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Cleaning franchises offer the chance to launch your own cleaning company under a recognised brand name. Cleaning requires a lot of trust - often the client is giving you access to their homes, offices or shops, sometimes alone - so launching your company under a trusted logo can give your launch the kick start it needs.

How does a cleaning franchise work?

Cleaning franchises work like any other franchise. You, the potential franchisee, researches different industries and opportunities. You get to know about brands of interest and find a suitable location or patch for your business. Next, you contact a franchise department at a major bank. Once you’ve secured funding, you meet the franchisor and sign the franchise agreement.

Next, you’ll need to obtain all the necessary permits and insurance before finalising all the applications. Then, your franchisor will give you training and support meaning you can launch your cleaning business as an expert.

Why are cleaning franchises a good idea?

These types of franchises can be a fantastic pick for those who haven’t ventured into the world of business ownership before. The start up costs and overheads can be lower than those of other franchise opportunities and the work can be simpler. And, as you often get to organise your own diary rather than be beholden to opening hours, cleaning ventures such as these can often offer the much sought after work-life balance that drives so many of us to seek out the be-your-own-boss employment route.

And there’s no shortage of different types of cleaning franchise to choose from. Everything from simple home and office cleaning to technology servicing and automotive detailing is up for grabs, meaning you can carve out your own specialist service.

How to pick the best cleaning franchise?

What you pick here will depend on a number of factors. What kind of capital you have to invest. How you find your relationship with your potential franchisor in your first few interactions. And, whilst your franchisor will help you with specifics like site selection, it’s worth thinking about what you’d like your patch to be and which cleaning services could be better supplied and by whom. Is there a bin cleaning service in your area? Are there lots of chimneys in your town but a shortage of chimney sweeps?

Although the choice in this sector can be startling, What Franchise is here to help. Below you’ll find a list of some of the best and brightest cleaning ventures looking for franchisees right now. There’s a handy shortlist tool so you can keep a tab on all your favourites and you can also fire off enquiries directly from this site.

If you’re new to the concept of franchising, watch our handy video on our homepage - it’s a basic introduction to the concept that will stand you in good stead. And if you’ve got a good grasp of the business model but would like to find out more, in the form of advice, top tips and industry news, check out our features on cleaning franchises here. There’s lots to learn!

Latest Articles

Check out the latest Cleaning franchise articles right now.

NIC appoints new franchise network manager

Updated 01 Oct 2018

SOLVED365 Enters Franchise Market

Updated 12 Sep 2018

Jani-King goes from Strength to Strength

Updated 15 Nov 2017

Team Dublcheck in Paris

Updated 26 Jul 2017

Second career

Updated 26 Jul 2017

Cleaning Franchise Opportunities

  • NIC appoints new franchise network manager

    Updated 01 Oct 2018

    Louise Harris will be joining the facilities management company as franchise network manager in November. Louise has been involved in the franchising...

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  • SOLVED365 Enters Franchise Market

    Updated 12 Sep 2018

    A specialist cleaning company is moving into franchising to satisfy the growing demand for its services in the UK. SOLVED365 has...

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  • Jani-King goes from Strength to Strength

    Updated 15 Nov 2017

    Exclusive Jani-King territory rights are now being offered as business surges forward

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  • Team Dublcheck in Paris

    Updated 26 Jul 2017

    Team Dublcheck succesfully complete a 500km cycle from London to Paris in aid of Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research

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  • Second career

    Updated 26 Jul 2017

    Three years down the line and Martin Walshe’s investment in an Ovenclean franchise is paying off
    The ability to control his own destiny was one of the reasons Martin Walshe decided to invest in his Ovenclean franchise in September 2009, after being made redundant from a leading luxury jewellers in central London.

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  • In control

    Updated 26 Jul 2017

    Franchisee John Denoon is now the master of his own destiny after being made redundant three times in five years According to...

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