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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#120 Ranked #223 last year
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Initial investment
$171K - $346K
Units as of 2021
61 74.3% over 3 years

Company Overview

USA Insulation was incorporated in 1985 in Eastlake, Ohio, by Jeff Pitrone. When his son Patrick joined the business in 2004, he saw the potential to expand nationwide. The company began franchising in 2007. Franchisees install USA Insulation's proprietary foam insulation in walls and attics to help homeowners reduce energy costs.

About USA Insulation

Industry
Home Improvement
Founded
1985
Leadership
Patrick Pitrone, President

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2007 (14 years)
# of employees at HQ
15
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

# of Units
61 (as of 2021)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
17700 St. Clair Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44110

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a USA Insulation 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
$50,000
Initial Investment
$170,500 - $346,000
Net Worth Requirement
$200,000 - $500,000
Cash Requirement
$50,000 - $175,000
Veteran Incentives
$5,000 off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
5%
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
USA Insulation has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, 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
28 hours
Classroom Training
74 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
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
8
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Ranked #120

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Updated: February 8th, 2021