Affordable Handy Andy
Published 11:39 pm Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Name of person featured: Andy Vaughan
Location: 17211 Line Pine Road, Franklin
Phone number: 653-6853
Nature of business: Contractor
Year founded: 1997
How’s business: Steady, but as with all businesses these days, could be better
One thing you wish everyone knew about your business: I am flexible in my hours, take great pride in every job I do and do a very wide range of jobs. No job is too big or too small.
Something you offer customers you won’t find elsewhere: Skill and affordability in one place
Advice to young entrepreneurs: Be honest and open with your customers. If you treat them fair, you will build a return-customer base
Your first job: Working for my dad — no easy task as your folks hold you to a much higher standard than a stranger does.
Your role model (in business or in life generally): Anyone who has not had their life handed to them on a silver spoon. People who earn their place in life seem to have better character.
The key to a successful business is: Hard work and honesty
What do you like about Franklin: The small-town feel and the people.