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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
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Initial investment
$59K - $145K
Units as of 2020
54 5.3% over 3 years

Company Overview

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.

About Squeegee Squad

Industry
Maintenance
Founded
1999
Parent Company
Jack & Joe's Franchising Inc.
Leadership
Jack Ruegsegger, Co-President

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2005 (16 years)
# of employees at HQ
3
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.

# of Units
54 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
7750 Ranchview Ln. N.
Maple Grove, MN 55311

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Squeegee Squad 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
$45,000 - $60,000
Initial Investment
$58,975 - $145,450
Net Worth Requirement
$58,975 - $145,450
Cash Requirement
$3,000 - $35,000
Royalty Fee
7-4%
Ad Royalty Fee
1%
Term of Agreement
15 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
Squeegee Squad offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee
Third Party Financing
Squeegee Squad 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
21 hours
Classroom Training
19 hours
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Marketing Planning & Support
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing

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
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

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Updated: February 8th, 2021