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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
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Initial investment
$21K - $34K
Units as of 2020
79 9.7% over 3 years

Company Overview

Grout Doctor's founder first recognized the need for grout and tile maintenance services after working in the tile industry for many years. Grout Doctor franchisees specialize in residential grout, tile and stone cleaning, sealing, recoloring, repair, regrouting and recaulking maintenance services. They may also offer commercial grout and tile care, natural stone honing and polishing, permanent protective coatings and other supplemental services.

About The Grout Doctor

Industry
Maintenance
Founded
1992
Parent Company
Grout Doctor Global Franchise Corp.
Leadership
James Sneyd, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2001 (20 years)
# of employees at HQ
10
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

# of Units
79 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
2150 S. 1300 E., #500
Salt Lake City, UT 84106

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a The Grout Doctor 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
$12,000 - $16,000
Initial Investment
$20,615 - $33,725
Cash Requirement
$15,905 - $39,915
Veteran Incentives
50% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
9-6%
Ad Royalty Fee
0.5%
Term of Agreement
7 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
45 hours
Classroom Training
15 hours
Additional Training
In Chicago
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
Marketing Planning & Support
Social Media
SEO
Website Development

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Ranked #90

Top Franchises for Veterans

Ranked #61

Top Franchises for Less Than $50,000

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Updated: February 8th, 2021