Fresh Coat

  • F.C. Franchising Systems, Inc.
10700 Montgomery Rd., # 210
Cincinnati, OH 45242
  • (800) 317-7089 / (513) 587-4974
  • (513) 563-2691 (Fax)

Ranked "Top 100 Home-Based Franchise" for 2016 by Entrepreneur magazine. With 5 strong profit centers, you'll grow and manage your organization while the painters you hire do the painting. This is a great home-based opportunity for mid-managers and executives in the booming $100 billion home services industry. Own this exciting, year-round, recession-resistant business with low start-up costs, low overhead, and high profit margin potential.

Franchisor Background

Year Established: 2005

Franchising Since: 2005

Operating Units

Franchised Units 120 100.0%
Company-Owned Units 0 0.0%
Total Operating Units 120 100%

Geographic Distribution

USA 120 99.2% In 37 States
Canada 1 0.8% In 1 Provinces
International 0 0.0% In 0 Foreign Countries
Total 121 100%

Multi-Unit Operators

Multi-Unit Operators 5
Franchises Owned by Multi-Unit Operators 10

North American Unit Density

Density Units
Texas 17
Georgia 11
Florida 9

Registered in the following Registration States

California, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, Alberta

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Support and Training

General Information

IFA Member Yes
CFA Member No
Franchisee Association? No
Size of Corporate Staff 50
Site Selection
Lease Negotiation Assistance N/A
Financial Assistance Yes, Direct

Marketing Support

Co-Op Advertising No
National Advertising Yes
Regional Advertising Yes
Local Advertising Yes
Marketing Materials Ad Slicks, Brochures, Coupons/Rebates, Direct Mailers, Promotional Items, Trade Show Exhibits
Additional Services: Newsletter, Online Extranet
Other Marketing Support Op. Supp, PR, Customized Website, Boot Camp, Conf. Call, Intranet, In-field support

Ongoing Support

Central Data Processing N/A
Central Purchasing Included
Field Operation Evaluation Included
Field Training N/A
Initial Store Opening N/A
Inventory Control N/A
Franchisee Newsletter Included
Regional or National Meetings Included
800 Telephone Hotline Included


Cincinnati, OH 5 Days
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Financial Requirements


Minimum Net Worth $50K
Cash Investment $44.4-71K
Total Investment $53.9-81.8K
Average Total Investment $68K


Initial Franchise Fee $44.9-49.9K
Average Franchise Fee $47K
On-Going Royalty 6%/$300
Average Royalty N/A
Advertising Fee 3%

Site Information and Requirements

Average Number of Full-Time Employees 2
Average Number of Part-Time Employees 4
Space Needs (in square feet) None
Preferred Site Types N/A
Encourages Conversions No
Item 19 (Earnings Claim) Provided? Yes
Listed in the SBA Registry? Yes
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Franchisee Qualifications

Financial Net Worth 3
General Business Experience 4
Specific Industry Experience 1
Formal Education 2
Psychological Profile 2
Personal Interviews 4
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Terms of Contract

Term of Initial Contract 10/10/10
Term of Renewal Period N/A
Passive Ownership? Allowed, but discouraged
Area Development
Yes, for 10 years
Franchisees Allowed to Expand Within Territory? Yes
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Expansion Plans

Projected New Units Over Next 12 Months 32
USA Yes, All United States
Canada Yes, All Canada
Overseas Yes, All Countries
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