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Anago Cleaning Systems

2014 Franchise 500
#89
At a Glance

Products & Services: Commercial cleaning

Number of Locations: 2,456

Total Investment: $10.5K - $65.6K

Founded: 1989

Began Franchising: 1991

About Anago Cleaning Systems

David Povlitz first began offering cleaning services to commercial customers under the Anago name in 1989. The company, which began franchising in 1991, offers its services to customers throughout the United States. Franchises provide regularly scheduled office cleanings as well as periodic maintenance, such as carpet shampooing and window powerwashing.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 2,443 5 8 0
2013 2,438 0 7 0
2012 2,427 0 5 2
2011 2,239 0 0 0
2010 2,196 0 0 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $10,518 - $65,584
Franchise Fee: $4,590 - $32,348
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 10%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Veteran Incentives: 10% off franchise fee
Financial Requirements
Liquid Cash Available: $1,000 - $25,925
Operations
Franchise can be run from home. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 1 - 2. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% 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: At regional offices
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: National media, Regional advertising,

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #89 (2014), #39 (2013), #67 (2012), #110 (2011), #49 (2010),
Fastest-Growing: #10 (2013), #54 (2012), #5 (2011), #5 (2010),
Low-Cost: #14 (2014), #7 (2013), #13 (2012), #21 (2011), #12 (2010),
Top Home-Based: #14 (2014), #7 (2013), #16 (2012), #28 (2011), #11 (2010),
America's Top Global: #126 (2014), #52 (2013), #60 (2012), #93 (2011), #42 (2010),