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  1. Best Christmas Light Displays in the US and CA

    At Shack Shine, Christmas lights are our favorite part of the Holidays! Who doesn’t love a nice cruise down their neighborhood with a cup of hot cocoa while taking in all the different ideas and designs that others came up with? We know we do.  Our top priorities are to make your life easier and…

  2. 3 Reasons Why You Need to Clean Your Rain Gutters Regularly

    We have two questions for you today: Question #1: Have you taken your cozy sweaters out of your clothing storage yet?  Question #2: When was the last time your home had a thorough rain gutter cleaning? Ok, ok, these questions may not be related to each other, but if you think about it, they kind…

  3. Christmas or Halloween? Install Christmas Lights Early and Enjoy Both!

    The Pumpkin Spice Latte season is upon us and you might be wondering when you should start thinking about Christmas light installation! We could be a little bit biased (just a tiny bit :), but we at Shack Shine believe it is never too early to start spreading some Christmas cheer!  That’s exactly why we…

  4. This Franchise Partner is Starting His “Second Act”

    Shack Shine Franchise Partner Alex Blackwell talks relocating to Florida to start his new business, building a legacy he can pass on to his kids, and the benefits of being part of a franchising system: ‘it’s freedom within a framework’. Read his interview below. What made you want to own your own business… why now?…

  5. Shack Shine Expanding to Lutz, Wesley Chapel, and Land O’ Lakes

    Shack Shine Tampa has expanded into Lutz, Wesley Chapel, and Land O’ Lakes where they’ll offer a variety of house detailing services. Shack Shine’s Tampa location was the first to launch in Florida and is quickly expanding north to service Tampa’s more suburban neighbors. Shack Shine offers window cleaning, gutter cleaning, pressure washing, and Christmas…

  6. Why A House Detailing Business Was A ‘No Brainer’ For This Franchise Partner

    After 15 years of running a 1-800-GOT-JUNK? franchise with her husband, Yvonne de Boer is going it alone… but keeping it in the O2E Brands family, of course. Here, she explains why owning a Shack Shine Franchise was a ‘no brainer’, what motivates her to build a business at the age of 50, and what…

  7. The Business Partners Who Hired Shack Shine… Then Became Franchise Owners Themselves

    Looking for a new opportunity after 12 years of a family-run operation, these business partners discovered the innovative category of ‘house detailing’ – and they haven’t looked back. Meet Ed Summers and Idania Obarrio, Shack Shine Franchise Partners in Pinellas County South, Florida. What made you want to own a business? E: Well, I’ve been…

  8. Should I franchise or start a business from scratch?

    If you’re ready to take control of your own future and make the dream of owning a painting business reality, you’re probably wondering which is easier — starting from scratch or franchising. Let’s discuss the pros and cons of both, looking at costs, resources and time commitments. FRANCHISING   Research Choosing a franchise business means that a…

  9. 9 Signs You’re Ready To Start Your Own Business

    If you’re among the almost half of U.S. workers and 75 percent of Canadians who are actively seeking another job or opportunity that offers you more, it could be time to take your first step towards independence. Here are nine signs you might be ready to start your own business. 1. YOU DREAM OF NEW OPPORTUNITIES If you find…

  10. How to Start a Franchise with No Money

    Investing in a franchise can be a smart option for anyone looking to be their own boss by starting a business. But not everyone has the start-up capital required to kick-start that entrepreneurial journey, and make their dream of business ownership a reality. That doesn’t mean that owning a franchise is off-limits though – because…