Fish Window Cleaning Services Inc.

Fish Window Cleaning Services Inc.

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Fish Window Cleaning Services Inc.
#234

Initial Investment

LOW: $83,225
HIGH: $146,200

Change in Units

+2.3% +6 UNITS (1 Year)
+7.7% +19 UNITS (3 Years)

Company Profile

Founded

1978

Franchising Since

1998 (19 Years)

Corporate Address

200 Enchanted Pkwy. Manchester, MO 63021

CEO

S. Michael Merrick

About Fish Window Cleaning Services Inc.

S. Michael Merrick had lost his job as a bank manager when the window washer for the branch said he was interested in selling his business. Merrick looked at the company's books and was impressed with what he saw--low overhead and virtually no inventory. In 1978 Merrick and his wife, Linda, purchased the company, renamed it, and Fish Window Cleaning was born.

After 20 years of cleaning windows, screens, gutters, skylights and chandeliers in the St. Louis, Missouri, area, the Merricks began franchising.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$83,225 - $146,200

Net-worth Requirement

$150,000 - $500,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$60,000 - $150,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$34,900 - $59,900

Ongoing Royalty Fee

8-6%

Ad Royalty Fee

1%

Financing Options

Fish Window Cleaning Services Inc. has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives


10% off franchise fee

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 3-5 days

Training at headquarters: 5 days

Additional Training: Webinars

Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Security
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Ad Slicks
National Media
Regional Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 5

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Updated: August 17th, 2016

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