Sears Carpet and Upholstery Care Franchise Review

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How much does a Sears Carpet and Upholstery Care franchise cost?

Sears Carpet and Upholstery Care has a franchise fee of up to $70,000, with a total initial investment range of $56,250 to $167,050.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $20,000 to $70,000
  • Total Investment: $56,250 to $167,050
  • Working Capital: $10,000 to $50,000
  • Royalty Fee: 8%

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How much does a Sears Carpet and Upholstery Care franchise make?

As with any business, profits from a Sears Carpet and Upholstery Care franchise depend on a variety of factors. Typically, profits are proportionate to the size of investment. Demand for your products, labor costs, commercial lease rates and a number of other variables also play a huge role in your bottom line. For system-specific data, unlock this franchise.

How many franchise locations do they have?

As of the 2016 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 116 franchised Sears Carpet and Upholstery Care locations in the USA.

Are there any Sears Carpet and Upholstery Care franchise opportunities near me?

Based on 2016 FDD data, Sears Carpet and Upholstery Care has franchise locations in 32 states plus DC. The largest region is the Northeast with 34 franchise locations.

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Last Reviewed: 2016

Sears Carpet and Upholstery Care is graded based on our most recent research.

Sears Carpet and Upholstery Care Franchise Stats

Total Investment

$56,250 - $167,050
Franchise Fee

$20,000 - $70,000
Franchise Agreement
Initial Term
10 Years
Renewal Term
10 Years
Franchisee Outlet Growth
2010
142
2017
119
Ongoing Fees
Royalty
8.0%
Ad Fees
2.0%
# of Franchised Outlets

138

Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 36 hours. This includes 27 hours of classroom training and 9 hours of on-the-job training. In their FDD they outline who’s in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.

Online 0
On-the-Job 9
Classroom 27
Total 36

Do they offer Territory Rights?

Sears Carpet and Upholstery Care does NOT offer exclusive territories.

Do they provide Veteran or First Responder Discounts?

Yes, unlock to find out the amount of the discount.

When did they begin franchising?

They began franchising in 1998. The average Cleaning franchise began franchising in 2003.

Do they offer financing support?

Yes, you can also click here to fill out our affordability calculator and understand your financing options.
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