American Leak Detection
#127

Initial Investment

LOW: $76,755
HIGH: $259,550

Change in Units

+6.0% +25 UNITS (1 Year)
+6.0% +25 UNITS (3 Years)

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Company Profile

Founded

1974

Franchising Since

1984 (32 Years)

Corporate Address

888 Research Dr., #100 Palm Springs, CA 92262

CEO

Pat DeSouza

Parent Company

American Leak Detection Inc.

About American Leak Detection

When American Leak Detection was founded in 1974, the business was detecting leaks in pools, spas, and slabs in Southern California. Since then, American Leak Detection has expanded beyond Southern California, operating across the U.S. and around the world. In addition to detecting pool, spa, and slab leaks, American Leak Detection franchisees perform sewer and utility line locating; oil, gas, and natural gas leak detection; crack injection; and other related services.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$76,755 - $259,550

Net-worth Requirement

$200,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$70,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$29,500 - $120,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6-10%

Financing Options

American Leak Detection has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment

Veteran Incentives


$5,000 off franchise fee

Franchise 500® Rank History

Highest Rank: 98

Lowest Rank: 192

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new units internationally.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 2 weeks

Training at headquarters: 4-6 weeks

Additional Training: Annual convention

Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Internet
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Regional Media
National Media

Number of employees required to run: 2 - 3

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Updated: September 7th, 2016

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