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Heaven's Best Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning

2014 Franchise 500
#82
At a Glance

Products & Services: Carpet and upholstery cleaning

Number of Locations: 1,315

Total Investment: $44.9K - $65.9K

Founded: 1983

Began Franchising: 1983

About Heaven's Best Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning

Based in Rexburg, Idaho, Heaven's Best uses a low-moisture cleaning system, so the carpet dries completely in under an hour. The company was founded in 1983 and began franchising the same year.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2013 1,281 19 15 0
2012 1,273 16 15 0
2011 1,241 16 15 0
2010 1,268 16 15 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $44,900 - $65,900
Franchise Fee: $28,900
Ongoing Royalty Fee: $80/mo.
Term of Franchise Agreement: 5 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $20,000
Liquid Cash Available: $9,000
Operations
Franchise can be run from home. 80% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (90% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
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: 4 days.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations
Marketing Support: Ad slicks, Regional advertising,

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #82 (2014), #72 (2013), #49 (2012), #69 (2011), #96 (2010),
Fastest-Growing: #77 (2013), #31 (2010),
Low-Cost: #12 (2014), #11 (2013), #10 (2012), #16 (2011), #26 (2010),
Top Home-Based: #12 (2014), #13 (2013), #13 (2012), #18 (2011), #28 (2010),
America's Top Global: #82 (2013), #45 (2012), #59 (2011), #78 (2010),

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