Hardware Cooperative Expands into the Do-it-for-me Market with New Ace Handyman Services
Ace Hardware Corporation, the world’s largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative, announced today it has completed the acquisition of Handyman Matters, a franchisor of home repair, maintenance, and improvement services based in Denver, Colorado. Handyman Matters will become Ace Handyman Services and operate as a new stand-alone, subsidiary of Ace Hardware Corporation.
Handyman Matters is a franchise organization comprised of locally owned and operated and company-owned locations that offer professional and multi-skilled craftsmen and women, trained to handle a homeowner’s to-do list in addition to larger projects. On-site services to consumers and small businesses include carpentry, plumbing, electrical, drywall, painting, flooring and much more. The franchisor currently has 57 franchisees who collectively employ approximately 250 handymen and women in 121 territories across 23 states.