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Fresh Coat was the perfect fit for Andy Morrison, now running his Fresh Coat franchise in SW Chicago

With work slowing in the pipefitting industry, Andy Morrison of Indian Head Park, IL decided it was the perfect time to research something he’d always wanted to do - own a franchised business. Read More...

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