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What Do I Need to Start a Restoration Business?

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If you’re looking for a profitable investment option, a property damage restoration franchise should be at the top of your list. However, once you begin exploring this recession-resistant industry, you may wonder, “What do I need to start a restoration business?”

Here’s what you should know about investing in a property restoration company and why PuroClean—one of Franchise Business Review’s Top 200 Franchises—is a great place to start.

What Do I Need to Start a Restoration Business?

As a PuroClean restoration franchise candidate, you must be ready to make an investment in your future. You’ll find the approximate restoration franchise cost and financial qualifications listed on our website. If you need financing, your dedicated franchise developer will connect you with various options for up to 50% of the franchise costs.

Our ideal PuroClean franchising candidates are motivated, hardworking and enthusiastic about growing into their roles as business owners. We look for people with the following traits:

  • An entrepreneurial spirit
  • The ability to follow a proven system
  • The willingness to learn
  • A desire to be of service

The PuroClean business model is versatile with broad appeal. Just about anyone can become a water and fire water restoration franchise owner. For example, many PuroClean franchise partners have the following diverse backgrounds:

  • Insurance
  • Construction
  • Property management
  • Military or first responder
  • Business sales and marketing
  • Technical or engineering management

What Can I Expect as a PuroClean Franchisee?

If you’re wondering how to start a water restoration company but you don’t have any experience, don’t worry! We provide three weeks of extensive training at the PuroClean Academy in Tamarac, Florida. During this time, you learn everything there is to know about business management, including technical, sales and marketing, financial and operational details. You also receive field training from your regional director and access to online learning modules and marketing and sales webinars.

The support from PuroClean doesn’t stop once you get your property restoration franchise off the ground. Our trusted and award-winning name gives your business instant brand recognition for years to come. An established customer base awaits you, along with marketing and advertising assistance. Plus, you get ongoing training and support from your regional director and the home office whenever you’re in need.

When you own a restoration franchise with PuroClean, you get to help customers overcome inconvenient incidents and devastating disasters. Your services include fire and smoke damage remediation, water damage remediation and property damage restoration, mold removal, flood water removal and biohazard cleanup. As you oversee a crew and market the operation, you form relationships with insurance agencies to drive business. Eventually, you manage a multi-crew, multi-vehicle operation.

Once you’re ready to get serious about becoming a PuroClean franchise partner, we walk you through the beginning steps of your entrepreneurial journey, which include the following tasks:

  • Downloading a franchise kit and receiving our path to ownership guide
  • Discussing business goals on a qualifying call
  • Participating in a one-on-one webinar
  • Going over the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) and starting your application
  • Evaluating your territory and determining your Primary Office Location (POL)
  • Meeting the team at the home office in south Florida
  • Reviewing and signing the agreement to join our community of PuroClean franchise owners

Be the Hero in Your Community

What do I need to start a restoration business?” Now you have the answer to your question.

The PuroClean team has been helping prospective business owners launch their remediation and restoration franchises for two decades. Regardless of your background, we can help you maximize the opportunities our thriving industry offers. 

Contact PuroClean to ask questions and learn more about investing in a property restoration franchise today.