Shack Shine in the news
You may have seen us in Forbes, the Globe and Mail and Shaw TV. Check out our best media hits, and our monthly column in Forbes below.
Former November Niner Now Washing Windows for a Living
In 2010, Matt Jarvis finished 8th in the World Series of Poker. Now, he washes windows for a living. But this is not a story of a poker pro gone bust. Read how Matt is getting more out of his life as a business owner with Shack Shine.
Shack Shine Right at Home in the Okanagan
Shack Shine is now in the Okanagan! Read how franchise partner Dan Vrskovy is taking the region by storm, by leveraging systems, recurring revenue and a commitment to customer service.
Shack Shine Home Detailing Franchise Appeals to Millennials
Starting a business is hard work. For young entrepreneurs with little savings or experience, it’s next to impossible. That’s why Shack Shine was created with millennials in mind, with lower startup costs and ongoing support. Read about how Shack Shine is the perfect opportunity for young, hungry, aspiring entrepreneurs.
Young Entrepreneurs Looking to Shine
Professional, friendly, organized, and detailed. These are just a few of the Shack Shine promises that our Saanich franchise partners refuse to compromise. Read about how these young entrepreneurs are professionalizing and transforming their industry.
Want to Grow as an Entrepreneur? Science Says Fail First
When we launched Shack Shine, we assumed we could use the same systems as we did for 1-800-GOT-JUNK?. But our newest brand had different needs so we had to learn to adapt — or risk failure. In this article, Shack Shine CEO, Brian Scudamore, and Managing Director, Dave Notte, share how we pivoted away from potential risks to get back on the road to success.
Brian Scudamore Goes to the Gutter
Shack Shine is the fourth member of the O2E Brands family of home service companies. Thanks to the success of previous businesses (1-800-GOT-JUNK?, WOW 1 DAY PAINTING, and You Move Me), founder and CEO Brian Scudamore was ready to dominate a new industry. Read how Shack Shine builds upon proven systems, and how the brand sets itself apart.
Follow Shack Shine’s series on Forbes: Notes from a Startup Launchpad
The Most Important Lesson for New Entrepreneurs
Anyone new to business may not realize that learning how to raise the capital to get started is the first step to entrepreneurial success. Read more about “finding the money” from Shack Shine CEO, Brian Scudamore, and Managing Director, Dave Notte.
How to Create an Amazing Workplace Culture from Day One
Shack Shine stand out as the young and vibrant new kid on the block In the O2E Brands family largely due to the culture created by founder and managing director, Dave Notte. Learn how Dave created an awesome culture at Shack Shine in just over a year, and how you can grow a successful startup culture, too.
When the Rubber Hits the Road
In this second instalment of Notes From A Startup Launchpad , we share the value of investing time, heart, and just a little bit of grit to get a startup off the ground – right.
Trust Your Gut, Take a Risk
Brian Scudamore could see beyond Shack Shine’s catchy name. A house detailing service (windows, gutters, and power washing), built on providing an exceptional customer experience in an industry didn’t have a recognizable category leader made Shack Shine the perfect fourth addition to the O2E Brands family.
Watch our Legendary Huddle
Huddles aren’t just for football players. Every day at 10:55am, everyone at the Junktion stops what they’re doing and comes together for a 7-minute stand-up meeting. Not only does it connect everyone, it makes us a stronger team and it cuts down on a LOT of needless emails and meetings. Franchise Partners participate in this key part of our company’s culture by phone or in person when they visit the Junktion.
Why Taking Time Off Can Benefit Your Business
Whether you’re just starting out or midway into a startup, it’s common to feel like you’ve run out of ideas and passion for your business. This is where Shack Shine Managing Director, Dave Notte, was before he started the company. Dave went on a one-year vacation where he conceptualized Shack Shine. Learn more about how Dave spent his year and how he came to the conclusion to start a house detailing business.
Successful Franchise Entrepreneurs Share Expansion Lessons
Founding a successful franchise brand is challenging enough for most entrepreneurs, let alone overseeing several additional ones. Read more the lessons serial entrepreneur, Brian Scudamore, has learned from launching Shack Shine, O2E Brands’ fourth home services company.
Brian Scudamore on Shaw TV with Fiona Forbes
Brian Scudamore tells Shaw TV’s Fiona Forbes how we’re taking the ordinary business of window and gutter cleaning and making it exceptional through Shack Shine.