Franchise & Service Provider FAQs

Cost

We offer several franchise packages with start-up fees as low as $9,000. For more information talk to a Franchise Specialist.

Your franchise fee includes equipment, training, a supplies starter kit and marketing materials. More importantly, we provide you with customers – you aren’t required to do any selling! And our Accounting department handles all billing and collections. Talk to a Franchise Specialist to learn more.

Yes. We accept all major credit cards. Meet with a Franchise Specialist to learn more about financing options.

Yes. We work with several financial services companies that provide a variety of financing programs. Talk to a Franchise Specialist for more information.

Everyone’s situation is different. Our financial providers offer several different options to meet a variety of needs and credit levels. Meet with a Franchise Specialist to learn more.

There is a one-time $50 fee for training materials as well as a royalty. Speak with a Franchise Specialist to get more details?

Yes. We offer a discount on the entire franchise cost. Talk to a Franchise Specialist to get more details.

Application Process

Our multi-step screening process takes about 30 days to complete. It begins with a phone consultation with a Franchise Specialist and includes two virtual meetings. Schedule a consultation with a Franchise Specialist to get started.

You should meet with our Franchise Specialists. Please request a call or schedule an appointment.

This is unlikely because our comprehensive application and discovery process helps determine if the partnership is a good fit. You are under no obligation at any time during the qualification and disclosure process. Meet with a Franchise Specialist to learn more.

Yes. The facility management market is $465 billion industry. It’s also recession-resistant because most business needs these services. Talk to a Franchise Specialist to learn more about OpenWorks franchise opportunities.

We are a leading commercial cleaning company and our providers service more than 4,500 facilities nationwide. Our customers also stay with us. In an industry with a 45% average retention rate, ours is 98%. Meet with a Franchise Specialist to learn more about us.

Operations

OpenWorks provides commercial cleaning and facilities maintenance services to businesses in many industries including commercial and residential property management, healthcare, education, financial and professional services, retail, hospitality, manufacturing, warehousing, transportation, and distribution. Talk to a Franchise Specialist to learn more about the types of customers you’d be working with.

Yes. Equipment and supplies are included in your franchise fee. When you need to reorder supplies, you can purchase them from one of our suppliers. Contact a Franchise Specialist for more details.

Our nationwide sales team constantly works with companies that need cleaning and facilities services. We pass them onto you once they become customers. Talk to a Franchise Specialist to learn how this works.

A new franchisee usually completes training and is ready to service accounts approximately 30 days after signing all the required paperwork. Contact a Franchise Specialist for more information.

That depends on the package you choose. Our smallest package gives you a monthly gross return of $5,000 which usually requires 3-4 customers. Contact a Franchise Specialist for more details.

That depends on how many customers you work with. You can start by working with as few as 3 or 4 customers and expand as quickly as you want to. For more information, talk to a Franchise Specialist.

You don’t need to worry about this because our accounting department handles all billing and collections. Contact a Franchise Specialist to learn how this works?

The demand for cleaning and disinfection services, considered essential services, continues to increase. We’ve maintained a healthy customer base during the pandemic because we provide cleaning/disinfection packages that specifically address companies’ concerns about COVID-19. We also run an ongoing integrated marketing campaign to attract new customers. Contact a Franchise Specialist to learn more.

Yes, you are in charge of your own hiring decisions. We will provide initial training to help you with the hiring process. Talk to a Franchise Specialist to learn about ongoing business management training that we provide.

Yes, we require you to carry liability, bond and workers comp insurance. We cover this in detail during the review process and again after you have signed all the paperwork. For more information, contact a Franchise Specialist.

Certainly. A commercial cleaning company is an ideal home-based business. Talk to talk to a Franchise Specialist to learn why.

Definitely. We can help you expand your existing business and put you on a path toward high-volume growth. Talk to a Franchise Specialist to learn how.

Training

All new franchisees are required to complete an initial training program that covers all facets of commercial cleaning, safety, and proper chemical and equipment usage. This also includes basic managerial and business training as well as all aspects of floor care and facility maintenance. Talk to a Franchise Specialist to get more details on the training we provide.

We currently offer a variety of online educational training courses designed specifically for franchise owners through Franchise University, our proprietary website. To learn more, talk to a Franchise Specialist.

Yes. We take training and education very seriously because we know it helps our service providers deliver the superior results and personalized service that our customers expect. We provide an integrated advanced training program that includes business management, customer service, recruiting, supervision and safety. Please talk to a Franchise Specialist for more information.

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