Mister Sparky® was started in 1996 in Atlanta, Georgia. The location is one of the leading residential electrical service and repair companies in the Eastern U.S. and one of the largest in North America. The name “Mister Sparky” comes from the common use of the term “sparky” or “sparks”, meaning electricians, in company founder Patrick Kennedy’s native Ireland.
We differentiate ourselves from all other electrical companies by our unique message to the marketplace: Mister Sparky® – “America’s On-Time Electrician”, We’re On Time, You’ll See, Or The Repair Is Free! ™. We have trademarked “on-time” in the electrical industry and we champion it in the marketplace.
Mister Sparky® electric is currently ranked by Entrepreneur magazine as one of the top 500 franchise companies (#299) and ranked #1 franchise in the Electrical Services category (2014.) Franchise Timesranks Mister Sparky® electric as one of the top 500 franchise chains in worldwide sales (#368 in 2013.) The company has an impeccable record for delivering on-time service, accurate upfront pricing, and an overall pleasant experience for customers.
Mister Sparky electric is a member of the Direct Energy® group of companies. Direct Energy is an integrated provider of electricity, natural gas products and home services. Direct Energy’s brands operate in 46 states in the United States and 10 provinces in Canada. One of Direct Energy’s lines of business, Direct Energy Services is North America’s largest home services provider and offers a wide range of services to homes and businesses including HVAC, plumbing, home improvements, and water heater and electrical appliance services for residential customers through our service brands including Benjamin Franklin Plumbing®, Mister Sparky Electric and One Hour Air Conditioning and Heating®.
More than Your Average Electrician Franchise Opportunity
As an established residential services business owner, you may be wary of pursuing a franchise opportunity. Why give up an established business you’ve worked hard to build for something else? Fortunately, Mister Sparky® can offer you the best of both worlds.
When you convert your business to our leading brand, you will retain ownership of your company. In fact, you may gain more control over the key performance factors that drive your business growth. Listen to what Aaron Hagan, Mister Sparky® electrical services franchisee in northwest AK, Oklahoma City & Tulsa, OK has to say about his decision to join our brands.
Discover Why Nearly 100 Successful Contractors Have Joined Mister Sparky® electrical services
When you join the Mister Sparky® brand, you still own your company, but you are not alone. You’re part of a nationwide network of residential service contractors. Many had established businesses before they made the decision to convert. Most had never given franchising a thought until they stopped to consider the value of being part of something bigger.
As a brand leader that’s been Entrepreneur magazine’s top-ranked electrical service franchise for four (2014 - 2017) of the last five years, it’s easy to see we’re doing something different to help our franchisee owners become part of something greater. We do business conversion differently, and it shows.