Wallisch, Sean

Replacement contractors are nothing if not masters at the niche market. But a new franchise is taking that niche concept even farther with a service few contractors want to deal with — drywall plaster repair.

PatchMaster not only aims to offer homeowners a service that handles small drywall repairs, but also handymen, large drywall companies or contractors such as plumbers and electricians. The company says it will be especially useful to trade contractors, who often don’t have the resources to fix holes they leave behind.

“We’re addressing a real need that out there,” says Kathleen Kuhn, president and CEO of PatchMaster and sister franchise, HouseMaster, which are both part of the Master Home Services Parent Company. “When electricians and plumbers go into homes, guess what they create? So we’re the people who come in right behind them.”

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