Owens Corning Basement Finishing System

At a Glance

Products & Services: Basement finishing system

Number of Locations: 78

Total Investment: $72.8K - $233.5K

Founded: 2000

Began Franchising: 2000

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2010 68 3 0 7
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following states:
Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming.
Franchisor is seeking new units in Canada.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $72,790 - $233,500
Franchise Fee: $15,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 5%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 5 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Liquid Cash Available: $150,000
Operations
10% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 20. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 1 week. At franchisee's location: 1-3 days.
Ongoing Support: Meetings, Internet, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media,

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #450 (2010),