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- 2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
- Initial investment
$106K - $144K
- Units as of 2021
1 0.0% over 3 years
About Rubbish Works
- Parent Company
- Premium Service Brands
- Paul Flick, CEO
More from Rubbish Works
Who We Are
Rubbish Works provides residential and commercial customers with a professional, eco-friendly approach to junk removal, hauling and recycling, and dumpster rental services. We remove items such as furniture, fixtures, appliances, electronics, construction/remodel cleanup and more. The $10+ billion junk removal industry is on the rise as homeowners are staying in more and embracing a simpler, clutter-free environment. Rubbish Works offers prospective business owners the opportunity to fill this demand with the backing of Premium Service Brands, an established parent company with over 200 franchisees in its network of home services brands.
Benefits of Franchising with Rubbish Works
Rubbish Works franchisees benefit from Premium Service Brands’ comprehensive training, which covers all areas of the business to make sure owners are fully prepared to offer this in-demand service before their doors open. Once franchisees are in operation, they can leverage localized marketing strategies, proprietary business management software, preferred vendor savings and regular one-on-one coaching from brand experts. A centralized, full-service contact center can answer calls from potential customers, sell the service, and book appointments, so that franchise owners can focus on managing their business. More benefits of being part of the Premium Service Brands/Rubbish Works family:
- Flexibility: A Home-based business, with flexible business hours
- A robust support staff for ongoing and one-on-one coaching
- Digital and localized marketing tools and resources
- A large support network of home services franchisees
- Comprehensive employee recruiting and training
- Technology platforms to manage your business
- Scalability to add additional home services brands if desired
How Rubbish Works Stands Out
Rubbish Works stands out by providing customers with upfront pricing, convenient scheduling, courteous and friendly crews and same-day service. The brand also offers eco-friendly and sustainable waste disposal, a service that is increasingly relevant to homeowners.
For owners, the business model is simple. No physical location is required, so franchise owners can work from home. There is no inventory to manage, and equipment can be leased to start. Additional trucks, dumpsters, and other hauling equipment only increases as the business scales.
As a newer, emerging brand, potential franchisees have their choice of location, with wide-open market availability.
Inquire today to get in on the ground level of an in-demand business, poised for big growth.
- Franchising Since
- 2020 (1 years)
- # of employees at HQ
- Where seeking
This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.
This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.
- # of Units
- 1 (as of 2021)
Information for Franchisees
Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Rubbish Works 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
Definition: The initial fee paid to a franchisor to join their system
What you need to know: Found in Item 5 of the FDD, this may be a flat fee, or may vary based on territory size, experience, or other factors.The franchise fee is an up-front (one-time) cost that a new franchisee pays to the franchisor. This fee is usually due at the signing of the franchise agreement and covers the right to use the franchisor's trademarks, name, and related business systems.
- Initial Investment
- $106,350 - $144,000
Definition: The total amount necessary to begin operation of the franchise
What you need to know: The initial investment includes the franchise fee, along with other startup expenses such as real estate, equipment, supplies, business licenses, and working capital. This is outlined in a chart in Item 7 of the FDD, showing a range of possible costs from low to high.
- Net Worth Requirement
Definition: The minimum net worth you must have in order to qualify to become a franchisee of this company
What you need to know: Net worth is the value of a person's assets minus liabilities. Assets include cash, stocks, retirement accounts, and real estate. Liabilities include items like mortgages, car payments, and credit card debt.
- Cash Requirement
Definition: The minimum liquid capital you must have available in order to qualify to become a franchisee of this company.
- Veteran Incentives
- 10% off franchise fee
Definition: A discount or other incentive offered to military veterans who buy a franchise with this company.
- Royalty Fee
Definition: A ongoing fee paid to the franchisor on a regular basis.
What you need to know: Most franchisors require franchisees to pay an ongoing royalty fee, which is detailed in Item 6 of the FDD. This fee is typically a percentage of weekly or monthly gross sales, but may also be a flat weekly, monthly, or annual fee.
- Ad Royalty Fee
Definition: An going fee paid to the franchisor on a regular basis to support advertising or marketing efforts.
What you need to know: This may also be called advertising fee, marketing fee, brand fund fee, and more, but the basic purpose is the same-- to support promotion of the brand systemwide. As with the royalty fee, it is detailed in Item 6 of the FDD, and can be a percentage of weekly or monthly gross sales or a weekly, monthly, or annual fee.
- Term of Agreement
- 10 years
Definition: The length of time your franchise agreement will last.
What you need to know: Franchise terms are typically anywhere from 5 to 20 years in length, but are sometimes instead dependent on factors such as the term of your lease. Once your term is up, you may have the option to renew your agreement, typically for a smaller fee than the original franchise fee.
- Is franchise term renewable?
Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.
- Third Party Financing
- Rubbish Works has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll
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
- 4 hours
- Classroom Training
- 76 hours
- Ongoing Support
NewsletterMeetings & ConventionsToll-Free LineGrand OpeningOnline SupportSecurity & Safety ProceduresField OperationsProprietary SoftwareFranchisee Intranet Platform
- Marketing Support
Ad TemplatesRegional AdvertisingSocial MediaSEOWebsite DevelopmentEmail Marketing
Additional details about running this franchise.
- Is absentee ownership allowed?
Definition: Absentee ownership means that the franchisee does not actively work in the franchise business or manage day-to-day operations.
- Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Definition: The business can be run from your home and/or a vehicle, and it is not necessary to have a retail facility, office space, or warehouse.
- Can this franchise be run part time?
Definition: This business can be run by the owner on a part-time basis (less than 40 hours per week) and/or as a side business; it is not necessary for the business to be open/run full-time.
- Are exclusive territories available?
Definition: An exclusive territory is a fixed area in which you are given the right to operate and in which no other units of the same franchise may be opened.
What you need to know: Territory size may be based on factors such as radius, population size, zip codes, and more. Details can be found in Item 12 of the FDD.
Franchise 500 Ranking History
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