Sparkle Wash

At a Glance

Products & Services: Pressure washing, restoration and preservation services

Number of Locations: 75

Total Investment: $34.5K - $100.95K

Founded: 1965

Began Franchising: 1967

About Sparkle Wash

SparkleWash was founded in 1965 and began franchising in 1967. It is based in Cleveland, Ohio, and has locations throughout the United States and internationally. It provides power washing services for transportation, residential, industrial and commercial customers.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 55 1 18 1
2013 57 1 18 1
2012 64 1 15 1
2011 64 1 25 1
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $34,500 - $100,950
Franchise Fee: $20,000 - $50,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 6%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Veteran Incentives: Up to $5,000 or 25% off franchise fee
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $100,000
Liquid Cash Available: $50,000
Franchise can be run from home. 10% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 2. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (80% 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: 1 week. At franchisee's location: 1 week. Additional training available
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations
Marketing Support: Ad slicks, Regional advertising,
Other marketing support: Prospecting programs

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #471 (2013), #488 (2012), #495 (2011),