“What is it really going to cost me?”
The following graph is a list of initial expenditures with an estimate of costs. Actual costs vary depending on local market prices and are stated here for illustration only. The arrangements negotiated and the business decisions made by each franchise owner are on an individual basis. Therefore, the experience of a particular franchise owner may not correspond with the information depicted below.
|Initial Franchise Fee||$12,500|
|Equipment & Supply Package||$3,000|
|Advertising–Escrow Account Deposit*||$10,000|
|Training: 6 days (St. Louis & Denver)||N/C|
|Training Materials: Video, Manuals, etc.||N/C|
|Working Capital Funds||$10-20,000|
|TOTAL Initial Investment||$35,500-$45,500|
*A one-time “marketing fee” expense includes advertising to generate business from qualified homes in your protected territory.
The franchisee is required to develop the business of cleaning, serving as the owner/manager, not as one of the cleaners.