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#12 Franchise 500| Disaster restoration and cleaning



Franchising Since

1969 (49 Years)

Corporate Address

801 Industrial Blvd.
Gallatin, TN 37066


Sue Steen

Parent Company

Servpro Industries Inc.

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$158,075 - $211,950

Liquid Cash Requirement

$105,000 - $110,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$48,000 - $48,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee


Ad Royalty Fee


Financing Options

Servpro offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee, equipment, inventory

Servpro has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory

Support Options
Ongoing Support



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

On-The-Job Training:

88.5 hours

Classroom Training:

130.5 hours

Additional Training:

Business development program

Number of Employees Required to Run:

5 - 10

Servpro is ranked #12 in the Franchise 500!
Servpro started out in 1967 as a painting business. Two years later, founders Ted and Doris Isaacson began franchising it as a cleaning and restoration company. In 1988, they moved the company from Sacramento, California to Gallatin, Tennessee in order to be within 600 miles of 50 percent of the U.S. population.

Servpro franchisees specialize in disaster restoration, offering cleanup and repairs to both commercial and residential customers whose property has suffered fire or water damage. They also offer mold remediation, carpet and upholstery cleaning, air duct and HVAC cleaning, and other related services.

Initial Investment: Low - $158,075 High - $211,950
+2.0%+34 UNITS (1 Year) +5.1%+85 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: Canada
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: August 24th, 2017