Qualified Remodeler Magazine

MAY 2019

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AFTER GRADUATING FROM high school, Ted Franssen worked as a subcontractor for ĖěĚĬęĞŻĚħĚģĩĝĤĢĚĞĢĥħĤīĚĢĚģĩĘĤĢĥĖ- nies in Lincoln, Nebraska. The owner of ABC ĎĚĖĢġĚĨĨÉĤģĚĤěĝĞĨĢĖĞģĚĢĥġĤĮĚħĨÉĩĤġę āħĖģĨĨĚģĖėĤĪĩĖģĞĢĥĚģęĞģĜĤĥĥĤħĩĪģĞĩĮ ĩĤėĪĮ ĩĝĚĘĤĢĥĖģĮšĨĤƄĘĚĞģĂħĖģęĄĨġĖģę ĤħĘĚģĩħĖġĉĚėħĖĨĠĖĖģęĚģĘĤĪħĖĜĚęĝĞĢ ĩĤĥĪħĘĝĖĨĚĩĝĚėĪĨĞģĚĨĨĖģęĢĤīĚĩĝĚħĚ ţüýþ Ğģ ćĞģĘĤġģ ėĖĨĞĘĖġġĮ ĨĖĞę ŠďĚę ĮĤĪĜĤėĪĮĖĩħĪĘĠėĪĮ ĩĝĚĨĚġĖęęĚħĨĖģę ĖĘĤĪĥġĚĤěĥġĖģĠĨĖģ꥚ġġĜĞīĚĮĤĪĖğĤėšŤ āħĖģĨĨĚģħĚĘĖġġĨĤěĝĞĨ īĚħĮŽħĨĩĜĞĜĞģĩĝĚ ĝĤĢĚĞĢĥħĤīĚĢĚģĩĞģęĪĨĩħĮţĎĤĄĖġĬĖĮĨ ĝĖęĖġĤĮĖġĩĮ ĩĤüýþĖģęĄėĚġĞĚīĚęĞģĩĝĚ ĥħĤęĪĘĩĄšīĚĨĚĚģĞĩĖģ꥚īĚĨĚĚģĬĝĖĩĞĩ ÎĘĤĪġęęĤÏĄšīĚęĤģĚĖġġĠĞģęĨĤěĤĩĝĚħĥħĤę- ĪĘĩĨĞĩĬĖĨęĚŽģĞĩĚġĮĖĦĪĖġĞĩĮĥħĤęĪĘĩŤ ďĝĚĥħĚīĞĤĪĨĤĬģĚħĞģĂħĖģęĄĨġĖģęĝĖę ģĚīĚħęĤģĚĢĪĘĝīĤġĪĢĚĬĝĞĘĝĚĭĩĚģęĚę ĩĝĚġĚĖħģĞģĜĘĪħīĚěĤħāħĖģĨĨĚģĤģĘĚĝĚĖĘ- ĦĪĞħĚęĩĝĚėĪĨĞģĚĨĨăĞĨėĖĘĠĜħĤĪģęĖĨĖģ ĞģĨĩĖġġĚħĘĖĢĚĞģĝĖģęĮĤģĩĝĚğĤėĨĞĩĚėĪĩ ĪģęĚħĨĩĖģęĞģĜĝĤĬĩĤĨĚġġĝĤĢĚĞĢĥħĤīĚ- ĢĚģĩĥħĤğĚĘĩĨĩĤĥĤĩĚģĩĞĖġĘĪĨĩĤĢĚħĨĬĤĪġę ęĞĘĩĖĩĚĝĞĨĨĪĘĘĚĨĨüƁĚħĝĞĨŽħĨĩĮĚĖħĩĝĚĤě- ŽĘĚĩĪħģĚęĖġĢĤĨĩ"ĢĞġġĞĤģāħĖģĨĨĚģĨĖĮĨ ţĄ ęĞęģšĩ ĠģĤĬ ĩĝĚ īĖġĪĚ Ĥě Ė ěħĖģĘĝĞĨĚ ĤħĩĝĚīĖġĪĚĤěüýþĪģĩĞġĜĤĞģĜĞģĩĤĞĩĖģę