Because of the trade and home services we offer, Get A Grip has been deemed an essential business. We are here to service your resurfacing needs and give you the peace of mind that comes from great customer service.

Company Timeline

Company Timeline

Get A Grip leads the resurfacing industry with proven products and cutting-edge techniques, which makes it one of the most sought-after companies today. Whether the job calls for repairing and resurfacing a fiberglass bathtub, bringing new life to stained or scarred kitchen countertops, or turning tired, worn cabinets beautiful, Get A Grip continues to revolutionize the industry. We serve homeowners, property managers, apartments, hotels, motels, resorts, and government institutions. Our focus on ingenuity and safety is evident in the quality delivered to our clients.

2020
arrowGet A Grip ranks no. 101 on the 2020 Remodeling 550 list for companies that specialize in replacement and specialty services!
arrowQualified Remodeler ranks Get A Grip No. 438 on the 2020 Franchise 500 list
arrowGet A Grip ranks in the Top 100 Private Companies with the Albuquerque Business First
arrowAlbuquerque Business First honors Get A Grip as one of the Top 100 Largest Family-Owned Businesses in New Mexico.
arrowGet A Grip launches new and improved website
2019
arrowRemodeling 550, ranked No. 179 on the 2019 Remodeling 550 list
arrowCreation of online store for franchisee product orders
arrowGet A Grip ranks in the Top 100 Private Company with the Albuquerque Business First
arrowQualified Remodeler, ranked No. 438 on the 2019 Franchise 500 list
arrowNew oval logo design launches
2018
arrowThird National Sales Meeting at Sandia Resort & Casino in Albuquerque, New Mexico on October 19th
arrowGet A Grip partners with Kohler® to become an Authorized Service Representative
arrowIntroducing Diamond Cote™, an alternative clear base option, which gives your countertops a transparent look and feel
arrowNew Diamond Cote™ logo debuts, reflecting the professional Get A Grip brand and image
arrowArticle in the Albuquerque Journal, “Company Gets a Firm Grip on Success” – Published in the business section on July 6th
arrowAlbuquerque The Magazine, voted “Best in the City” Top 5, Best Green-Living Services
arrowGet A Grip introduces new colors to the Get A Metallic® color collection
arrowNew colors added to the Eurostone® color collection
arrowGet A Grip ranks in the Top 100 Private Companies with the Albuquerque Business First
arrowGet A Grip moves offices, allowing for future expansion in a larger warehouse and showroom.
arrow Get A Grip partners with Kohler® to become an Authorized Service Representative
2017
arrowAlbuquerque The Magazine, voted “Best in the City” Top 5, Best Green-Living Services
arrowAlbuquerque the Magazine honors Sharon Dillard, Get A Grip’s CEO and Co-founder, as “The Badass” in October issue
arrow Added individual franchises to the main Get A Grip Facebook page
arrow 2017 Remodeling 550 edition ranks Get A Grip as the 15th in the country for Franchisors in the remodeling industry
arrow Get A Grip makes Entrepreneur Start-Up Guide Magazine’s list of Top 227 Low-Cost Franchise Opportunities!
arrow Added Instagram to the Social Media mix
arrow Get A Grip makes franchiseranking.com’s Best Home Maintenance and Service Franchises list
arrow Get A Grip makes Entrepreneur Start-Up Magazine’s list of the Top 277 Low-Cost Franchise Opportunities
2016
arrowAlbuquerque Journal, New Mexico Top Private 100 Business
arrow Get A Grip debuts on Entrepreneur Start-Up Magazine’s list of Top Budget Friendly Franchise Opportunities
arrow Qualified Remodeler ranks Get A Grip in the top 500 CPA-audited remodeling firms again
arrow Get A Grip debuts on American Registry’s America’s Most Honored Businesses list
2015
arrow Get A Grip Introduces Get A Metallic® Solids™ color series
arrow Get A Grip introduces Get A Metallic® Gun Metal™ color series
arrow Second National Sales Meeting at Sandia Resort and Casino in Albuquerque, New Mexico October 16th
arrow Remodeling Magazine, Top 550 Franchises across the country
arrow Qualified Remodeler Magazine, Nation’s Top 500 Franchises across the country
arrow Makes franchiserankings.com list of Best Home Maintenance and Service Franchises in the country
arrow Albuquerque The Journal, New Mexico Top 100 Business
arrow ABQ business first, Top women-owned businesses for the fourth year running
arrow Google My Business accounts set-up for all franchises across the country, helping give us national presence
2014
arrowImproved packaging for the Porcelain Kit to enhance resurfacing of tile and bathtubs
arrowNew EUROSTONE® logo debuts that reflects the professional Get A Grip brand and image
arrow Launch of our new site, www.getagripfranchise.com for those interested in franchise opportunities
arrowCreated new OSHA forms 300 & 301 for better safety understanding and compliance
2013
arrowAlbuquerque Business First ranks Get A Grip No. 19 among 50 Women Owned Businesses
arrowQualified Remodeler Magazine, ranks Get A Grip No. 430 on its industry franchise list
arrowLine of training videos debuts to enhance field training for technicians. These videos complement the hands-on training each franchise receives when they join Get A Grip
