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Helpful Tips

Mark Canon: School Teacher and Engineer to Fibrenew Franchisee

Posted: Jun 2, 2015Category: Helpful Tips

At Fibrenew we are big on supporting one another. In doing that, we would like to share spotlight interviews with our existing Franchises. Today we are looking at Mark Canon and his Fibrenew Franchise in South Orlando, Florida. Mark joined the Fibrenew family in May of 2012. Coming to Fibrenew from a varied background; he was a Math and Science school teacher in his early to mid 20’s before r... [read more...]

Fibrenew Franchisee, David Underwood Featured in Franchising World Magazine

Posted: May 21, 2015Category: Helpful Tips

Former US Air Force Pilot turned Fibrenew Franchisee, David Underwood was recently featured in Franchising World Magazine's Vetfran edition. ... [read more...]

Welcome to our Newest Franchisees

Posted: Apr 21, 2015Category: Helpful Tips

Congratulations to our latest graduating class and newest franchisees! Welcome to the family! From left to right: Robert Ickes (Corpus Christi, TX), Dana and Theresa Davis (Folsom, CA) and Tim Burick (Greenville, NC) ... [read more...]

Awesome Ann: A Successful Fibrenew Franchise Owner Balances Work and Home Life

Posted: Apr 6, 2015Category: Helpful Tips

At Fibrenew, we are big on supporting one another. In doing that, we would like to share spotlight interviews with our franchisees. Today we are looking at Ann and her Fibrenew Lincoln Franchise in Lincoln, Nebraska. Ann and her family were looking for a franchise business that would help supplement their farming income. Ann’s husband Pat was initially going to be the one running the busines... [read more...]

20 Years in Business and Still Growing

Posted: Mar 13, 2015Category: Helpful Tips

At Fibrenew, we are big on supporting one another. In doing that, we would like to share spotlight interviews with our franchisees. Today we are looking at Dan Hoffman and his Fibrenew Portland franchise in Portland, Oregon. Dan has been a part of the Fibrenew family since 1995. Born into a family of mechanics, the automotive industry seemed a likely fit for Dan. But after spending some time ... [read more...]

How to Destroy a Leather Couch

Posted: Nov 13, 2014Category: Helpful Tips

If your leather couch has holes or scratches, we can help. Fibrenew specializes in the repair, restoration and renewal of leather, plastics, vinyl, fabric and upholstery.... [read more...]

Rocket Scientist Turned Franchisee

Posted: Apr 4, 2014Category: Helpful Tips

Fibrenew franchisees come from many walks of life. Past careers titles include everything from bankers, teachers, corporate managers, salespeople, engineers, software developers, manufacturing specialists, accountants, tradespeople and.......rocket scientists, yes! Check out Making Money magazine's feature article on Alex Baker of Fibrenew Marin-Sonoma and his background as an aerospace engineer b... [read more...]

From Vans and Trucks to a Bike and Trailer, Fibrenew Franchisees Make it Work!

Posted: Feb 11, 2014Category: Helpful Tips

Fibrenew's mobile franchise operation comes in many different shapes and sizes. From rural territories which span hundreds of miles with sparse population, to the urban density of Manhattan's upper east side. Check out this story about our Manhattan-based franchisee, Saul Shapiro and his bike-powered leather, plastic and repair service.... [read more...]

Automakers wooing car buyers with affordable leather luxury

Posted: Oct 10, 2013Category: Helpful Tips

There’s nothing like getting behind the wheel of a car, shifting into gear and heading for the open road cradled in the warm embrace of leather seats with the breeze blowing through your hair. Though cheaper knockoffs had their day, leather is making a huge comeback in the world of car interiors. It fell out of fashion for a while with the advent of leatherette, a cheaper, more durable imita... [read more...]

Top 3 Reasons You Should Maintain Your Leather

Posted: Jul 29, 2013Category: Helpful Tips

Cleaning your leather products can seem unnecessary when you already have a busy schedule. Who wants to spend time wiping down their sofa when they could be doing something fun? While it’s pretty normal to want to avoid cleaning, there are some important benefits that come from regular leather cleaning. We’ve broken down the top three for you in hopes that it will inspire you to keep cle... [read more...]