Frequently Asked Questions
Investing in a franchise is an exciting yet difficult decision. This is an investment in your future, so we encourage you to take your time and find out the facts about each company you may be considering. Listed below are several of the questions asked most frequently by future commercial cleaning franchise owners.
Q: What does the future look like for commercial cleaning services?
A: According to industry figures, the U.S. cleaning industry will continue to be one of the fastest growing segments of the economy for the next decade, reaching well over $100 billion in revenues.
Q: Who is Jani-King?
A: Jani-King is the world's leading commercial cleaning franchise company with more than 12,000 authorized franchise owners worldwide. Through a network of more than 120 regional offices, Jani-King contracts commercial cleaning services, while the work is performed by franchisees that own and operate their own business.
Entrepreneur magazine recognizes Jani-King as one of the top 10 franchise companies alongside franchising giants Subway, 7-Eleven Inc. and H&R Block.
Q: What are the benefits of becoming a Jani-King Franchisee?
A: A Jani-King franchise offers aspiring new business owners the chance to begin their business with an initial client base, thereby shortening normal start-up time. Each regional office offers new commercial cleaning franchise owners the right to provide service to Jani-King clients. This allows Jani-King franchisees the option of starting their business on a full or part-time basis.
In addition, Jani-King provides a proven method of doing business and a brand name with real asset value in the eyes of customers. Jani-King also provides a well organized support system that helps new franchisees achieve their desired level of success.
Q: How is Jani-King different from other franchise companies?
A: Jani-King's initial low investment is unique in the industry. Unlike traditional franchise companies that charge fixed franchise fees and often charge exorbitant start-up costs, Jani-King presents new Franchisees a range of low cost franchise opportunities based on the amount of initial business offered by the local Regional Support Office. While many companies offer franchise packages starting at $300,000, Jani-King has investment opportunities starting as low as $16,250 down payment in most regions.
Jani-King also offers a level of training, business development and administrative support that is unparalleled in the cleaning industry.
Q: How can Jani-King help me start my own business?
A: Our local Regional Support Offices offer each new franchisee the right to provide service to Jani-King clients. Jani-King also offers comprehensive training to Franchise Owners, teaching them the operational skills necessary for success in the contract commercial cleaning industry.
Jani-King then supports franchisees on an ongoing basis by providing advice, business development and technical support through its Regional Offices. Each office has a marketing staff with a goal to provide new business to Jani-King franchisees. The Regional Offices also provide Franchisees with complete customer invoicing and other administrative support.
Q: What type of training does Jani-King provide for Franchisees?
A: Jani-King's local Regional Offices provide franchisees with initial operations training. The program provides training in Jani-King's methods and best practices of professional cleaning services, management and industry specific training.
Training also includes classroom lectures and discussions, actual demonstrations, printed manuals, video presentations, formal instruction and practical hands-on training. Home study materials, additional training seminars and refresher courses are also available to help keep franchisees informed of the latest trends and technology in the industry.
Q: How can I learn more about becoming a Jani-King franchisee?
A: Contact Jani-King at 1-800-JANIKING or 972-991-0900. You can also contact Jani-King through this site.