Home Franchise Concepts Proves That There’s No Place Like Home With a Veteran Franchise Giveaway

Home Franchise Concepts (HFC), parent company to Budget Blinds®, Tailored Living® and Concrete Craft®, has a legacy of honoring and supporting military Veterans through programs and initiatives designed to enhance their lives. Shirin Behzadi, Chief Executive Officer, shares the motivation behind the actions: “At HFC, we share a strong commitment to supporting veterans who have […]

By |March 16th, 2017|

Honoring U.S. and Canadian Military Members on Veteran’s Day and Remembrance Day

In the U.S., it’s Veterans’ Day and in Canada, Remembrance Day. People in the United States and Canada take special time every November 11 to honor their country’s military heroes and Veterans, acknowledging the unpayable debt to all those, past and present, who serve in the Armed Forces.

Celebrations abound in private homes, throughout local communities […]

By |November 10th, 2016|

The Home Franchise Concepts Family of Brands Welcomes Veteran Franchise Owners

Returning to civilian life after military service can be challenging on many levels. One critical issue that military veterans face is: “What is my next career move?”

Can the skills they learned in the military translate to civilian work
They may be tired of taking orders and want to be their own boss

For many veterans, […]

By |September 23rd, 2016|

Never Forget: 9/11 and Its Extraordinary Heroes and Military Veterans

September 11, 2001 was a day that changed our world forever. It challenged our ideas of safety and security. An attack on American soil was unheard of, yet it happened, and it was deadly and catastrophic as four commercial airliners, hijacked by 19 al-Qaeda terrorists, carried out their missions, killing nearly 3,000 people from 93 […]

By |September 9th, 2016|

Watch Budget Blinds Support Veterans On “Military Makeover”

For the third time, Budget Blinds® is honored to participate with award-winning Designing Spaces’ Military Makeover airing on Lifetime Television®, helping to make life better for a deserving veteran and his family. The long, hot Florida summer is culminating in a newly renovated home for Marine Lance Corporal Michael Adams, his wife, Britiany, and daughters, eight-year old Nevaeh and […]

By |August 26th, 2016|

Budget Blinds® Assists Designing Spaces’® Military Makeover® for a Third Time Providing Window Coverings in Deserving Veteran’s Home

National Window Coverings Franchise Known for Active Support of Veteran Programs Helps Makeover Veteran’s Home for Designing Spaces® Series Airing on Lifetime® Television
(Orange, CA, August 1, 2016) – Budget Blinds®, the largest window coverings franchise in North America with over 1,000 territories, recently participated in its third episode of Designing Spaces’ Military Makeover. This time, […]

By |August 12th, 2016|

Franchising 101: Debunking the Myths and Misconceptions of Franchise Ownership

The world of franchising is often shrouded in myths and misconceptions that, if believed, can either drive someone away from franchising, or have them buy in for the wrong reasons. Widespread misconceptions about owning a franchise business include:

Franchising is too expensive
A franchisor exerts too much control over my business
A franchise business takes […]

By |July 11th, 2016|

Retired Military Veteran is Living the American Dream as a Franchise Business Owner

Luis Fontanez became a Budget Blinds® franchise business owner in Columbus, Georgia, after serving 23 years in the Army. Now a retired Lieutenant Colonel, he says, “I always knew I would own my own business one day. I just could not see myself working for anyone else in my second career. This time, my hard […]

By |June 16th, 2016|

Military Veterans Make Exceptional Franchise Business Owners

Are you a veteran interested in starting a home-based business? Home Franchise Concepts (HFC), home to three thriving franchise brands in the home improvement industry, may be the solution. All three franchise opportunities of the HFC franchise family–Budget Blinds®, Tailored Living® and Concrete Craft®—strive to attract qualified veterans as independent franchise business owners.

Budget Blinds– custom […]

By |January 21st, 2016|

Military Vets’ Leadership Skills Translate to Successful Franchise Businesses

Budget Blinds® is the flagship franchise brand of parent company, Home Franchise Concepts (HFC), home to two additional brands, Tailored Living® featuring PremierGarage® and Concrete Craft. While each brand is different, a common denominator for growth is pursuing veterans to become franchise business owners.

For Budget Blinds, franchising since 1994, the first veteran franchise owner came […]

By |November 12th, 2015|