Aerowest/Westair Deodorizing Services

At a Glance

Products & Services: Restroom deodorizing services

Number of Locations: 109

Total Investment: $10K - $25K

Founded: 1943

Began Franchising: 1978

About Aerowest/Westair Deodorizing Services

AeroWest, formerly a division of West Chemical Products, manufactures, installs and maintains air fresheners and deodorizing dispensers for restrooms. AeroWest provides service through most of the United States.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2012 50 0 0 59
2011 49 0 0 39
2010 43 0 0 41
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $10,000 - $25,000
Franchise Fee: $5,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 8%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 5 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $25,000
Liquid Cash Available: $10,000
Operations
Franchise can be run from home. 4% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
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Inventory
Accounts Receivable
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How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 1 week. At franchisee's location: 2 weeks.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Toll-free phone line, Internet, Field operations/evaluations
Marketing Support: Regional advertising,
Other marketing support: Sales support

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #301 (2012), #420 (2011), #307 (2010),
Low-Cost: #60 (2012), #99 (2011), #74 (2010),
Top Home-Based: #91 (2012), #87 (2010),