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Press Releases

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Jason Sartain, owner of the Mr. Electric® of North Georgia franchise, announces the startup of his business.

Sartain will have a ribbon cutting ceremony April 12 at 8 AM with a grand opening breakfast at the Banks County Chamber of Commerce.

WACO, Texas (Aug. 28, 2006) — The aftermath of a hurricane can create unforeseen electrical dangers for homeowners if they don’t take precautions when returning home.

“Homeowners should immediately shut off their electrical power to help deter fires, electrocution or explosions,” said Jeff Meyers, chief operating officer of Mr. Electric. “While homeowners may be anxious to get their homes cleaned up, they need to follow the appropriate safety measures to help keep themselves and their families safe.”

WACO, Texas (July 24, 2006) – Mr. Electric, a franchising company that provides electrical installation and repair services, honored its outstanding franchisees during the company’s 2006 annual conference in Phoenix, Ariz.:

Franchisee of the Year
o Bob Lord of the Mr. Electric of Reno franchise in Nevada

Woman of the Year
o Deborah Muessig of the Mr. Electric of Clay County franchise in Missouri

WACO, Texas (June 7, 2006) — With the vacation planned, the bags packed and the family geared up, don’t overlook one essential preparation – making sure your home is not an easy target for Mother Nature or criminals.

“While on vacation, you don’t want to broadcast your absence to the neighborhood,” said Rick Cross, president of Mr. Electric®. “If homeowners take the necessary precautions before they leave, they’ll have more fun and worry less about something bad happening while they’re traveling.”

WACO, Texas (June 2, 2006) – Mr. Electric, a global franchise organization providing electrical installation and repair services, announces a new franchise program to entrepreneurs in rural America.

The program, targeting rural areas with a population between 40,000 and 65,000, provides special pricing as an incentive to join the Mr. Electric franchise network.

WACO, Texas (May 31, 2006) – Mr. Electric announces the addition of Anna Dusi, franchise systems specialist, to its corporate team.

In this role, Dusi maintains the company Web site and assists new franchisees with the set up of ZWareTM, the proprietary business software that assists with the management of sales, inventory and payroll, and the accounting program Quick Books. She is also a presenter at monthly basic training.

WACO, Texas (May 16, 2006) – Mr. Electric® announces the addition of Terry Jones, marketing manager, to its corporate team.

In this recently created role, Jones works with franchisees and franchise systems managers to create customized local marketing plans, develops and enforces marketing and advertising standards, and collaborates with the public relations department and franchisees to find publicity opportunities.

WACO, Texas (April 13, 2006) - In an instant, lightning can cause power outages and set houses on fire - so when bad weather hits, homeowners need to be ready.

“It’s crucial to understand the dangers of lightning because it happens so quickly,” said Rick Cross, president of Mr. Electric®. “Being proactive instead of reactive is the key to protecting your home.”

WACO, Texas (April 12, 2006) – Electrical hazards are lurking in homes across the nation. Do you know where to look to see if you are safe?

WACO, Texas (Feb. 27, 2006) – It’s that time of year again for spring cleaning, but if in the midst of changing a 
burned-out light bulb, you break it, Mr. Electric® has a simple and safe way of removing the metal base left in the 

The answer is actually in a sack in your pantry — a potato. 

“As crazy as it may sound, a potato really is a quick way to extract the broken bulb,” said Rick Cross, president of 
Mr. Electric. “It won’t slow down your cleaning process, and it’s also safer than using a pair of pliers.”