2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#102 Ranked #121 last year
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Initial investment
$84K - $213K
Units as of 2021
328 24.7% over 3 years

Company Overview

PuroClean franchisees offer emergency restoration services to the insurance industry, home service providers and property owners, for property damage caused by water, fire, mold, bio-hazard and other conditions.

About PuroClean

Industry
Maintenance
Founded
1990
Parent Company
PuroSystems LLC
Leadership
Mark Davis, CEO & Chairman
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More from PuroClean

PuroClean employee in office

Known as the “Paramedics of Property Damage®,” PuroClean provides water damage remediation, flood water removal, fire and smoke damage remediation, mold removal, and biohazard cleanup to commercial and residential customers.

Are you looking to create income and a financial future?

PuroClean employee next to van

Did you ever dream of business ownership? What about a business that you would be proud to own, one that provides a service that people really need, and helps you make a great living?

What if you owned a business where the top 10% of franchisees averaged annual gross sales of over $2 million*?

PuroClean helps families and businesses overcome the everyday setbacks that can happen in the home or office—a pipe bursts, a dishwasher overflows, or more seriously, a fire or storm damages a property. Situations like this can, and do, arise at any time, making our business constantly in demand. Our franchise owners manage a crew to do the work, spend their time marketing the business, and establish relationships with the insurance agencies that drive business to PuroClean.

**Based on calendar year 2018, 176 of 189 reporting franchisees. This information appears in item 19 of our Franchise Disclosure Document. Your results may differ. There is no assurance that you will do as well.

Best of all, they are respected leaders in the community and love having a business that lets them enjoy time with their family. If this sounds like something you would enjoy, please inquire now to learn more.

PuroClean trucks in front of a home

PuroClean... A Low-Risk, High-Reward Franchise Brand

Founded in 2001, PuroClean has a comprehensive network of 290-plus franchise offices across North America. PuroClean technicians are thoroughly screened, insured, and trained in utilizing the latest in mitigation technology and procedures, while operating under a strict code of ethics. Each PuroClean office is independently owned and operated.

PuroClean hero and little boy

The PuroClean Advantage

PuroClean offers entrepreneurs the opportunity to be heroes of home and business restoration while building a lasting career in a real recession-proof industry.

With many years of experience, PuroClean has become one of the largest restoration franchises across North America. Our training and support ensure that each one of our franchise owners works with compassion, competence, and professionalism to become a hero in his or her community.

PuroClean employee coming home to family

Here are some of the many benefits of the PuroClean business model

  • Low investment and high margins
  • National name recognition and brand power
  • Flexibility of a home-based or an executive office model
  • Unrestricted market enabling unlimited growth
  • Proprietary claims management and operating systems
  • Certified state-of-the-art training facility
  • Ongoing field training and 24/7 technical support
  • Access to local, regional, and national accounts

Each year, PuroClean franchise owners perform thousands of jobs throughout the United States and Canada. Our commitment to customer service excellence has earned us the position of restoration partner of choice for many North American insurance companies and property managers.

PuroClean franchise team

Steady Growth in a Stable Industry

Since the company was acquired by Mark Davis and Frank Torre in 2015, PuroClean has seen a steady unit growth of 20%.

  • Overall revenue has also grown 58%, showing an increase in revenue for the individual franchise owners.
  • A significant growth-driving factor has been the work generated through negotiated programs with major insurance carriers across the country. This has increased eight-fold in the past four years.
  • In 2017, we expanded our training capabilities beyond the constraints of our facility by launching our Online Academy. Leveraging the power of technology, we have trained over 1,250 students and issued more than 1,900 online certificates.
  • In 2020, PuroClean continued to climb in the Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500 rankings to #121. PuroClean has risen an astounding 166 spots in only 2 years.
  • Entrepreneur also named us among their Top 500 Fastest-Growing Franchises and Top 500 Low-Cost Franchises in 2019.
PuroClean International Convention

As a franchising company, we serve our franchise owners with dedication and respect.

With experienced leadership and support teams at our corporate headquarters in Tamarac, Florida, and in the field, we provide the tools that our franchise owners need in order to be successful.

From systems and processes for marketing and training, to program work with major insurance companies, our franchise owners get all the right skills and support to grow their local business.

PuroClean training class

The PuroClean Academy

The PuroClean Academy at the corporate headquarters includes a state-of-the-art, IICRC-approved Applied Structural Drying (ASD) facility we affectionately call our “Flood House”, which is the focal point of real-life practical instruction. One of only 27 in the world, this is a premier ASD facility in the nation and assists us in providing the very highest level of training available anywhere.

PuroClean Academy students

The Experience

We provide a unique opportunity for insurance companies to train in our facility to ensure that their adjusters and others in the industry receive superb training to improve their own ability to serve their customers. The PuroClean Academy also consists of a high-tech classroom with special features to facilitate both in-person and remote learning opportunities.

It provides interactive webinars; live, interactive video presentations; and other hands-on learning opportunities for the most effective, specialized education. Overall, more than 1,000 PuroClean associates and insurance professionals have trained at the PuroClean Academy since its introduction in 2011.

PuroClean Academy building

PuroVet and PuroClean

Through our PuroVet program, we encourage and support military veterans to become entrepreneurs in their communities, in a career where they can continue to be the heroes they were destined to be. In 2018, we hosted the first-ever PuroVet free franchise giveaway, awarding Washington, D.C. resident Grant Springer, a 26-year veteran of the United States Army, with a free PuroClean franchise.

Come meet our team and discover why PuroClean is one of the fastest-growing business opportunities in the world!

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1991 (30 years)
# of employees at HQ
60
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following international regions: Australia/New Zealand, Europe (Eastern), Europe (Western), Central America, Canada, South America, Mexico

# of Units
328 (as of 2021)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
6001 Hiatus Rd., #13
Tamarac, FL 33321

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a PuroClean 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
$55,000
Initial Investment
$83,555 - $213,455
Net Worth Requirement
$250,000
Cash Requirement
$85,000
Veteran Incentives
25% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
3-10%
Ad Royalty Fee
2%
Term of Agreement
20 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

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
PuroClean offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee
Third Party Financing
PuroClean 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
47.5 hours
Classroom Training
81 hours
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Ad Templates
National Media
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
2
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

Compare where PuroClean landed on this year’s Franchise 500 Ranking versus previous years.

Additional Rankings

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Ranked #102

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #119

Fastest-Growing Franchises

Ranked #124

Top Global Franchises

Ranked #37

Top Franchises for Veterans

Ranked #7

Top Franchises for Less Than $100,000

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Updated: February 8th, 2021