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Tom Matthews

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Contractor Nation


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Contractor Nation and The Junkluggers: Perfect Together for Homeowners

SEYMOUR, CT – Contractor Nation is taking another step toward providing a comfortable home for customers across North America.

Contractor Nation is proud to announce its new partnership with The Junkluggers, an eco-friendly junk removal franchise committed to sustainable disposal and giving back living space to the communities they serve. This new deal positions Contractor Nation as a minority equity partner in The Junkluggers.

“We are going to apply all of the resources Contractor Nation has to offer to help take The Junkluggers to new heights,” said Contractor Nation Founder and CEO Larry Janesky. “The Junkluggers is a great fit for our network of companies that are improving the lives of homeowners across North America.”

In an effort to expand and grow The Junkluggers network, the junk removal service moved their Stamford-based corporate franchise office to a private building on Contractor Nation’s campus in Seymour, CT. This move will allow both parties to work closer together and more efficiently utilize the support provided by Contractor Nation staff.

“Contractor Nation is dedicated to helping home improvement contractors grow and thrive,” said Josh Cohen, Founder, and CEO of The Junkluggers. “We see great synergy between their mission and our growing franchise system.”

The Junkluggers have 21 existing franchisees across North America, and the partners plan to grow that number rapidly, with new franchisees expected to open in Pasadena, CA, Columbus, OH, Knoxville, TN, and several other markets by the end of 2019.

The Junkluggers partnership comes on the heels of several other announcements from Contractor Nation in the past four weeks. Last month, Contractor Nation acquired Master Service Companies, a basement waterproofing, and foundation repair company based in Knoxville, TN with additional offices in Winston-Salem, NC, and Indianapolis, IN. Contractor Nation also launched a new operation in Columbus, OH that will provide basement waterproofing, crawl space encapsulation, and foundation repair. Last week, it was announced that Contractor Nation would be partnering with longtime dealer Lowcountry Basement Systems of Rincon, GA, as well as partnering with Frontier Basement Systems of Nashville, TN, announced earlier this week. Contractor Nation this week launched the Klaus Roofing Systems Network, in which Janesky is an equal equity partner. The mission of Klaus Roofing Systems is to improve the lives of roofing contractors and homeowners by following the proven business practices that have made Contractor Nation the most successful network of home services and home improvement contractors in North America.

Janesky started in the industry 32 years ago when he founded Connecticut Basement Systems, a basement waterproofing company, which has since expanded into basement finishing, crawl space retrofits and other services. Since then, the company has significantly expanded and become the state’s dominant provider, performing work in more than 65,000 homes. In 1990, while still running Connecticut Basement Systems, Janesky launched networks for basement waterproofing, crawl space repair, and structural repair. These networks, as well as other companies, have become part of the Contractor Nation network, which is committed to creating even greater success for home improvement and home service businesses across North America.

 The businesses and networks in Contractor Nation include Basement Systems, CleanSpace, Total Basement Finishing, Dr. Energy Saver, Attic Systems, Treehouse Internet Group, The School of Entrepreneurship, MoreHouse Finance, Supportworks, National Radon Defense, Klaus Roofing Systems and The Junkluggers.


For more information or to schedule an interview with Larry Janesky, please contact Tom Matthews, National Marketing Director, at 203.517.5435 or [email protected].