About Us

donald-macdonald-rootermanRooter-Man was founded in 1970 by CEO, Donald MacDonald, in N. Billerica, MA. Rooter-Man began franchising in 1981, and currently has over 580 locations throughout the United States and Canada. As a result of tremendous growth and success, Rooter-Man has been rated the #1 Franchise Opportunity in the Plumbing, Sewer, and Drain Cleaning category by Entrepreneur Magazine for the last 9 years.

Rooter-Man’s Franchise Opportunity offers a unique, low cost solution to franchise ownership, with a flat rate pricing system (no royalty on percentage of sales). Rooter-Man Franchisees are granted an Exclusive Franchise License for their chosen territories, and become part of a team of independent dealers working together under a nationally recognized trademark and brand, with proven systems for success.

Rooter-Man Franchises are 100% locally owned and operated, and offer a wide range of services which vary by location. All Rooter-Man locations offer Professional Drain Cleaning services, and many offer Plumbing, Septic Services, and other additional services such as pipe relining and catch basin cleaning. Rooter-Man Franchises service the Residential, Commercial, and Industrial markets, and have completed comprehensive training programs outlining every aspect of running a Rooter-Man franchise.