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    Research – FAQs and Quick Facts

    FAQs and Quick Facts

    What are the initial costs to open a The Carpet Chemist franchise?

    The cost to open The Carpet Chemist is $77,000–$109,000, which includes the leasing of a van and the initial $25,000 franchise fee. No office space is required.

    What kind of equipment do I need to buy?

    The Carpet Chemist franchise owners are provided with everything they need to successfully run their business. Included in the startup costs is a brand new, fully stocked and wrapped van, which franchise owners will use to visit customers and perform all services. All administrative functions can be managed at home or even in the van with just a cell phone or laptop.

    Does The Carpet Chemist offer training?

    The Carpet Chemist provides all new franchise owners with a comprehensive 10-day training program, where they will learn everything they need to know to start servicing clients. But unlike at other brands, the training doesn’t end at the grand opening. The Carpet Chemist regularly adds new training videos and educational resources so franchisees can continue to stay on the cutting edge. Plus, the franchise leverages its network of talented franchise owners to share ideas, support and best practices, so no franchise owner is left to run their business alone.

    How do territories work?

    Most franchisees will start with a base territory, which typically includes a population of approximately 300,000 people. Each additional territory will also include a population of approximately 300,000 people. A franchisee’s minimum royalty and local marketing expenditure will increase with each added territory.

    Each franchise owner is granted the right to develop and operate one The Carpet Chemist business within a designated territory, which they will have exclusive rights to.

    See the Item 12 of The Carpet Chemist’s franchise disclosure document for more information.

    What is the monthly royalty/franchisee fee? Are there other fees?

    The total investment for The Carpet Chemist is $77,300 to $109,700. This includes travel for initial training, licenses and permits, equipment and the equipped service vehicle. The monthly royalty is 8% of gross sales. The initial franchise fee is $25,000.

    How much can I make?

    The gross revenue for The Carpet Chemist company owned outlet was $159,025 in 2019 and $217,474 in 2020. Individual results may differ from franchisee to franchisee.

    See the Item 19 of The Carpet Chemist’s franchise disclosure document for more information.

    What is The Carpet Chemist’s competitive advantage?

    The Carpet Chemist’s primary competitive advantage is its uniquely effective and comprehensive consumer offering, which repairs so-called “permanent” stains and provides a range of other services, including stretching and dyeing. Franchise owners also benefit from startup costs, overhead and ongoing training and support from the brand’s experienced corporate team.