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Tide Cleaners

When you become a Tide Cleaners Franchisee, you are joining the fastest growing dry cleaning brand in the U.S. backed by a brand that we all know and love. Tide has over a 92% brand awareness and we've made it even more convenient for consumers to clean their clothes with the detergent and cleaning power that they trust. Our flexible format options provide a multitude of access points that fit any market, to ensure we are able to provide dry cleaning and laundry services to all of our valued guests. Our mission is "To help our guests be at their best, so they're ready to take on the world." Join the Tide Cleaners family to bring expert garment care to your market, today!

What Does a Tide Cleaners Franchise Cost?

To buy a franchise with Tide Cleaners, you'll need to have at least $1,100,000 in liquid capital and a minimum net worth of $2,000,000. Franchisees can expect to make a total investment of $682,100 - $1,586,700. They also offer a discount for veterans. *


Financial requirements for this franchise:

Liquid Capital: $1,100,000
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Net Worth: $2,000,000
What does Net Worth mean?
Total Investment: $682,100 - $1,586,700
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Options available to franchisees:

Financing: Not Available
Training: Available
Veteran Discount: Yes

Franchisor Details

Facts about this franchise:

Total Units: 163 Open and 140+ sold for development
Home Office: Cincinnati, OH
Year Founded: 2009
Franchising Since: 2010

Own a Tide Cleaners

Tide Cleaners is a blend of innovation and service that's changing the dry cleaning experience for good. Now is a great time to get in on a ground-floor opportunity with a growing brand!

Why Tide Cleaners?

We are an instantly recognizable brand name built upon a foundation of consumer trust and developed with more than 70 years of fabric-care experience! Reach a targeted, refined clientele and work in an upscale environment — all while becoming an active member of the community you serve.

  • Category Leading Innovation
  • America's #1 Laundry Detergent
  • World Class Support

Training & Support

Experience world class support through a partnership with our management team, whose job is to help you make the most of your investment by providing outstanding start-up and on-going training and support in all areas of the business.

Receive exceptional training and support to ensure your guests experience world-class service! The Tide Cleaners team will provide guidance regarding standards, specifications, operating procedures, marketing, purchasing equipment and products.

Incentive Programs

Don't miss out on the opportunity to take advantage of our exciting incentive programs! For a limited time, new franchisees will enjoy a Development Incentive Program complete with lower fees, up to $25,000 in marketing support, and reduced royalties for up to six months.

Also, be sure to ask us about the Tide Cleaners Conversion Incentive Program, where you can take advantage of lower franchisee fees and reduced royalties for six months, to convert existing, non-franchised dry cleaners to Tide Cleaners locations.

Ideal Candidate:

We're looking for franchisees with an entrepreneurial mindset to become part of the Tide Cleaners family. We have opportunities available nationwide for those who are interested in signing for multi-unit development, are willing to be involved in the business as an owner operator, and who meet the financial qualifications ($2 Million in Net Worth and $1.1 Million in Liquid).

Our Franchising Team is looking forward to connecting with you soon! Request More Information Today!


Tide Cleaners has received the following awards and acknowledgements:

Ranked #97 on the Franchise 500, January 2020; Ranked #1 In the Dry Cleaning and Laundry Services Category Franchise 500 2019 & 2020


Tide Cleaners is currently accepting inquiries from the following states:

Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District Of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming

Interested parties should have at least $1,100,000 in liquid capital to invest.

* This information may have changed since first published. We recommend that you always verify fees, investment amounts, and offers with the business opportunity directly prior to making a decision to invest.

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