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AdvantaClean costs and fees

The average cost to open one of the 200 biggest franchises in the US is $1,202,874 — see how AdvantaClean compares.

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Overall costs for AdvantaClean run anywhere from $64,850 to $90,950. See how the costs break down and what funding options might be right for your new venture into the franchise foray.

How COVID-19 affects franchising costs

Strict sanitation and employee protection measures during the coronavirus outbreak add to the typical costs you face when opening a new franchise. Paired with the unusually heavy amount of promotions that may be required by the franchise, you may not see as much in the way of profits starting out. For more information on what support is out there, read our guide to loans for businesses affected by the coronavirus.

Estimated initial costs

Our cost estimates are accurate as of 2019 from https://www.franchisedirect.com and include opening fees and expenses only. Your location may result in higher or lower fees.

Franchise fees

AdvantaClean franchise fees total around $19,950, which beats out the $37,000 average for the 200 largest franchises nationwide.
Franchise Cost
Initial franchise fee $19,950 to $19,950
Royalty Greater of: (i) 10% of the gross revenue; or (ii) the minimum royalty fee.
Estimated total $19,950 to $19,950

Equipment fees

Equipment fees total $42,700 for AdvantaClean. This is less than the $180,023 average for the top 200 franchises.
Equipment Cost
Supplies, equipment and inventory package lease $36,000 to $45,000
Technology systems package $0 to $3,000
Office equipment, furniture and supplies $400 to $1,000
Estimated total $36,400 to $49,000

Real estate fees

Real estate will set you back $3,000 for AdvantaClean, thought it's less than the average of $788,376 for the top 200 franchises.
Real estate Cost
Real estate and security deposits $1,000 to $5,000
Estimated total $1,000 to $5,000

Marketing costs

Advertisement and marketing costs total up to $3,750 for AdvantaClean, beating out the nationwide average of $9,938.
Marketing Cost
Local advertising $2,500 to $5,000
Estimated total $2,500 to $5,000

Licenses and permits costs

AdvantaClean initial licenses and permits will set you back $4,000. This comes out to less than $18,770 — the overall nationwide average.
Licenses and permits Cost
Licenses and certifications $3,000 to $5,000
Estimated total $3,000 to $5,000

Insurance costs

Initial insurance costs for AdvantaClean run $3,250. This means you'll be paying less than the overall nationwide average of $6,311.
Insurance Cost
Insurance deposits $1,500 to $5,000
Insurance Cost to obtain and maintain required insurance under the Franchise Agreement, plus a service fee (if the franchisor is forced to obtain the required insurance for the franchisee on his/her behalf).
Estimated total $1,500 to $5,000

Administrative fees

AdvantaClean administrative fees total up to $1,250 — which comes in under the overall nationwide average of $6,761.
Admin Cost
Legal and accounting fees $500 to $2,000
Technology fee The then-current technology fee, currently, $300 per month for the 1st protected territory, plus $200 per month for the 2nd protected territory (if applicable), plus $100 per month for each additional protected territory thereafter (if applicable).
Estimated total $500 to $2,000
All costs were found using the 200 largest franchises nationwide using Franchise Direct's list of more than 300 franchises, and are accurate as of 2019.

How to finance

The best way to finance AdvantaClean comes down to your personal financial situation. What assets you have available will largely determine how much you need to borrow, and which option suits you best. Potential solutions include:
  • Bank loan. Your personal credit plays a large role in getting a business term loan from a bank. Typically this type of funding is for larger amounts.
  • Online loan. Credit requirements may be more flexible for an online loan than a bank loan, but amounts may max out at a lower amount — typically around $1 million.
  • SBA loan. The good part about SBA loans is that they top out at $5 million, but your business has to meet a number of requirements.
  • Credit card. Small costs that aren't fixed, such as stray inventory and supply purchases, may be better off on a business credit card. Just make sure you can pay it off quickly to avoid high APRs.
Also check if AdvantaClean franchise financing is available. You may be able to get some of the costs covered for less than you would with other traditional funding options.

Compare small business lenders

Data indicated here is updated regularly
Name Product Filter Values Min. Amount Max. Amount Requirements
Lendio business loans
$500
$5,000,000
Operate business in US or Canada, have a business bank account, 560+ personal credit score
Submit one simple application to potentially get offers from a network of over 300 legit business lenders.
Fora Financial business loans
$5,000
$500,000
1+ year in business, $250,000+ annual revenue, no open bankruptcies
Get qualified for funding in minutes for up to $500,000 without affecting your credit score. Great for SBA loan applicants.
First Down Funding business loans
$5,000
$300,000
At least 2 years in business, an annual revenue of $300,000+, and a minimum credit score of 400
Alternative financing up to $300K with highly competitive rates.
ROK Financial business loans
$10,000
$5,000,000
Eligibility criteria 3+ months in business, $15,000+ in monthly gross sales or $180,000+ in annual sales
A connection service for all types of businesses — even startups.
OnDeck small business loans
$5,000
$250,000
600+ personal credit score, 1 year in business, $100,000+ annual revenue
A leading online business lender offering flexible financing at competitive fixed rates.
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How AdvantaClean stacks up

Compare how AdvantaClean holds up against two similarly sized franchises.
Mr. Handyman AdvantaClean Caring Transitions
Average Franchise fees $59,900 $19,950 $44,900
Average Equipment fees $14,675 $42,700 $2,750
Average Real estate fees $1,875 $3,000 $1,775
Average Training fees $3,500 NA $1,675
Average Inventory fees NA NA NA
Average Marketing fees NA $3,750 $3,500
Average Licenses and permits fees $550 $4,000 NA
Average Insurance fees $2,300 $3,250 $2,000
Average Admin fees NA $1,250 $112
Average Personnel fees NA NA $2,500
Average Other fees NA NA $11,000

Bottom line

AdvantaClean franchise costs run a total of $77,900. Before you decide to become a franchisee, compare the total costs against industry averages. And to learn more about financing read our guide to franchise financing.

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