Fish Window Cleaning

What Does a Fish Window Cleaning Franchise Cost in 2020?

Cash Required:$50,000
Net Worth Required:$100,000
Total Investment:$80,000 - $100,000

Fish Window Cleaning Details

Total Units:250
Year Founded:1978
Franchising Since:1998
Home Office: St. Louis, MO
Awards:
Entrepreneur Magazine Top 500

About Us

Mike Merrick founded Fish Window Cleaning in January 1978. Based on growing demand and his success, Mike realized there was a need for this service in other markets. He used his 20 years of experience to create the Fish Window Cleaning franchise system. In 1998, the first FISH franchise opened in Tampa, FL, and from there, FISH became the world’s largest window cleaning company with over 200 franchisees coast-to-coast.

FISH owners experience a business that gives them a great lifestyle immediately (no nights, weekends, or holidays) and the ability to go out every day and grow their business in a market with fragmented competition. Most importantly, the owner is not the window cleaner, but the business professional who is dedicated to following the complete franchise system. In addition, FISH is a smart business decision because of:

  • Residual Income
  • Low Overhead
  • Fast Break-even
  • Niche Market
  • Strong Corporate Support
  • Low Investment
  • Huge Growth Potential
  • Minimal number of employees
  • High customer retention
  • Over 37 years of experience

Why Fish Window Cleaning?

We make it easy to get your business up and running. Our experienced development team walks you through the entire process from start to finish.

  • Extensive training and ongoing support
  • Tools and materials available 24/7 through our intranet
  • Your own customizable Fish Window Cleaning website
  • Web-based proprietary software handles routing, scheduling, P&L, A/R, and more
  • Marketing tools such as SEO, vehicle branding, and corporate call center
  • Established partnerships through our national accounts program

FAQs

What is FISH's support like?
FISH has been committed to providing the highest level of support in the franchise service industry. FISH has one person at HQ for every 8 franchisees to provide great support in all areas including: tech and software support, marketing, human resources, growth and business planning, bidding, employee management, etc.

Does Fish Window Cleaning have protected territories?
Yes. Protected territories are built from zip codes. Working with a development manager, you have freedom and flexibility to customize your territory. We work together to build a territory based on population and business count ratios. The final size of the territory is based upon the geographic region and your desired size of business.

How does FISH differ from its competition?
According to extensive surveys from our customers, the number one reason customers choose FISH is RELIABILITY. They trust FISH will send professional and friendly window cleaners to their establishments who focus on attention to detail and great customer service, year-round regardless of rain, snow, or shine.

Who are FISH's customers?
FISH's customers include all low-rise commercial businesses and buildings as well as homes that have windows. There is glass as far as the eye can see, and FISH goes after every business that might only have one window and door up to large office complexes, retirement homes, and universities.


Testimonials

"I started driving through the territory and I just saw windows everywhere... everywhere. And I thought, 'Well, this is a can't miss. I don't have to go looking for business."
– Mark Phillips - Denver, CO - FISH Franchisee Since 2004

"I wanted to be part-time then, but now I'm so part-time, and now these are the years my kids are going to remember... And so I am so grateful for that. I love that I can be home with them all the time because that's really what I wanted."
– Bridget Gilding - Madison, WI - FISH Franchisee Since 2008

"We have a whole staff of people at the Home Office that work for us. So whether it's HR, or if it's sales, or marketing, internet marketing, or just having a tough day and I need to pick up the phone and call somebody and talk about it, they're always there, and they answer the phone, and have never been acting like they don't want to talk to me. They're very helpful."
– Ken Jones - Palm Desert, CA - FISH Franchisee Since 2008


Ideal Candidate

We're looking for individuals that can follow a proven system. Sales, Marketing and managerial experience would be helpful. You must have a minimum of $50,000 of liquid capital to invest. Passive ownership is allowed once business is up and running.


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Please call Kathy Burton directly at (541) 221-9937.


Please Note:

Fish Window Cleaning is currently accepting inquiries from the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

Interested parties should have at least $50,000 in liquid capital to invest.

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