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How Much Money Can I Save with Solar Energy?

There are plenty of reasons to consider going solar in 2021. Aside from the obvious environmental benefits, solar energy can also save you money in the long run. As costs of production continue going down, solar energy in 2021 has become more financially promising than ever. If you’ve recently found yourself weighing up the costs […]

Is it Worthwhile Getting Your Carpets Professionally Cleaned?

Carpets and rugs can add a lot to our homes; from insulation and warmth, to style and decor, they can be a worthwhile investment that lasts for years. However, like all investments, they do require steady maintenance. If you have carpets or rugs in your home, you may have found yourself in the past weighing […]

How do you become a master franchise?

Behind the iconic Jim’s beard are thousands of everyday Australians who have been building up the brand over the last several decades. But have you ever wondered how it all works? What’s the difference between a franchisee and a franchisor? Are regional franchises the same as master franchises? And how do you become one? If […]

The Ultimate Guide to Pressure Washing

Pressure washing, or water blasting as it is also known, has become a popular cleaning device in recent years. It’s effective, efficient, and super satisfying to watch. If you’re curious to learn more about pressure washing, today’s your lucky day. We’ve created the ultimate guide to pressure washing in Australia and New Zealand. Read on […]

What are the major types of construction systems in Australia?

Whether we notice it or not, construction and engineering affect our lives every single day. Between our offices and our homes, most of us spend most of our days in manmade structures. There’s a lot more than meets the eye when it comes to our buildings and construction systems. Not every building is made the […]

How Does a Jim’s Franchise Work?

The Jim’s Group story began in 1982 when Jim Penman founded Jim’s Mowing, a one-man gardening and lawn care business. Seven years later in 1989, Jim franchised his business for the first time and, well, the rest became history.   Today, there are over 4,300 Jim’s franchises Australia-wide. These franchises are spread out across 50 […]

Thinking of Building a New Fence? Ask These 5 Questions First

A fence can provide security, increase privacy, offer protection from the weather, and improve your home’s curb appeal – and a good fence should be able to do all these things.   If you’re thinking about building a new fence, there are some things you should consider prior to commencing the project. Although it’s tempting […]

Which franchise makes the most money in Australia in 2021?

Here in Australia, we love a good franchise. According to Money Magazine, there are three times more franchise outlets per capita in Australia than in the US, representing about 4% of our national economy. Our franchise industry employs more than 500,000 people Australia-wide and rakes in a whopping $181.8 billion in revenue each year. Starting […]

5 Essential Things to Consider Before Removing a Tree

There are many reasons why it might become necessary for a tree to be removed from your property. The tree might be dead, making it a waste of valuable space; a tree might be storm damaged, making it a potential hazard for all those who walk past it; or a tree might block views, making […]

5 of the Most Common IT Problems in 2021 and How to Fix Them

Whether for the better or for the worse, computers have changed our lives drastically. Many of us rely on our computer devices heavily on a day-to-day basis, so when they stop working, it’s a serious problem. In this post, we’ll walk you through 5 of the most common everyday computer problems that our clients encounter. […]

The 10 Jim’s Divisions with the most Unserviced Leads

It’s always a good sign for any business owner when their business receives plenty of leads. But what happens when these leads go unserviced? It might be hard to believe, but managing unserviced leads is one of our biggest challenges here at Jim’s Group. When leads go unserviced, it means that there are more job […]

A beginner’s guide to solar power in Australia

As solar energy becomes an increasingly viable option for Australian homes and businesses, you might have found yourself considering installing solar panels on your own property. But where to start? There’s a lot of information available out there, so the whole process can quickly become confusing and overwhelming. In this post, we’ve compiled a beginner’s […]

How to start a business, leaving a high paying job?

On our website, we have a question box where you can ask Jim’s Group CEO, Jim Penman any question about business that you like. One great question we received recently was from a person called ‘Beeza’ who asked for Jim’s advice on potentially leaving a high-paying corporate job in order to start a lifestyle business […]

Not just for cars: The top 5 benefits of home window tinting

Window tinting is most commonly applied to cars and vehicles; but did you know that your home windows can be tinted, too? Home window tinting, though sometimes overlooked, is an excellent investment that comes with an abundance of benefits. Not only does it protect your home from harmful UV exposure, it can also save you […]

Locksmith FAQs: 5 of the most commonly asked questions about locksmiths

Locksmiths have been around for centuries. For as long as there have been locks and keys, there have been locksmiths around to fix and fit them. Today, locksmiths perform a wide array of services and tasks. As security specialists, they’re responsible for servicing, maintaining, and repairing mechanical and electronic locks and security installations within a […]

Ceiling Fans in Summer

Are ceiling fans good for summer? With airconditioning options readily available to many people, you might find yourself asking “why install a ceiling fan?” Well, we say, “why not?” Ceiling fans are becoming more and more popular, not only in the home but in the workplace as well.  This is for a variety of reasons, […]