“Black Diamond… is about as recession proof as you can get… There’s not another business that can run without us. They have to have us.” – Keith Duncan, Jr., CEO of Black Diamond
Keith Duncan, Jr., CEO of Black Diamond Pest Control is right! No business can thrive when being bested by pests. Which is why Black Diamond has managed to gain and maintain a high level of success and growth.
Who is Black Diamond Pest Control?
Black Diamond is a full-service pest control business established in 1940 that turned franchise in 2015. They are now in their third generation of family ownership and have more than tripled their revenue over the last decade. Their business model has proven effective over the past 75+ years and continues to see growth more than 3 times the national average. Their commitment to their franchisees is mutually as impressive due to the owner/CEO of Black Diamond providing personal mentorship to each franchise owner.
Black Diamond, it is about more than just pest control. They are family oriented and serve their customers with enthusiasm using cutting edge technology and products with the best available methods in the industry. In fact, they have ranked within the top 200 of Pest Control Technologies list of top pest control companies in North America. Not only does Black Diamond prevent pests, but they will repair and restore damages caused by a variety of pests. When Black Diamond says full service, they mean full service.
Keith Duncan, Sr. purchased the company in 1987, almost 50 years after the business was founded. Once Duncan got his hands on the business, the growth really started to happen.
Currently Black Diamond boasts over 100 service vehicles and 150 employees. Franchising was a natural next step for this growing business. Black Diamond launched their first franchise in Indianapolis in 2015. For an initial investment of between $96,000 and $183,000, interested franchisees can join the Black Diamond family in a number of territory areas.
Who is Black Diamond looking for?
Black Diamond is a great franchise option for any entrepreneurs from any background looking for a business investment. Their decades of experience, thorough training, and corporate support are a recipe for success and because Black Diamond knows the pest control world so well, franchisees don’t have to be pest experts.
That being said, Black Diamond would also be a great franchise option for small pest control business owners looking to expand. Business owners interested in creating equity for a secure family and future would fit right in with Black Diamond.
Why Black Diamond?
With easy to sell service programs and proven products and services, Black Diamond offers franchisees everything they need to succeed. Along with 24/7 personal guidance from the Black Diamond CEO and leadership team, franchisees have access to a full-time professional marketing team, social media management tools, and website design and hosting help. Franchisees also receive hands-on training in all of BD’s pest control methods and products. Additionally, Black Diamond offers hands-on training experiences for franchise employees.
Black Diamond has a memorable, trademark-protected name that carries the heritage and success of over 75 years of service. A Black Diamond franchise also comes with the easy to remember vanity number 977-Dead-Bug. Catchy and informative! The phone number comes with a feature-rich business phone system setup that makes managing a new franchise a breeze.
As franchisees manage their Black Diamond franchise, they will receive the benefits of reduced costs on necessary chemicals and equipment as well as promotional materials. Black Diamond provides software and technology from their in-house development team along with technical and business support services to support franchisees as they develop and grow their franchise.