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Franchise of the Day: This Company Was Founded and Franchised the Same Day As a private company, this cleaning franchise is based in California.

By Lindsay Friedman

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Vanguard Cleaning Systems was founded and franchised in 1984. Its can-do attitude is probably why it ranked as No. 26 in Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 list this year.

The franchise has more than 10,000 15,000 commercial cleaning accounts. The company also offers a master program, a plan or model for its more business-experienced franchisees in addition to a unit program for folks new the entrepreneurial world.

Lindsay Friedman

Staff writer. Frequently covers franchise news and food trends.

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