Fund Your Franchise with Guidant

Guidant Financal Learn how to invest your IRA or 401k into a franchise. ($50k min)

Promoted Opportunities

Squeegee Squad

Initial Investment

LOW: $38,000
HIGH: $135,110

Change in Units

+8.2% +4 UNITS (1 Year)
+43.2% +16 UNITS (3 Years)

Company Profile

Founded

1999

Franchising Since

2005 (12 Years)

Corporate Address

7750 Ranchview Ln. N. Maple Grove, MN 55311

CEO

Jack Ruegsegger

About Squeegee Squad

As a stockbroker-in-training, Jack Ruegsegger started out washing windows on the weekend simply as a way to supplement his income. But in 1999, he decided to focus on window-washing full-time. He recruited his brother Joe to help him, and they named the company Jack & Joe's Window Cleaning Inc. Over the years they continued to grow the business, adding snow-plowing, gutter cleaning and pressure washing to their services. Finally, in 2005, they decided to begin franchising, changing the name of the company to Squeegee Squad.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$38,000 - $135,110

Liquid Cash Requirement

$3,000 - $25,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$24,000 - $24,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

7-5%

Ad Royalty Fee

to 1%

Financing Options

Squeegee Squad offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee

Squeegee Squad has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training at headquarters: 5 days

Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Security
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
National Media
Regional Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Related Franchises

Related Articles

A Big Franchise Equals a Big Risk But Also a Bigger Reward -- If You Do It Right

A Big Franchise Equals a Big Risk But Also a Bigger Reward -- If You Do It Right

Opening a large franchise location can be as terrifying as jumping off a high dive -- and just as fulfilling if you play your cards right.
Marc Collopy
Our Top 10 Franchises You Can Buy

Our Top 10 Franchises You Can Buy

The best of the best from 'Entrepreneur's Franchise 500' list.
Matthew McCreary
Meet the Matchmaker for the Restaurant Industry

Meet the Matchmaker for the Restaurant Industry

A recruiting firm founder knows a new job can change everything -- even for her franchisees.
Nina Zipkin
Healthcare Franchises May Be Just What the Doctor Ordered

Healthcare Franchises May Be Just What the Doctor Ordered

Discover four key reasons you should get into the healthcare franchise business.
Rick Grossmann
What You Need To Know Before Starting A Franchise Business

What You Need To Know Before Starting A Franchise Business

Franchises represent a convenient way for someone to start their own business- almost everything to operate the business is either supplied or communicated by the franchisor.
Hasnain Khalid

Disclaimer

The Franchise 500 is not intended to endorse, advertise, or recommend any particular franchise. It is solely a research tool you can use to compare franchise operations. Entrepreneur stresses that you should always conduct your own independent investigation before investing money in a franchise.

Updated: September 1st, 2016

Reprints & Licensing
Update Your Listing
Submit New Listing
OK

This website uses cookies to allow us to see how our website and related online services are being used. By continuing to use this website, you consent to our cookie collection. More information about how we collect cookies is found here.

Regions/States List

More Franchise Rankings

Top Low-Cost Franchises

100 franchises for under $60,000

Top Homebased/Mobile Franchises

These 100 businesses can be managed from home

Fastest-Growing Franchises

These companies have shown rapid unit expansion over the last two years

Top New Franchises

The top 100 companies that began franchising in the last five years

Top Global Franchises

200 North American franchisors seeking international franchisees

For reprints and licensing questions, click here.

Previous Years Rankings

2016 2015 2014 2013 2012