Interested in starting a cleaning business? Coverall Health-Based Cleaning System® has helped thousands of entrepreneurs succeed in building a commercial cleaning business. With an industry-leading approach to Franchise Owner training and support, together with Coverall’s advanced, science-based commercial cleaning program, you gain the opportunities and skills needed to start and grow a successful cleaning business. Coverall Health-Based Cleaning System® was founded in 1985 and is a leading franchisor in the commercial cleaning industry. Since the beginning, our mission has always been “to promote economic growth and independence for a diverse group of business owners by providing franchise ownership opportunities.” Coverall Franchise Owners are trained and certified in the Coverall Health-Based Cleaning System® Program to clean and disinfect their clients' workplaces to help reduce the spread of illness-causing germs creating cleaner, healthier environments. Coverall supports its Franchisees with comprehensive training, an initial customer base, billing and collection services, financing and a global network of 90 Support Centers. The Coverall® System will work with you every step of the way to guide and support your success. When you join forces with one of the top-ranking commercial cleaning franchisors in the world, you have the competitive advantage of using a proven franchise system with over 25 years of experience and stability.
|Franchised as % of Total||100.00%||100.00%||100.00%|
The fee to purchase a Coverall franchise ranges from $9,120 to $30,643, depending on the volume of business desired by a franchisee. Coverall offers financing options that will help you obtain the capital you need to start your business, maintain a thriving franchise and grow your company. Coverall will provide financing for the following items: Initial Franchise Fee New Equipment Additional Business Uniforms or Other Business Supply Purchases Coverall provides the following range of investments required to open your initial franchise. The range assumes that all items are paid for in cash. To the extent that you choose to finance any of these expense items, your front-end investment could be substantially reduced.
|Item||Established Low Range||Established High Range|
|Initial Franchise Fee||$9,120||$30,643|
|Inital Equipment and Supply Package||$880||$1,557|
|Banking, Business License, Assumed Name Filings and Permits||$37||$350|
|Franchise Owner On-the-Job Accident Insurance||2.4% of gross monthly billings||2.4% of gross monthly billings|
|Licenses and Permits||$25||$300|
|Office Supplies and Equipment||$0||$100|
|Miscellaneous Pre-Opening Costs||$0||$100|
|General Liability Insurance||$72 / month||$345 / month|
|Additional Funds (4 Months)||$314||$3,400|
|Total Initial Investment||$10,576||$37,150|
Coverall Franchisees pay ongoing royalty fees equal to 5% of gross monthly billings, support fees equal to 10% of gross monthly billings, and franchise owner insurance coverage equal to 2.4% of gross monthly billings. Additional fees include optional sales and marketing fees, premium account fees and a referral fee for special one-time services such as window cleaning or floor refinishing.
Coverall offers the most advanced training program in the industry with a comprehensive classroom, online and hands-on approach to training. Our Franchise Owners are trained and certified to become health-based cleaning professionals. The Coverall training program also includes small business ownership education, strategies for growth and further professional certification programs that can help further your expertise as an independent business owner. With a network of 90 Support Centers, Coverall Franchisees are backed by a strong team that is available to provide valuable support and advice as needed. Additional benefits include billing and collections services and a cash flow protection program to help you with your day-to-day administrative responsibilities.
Coverall’s Master Franchise program offers exclusive developmental rights to operate the Coverall Health-Based Cleaning System in an entire metropolitan area. Janitorial franchisees do not receive an exclusive territory.
Note: The tables and information regarding the number of operating units, investment required, on-going expenses, training and territory grants were taken from the company’s 2011 FDD. The 2011 write-ups will be incorporated into the 2012 Edition of the Bond’s Top 100 Franchises publication.