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Floor Coverings International of Madison

Franchisee trades heavy equipment for Berber and bamboo.

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Business has been steady, and leads have picked up since July, after a slow spring. “If we do 15 to 20 calls a month of average size, we can make a little profit.” 

With plenty of flooring businesses around, is he concerned about competition? “I view this differently,” he said. “There’s competition, but there’s competition in everything. I’m not after all the business, I just need a little bit. I just have to find my niche, get my name out, and do a good job for my customers. Then they’re your best salespeople.”

He’s glad he made the change. “In my previous job, things weren’t really in my control. I still have stressful days, but my blood pressure has gone down.”

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