Ductz Int'l. Inc.

At a Glance

Products & Services: Air-duct, dryer-vent and HVAC restoration

Number of Locations: 116

Total Investment: $54.3K - $103.8K

Founded: 2001

Began Franchising: 2003

About Ductz Int'l. Inc.

Ductz was founded in 2002 by John Rotche in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He partnered with Service Brands International and began franchising the duct cleaning and HVAC restoration business in 2004. In 2006, Ductz merged with another duct cleaning franchise, Ductbusters. In 2007, Ductz was acquired by the property restoration company Belfor USA.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 107 0 0 9
2013 119 0 0 6
2012 130 0 0 5
2011 129 0 0 6
2010 138 0 0 4
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $54,330 - $103,775
Franchise Fee: $24,900 - $37,400
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 10%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Veteran Incentives: $2,500 off franchise fee
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $75,000
Liquid Cash Available: $25,000
Operations
Franchise can be run from home. 17% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 1. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed..
Direct Capital
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Equipment
Inventory
Accounts Receivable
Payroll

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 2 weeks.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations
Marketing Support: National media, Regional advertising,
Other marketing support: PR

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #415 (2012), #315 (2011), #244 (2010),
Fastest-Growing: #40 (2010),
Top Home-Based: #67 (2010),

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