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Franchise: The Cleaning Authority

Initial Investment
LOW:$70,892
HIGH: $152,570
Change in Units
+5.8% +11 UNITS (1 Year)
+11.0% +20 UNITS (3 Years)

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Security
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Ad Slicks
National Media
Regional Media

Training Onsite: 37 hours

Training at headquarters: 52 hours

Additional Training: Ongoing

Number of employees required to run: 20

About The Cleaning Authority

The Cleaning Authority started in the late 1970's in the Baltimore-Washington metro area. In 1989, Steve Robinson and Tim Evankovich bought the company, and in 1996 they began franchising it. Cleaning Authority franchisees offer environmentally friendly home cleaning services, using Green Seal Certified cleaning products, HEPA vacuums and microfiber dusting clothes.

Founded

1978

Franchising Since

1996 (21 Years)

Corporate Address

7230 Lee DeForest Dr., #200 Columbia, MD 21046

CEO

Rob Weddle

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: See List

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$70,892 - $152,570

Net-worth Requirement

$250,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$40,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$15,000 - $20,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

4-6%

Ad Royalty Fee

1%

Financing Options

The Cleaning Authority has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives


25% off franchise fee

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Updated: September 14th, 2017

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