Budget Blinds - Franchise

Quick Summary

Budget Blinds® is the #1 window coverings franchise in North America. Our franchisees offer convenient shop-at-home service for window coverings including blinds, shades, shutters, and drapes. We help you succeed with our low inventory, low overhead, home-based business model and ongoing support. Learn more now!

Budget Blinds
Business Cost, Fees & Facts for 2024

Minimum Cash Required $80,000
Net Worth Required $250,000
Total Investment $140,533 - $211,750
Franchise Fee $89,950
Financing Assistance Available
Year Founded 1992
# of Existing Units 1300
Franchising Since 1994
Military/Veteran Promotion Yes
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Budget Blinds - Franchise

Budget Blinds was founded on the principle of providing high quality, custom window coverings to consumers in a highly convenient way and offering a style and service for every budget. Today, the Budget Blinds franchise system still strives to provide consumers with superior products through convenient, complimentary in-home consultations that include measuring and professional installation, and Smart Home Solutions. With 1,500 franchise territories in over 10,000 cities across the US and Canada, we are a widely recognized brand. Our scalable, award-winning business model sets us apart:

  • Low overhead home-based business – no retail storefront required, low to no inventory, few employees

  • In-House financing of up to $56,000 for qualified candidates (ask for details)

  • Amazing product selection and quality blinds, shades, shutters and drapes for residential or commercial, interior or exterior, including our Smart Home automation collection.

  • Ongoing training opportunities and support for the life of your business

  • National and local marketing toolkits, support and guidance.

  • Strong alliance with brand name vendors including Lutron® and Hunter Douglas®

  • Exclusive private label collections consumers will not find anywhere else!

  • Commercial division offering additional revenue stream

 The $500 billion home improvement industry has been on the upswing and you can experience the benefits as a Budget Blinds franchise owner. 

Our Differentiators set us apart:

  • Over 30 years in business

  • Exclusive No-Questions-Asked Warranty

  • Consumer financing 

  • Payroll & HR services 

  • Multiple revenue streams 

  • Vendor incentive programs

 Ideal Candidate

Budget Blinds is looking for franchisees with an entrepreneurial spirit who are team-minded. Self-starters with positive attitudes. No previous industry experience is necessary. We provide 2-week start-up training (hands-on and virtual) covering everything you need to know to start strong including administration, office set-up, technology, marketing the business locally, product knowledge and installation. 

Awards & Accolades 

Budget Blinds consistently ranks on the Entrepreneur Franchise 500® in multiple categories including:

  • #16 Overall Franchise; #1 Window Coverings Franchise; Top Franchises under $150K; Top Franchises for Multi-Unit Owners;  Top Mobile & Home-Based Franchises; Top Franchises for Veterans; and more!

Budget Blinds is recognized by Franchise Business Review® in multiple categories including:

  • Top 200 Franchises; Top Franchises for Women; Top Franchises for Veterans; Most Profitable Franchises; Most Innovative Franchises

Open a Budget Blinds in Your Community 

Budget Blinds is a part of the Home Franchise Concepts® family of brands, a leading franchisor in the home services space with over 30 years of experience. Home Franchise Concepts is a subsidiary of JM Family Enterprises®, a privately held company with $20B in annual revenues, providing leadership and stability like no other franchisor can. We are passionate about providing an opportunity for people from all walks of life to reach financial independence through owning their own business. Learn more today!

This is not an offering to sell a franchise. Franchise offerings are made through the Franchise Disclosure Document. Contact Budget Blinds for details.  

Military & Veteran Promotions

Qualified Veterans receive a 15% discount off the initial franchise fees. Ask for details.

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