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Budget Blinds - Franchise

Quick Franchise Summary

Budget Blinds is the #1 window coverings franchise in North America. Our franchisees offer convenient shop-at-home service for window coverings including blinds, shades, shutters, and drapes. We help you succeed with our no inventory, low overhead, home-based business model. We want to partner with motivated individuals like you. Learn more now!

Budget Blinds
Franchise Cost, Fees & Facts for 2021

Minimum Cash Required$70,000
Net Worth Required$150,000
Total Investment$125,400 – $192,900
Franchise Fee$89,950
Financing AssistanceAvailable
Year Founded1992
# of Existing Units1300
Franchising Since1994
Military/Veteran PromotionYes
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Available In These States:

We are currently accepting inquiries in ALL States

International Availability:

Accepting In These Countries:
  • United States and Canada


Budget Blinds - Franchise Information

Budget Blinds was founded on the principle of providing high quality, custom window coverings to consumers in a highly convenient way and offering a style and service for every budget. Today, the Budget Blinds franchise system still strives to provide consumers with superior products through convenient, complimentary in-home consultations that include measuring and professional installation, and Smart Home Solutions. With over 1,300 franchise territories in over 10,000 cities across the US and Canada, we are a widely recognized brand. Every year since 1996, Budget Blinds has been ranked the #1 window coverings franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine and this year we also ranked as the #1 Home Improvement Franchise!  (Entrepreneur, 2021). 

  • Flexible schedule as your own boss! 
  • Scalable business model, low overhead – no retail storefront required, no inventory, few employees
  • Amazing product selection and quality blinds, shades, shutters and drapes for residential or commercial, interior or exterior, including our Smart Home automation collection.
  • Unparalleled training and support for the life of your business
  • National and local marketing support and guidance.
  • Flat royalty and marketing fees
  • Strong alliance with brand name vendors including Lutron and Hunter Douglas
  • Exclusive private label collections consumers will not find anywhere else!
  • Commercial division offering additional revenue stream

The home services industry is booming! In 2020, we began offering virtual consultations during COVID-19 and sales are skyrocketing!

Desired Background of Prospects and Ideal Candidate
Budget Blinds is looking for franchisees with an entrepreneurial spirit who are team-minded. Self-starters with positive attitudes. No previous industry experience is necessary. We’ll train you. 

Budget Blinds Partnered with Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
With the buying power of our parent company, Home Franchise Concepts, we partnered with HGTV’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition to drive strong brand awareness and equity for the Budget Blinds name and to further reinforce that we are the #1 provider of custom window coverings in North America.

Awards & Accolades 

  • Ranked #12 on Entrepreneur Franchise 500 list 2021
  • Ranked #7 on Entrepreneur’s Top Franchises for Veterans list 2020
  • Ranked #1 in Window Coverings Franchise on Entrepreneur Franchise 500 list 2021
  • Ranked #1 Home Improvement Franchise on Entrepreneur Franchise 500 list 2021
  • Ranked #3 Low-Cost Franchise on Entrepreneur Franchise 500 list 2021
  • Ranked #46 Entrepreneur’s Fastest Growing Franchise list 2021
  • Ranked on Entrepreneur’s Hottest Industries Today list 2020

At Budget Blinds, we are passionate about providing an opportunity for people from all walks of life to reach financial independence through owning their own business. Learn more today!

Military & Veteran Promotions

Yes, 15% discount