Five Star Painting and Window Genie Inducted into Hall of Fame


Waco, Texas (Feb. 10, 2022) – Neighborlybrands Real Property Management®, The Grounds Guys®, Mr. Handyman®, Glass Doctor®, Mr. Appliance®, Mr. Electric®, Molly Maid®, Aire Serv®, Precision Door Service® and ShelfGenie® were recently named by Franchise Business Review as Top Franchises for 2022 with Five Star Painting® and Window Genie® earning placements in the Hall of Fame. This is the 17th annual ranking of the 200 best franchise opportunities as rated by franchise business owners.


“We are honored to have so many Neighborly brands recognized as top franchises in 2022 for their continued growth and success. Each of our brands has worked tirelessly to overcome adversity during such unprecedented times,” said Brad Stevenson, Chief Development Officer for Neighborly. “Achieving this recognition is a testament to the strength of the Neighborly franchise model, and I’m proud of our brands for their continual innovation and commitment to exceptional customer service.”


These top performing Neighborly brands were among over 300 franchise brands, representing more than 30,000 franchise owners, that participated in Franchise Business Review’s research. Neighborly brands’ franchisees were surveyed on 33 benchmark questions about their experience and satisfaction regarding critical areas of their franchise systems, including training & support, operations, franchisor/franchisee relations, and financial opportunity.


Neighborly’s survey data showed the following:

  • Five Star Painting, 10 years named; Hall of Fame
  • Window Genie, 9 years named; Hall of Fame
  • ShelfGenie, 12 years named
  • Precision Door Service, 8 years named
  • Aire Serv, 7 years named
  • Molly Maid, 6 years named
  • Glass Doctor, 5 years named
  • Mr. Appliance, 5 years named
  • Mr. Electric, 5 years named
  • Mr. Handyman, 4 years named
  • Real Property Management, 3 years named
  • The Grounds Guys, 3 years named


“While the pandemic impacted various business sectors differently, the last 18 months have clearly demonstrated the inherent strengths of the franchise business model. The old franchise adage of 'being in business for yourself, but not by yourself' has never been more important,” said Franchise Business Review founder & CEO Eric Stites. “Thanks to fast innovations, significant support, and responsive crisis management, many franchise brands have emerged stronger from the pandemic, and that is reflected in high franchisee satisfaction.”

Franchise Business Review, a market research firm that performs independent surveys of franchisee satisfaction and employee engagement, provides the only rankings and awards for franchise companies based solely on actual franchisee satisfaction and performance. Franchise Business Review publishes its rankings of the top 200 franchises in its annual Guide to Today’s Top Franchises.

Visit FranchiseBusinessReview.com to see the full description of the 2022 Top Franchises.



About Neighborly

Neighborly® is the world’s largest home services franchisor of 29 brands and nearly 5,000 franchises collectively serving 10 million+ customers in nine countries, focused on repairing, maintaining and enhancing homes and businesses. The company operates online platforms that connect consumers to service providers in their local communities that meet their rigorous standards as a franchisor across 18 service categories at Neighborly.com and through the Neighborly app. More information about Neighborly, and its franchise concepts, is available at Neighborlybrands.com. To learn about franchising opportunities with Neighborly®, click here.


About Franchise Business Review

Franchise Business Review (FBR) is a leading market research firm serving the franchise sector. FBR measures the satisfaction and engagement of franchisees and publishes various guides and reports for entrepreneurs considering an investment in a franchise business. Since 2005, FBR has surveyed hundreds of thousands of franchise owners and over 1,100 leading franchise companies.