PatchMaster Drywall Repair Company Continues Strong Q1 Growth With New Franchise Location in West St. Louis

PatchMaster Drywall Repair Company Continues Strong Q1 Growth With New Franchise Location in West St. Louis

Owner Tom Valade Launches PatchMaster Serving West St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, MO, UNITED STATES, March 16, 2023 – PatchMaster, the nation’s leading drywall repair company, announces today the opening of its newest franchise location, PatchMaster Serving West St. Louis, under the ownership of Tom Valade. The new franchise will offer fast, professional solutions for drywall and plaster repairs to the communities of Maryland Heights to Central West End, South County, and the I-44 to I-55 Corridor South of St. Louis.

With a background in Aerospace Maintenance and Manufacturing, Tom Valade brings a strong sense of attention to detail and focus on quality to his new venture with PatchMaster. “I learned about PatchMaster through another franchisee and was ultimately sold by the company’s drive towards customer satisfaction,” said Valade. “Quality and professionalism are cornerstones in the PatchMaster foundation, permeating throughout the entire company, from leadership to the network of franchise owners.”

As a veteran, Valade’s values align with PatchMaster’s commitment to helping those who served their country. He is excited to join the PatchMaster family and looks forward to the financial freedom and deeper connection with the community that comes with franchise ownership.

Paul Ferrara, CEO of PatchMaster, is pleased to welcome Tom Valade to the PatchMaster family. “We are excited to have Tom join our team and bring his expertise and passion to our growing network of franchisees. We do not doubt that he will continue to uphold the high standards of quality and professionalism that PatchMaster is known for.”

PatchMaster Serving West St. Louis is open and booking appointments for drywall repair services via the website or by phone at (314) 656-6272. Valade enjoys playing the guitar, golfing, hunting, fishing, building cars and bikes, and spending time with his children in his free time.

PatchMaster is an in-demand franchise with a quick ramp-up period. No drywall experience is required for owners—PatchMaster provides all the training, tools and resources to learn the model and run the business. Franchisees have access to support for marketing, including digital marketing and social media, job pricing, hiring, managing technicians and financial management.

The initial franchise fee for a PatchMaster franchise territory, which comprises a population between 300,000 to 350,000, is $49,500 USD. Royalties start at nine percent, and a technology fee is included in ongoing expenses. In addition to strong margins, the ability to scale, and proven business development tools, franchisees complete training at the company’s New Jersey headquarters, where industry experts teach them technical and operational skills to assist in their success.

For more information on PatchMaster, visit or call 844-PATCHMAN.

About PatchMaster

Headquartered in Chester, New Jersey, PatchMaster is a home services franchise brand offering customers a fast and professional solution for drywall repairs. The company provides high-quality drywall services for small holes, dings, and dents, typically finishing jobs in one visit. Launched in 2016 and offering franchises since September 2017, PatchMaster has sold over 140 territories to more than 70 franchisees across the United States and Canada. PatchMaster is positioned to revolutionize the home services industry as a pioneering drywall franchise.

Visit or call (973) 944-1192 to learn more.

Media Contact:
Samantha Dreger
Chief Marketing Officer
PatchMaster Franchise, LLC.
(973) 944-1213