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Germinator is an American mobile disinfecting and sanitizing service. The company has provided deodorizing, sanitizing, and disinfecting services and equipment since its founding in 2018. Germinator tries to operate as a state-of-the-art company specializing in providing the tools needed to create a clean, sterile, and hygienic space.

As you run your Germinator franchise, you will work with a professional team to provide hygiene solutions to your community.

Why You May Want To Start a Germinator Franchise

Running a Germinator franchise means you can own your own business and provide an essential service to your community. Your franchise will be responsible for ensuring that people have clean, sanitized, and beautiful spaces with which to operate, whether that be their homes, offices, malls, or other frequented places. As a Germinator franchisee, you may be enabling people to live less stressful lives.

If you are looking for a business opportunity to provide for your family that is also socially conscious, then opening a Germinator may be for you. You could get to wake up and go to bed knowing you helped make people’s lives safer and more comfortable without breaking the bank.

The perfect candidate for a Germinator franchise is passionate about business and making life safer and easier for the community around them.

What Might Make a Germinator Franchise a Good Choice?

Germinator believes it is a company built at the right time. Jeffrey Gill, the founder of Germinator, has already built a tile cleaning franchise and is using that brand to propel Germinator. Due to the timing of its release, Germinator has grown to multiple units since beginning to franchise in 2020 because of the large market demand.

The typical responsibilities of Germinator franchisees include managing a team of well-trained, professional individuals and being a team player. Germinator franchisees may be permitted to run their locations as home or mobile-based business. They also may be able to run their franchise as a part-time business.

Opening a Germinator franchise may offer a more predictable outcome than investing in a completely new brand that could struggle to thrive in an already crowded and competitive industry.

How To Open a Germinator Franchise

To be part of the Germinator team, you should make sure you’re financially ready for an initial investment made up of a franchise fee and other startup costs. In addition, you should prepare yourself for ongoing fees that will include advertising, royalty, and potential renewal fees. Franchisees will also need to meet the company’s set net worth and liquid capital requirements. 

Before making any financial commitment or signing an agreement with Germinator, you must perform your due diligence and establish if this is the right opportunity for you. As part of your due diligence, you may want to speak to existing franchisees and ask the Germinator franchising team questions. 

If you are awarded a franchise, you will attend classroom training to learn how to manage day-to-day operations. The corporate franchise team will also support you in helping to set up your business and market to your local community. 

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Company Overview

About Germinator

Industry Maintenance
Related Categories Miscellaneous Maintenance Businesses, Cleaning/Restoration
Founded 2018
Leadership Jeffrey Gill, CEO
Corporate Address 4840 Plainsman Cir.
Cumming, GA 30028
Social Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube

Business Overview

Franchising Since 2020 (4 years)
# of employees at HQ 5
# of Units 21 (as of 2021)

Information for Franchisees

Here's what you need to know if you're interested in opening a Germinator 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 Information Circle
Initial Investment Information Circle
$32,250 - $57,000
Net Worth Requirement Information Circle
Cash Requirement Information Circle
$35,000 - $50,000
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Term of Agreement Information Circle
10 years
Is franchise term renewable? Yes
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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 Germinator 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.

Classroom Training 4 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
Social Media
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App


Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed? No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit? Information Circle
Can this franchise be run part time? Information Circle
Are exclusive territories available? Information Circle
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Updated: December 12th, 2022