Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need any special training or background to become a franchisee of The Cleaning Authority?
No. Don’t worry if you don’t have prior experience with our company or running a franchise location. The Cleaning Authority provides our franchisees with all the tools they need for a long and successful career as a business owner.
We will provide full training that will give you all of the management tools needed to begin and maintain your business. The Cleaning Authority provides numerous training opportunities and resources to our franchisees. It is our goal to provide our partners with the support they need to succeed.
Our Detail-Clean Rotation System® method of cleaning, coupled with our custom software program, will provide you with a logical approach to operating and managing a successful franchise of The Cleaning Authority. After the initial training, we will always be available to answer questions or lend assistance when you need it.
What is the initial investment cost to start a franchise with The Cleaning Authority?
Starting a franchise can be an expensive proposition. But, at The Cleaning Authority, you don't have to break the bank to get started.
Actual costs vary, but some recent franchises have started for as little as $76,011*. We offer two basic investment outline profiles.
*See Item 7 of our 2020 Franchise Disclosure Document (“FDD”) for further details.
When you invest in a franchise with The Cleaning Authority, you invest in your franchise. Your money goes toward building up your inventory, technology, office space, extra capital, and more. Fill out the form below or call 866-281-6243 to learn more about investment costs.
Does The Cleaning Authority have protected territories?
Yes. You receive a protected territory, identified by zip codes. The major criterion is the number of target households within the territory, which will be between 25,000 and 55,000. The determination of the size and dimensions of the territory is based upon the geographic region of the franchise and your desired size of business.
How do I find customers?
You don't have to find customers - the customers find you! We have developed a direct marketing program that targets potential customers in every franchise territory. Our Corporate headquarters will provide all of the market research needed to reach your customer base and do the mailing for you! Your potential customers will contact you. That leaves you to concentrate on what you do best: providing superior service to your customers.
Start The Process Today: Call Us at (888) 706-3615 to begin,
How will I know what to charge customers?
Every market will be different based on the economy and the cost of living standard. During your training, we will help you to research your territory to determine a fair and marketable price for your cleaning services.
How do I attract employees?
Your employees will come from a number of resources such as newspaper ads and referrals from other employees. The Cleaning Authority also provides online career marketing and information to attract individuals looking for opportunities in your business.
We will take you step by step through the advertising, interviewing, and hiring process for new employees. We will also show you how using a bonus and incentive plan can help to retain good employees.
Once your staff has been created, our Career Opportunity Path helps our franchisees structurally organize their staff and move great employees to positions where they can be great leaders!
What facilities do I need to manage my business?
To properly operate and manage your business, you will need approximately 800-1,200 square feet of office and storage space. Preferably this space will be on a ground floor level with access to a parking lot for cleaners to easily load and unload their equipment each day. During your training, we will help you to determine an appropriate business location in your territory.
What is the next step in finding out more information about becoming a franchisee of The Cleaning Authority?
It's easy. Just fill out the form below or call our Corporate Headquarters at (888) 706-3615.