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Grout Doctor, The

Grout Doctor, The

Ranked in Entrepreneur Magazine's 2010 Franchise 500, The Grout Doctor® is the most experienced, most respected and most recognized brand in the business.

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Investment Range: $20,405* Franchise Units: 70
Franchise Fees: $12,000 Financing Available: Yes
Liquid Capital: $12,000 Training & Support: Yes



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Recently rated one of the top franchises in North America by Franchise Business Review, The Grout Doctor® is an award-winning franchise proud to be the largest, most experienced and recognized brand in the business!  The Grout Doctor® specializes in renewing existing tile, grout and natural stone to its original beauty for residential customers.

Why a Grout Doctor Franchise?

Healthy Future for Ceramic Tile Industry*

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The $2 Billion USA Ceramic Tile Market:

  • Began to recover during 2010
  • Rebound is being led by growth in the residential, remodeling and replacement market
  • Residential replacement and repair began to trend up in 2008

The Growth Potential for Ceramic Tile in the USA is still Very High and:

  • Ceramic tile remains the most important hard surface flooring material on both a dollar and square foot basis, second only to carpet.
  • Can increase 3 to 7 times or more, leading the way for a very healthy future for all the participants of the ceramic tile industry!

*Source: Catalina Research, 2010 Ceramic Tile Abstract Report and Floor Covering Weekly, 2010 Annual Statistical Report

Three Exciting Benefits we Provide to Home and Business Owners

  • Save money by avoiding expensive and unnecessary remodeling
  • Save time by minimizing unpleasant and time consuming maintenance
  • Enjoy the original beauty of your grout, tile and stone in less than 24 hours

Largest and Most Experienced Franchise in the Industry
Founded in 1992, The Grout Doctor® is the largest and most experienced national franchise in the industry with an unmatched support system.  Not only are we setting the standards for our industry, but The Grout Doctor® founder created it!  An experienced, well established franchisor saves its franchisees time and money!

Consistently Highly Ranked by Industry Publications                                     

No other company in the business has more top rankings to date from respected companies, including Franchise Business Review and Entrepreneur Magazine.

Most Recognizable Brand in Fragmented Industry
With typically low barriers to entry, no licensing requirements and no other reliable brand to turn to, consumers are weary and likely to experience poor results and dissatisfaction.  Savvy customers are thrilled to find highly trained Grout Doctor specialists and a recognizable brand!

Low Investment with Incredible Income Potential
Our estimated initial investment is only $20,405- $39,915* for the first three months of operation, including the $12,000-$22,500* franchise fee and may include:

  • 20% discount available now for a limited number of franchises – call for details**
  • 20% discount for veterans**
  • 20% discount for the first franchise in each state**
  • 50% discount for additional franchises
  • $1500 comprehensive start-up package included in franchise fee
  • Up to $1000 vehicle wrap allowance is included in franchise fee
  • 10% grand opening advertising allowance is included in franchise fee
  • 80 hours of hands-on training included in franchise fee
  • ZERO royalties for first month
  • 50% royalty discount for next 2 months
*NOTE IN THE STATE OF MARYLAND:  Initial Total Investment $23,405-$47,415, Initial Franchise Fee $15,000-$30,000 (100,000-200,000 households).
**The maximum discount allowable is 20% even if more than one discount may apply.

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Most Comprehensive Support System in the Industry
The growth of The Grout Doctor® depends on the growth of our Franchisees!  We take tremendous pride in providing an extensive franchise support system including:

  • Proprietary Franchise Management Software
  • Proprietary Grout Doctor Professional Product Line
  • Proprietary Grout Doctor Consumer Products
  • Other Product Discounts
  • Online Advertising & Print Center
  • Toll-Free Technical & Marketing Support
  • Discounted Advertising Programs
  • Personal Coaching and Support Calls
  • Informative Newsletters
  • Educational Teleconferences
  • Annual Conventions & Awards
  • Extensive Intranet site
  • Statistical Data
  • Continuing Education
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Compare These Additional 8 Grout Doctor Benefits

  • Declining royalty with a cap - rewards success
  • Multiple revenue streams - create passive income
  • No minimum inventory requirements
  • Uncomplicated niche business / no accounts receivables
  • Minimal overhead / home based / employees optional
  • Residential specialists / normal Monday-Friday schedule
  • Optional commercial business –  fantastic expansion potential
  • Optional related services training and support

Flexible, Home Based, Family-Friendly Business
The flexible schedule of a mobile Grout Doctor franchise provides the potential to accommodate your family, fits into your lifestyle and reaches your desired level of work-life balance.

This is not an offer to sell or solicitation of an offer to buy a franchise. An offer is made by prospectus only. Franchises are not currently available outside of the United States or to residents of AK, ID, MT, ND, NM, SD, VT or WY.   


Investment & Financial Info

Financial Information
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Liquid Capital: $12,000
Franchise Fee: $12,000
Franchise Units: 70
Financing Available: Yes
Training & Support: Yes

All financial information is provided by the franchise, business opportunity, business for sale or other advertiser, and that information is relied entirely on for the truthfulness and accuracy of the information provided.

About Cleaning and Maintenance

Cleaning and maintenance franchises are among the fastest growing in the industry! Opportunities include carpet cleaning, commercial cleaning, concrete and flooring, dry cleaning, grout repair, handyman, home and outdoor lighting, home improvement, house cleaning & maid service, junk removal, landscaping, lawn & landscaping, painting & design, storage & organizational, tool and window blind franchises.

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Ranked in Entrepreneur Magazine's 2010 Franchise 500, The Grout Doctor® is the most experienced, most respected and most recognized brand in the business.

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News / Press Releases about Grout Doctor, The

May 01, 2011

Grout Doctor ranks as a Military Friendly Franchise for 2011 by G.I. Jobs Magazine

The Grout Doctor« ranked in the top 7% of the nation???s franchises that are doing the most to recruit military veterans.

Apr 15, 2011

Award-Winning Grout Care Franchise Continues Expansion in 2 Billion Dollar Industry

Rated one of the top franchises in North America by Franchise Business Review, The Grout Doctor« is proud to be the largest and most experienced brand in the business of renewing existing tile, grout and natural stone to its original beauty.

Apr 07, 2011

Franchisee Satisfaction Important to Consider Before Buying A Home Service Franchise

Grout Doctor is announced as a 2011 Franchisee Satisfaction Award Winner by Franchise Business Review

Apr 01, 2011

The Grout Doctor« Selected as One of the 50 Top Franchises for Military Veterans

The World Franchising Network has named The Grout Doctor« as one of the ???50 Top Franchises for Veterans.???

Feb 08, 2011

Down Economy Eliminates Risky Franchises and Leaves The Grout Doctor« Positioned For Success As 2 Billion Dollar Industry Rebounds

Grout Doctor Ranked in Franchise Business Review's Top Low Cost Franchise Opportunities for 2011

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