Answering Your Five Most Frequently Asked Questions

Researching franchise opportunities can be overwhelming, especially if you’re new to franchising as a whole. Whether this is the very beginning of your journey or you’ve been looking around for a while and nothing has caught your eye yet, you probably have a lot of questions about the residential cleaning business and how it works as a franchise. Luckily, we’re here to help you find your answers!

  1. Do I need any special experience or qualifications to become a franchisee of The Cleaning Authority?

No! Don’t worry if you don’t have experience as a business or franchise owner, The Cleaning Authority provides you with all of the resources you need to be successful. Our training program will teach you everything you need to know, and our corporate office is always available to help with any roadblocks you may face along the way.

  1. How will I find customers?

No need to worry about finding customers, they will find you! We take care of all of the initial marketing by collecting data on your territory and using it to target and mail to potential customers through our direct marketing program. Customers will contact you when they are interested, which allows you to focus on providing them the best service possible.

  1. How does the Discovery Process work?

After you decide that you want to look into franchising options, working with a franchise development expert can help you narrow down your choices and decide if The Cleaning Authority is right for you. Next, you are encouraged to seek validation by contacting current franchise owners. Attending one of our Discovery Days is the next step in the process, where you come in to our corporate office, see how everything works first hand, and ask any remaining questions you might have. If you decide to go through with the purchase, you will then sign a franchise agreement and attend training in Maryland.

  1. How does The Cleaning Authority compare to other residential cleaning franchises in the industry?

The Cleaning Authority has been in the business of cleaning houses for more than 40 years, cleaning approximately 45,000 homes each week, which makes us one of the largest residential cleaning services in North America. Our , proven business model, and sophisticated systems in place makes our franchisees some of the most efficient and profitable in the industry.

  1. How does The Cleaning Authority give back to the communities it serves?

The Cleaning Authority CARES is our community outreach program that helps our franchises conduct food drives for local food banks in their communities. Twice a year, the drive helps to get our customers, employees, and franchisees involved in their communities and give back to those in need. In addition, The Cleaning Authority CARES also offers ten $1,000 scholarships each year for employees or their dependents to further their education.

Still have questions? Visit our FAQ page, or contact us today!

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