 53. This means many are heading toward retirement, and most with no solid exit strategy.
- There is a large opportunity in this approximately $2,185,000,000 marketplace in the USA