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Rainbow Int'l. Restoration & Cleaning

2015 Franchise 500
#167
At a Glance

Products & Services: Indoor cleaning and restoration

Number of Locations: 311

Total Investment: $156.2K - $256.1K

Founded: 1981

Began Franchising: 1981

About Rainbow Int'l. Restoration & Cleaning

Established in 1981, Rainbow Int'l. provides residential and commercial restoration and cleaning services. Franchisees offer a broad range of damage restoration services from locations worldwide. Rainbow Int'l. is a subsidiary of The Dwyer Group.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 289 20 2 0
2013 290 21 3 0
2012 280 25 3 0
2011 270 21 4 0
2010 219 16 3 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the U.S.,Canada, Western Europe.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $156,175 - $256,100
Franchise Fee: $28,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 3-7%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Veteran Incentives: 25% off franchise fee
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $250,000
Liquid Cash Available: $50,000
Operations
Franchise can be run from home. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 1 - 3. 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: Available at headquarters: 3 weeks. At franchisee's location: 2 days. Regional training; annual reunion
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media,
Other marketing support: Intranet, social media, SEO

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #167 (2015), #158 (2014), #114 (2013), #103 (2012), #129 (2011),
Fastest-Growing: #37 (2012), #49 (2011),
Top Home-Based: #38 (2014), #22 (2012), #35 (2011),
America's Top Global: #156 (2014), #117 (2013), #86 (2012), #108 (2011),