Image One USA

Image One USA

Commercial cleaning
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Initial investment
$44K - $61K
Units as of 2022
20 66.7% over 3 years

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Image One USA franchise.

Image One USA is a commercial cleaning company that was founded in 2010. It began franchise operations one year later. The current Image One USA headquarters are located in Rolling Meadows, Illinois.

Image One USA offers a complete cleaning service menu for offices, banks, restaurants, health clubs, and many more. All cleaning procedures disinfect and sanitize, leaving customers with peace of mind of a job well done.

There are over one dozen Image One USA locations in the United States and the brand is actively seeking to expand its reach.

Why You May Want To Start an Image One USA Franchise

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an increase in cleaning services, which is already within the multi-billion-dollar cleaning industry. Franchisees with Image One USA may have a chance to grab a piece of this squeaky clean pie.

The Image One USA management team keeps a close eye on the market. It seeks to identify possible growth areas and clients. It then passes its findings on to the franchisees. The business sees itself as a team effort, closely working with franchisees to ensure their success.

A potential Image One USA franchisee will be dependable, hard-working, and honest. They must listen to what the client wants and provide the services that the client needs. Cleaning commercial premises often requires that cleaners work unsociable hours, sometimes alone or with a skeleton crew. As Image One USA franchisee should strive to build a close relationship with its clients, necessitating trustworthiness, friendliness, and professionalism. 

What Might Make an Image One USA Franchise a Good Choice?

Opening an Image One USA 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.

To be part of the Image One USA 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 fees and royalty fees.

How To Open an Image One USA Franchise

As you decide if opening an Image One USA franchise is the right move for you, make sure you take time to explore the opportunity. Research the brand and your local area to see if an Image One USA franchise would do well in your community. While competition is healthy, too much of it may not allow for the most possible growth.

Before making any financial commitment or signing an agreement, 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 Image One USA franchising team questions. 

If awarded an Image One USA franchise, franchisees attend a comprehensive training program before starting their business. Support may be available around the clock, and Image One USA franchisees get help with marketing, purchasing, and software integration. In short, franchisees get all the assistance they need.

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Company Overview

About Image One USA

Tim Conn, President

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2011 (11 years)
# of employees at HQ
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following US states: Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming

# of Units
20 (as of 2022)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
3601 Algonquin Rd., #100
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Image One USA 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
Initial Investment
$43,625 - $61,225
Veteran Incentives
21% off franchise fee, or $5,000 in monthly recurring revenue for one year, or 0% financing
Royalty Fee
Ad Royalty Fee
Term of Agreement
15 years
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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.

In-House Financing
Image One USA offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, accounts receivable
Third Party Financing
Image One USA has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment

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
80 hours
Classroom Training
40 hours
Additional Training
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
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
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App


Additional details about running this franchise.

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Updated: February 8th, 2021