Cleaning Franchises in NZ
Cleaning franchises are one of the most popular ways to get into business. They require only a low investment, and you can often operate a cleaning franchise part-time while you are getting it established.
Commercial cleaning franchises are especially popular as part-time franchises because most of the work is done out of normal working hours. Many immigrants like this option. Both commercial cleaning franchises and home cleaning franchises offer a variety of options – with some, most of the paperwork and invoicing is done for you, while in other cases you do all your own quoting. Some also let you employ others and build a sizeable business as a franchisee.
This means that when you’re looking for a cleaning franchise, it’s important to do more than ask ‘How much does it cost?’ and ‘What experience do I need? Do your research – we recommend putting in an hour of research for every $1000 that you plan to invest. Apart from talking to the franchisor and asking them lots of questions, it’s also a good idea to talk to cleaning franchisees who are already running the business to get all the information you need before you open your own business.
While there are many good cleaning franchise opportunities for sale, they are all different. Some offer work guarantees or income guarantees, but you need to be clear on what’s really guaranteed. Before making your decision, you should consult a lawyer specialising in franchises. You’ll also want to know how much you can make from a cleaning business so consult a financial advisor or accountant experienced in franchising. If you need finance, there are a number of banks which specialise in financing cleaning franchises.
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