Questions to Ask When Buying a Franchise

What does a remediation company do?

Remediation companies like PuroClean help people overcome the setbacks caused by water, fire, mold and other conditions resulting in property damage. Specifically, PuroClean’s fire and water restoration franchise technicians provide water damage remediation, mold removal and biohazard cleanup by employing the newest mitigation technology and procedures while following a strict code of ethics. PuroClean offices are independently owned and operated.

What are the costs to open a PuroClean franchise?

The franchise fee to open a franchise with us is $59,000. There are some additional start-up costs, which include an initial equipment package, vehicle (lease or buy), and working capital. You can read more about these costs here.

Is financing available?

  • We work with a number of sourced who can help qualify you for funding
  • Military veterans can also receive special opportunities through M5

It is best to speak with us first so we can help direct you to the best contact. We have experts who can help you feel confident about financing and lending opportunities. We want to help! No obligations.

Schedule a call now and let us know how we can help!

What type of office space do I need?

We strongly recommend our franchise owners to work from a warehouse location with enough room to store their equipment, vehicle, and have a small working office (approximately 1,000 – 3,000 square feet). Franchise owners are able to work out of their homes when first starting their business, but should have a plan in place for growth into a dedicated office space.

Will I receive training for my business?

PuroClean provides an engaging and hands-on three-week training course out of our Home Office for all new franchise owners. The PuroClean Academy is a $1.5 million dollar state of the art facility that also includes an IICRC certified flood house.

Not only will franchise owners receive industry training, but they will also receive training from our marketing team, operations and business development departments. You can read more about our training and schedule here.

No. Storms do not actually make up the bulk of our business in this industry. Our franchise owners are responding to emergencies right in their own communities for water lines breaking, a bathtub left running, and dozens of every day emergencies that occur in the home or office. You might not see the frequency of these events occurring but one in 55 homes will. Through the relationships we teach you to build, you have a great business opportunity in the community you live in right now. Learn more about the industry and alternative revenue opportunities here.

What support does PuroClean provide me?

PuroClean franchise owners are supported 24/7. No, really, 24 hours a day, there is a person you can call on our team that will help you with your business needs and the needs of your customers. Your dedicated regional director will be there from the time you open your doors, to your first job and beyond. Not only do you have support through our operations team, but you have support from our marketing team who can provide you the materials you need to market in your local community and optimize your personal website to be found by your local market of customers.

The list of support is never ending from business development, compliance, accounting and more. Our team is your team and together we are here to help you be successful.

Read more about your training here.

How large is my territory?

PuroClean believes in not restricting the growth of any of our franchise owners. As such, our network supports an open territory model. New franchise owners are provided protected office locations of 100,000 in population where no new PuroClean offices will be opened. To further allow our franchise owners to develop and serve their communities, we add an additional HALO of 150,000 in populations to expand each franchise owner’s reach.

But don’t view these lines on the map as walls. If an opportunity arises beyond your territory, and you are qualified for the work, you will be able to take it!

Watch a video from our EVP of Operations and Training, Bud Summers explain this a little further.

Who would be considered an ideal owner for a PuroClean franchise?

An ideal PuroClean owner is growth oriented, general manager type who is good at building relationships. In the initial ramp up phase, the PuroClean owner will be required to wear a variety of different hats – business development/marketing, project management, operations, customer service, and will even be “rolling up their sleeves” and doing some restoration work. However we do not want owners buying themselves a job to continue working in the business. As the business grows, we want owners to work less IN the business and more ON the business, ultimately managing a multi-vehicle, multi-technician team operation.

How much money can I make?

As a franchise company, we are regulated as to how financial performance representations can be communicated. We can provide this information to you in written form in the Franchise Disclosure Document (DD) in Item 19 “Financial Performance Representations.” To obtain the FDD, complete and submit your information to the right.

What we can say about PuroClean’s recession proof jobs is based on 2018 reported financials: 176 franchises reported Average Systemwide Sales of $779,378. Again, for more information, please request our FDD or schedule a call now.

We have several owners who have transitioned their business already and would love to talk to you! If you already have trucks and equipment, we’d love to review them with you and work to get you up and running quickly.

We are excited that you are looking into joining the PuroClean network of owners to grow your business to the next level with a world-class brand and strong network of franchise owners. We believe your skills and knowledge can strengthen our brand and PuroClean can provide you the proven system and resources for which you’re looking.

We’d like to get you in contact with our dedicated franchise director who will work with you to determine the best route to join our network, as well as help determine your current assets and discuss the restoration business for sale. You can schedule a call right now by clicking here.

Does PuroClean offer a military discount?

This is another of the most important questions to ask when buying a franchise. PuroVet is a program PuroClean created that operated year-round with dedicated support programs for veterans operating in its franchise system The PuroVet program offers veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces with a DD214 a discounted rate of 25 percent off the initial franchise fee – a savings of $12,500. Thank you to ALL that have served our nation.