The Cleaning Authority


The Cleaning Authority offers franchisees innovative and sophisticated methods to develop large, successful residential cleaning businesses. Business owners implement an ambitious and effective customer acquisition program. This program, through employee management and client satisfaction systems, drives their cash based, residual income model.

The Cleaning Authority’s business model combines simple business fundamentals with solid systems and an unprecedented support infrastructure, towards tremendous income potential. TCA opportunity offers a great ROI, consistent annuity based revenue and a wonderful lifestyle flexibility. This is a Monday thru Friday business, with few to no weekends or holidays. Per unit sales average better than $900,000.00 annually.


Year Established: 1989
Year First Franchised: 1996
Franchised Units: 100+
Actual number of units: 180
Company Owned Units: 1
Projected New Units (12 months): 25

States referrals are accepted in:

  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

Avail. in Canada: Masters/Area Developer: Yes


Registered in All Necessary States


Financial / Terms

Cash Investment: $50,000
Minimum Investment: $120,000
Minimum Net Worth: $200,000
Franchise Fee: $40,000


  • Vet Fran

Royalty: 6% - 4% sliding scale
Ad: 1%
Average # of Employees: Varies
Passive Ownership Allowed: Yes
Earnings Claims: Yes


Royalty: 6% - 4% sliding scale
Ad: 1% National Fund
Passive Ownership: Yes, After the First Two Years


Franchise Sales

Single Unit: Yes
Multiple Units: No
Area/Master Developer: No
Resales: Yes

International Expansion

International Expansion Opportunities: Yes
Developing outside of the U.S.: Yes
Single Unit Availability Outside U.S.: Yes
Multiple Unit Availability Outside U.S.: No
Area Development or Master Avail.: No
Cash Investment: 50000 USD
Total Investment: 120000 USD


Available now in Canada which is the only International opportunity.


Support & Training Provided

Financial Assistance Provided:Yes
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Co-operative Advertising: Yes



Two-week home office training. Following this training we continually keep franchisee on track with regular on-site visits and weekly phone calls. Added to that support, operations personnel are assigned to franchisee during each phase of growth. We also offer a weekly newsletter, franchisee intranet forum, regularly scheduled refresher training sessions, regional conferences, and an annual convention.


Financial Assistance Provided: 3rd Parties / SBA Registry

Co-Operative Advertising: Ambitious, targeted direct marketing program (company facilitated)


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Freddy O'Pry

Franchise Development