arrowGet A Metallic® registered with U.S. Patent and Trademark office on July 2
arrowGrip Gear website for the Get A Grip clothing line, www.getgripgear.com launches. Get your own Get A Grip logoed caps and other merchandise.
arrowGet A Grip Franchising, LLC named a Military Friendly Franchise® for the fourth year in a row
arrowGet A Grip introduces four new products: Wipe-On Bonding Agent™, Wipe-On Clear™, Concrete Primer™, and Heavy Duty Primer™. These products allow Get A Grip techs to resurface countertops, bathroom and kitchen surfaces more quickly and with better results
arrowFranchisees now access their own exclusive site, full of proprietary information, ideas and insight into doing their business better
arrowFirst National Sales Meeting at the Sandia Resort and Casino in Albuquerque, New Mexico on March 15th
arrowPurchased domain www.getagrip.com. Can you believe it took us this long to secure this domain name? Now customers have an easier time finding Get A Grip online
2013 continued
arrowAlbuquerque Business First, Women-owned Businesses, ranked No. 19 among 50 companies
arrowQualified Remodeler Magazine, ranked No. 430 on Franchise list
arrowGet A Metallic® registered with U.S. Patent and Trademark office on July 2
arrow Get A Grip Franchising, LLC has been named a Military Friendly Franchise® for the fourth year in a row
arrow Get A Grip introduces four new products, Wipe-On Bonding Agent™, Wipe-On Clear™, Concrete Primer™, and Heavy Duty Primer™
2012
arrow Added Pinterest and Houzz to the social media mix
arrow Google My Business was created to boost our presence online
arrow Albuquerque The Journal, New Mexico Top 100 Business
arrowQualified Remodeler Magazine, ranked No. 458 on Franchise 500 list
arrow New Mexico Business Weekly, Healthiest Employers
arrow Entrepreneur Magazine, ranked No.18 in Top New Franchises
arrowEntrepreneur Magazine, ranked No. 316 on Franchise 500 list
2011
arrowNew Mexico Business Weekly, Top-Performing CEO Judge
arrowEntrepreneur Magazine, ranked No. 33 in Top New Franchises
arrowEntrepreneur Magazine, ranked No. 393 on Franchise 500 list
arrowAttends National Apartment Association Education Expo as sole resurfacing company
arrowIntroduces Porcelain Glaze, a new, acid-free porcelain-specific product
arrowAttends Franchise & Business Opportunities Expos across the country
2010
arrowLaunched a new blog site, www.sharonjustsayin.com CEO, Sharon Dillard columnist for the New Mexico Apartment News
arrowNew Mexico Business Weekly, Best Places to Work Award
arrowNew Mexico Business Weekly, Top-Performing CEO Award
arrowReceives the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce, Duke City Dozen Innovate Award
arrowRemodeling Magazine Top 550, listed among the nation’s largest renovation companies in the franchising category
arrowNew Mexico Business Weekly, Women-owned Businesses, ranked No. 20 among 50 companies
arrowAttends National Apartment Association Education Expo as sole resurfacing company
arrowQualified Remodeler Magazine, highlights Get A Grip as a good franchise opportunity
arrowEntrepreneur Magazine, listed with Franchise 500 for the second year in a row
2009
arrowEntrepreneur Magazine, Start Ups – Be Your Own Boss lists Get A Grip as one of only seven in the surface refinishing/restoration industry on franchise opportunities
arrowJoins the social media revolution with a fan page on Facebook, and begins telling the world about how Get A Grip can make a difference on Twitter
arrowGet A Metallic® modified high-performance coating system using real metal pigments debuts
arrowOTTESEY® registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on January 6
arrowEntrepreneur Magazine, ranked No. 467 on Franchise 500 list
2008
arrowEuroclear™ high-performance clear and matt finishes for surfaces introduced
arrowNew Mexico Business Weekly, Fast-Trackers lists Get A Grip as one of the fastest-growing companies
Bio-Inlay® registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on June 17
Eurostone® registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on January 15
2007
Franchise Programs – Get A Grip Franchising, LLC offers franchise opportunities across the county
New Mexico Business Weekly, Fast-Trackers lists Get A Grip as one of the fastest-growing companies
2004
Home Builders Association of Central New Mexico, Showcase Winner for Most Creative
2003
The Better Business Bureau assigns Get A Grip with AAA rating
GETAGRIP® registered with U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on November 18
2002
Poly-Fil™ reconstruction polyester filler for repairs introduced
2001
Getagripinc.com goes live
2000
Grip-Cote™ for porcelain and tile resurfacing debuts
Grip-Gear™ promotional material becomes available
Dealership Programs become available in cities across the country
1999
Por-Etch™ etching compound introduced
Grip-Guard™ micronized polymer for slip-resistant surfaces debuts
Grip-Tex™ permanent clear vinyl surface bathtub mat debuts
Bio-Inlay® patented fiberglass repair system that eliminates weak tub bottoms introduced
OTTESEY® unique one-of-a-kind spray system debuts
Eurostone® multi-color fleck design debuts
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