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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#397 Ranked #401 last year
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Initial investment
$54K - $77K
Units as of 2020
158 28.5% over 3 years

Company Overview

Fresh Coat franchises offer interior and exterior residential and commercial painting services. Fresh Coat will paint a whole house or just one room, is referral-based and eco-friendly. Franchisees don't need painting experience; instead, they hire and manage experienced painters. Fresh Coat franchises are located in the U.S. and Canada, and the company is expanding internationally.

About Fresh Coat

Industry
Home Improvement
Related Categories
Painting
Founded
2005
Parent Company
Strategic Franchising
Leadership
Tara Riley, President
Sponsored Content

More from Fresh Coat

Ready to Give Your Life a New Look? Time for a Fresh Coat!

Over 130 Fresh Coat owners have taken control of their lives by taking control of their careers with our franchise. When you buy a Fresh Coat franchise, you are in control. You own the business, but you get to skip the years it takes to build up a great, national reputation – we already have that! You also get training, ongoing support, and guidance every step of the way.

$140 BILLION DOLLAR INDUSTRY - THE AVERAGE FRESH COAT FRANCHISE EARNS 41.22% GROSS PROFIT AND $507,883.18 IN REVENUE!*

 

Why Fresh Coat?

  • The People – Our franchisees owners continually testify about the amazing amount of help they receive from our company. From coaching and onboarding, to marketing and operational support, we guide you every step of the way. Speaking of support…

  • Marketing Support & Operation Support – At Fresh Coat, our franchisees are constantly surrounded by support from both our Marketing Department and our Operations Team. We have national and local marketing initiatives and resources to drive customers to your place of business, and experts to guide and coach you for as long as you own your Fresh Coat franchise.

 

EPIC – Know Your Price! 

If you knew how to make every job profitable, you’d probably started your own business by now. Well it just so happens that, at Fresh Coat, we have a tool designed to do just that! EPIC…

  • Auto calculates time, materials, and labor

  • Adjusts for painters’ wages

  • Is cloud-based, and automatically saves

  • Is web based - works on any laptop, tablet, or phone!

  • Gives line-item quoting to help you win bids by striking out individual services when customers suffer from sticker-shock, but still shows you how to make a profit!

 

The Winner’s Circle – Franchise Fee Reimbursement!

Franchisees that join in 2018 will be eligible for our Winner’s Circle incentive. So what’s behind the fancy name? Only a complete reimbursement for your franchise fee! That’s right! You could be owning your own business under the prestigious Fresh Coat brand and end up getting a check giving that initial investment right back to you! All new franchise owners that just in the course of running their business grow and reach the required milestones will be included in our 2018 Winner’s Circle!

**See Item 19 of our April 1, 2018 Franchise Disclosure Document for details. Based on data reported by franchisees that were open and operating full-time for at least 1 year for the period ending December 31, 2017 and that reported Gross Revenues and income statements. A new franchise owner’s results may differ.

 

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2005 (16 years)
# of employees at HQ
29
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.

# of Units
158 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
4755 Lake Forest Dr.
Cincinnati, OH 45242

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Fresh Coat franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$44,900
Initial Investment
$53,945 - $76,845
Veteran Incentives
$2,000 off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
6%
Ad Royalty Fee
2%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

Third Party Financing
Fresh Coat has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, payroll

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
48 hours
Classroom Training
40 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
2
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

Compare where Fresh Coat landed on this year’s Franchise 500 Ranking versus previous years.

Additional Rankings

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Ranked #397

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #94

Fastest-Growing Franchises

Ranked #74

Top Franchises for Veterans

Ranked #72

Top Franchises for Less Than $100,000

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Updated: February 8th, 2021