The start up cost for a cleaning franchise with Image One?
One of the greatest things about choosing a cleaning franchise over starting a business from scratch is that the costs to get your business up and running are laid out for you. With a franchise, you know what the investment looks like upfront.
If you are looking for a franchise with low startup costs, look no further than Image One.
We want to make sure every qualified candidate knows what to expect when they decide that Image One is the right opportunity, so we break ours down right on our website. Here’s an inside look at what our commercial cleaning franchise cost is like for a standard franchisee and what we’ve got covered to get you started.
|Type of Expenditure||Amount|
|Initial Franchise Fee||$29,750|
|iPad||$500 to $1,200|
|Vehicle||$0 to $3,000|
|Cleaning Supplies & Equipment||$4,500 to $6,000|
|Insurance||$3,100 - $3,900 |
(if purchased from us)
|Fictitious Name Registration||$100 to $200|
|Incorporation and Legal Review||$400 to $2,000|
|Travel, Lodging, Meals, Etc. |
(For Initial training)
|$150 to $3,000|
|Location Marketing Set Up||$1,175|
|On-Going Location Marketing||$450 to $4,500|
|Miscellaneous Start-up Costs||$1,500|
|Additional Funds (3 months)||$2,000 to $5,000|
|Inventory||$0 to $500|
|TOTALS||$43,625 - |
Our franchise investment covers a lot to make sure franchisees get started on the right foot. That being said, many people are surprised at just how affordable the start-up cost for a cleaning business with Image One is: The total costs generally range from $43,625-$61,225 depending on factors like the area in which you’ll operate. Offering a reasonable investment allows us to open up the opportunity to more people who are interested in owning a cleaning franchise.
What Comes With Our Cleaning Franchise Investment?
We wanted to make sure our investment covered everything that a franchisee will need to get up and running. Here is a breakdown of some of the key things that our start-up cost for a cleaning business cover:
Franchise Fee:Every franchise investment has a franchise fee. This buys the franchisee the exclusive rights to use the Image One brand name for their business. At Image One, the franchise fee is $29,750.
This fee also covers your initial franchise training, which is hosted at our head office and consists of modules that combine classroom, on-the-job, and on-site learning.
Travel Expenses for Training. We added travel expenses for training as part of our investment because you will have to plan for things like food, transportation, and other costs while you are attending our week-long training program. Depending on your unique circumstances, we estimate that these costs will range between $150-$3,000.
Cleaning Supplies and Equipment. Our high-quality, environmentally friendly products and our high-tech equipment are what make us stand out as a cleaning company franchise. You’ll spend between $4,500-$6,000 on cleaning supplies and equipment when you start your business.
Royalties and Other Fees: Our franchisees pay 10% of their gross monthly revenue to Image One as a royalty fee in consideration of the use of our brand name and the support they enjoy. A further 5%-10% of gross monthly revenue is paid towards administration expenses, a marketing fund, and an optional payment assurance program.
FAQs About the Cleaning Franchise cOST AND Investment
With any investment comes a lot of questions. If you are thinking about investing in a cleaning company franchise like Image One USA, we are here to help you make a decision. We have answers to some of our most common questions that should help you take the next step.