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5 Steps to Choosing the Right Commercial Cleaning Franchise Partner

Running your own commercial cleaning franchise can be incredibly rewarding. You get to be in charge of your schedule and determine where you work, who you hire and how quickly you want to grow. Plus, you won’t have to start your business from scratch. But, while the benefits of a franchise sound nice, they can only become a reality with the right franchise partner by your side. If you’re considering a pivot to business ownership, here’s what you need to do to find that partner. 

Step 1: Make A List Of What’s Important To You

Franchises come in all different options. Some include brick and mortar storefronts, others offer more of a work from home opportunity. From the very beginning, you should write down your reasons for becoming an independent business owner. Ask yourself what’s most important for you: Is it flexibility? Support from your franchisor? Both? Think about what your end goal is before diving in head first, then look for partners that can support your same priorities and goals

At Coverall®, freedom and support are at the forefront of our franchise business experience. We want you to enjoy the freedom that comes with owning a business, but we don’t leave you to figure out business ownership on your own. We offer support every step of the way so you can discover that entrepreneurial freedom from the outset.

Step 2: Do Your Research On Cleaning Companies

Spend some time learning about the different cleaning franchise opportunities available in your area. What does the current market look like? What is the outlook? In addition to researching industry data, start-up costs and other vital information needed to open a franchise, look at prospective companies’ value propositions. Find out what makes their cleaning processes stand out, and in turn, what would give you the competitive edge. How do they support their business owners?

Our proprietary Core 4® Cleaning Process, which is built on CDC and AORN guidelines for a hospital-grade clean, is what sets our cleaning services apart. And we ensure every Coverall Franchise Business Owner receives ongoing comprehensive training and certification so they can confidently deliver effective services to their customers. Beyond that, we make it a point to build a community and uplift our business owners, whether that’s through our start-up discount for military personnel and veterans or through our college scholarship program for the children of our Business Owners.

Step 3: Set A Business Budget

It’s a good idea to set a budget from the start and decide how you’ll track expenses, as well as what these expenses will look like. 

A commercial cleaning franchise is typically one of the more affordable franchise options out there, with low start-up costs that typically include buying or renting professional cleaning tools and equipment, purchasing liability insurance and obtaining the necessary permits, licenses and registration. There are no brick-and-mortar leases or inventory storage costs to worry about, nor are there branding strategy or marketing supplies expenses to account for. And, Coverall offers in-house, hassle-free financing options to help with start-up costs, because we want to minimize as many barriers to business ownership as we can.

Step 4: Understand What It Takes To Get Started

It’s important to know what your cleaning franchise partner expects of you — not all brands are the same in terms of what they expect from and provide for their business owners. Find out what a prospective partner’s most commonly asked questions are. Do you need prior commercial cleaning experience? Will you be building your customer base from scratch? Will you be responsible for the operations side of your business, including billing?

At Coverall, we don’t require any previous experience, and once you’ve completed our training, we provide you with an initial base of customers to get started. We also provide ongoing one-on-one mentorship, operational support and continued training and development so you’re always equipped with the latest cleaning protocols. 

Step 5: Attend A Franchise Presentation

For a more in-depth view of what owning a franchise business entails, set up an appointment to view a franchising presentation. This should provide you with additional details about different financing package options, steps on how to get started and the training you will need to complete to start servicing accounts. You’ll be able to ask questions of your prospective partner and get the clarity you need to move forward with business ownership.

Start Your Coverall Cleaning Franchise Today

An established franchise like Coverall has nearly 40 years of industry experience and a successful business model to help you get your entrepreneurial dreams off the ground. As your franchise partner, we give you all the tools and guidance you need to grow your business. If you’re ready to become an Independent Business Owner, Coverall is the right commercial cleaning brand to do it with. Get in touch with us so you can get started today!

Posted: 5/16/2023 1:21:46 PM by Nicole Ivey | with 0 comments