At a Glance

Products & Services: Commercial cleaning, facility services

Number of Locations: 308

Total Investment: $17K - $119.95K

Founded: 1983

Began Franchising: 1983

About OpenWorks

Founded in 1983, OpenWorks provides cleaning; carpet and upholstery service; hard floor maintenance; pressure washing; window cleaning; day porter; and handyman services for large and small offices, medical facilities, hotels, restaurants and financial institutions. Master franchises are also available nationwide.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2013 303 0 0 5
2012 316 0 0 5
2011 300 0 0 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following states:
Arizona, California, Midwest, Southwest, Texas, West, Washington.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $17,000 - $119,950
Franchise Fee: $15,200 - $72,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 15%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Liquid Cash Available: $7,000
Franchise can be run from home. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Accounts Receivable

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters. At franchisee's location: 2 weeks.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising,

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #175 (2014), #195 (2013), #232 (2012), #279 (2011),
Low-Cost: #30 (2014), #31 (2013), #40 (2012), #60 (2011),
Top Homebased/Mobile: #43 (2014), #46 (2013), #67 (2012), #88 (2011),

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