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Contact: Rob Goggins SERVICE BRANDS INTERNATIONAL 1-800-886-6559

Service Brands International Places All Four Proven Concepts Among Entrepreneur Magazine's 2007 Franchise 500®. DUCTZ earns elite recognition with the Ductbusters' merger.

ANN ARBOR, January 11, 2007 ­ Rob Goggins, Vice President of Franchise Development for Service Brands International (SBI), announced the rankings to company staffers who were gathered to celebrate the milestone. "This a significant honor for our company, our headquarters' team, and our franchisees," said Goggins. "The Franchise 500 is the most comprehensive and important ranking in our industry. This certainly was no beauty contest. The criteria and methodology that Entrepreneur has perfected over 28 years validates our business models, the commitment and hard work of our franchisees, and our brands' marketabililty relative to the many thousands of other franchise opportunities out there." "Each of our brands is showing strong growth and it's evident in our rankings," said Goggins. "As reported, Molly Maid leads the way with 697 franchises and is ranked 83. Mr. Handyman with 230 franchises has been ranked #1 among Handyman Services for the last three years in a row and is ranked 120 overall up from 142 last year. 1-800-DryClean with 109 franchises, came in at 386. And DUCTZ, broke through the rankings at number 418, with 38 franchises." "I couldn't be prouder," said David McKinnon, founder and chairman of SBI. "Our brand presidents have worked exceptionally hard to create environments where -more-

PAGE TWO/Service Brands Franchise 500 people are rewarded for their intelligence, diligence, and excellence. We are passionate about what we do and our Entrepreneur rankings are a reflection of how we're doing." Service Brands International is a multi-brand franchisor offering a variety of homeservices franchise concepts ideally positioned for today's active consumers. The Service Brands franchise portfolio includes: Molly Maid ­ A residential cleaning franchise serving on-the-go people. Mr. Handyman ­ The franchise solution to today's fix-it problems for millions of timestarved families. 1-800-DryClean ­ An affordable drycleaning and laundry pick-up and delivery service franchise designed for our mile-a-minute society. DUCTZ International­ A leading duct-cleaning franchise featuring the patented Ductbusters' Cleaning ProcessTM. Service Brands International 3948 Ranchero Dr. Ann Arbor, MI 48108 1-800-886-6559


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