Clockwork Home Services reports overall franchise growth for first quarter of the year.

Clockwork Home Services announced franchise growth for the first quarter of 2009 within its portfolio of nationally branded home services companies. The company added 21 new plumbing, air conditioning and heating, and electrical franchises. Including these additions, the company’s franchises now serve 584 territories.

In the first quarter of 2009, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing added seven new franchises for a total of 249; One Hour Air Conditioning & Heating® also added seven for a total of 250; and Mister Sparky America’s On-time Electrician® added seven for a total of 85.

According to President of Franchise Operations,Tab Hunter, “We continue to experience strong interest from contractors who recognize the benefits of joining forces under a nationally franchised brand.”

Clockwork also operates company-owned plumbing, heating and air conditioning, and electrical locations within its portfolio of home services businesses.