Top 250 Franchise by Entrepreneur – Rank no. 205 – Fresh Coat – US
Products & Services: Residential & commercial painting
Number of Locations: 107
Total Investment: $47.34K – 74.94K
Began Franchising: 2005
About Fresh Coat
Fresh Coat franchises offer high-volume, interior residential and commercial painting services, which include vaulted ceiling projects, wallpaper removal, plaster and dry wall patching, and staining. Fresh Coat will paint a whole house or just one room, is referral-based, eco-friendly, and offers a “Paint Now, Pay Later" program. Franchisees don’t need painting experience; instead, they hire and manage experienced painters.
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the U.S.,Africa, Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Canada, Central America, Eastern Europe, Middle East, Mexico, Philippines, South America, Western Europe.
Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing
Total Investment: $47,350 – $74,950
Franchise Fee: $37,900 – $43,900
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 6%+
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Liquid Cash Available: $29,350 – $56,950
Franchise can be run from home. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 2. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
How This Franchise Supports Franchisees
Training: Available at headquarters: 5 days. Meetings & sales boot camps
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media,
Other marketing support: Website, Intranet, PR
Franchise Ranking History
Franchise 500®: #205 (2013), #284 (2012), #316 (2010), #324 (2009),
Low-Cost: #33 (2013), #52 (2012), #77 (2010), #76 (2009),
Top New: #7 (2010), #21 (2009),
Top Home-Based: #50 (2013), #85 (2012), #91 (2010), #92 (2009),
America’s Top Global: #170 (2013),
Fresh Coat Painters’ History & Promise
With services in more than 100 major cities across North America, Fresh Coat’s experienced business owners and their professional painters understand how important your surroundings are to you. We know whether we’re painting the interior or exterior of your home or the inside and outside of your office, condominium, or apartment building, you expect the very best service at the very best price.
It’s our goal to provide you with an exceptionally positive experience from the time we deliver your guaranteed written quote until our contractors walk you through the finished job.
Top 7 Reasons to Choose Fresh Coat
We’re residential & commercial painting experts
Our painters are screened, bonded & insured
A trained project manager is assigned to every job
You’ll receive a FREE written quote
We use premium low-odor, eco-friendly paint – at no additional charge
Take advantage of our popular $199 per room painting program
We arrive on time – every time – and we’ll leave your home sparkling fresh
The Fresh Coat Promise
To provide quality painting at an affordable price to all our customers in a timely manner. Customer service is very important to us and we strive to meet and exceed our home and business owners’ expectations.
To back-up this promise, we carefully screen and hire only skilled painters who are experienced professionals. Unlike some other painting companies, Fresh Coat painters are employees, not subcontractors, and are bonded and insured to ensure our clients are fully-protected.