ğĪĨĩėĚġĞĚīĞģĜĞĩŤĝĚĚĭĥġĖĞģĨţĄĝĖęĩĝĚĖĩ- ĩĞĩĪęĚĩĝĖĩĄšĢģĤĩĜĤĞģĜĩĤġĤĨĚĄęĤģšĩěĚĖħ ĖģĮĩĝĞģĜĄğĪĨĩ ĬĚģĩĤĪĩĖģęęĞęĞĩĄĨĖĞę ŠĄšĢĜĤĞģĜĩĤęĤĩĝĞĨĬĚšħĚĜĤĞģĜĩĤęĤĩĝĞĨÉ ĖģęġĚĩšĨĜĤĢĖĠĚĨĤĢĚĢĤģĚĮš ţĄģĚīĚħĬĚģĩ ĩĤĘĤġġĚĜĚĨĤĜĤĞģĜĩĤěħĖģ- ĘĝĞĨĚĢĚĚĩĞģĜĨĖģęėĚĞģĜĖėġĚĩĤĩĖġĠĬĞĩĝ other dealers and that sort of thing was a ĝĪĜĚėĚģĚŽĩŤāħĖģĨĨĚģĖęęĨţüģęĩĝĚĮ ĬĚħĚ īĚħĮ ĬĞġġĞģĜĩĤĩĖġĠĩĤĢĚĖģęĩĚġġĢĚĩĝĚęĤšĨ ĖģęęĤģšĩĨĖģęĖġġĩĝĖĩĤĩĝĚħĨĩĪŻďĝĖĩĥĖħĩ ĬĖĨ īĚħĮĞĢĥĤħĩĖģĩěĤħĢĚŤ üýþĎĚĖĢġĚĨĨĥħĤęĪĘĚĨ ĨĩĚĚġħĤĤŽģĜĖģę ĜĪĩĩĚħĨĞģĖęęĞĩĞĤģĩĤĨĩĚĚġĨĞęĞģĜĨĤƄĩĖģę ěĖĨĘĞĖāĤħĩĝĚġĖĨĩ")ĮĚĖħĨāħĖģĨĨĚģĖġĨĤ ĝĖĨėĚĚģĖęĚĖġĚħĤěďĀĈĊĤĪĩęĤĤħġĞīĞģĜ ĥħĤęĪĘĩĨģĖĢĚġĮĥĖĩĞĤĘĤīĚħĨĨĪģħĤĤĢĨĖģę ĥĤĤġĖģęĨĥĖĚģĘġĤĨĪħĚĨăĚĨĚġġĨħĚĥġĖĘĚ- ĢĚģĩ ĬĞģęĤĬĨĖģęęĤĤħĨĩĤĤĖĨ ĩĝĚĘĤĨĩĤěĖ ĦĪĖġĞĩĮġĚĖęĠĚĚĥĨħĞĨĞģĜęĚĨĥĞĩĚĖģĞģĘħĚĖĨĚ ĞģĩĝĚĤģġĞģĚĨĤĪħĘĚĨ ĩĝĖĩĥħĤīĞęĚĩĝĚĢ ţĊģĘĚĩĝĚĨĚĥĚĤĥġĚėĪĮěħĤĢĮĤĪÉĖģę ĩĝĚĮšħĚĝĖĥĥĮÉĩĝĚĮšħĚĮĤĪħĘĪĨĩĤĢĚħěĤħĖĨ ġĤģĜĖĨ ĮĤĪģĪħĩĪħĚĩĝĚĢŤĝĚĨĖĮĨţďĝĚģ ĮĤĪĢĖħĠĚĩ ĩĤĩĝĚĢĖģęĞĩĜĞīĚĨ ĮĤĪĖģĤĥ- ĥĤħĩĪģĞĩĮ ĩĤĨĚġġĩĝĚħĚĨĩĤěĩĝĚĥħĤęĪĘĩĨ ĩĤ ĩĝĚĢďĝĖĩĞĨ ĬĝĮ ĬĚšīĚĜĤĩĩĚģĞģĩĤĨĤĢĖģĮ ĤĩĝĚħÎĥħĤęĪĘĩĨÏĒĚĝĖīĚħĚĥĚĖĩĘĪĨĩĤĢĚħĨ ĚīĚħĮ ĮĚĖħĈĖĮėĚĩĝĚĮęĞęĨĞęĞģĜġĖĨĩ ĮĚĖħ ĖģęĩĝĞĨĮĚĖħĩĝĚĮšħĚęĤĞģĜĩĝĚĬĞģęĤĬĨŤ þĤģīĚħĩĞģĜĖġĚĖęěħĤĢĩĝĚĞģĩĚħģĚĩĞģĩĤĖ ħĚĖġÇġĞěĚĖĥĥĤĞģĩĢĚģĩĝĖĨėĚĘĤĢĚĞģĘħĚĖĨĞģĜ- ġĮęĞƄĘĪġĩěĤħĩĝĚĘĤĢĥĖģĮĩĝĤĪĜĝāħĖģĨĨĚģ ģĤĩĚĨţĄĩęĞęģšĩĪĨĚęĩĤėĚĩĝĞĨĩĤĪĜĝĄěĩĝĚĮ ĬĚħĚġĤĤĠĞģĜÎĞģĩĝĚĥĖĨĩÏĞĩĬĖĨġĞĠĚŠĔĚĖĝ ĬĚĬĖģĩĮĤĪĩĤĘĤĢĚĤĪĩšŤĝĚĨĖĮĨţĄĩĝĞģĠ ĩĝĚĨĚÎĥĚĤĥġĚÏĨĚġġĞģĜĩĝĚġĚĖęĨĩĝĚĮšħĚĨĚġġ- ĞģĜĩĝĚĢĩĤĩĤĤĢĖģĮÎĘĤģĨĪĢĚħĨÏüģęĞĩšĨ ħĪĞģĞģĜĩĝĚĘħĚęĞėĞġĞĩĮĤěĩĝĖĩġĚĖęŤ ĀīĚģĩĪĖġġĮ ĩĝĚ ěħĖģĘĝĞĨĚ ĘĤģīĞģĘĚę āħĖģĨĨĚģĩĤĩĖĠĚĤīĚħĞĩĨĩĝħĚĚĤĩĝĚħġĤĘĖ- ĩĞĤģĨ Ğģ ĉĚėħĖĨĠĖÉćĞģĘĤġģ ĊĢĖĝĖ Ėģę ĉĤħĩĝċġĖĩĩĚÉĖģęħĚĨĪĨĘĞĩĖĩĚĩĝĚĢġĞĠĚĩĝĚ ĂħĖģęĄĨġĖģęĤƄĘĚĬĝĞĘĝĨĞĩĨğĪĨĩĤĪĩĨĞęĚ ĩĝĚĘĞĩĮĞģĒĤĤęčĞīĚħţĄěĮĤĪšħĚģĤĩĨĩĖĮĞģĜ ĤģĩĤĥĤěĩĝĚĢĩĝĚĮšġġĜĤęĤĬģĥħĚĩĩĮĦĪĞĘĠ üġġĩĝħĚĚĤěĩĝĤĨĚĄĝĖęĩĤĥĞĘĠĪĥĖģęĩĪħģ ĖħĤĪģęĩĤĜĚĩĩĝĚĢėĖĘĠĞģĩĝĚėġĖĘĠŤĝĚĨĖĮĨ ţĒĚšīĚĜĤĩĞĩęĤĬģĩĝĚĘĤħĚěĤĪģęĖĩĞĤģ ĤěĤĪħĨĮĨĩĚĢĨĞĨ ĨĚĩĖģęĞģĥġĖĘĚŤāħĖģĨĨĚģ ĖęęĨţýĪĩĄĬĞġġĨĖĮ ĩĝĞĨĄĩšĨĖġĬĖĮĨĖĬĤħĠ ĞģĥħĤĜħĚĨĨďĝĚħĚĞĨĖĥĤĞģĩ ĬĝĚħĚĮĤĪšīĚĜĤĩ ĩĤĨĩĖĮĞģĖĘĚħĩĖĞģĜĚĤĜħĖĥĝĞĘÎĖħĚĖÏĩĤĨĩĖĮ ĥħĤŽĩĖėġĚĖģęĩĤĖĘĩĪĖġġĮ ĩĖĠĚĘĖħĚĤěĮĤĪħ ĥĚĤĥġĚĂĚĤĜħĖĥĝĞĘĖġġĮĄšĢĥħĚĩĩĮĘĤģĩĚģĩ ĒĚ ĤĬģ ĥħĚĩĩĮ ĢĪĘĝ Ėġġ Ĥě ĉĚėħĖĨĠĖ ĒĚ ęĤģšĩħĚĖġġĮģĚĚęĖģĮĢĤħĚÎġĤĘĖĩĞĤģĨÏŤ ďĝĚĘĤĢĥĖģĮĘĤģĩĞģĪĖġġĮĚīĖġĪĖĩĚĨģĚĬ ĥħĤęĪĘĩġĞģĚĨĝĤĬĚīĚħĖģęĥġĖģĨ ĩĤĚĭĥĖģę ĞĩĨĤŻĚħĞģĜĨĤĤģĖġĩĝĤĪĜĝāħĖģĨĨĚģĘĖģģĤĩ ęĞīĪġĜĚĖģĮęĚĩĖĞġĨţĒĚšħĚĨĝĤĤĩĞģĜěĤħĢĤħĚ īĤġĪĢĚ ěħĤĢ ĩĝĚ ġĤĘĖĩĞĤģĨ ĩĝĖĩ ĬĚ ĝĖīĚ üęęĞģĜĖģĤĩĝĚħĥħĤęĪĘĩġĞģĚĬĚĘĖģĢĖħĠĚĩ ĩĝĖĩĩĤĩĝĤĨĚĘĪĨĩĤĢĚħĨüģęĩĝĖĩšĨĝĤĬĮĤĪ ęĤĞĩĜħĤĬĞģĜĞģęĞŻĚħĚģĩĬĖĮĨĤěĢĖħĠĚĩĞģĜ ĖģęĖęęĞģĜĩĤĮĤĪħĘĪĨĩĤĢĚħėĖĨĚŤ čĚĜĖħęġĚĨĨĤěĬĝĖĩĩĝĚěĪĩĪħĚĢĞĜĝĩĝĤġę ĝĚħĚĢĖĞģĨĜħĖĩĚěĪġěĤħĩĝĚĤĥĥĤħĩĪģĞĩĮĩĝĖĩ ĝĚħĚĘĚĞīĚęěħĤĢüýþĎĚĖĢġĚĨĨģĚĖħġĮ#& ĮĚĖħĨ ĖĜĤ ţüĨ Ė ĘĤĢĥĖģĮ Ėģę Ė ėĪĨĞģĚĨĨ ĤĬģĚħĮĤĪšħĚĤĪĩĩĝĚħĚĨĚġġĞģĜĮĤĪħĨĚġěĖģę ĩĝĚĥħĤęĪĘĩŤāħĖģĨĨĚģĚĭĥġĖĞģĨţĔĤĪšīĚĜĤĩ ĩĤĝĖīĚĖĥħĤęĪĘĩĩĝĖĩĮĤĪĘĖģĨĩĖģęėĚĝĞģę ĖģęĩĝĚĢĖģĪěĖĘĩĪħĚħšĨĜĤĩĩĤĨĩĖģęėĚĝĞģę ĮĤĪďĝĖĩšĨĚĭĖĘĩġĮĬĝĖĩĩĝĚĮšīĚęĤģĚ ţĒĞĩĝĩĝĚěħĖģĘĝĞĨĚĮĤĪšħĚģĤĩğĪĨĩĤĪĩ ĩĝĚħĚėĮĮĤĪħĨĚġěŤĝĚĖęęĨţĔĤĪšħĚĖĥĖħĩĤě ĨĤĢĚĩĝĞģĜ ėĞĜĜĚħ ĩĝĖģ ğĪĨĩ ĮĤĪÉĖ ěĖĢĞġĮ ĖĩĚĖĢŤ License to Sell TED FRANSSEN, owner COMPANY: ABC Seamless of Nebraska HEADQUARTERS: Omaha, Neb. DESCRIPTION: Home improvement/ replacement contractor TOP : No. REMODELING SALES: . million No. 207 ABC Seamless of Nebraska leverages the benets of being a franchise to increase sales and revive existing oces. by Kyle Clapham "WITH THE FRANCHISE, YOU'RE NOT JUST OUT THERE BY YOURSELF. YOU'RE A PART OF SOMETHING BIGGER…" Ted Franssen, owner 70 May 2019 QualifiedRemodeler.com TOP PROFILE

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