(LAKEWOOD, COLO.) - In less than six years, Oxi Fresh Carpet Cleaning has become the nation’s fastest-growing, environmentally-friendly carpet cleaning franchise, growing to more than 235 locations in 45 states. Since 2008, Oxi Fresh’s continued success has earned it top rankings in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500. Now in 2012, despite a still sluggish economy, Oxi Fresh has ranked again, earning the #135 spot.
“Franchises are a great avenue to business ownership for those with the entrepreneurial spirit — and theyre playing a definitive role in driving the economy upward, says Amy Cosper, VP and editor in chief of Entrepreneur. “Unit numbers from the Franchise 500 grew overall in 2010 and 2011, giving individuals a great place to begin investigating some of the brightest opportunities.
Oxi Fresh’s exceptional growth rate earned the company a #30 ranking in the Top Home-Based Franchises category - up 4 points from 2011 - and a #19 ranking in the Low-Cost category - a 7-point increase over the 2011 ranking. Oxi Fresh placed #62 in the Fastest Growing Franchises category, which is based on the number of new franchise units added in the U.S. and Canada from 2010 to 2011.
“The fact that we are a low-cost, reputable, home-based franchise is directly tied to our impressive ranking in the Fastest-Growing category, said Jonathan Barnett, Oxi Fresh CEO and Founder.
With a total investment ranging between $34,630 and $57,010, Oxi Fresh is an excellent franchise opportunity for entrepreneurs due to the affordable, home-based nature of the business. Sweetening the deal are protected territories in which no other Oxi Fresh franchisees can market to your set area of 110,000 households, and marketing materials provided by Oxi Fresh to help generate customer leads.
ABOUT OXI FRESH CARPET CLEANING
Using innovative products and technology, Oxi Fresh Carpet Cleaning, one of the nation’s fastest-growingcarpet cleaning companies, offers oxygen powered cleaning. Their process cleans all the way down to the bottom of the carpet pile, transforming carpet right before customers’ eyes. In 2012, the Oxi Fresh franchise was ranked #135 inEntrepreneurmagazine’s Franchise 500. They also were featured in Inc. magazine’s Inc. 500|5000, a listing of the fastest growing, privately held companies in the United States. Oxi Fresh has more than 235 carpet cleaning locations in 45 states, with more locations currently in development.