Mr. Rooter is a plumbing and drain cleaning franchise with 193 franchises in the United States and 26 franchises in Canada. Mr. Rooter Plumbing franchisees provide plumbing services to residential, commercial and industrial customers. Those plumbing services include, but are not limited to, sewer, drain and pipe cleaning services; septic tank pumping; water heater replacement; TV pipe inspection; line and leak detection; excavation, replacement and repair/relining of sewer lines; grease trap pumping; the rental and maintenance of portable toilet facilities; the sale and service of private sewage systems; the sale and service of water-based heating systems; the sale and service of water treatment systems; installation and service of lawn sprinkler systems; and other related services and products pursuant to certain standards and specifications.
Mr. Rooter was founded in 1968 and began franchising in 1972. The company is part of the Neighborly family of brands headquartered in Waco, Texas. Other Neighborly brands include Aire Serv, Glass Doctor, Mr. Appliance, Mr. Electric, Rainbow International, The Grounds Guys, Five Star Painting, ProTect Painters, Molly Maid, and Mr. Handyman. Mr. Rooter also franchises in Canada and the United Kingdom (as Drain Doctor).