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Budget Blinds - Franchise

Quick Franchise Summary

Are you ready to make your entrepreneurial vision a reality with the #1 window coverings franchise in North America? Budget Blinds is a custom window covering franchise business that offers convenient shop-at-home service for window coverings and home décor accessories. 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
Training & SupportYes
Military/Veteran PromotionYes
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Available In These States:

We are currently accepting inquiries in ALL States


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. Every year since 1996, Budget Blinds has been voted the #1 window coverings franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine (Entrepreneur, 2021). 

  • Flexible Schedule, scalable business model
  • Payroll, Voluntary Healthcare Insurance & HR Services available
  • Low Overhead – no retail storefront required, no inventory, few employees
  • Amazing Product Selection and Quality – all types of window coverings for residential or commercial, interior or exterior, including our Smart Home automation collection.
  • Unparalleled Training and Support
  • National and Local Marketing Support and Guidance - $14M National Advertising Fund!
  • Relationships with Budget Blinds Alliance Vendors including Lutron and Hunter Douglas
  • Commercial Division

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 Partners 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 Top Franchises for Veterans list 2020
  • Ranked #1 in Window Coverings Franchises Category 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 

Military & Veteran Promotions

Veteran Discount $15,000

Additional Info

Training & Support

10 day start-up training covers: administration, office set-up, technology, marketing, product knowledge and installation. On-going training: Annual Convention, regional sales and marketing meetings, and online forums. On-call Business Support Representatives, on-call Technical support