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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
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Initial investment
$11K - $192K
Units as of 2013
356

Company Overview

Sears offers three franchise models that franchisees can choose between or operate together. The first model offers carpet and upholstery cleaning services as well as tile and grout cleaning and water extraction; the second model centers around air duct and dryer vent cleaning, along with sales of air purification products; and the third model offers garage solutions.

About Sears Home & Business Franchises Inc.

Industry
Maintenance
Founded
1992
Leadership
John Hassey, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1999 (22 years)
# of employees at HQ
18
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

# of Units
356 (as of 2013)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
8472 Cotter St.
Lewis Center, OH 43035

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Sears Home & Business Franchises Inc. 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
$3,375 - $94,500
Initial Investment
$11,025 - $191,550
Net Worth Requirement
$75,000 - $500,000
Cash Requirement
$50,000 - $350,000
Veteran Incentives
10% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
8-10%
Ad Royalty Fee
2%
Term of Agreement
10 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
Sears Home & Business Franchises Inc. offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee
Third Party Financing
Sears Home & Business Franchises Inc. has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 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
As needed
Classroom Training
1 week
Additional Training
At regional location
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
Marketing Planning & Support

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
# of employees required to run
3-10
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

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Updated: February 8th, 2021