Fish Window Cleaning Services Inc.
#193 Franchise 500| Window cleaning

Fish Window Cleaning Services Inc.
Window cleaning

About
Founded

1978

Franchising Since

1998 (20 Years)

Corporate Address

200 Enchanted Pkwy.
Manchester, MO 63021

CEO

S. Michael Merrick

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

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

47 hours

Classroom Training:

17 hours

Additional Training:

Webinars

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

5

Fish Window Cleaning Services Inc. is ranked #193 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
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.

Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $83,225 High - $146,200
Units
+2.6%+7 UNITS (1 Year) +6.3%+16 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Disclaimer

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Updated: September 7th, 2017
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