• 800 DC, LLC
2060 Coolidge Hwy.
Berkeley, MI 48072
  • (866) 822-6115 / (248) 654-7000
  • (734) 822-6666 (Fax)

The $10 billion dry cleaning industry creates tremendous potential for 1-800-DRYCLEAN when combined with the need of busy consumers looking for convenience. Our convenient, hassle-free dry cleaning pick-up and delivery system provides consumers exceptional dry cleaning and laundry service. Business formats include the single van opportunity, the multiple van fleet option and expansion of van opportunities to either the dry cleaning plant or drop store format.

Franchisor Background

Year Established: 2000

Franchising Since: 2000

Operating Units

Franchised Units 111 100.0%
Company-Owned Units 0 0.0%
Total Operating Units 111 100%

Geographic Distribution

USA 111 100.0% In 22 States
Canada 0 0.0% In 0 Provinces
International 0 0.0% In 0 Foreign Countries
Total 111 100%

Multi-Unit Operators

Multi-Unit Operators N/A
Franchises Owned by Multi-Unit Operators N/A

North American Unit Density

Density Units
California 16
Illinois 5
Texas 4

Registered in the following Registration States

California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, District of Columbia

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Support and Training

General Information

IFA Member Yes
CFA Member No
Franchisee Association? No
Size of Corporate Staff 10
Site Selection
Lease Negotiation Assistance Yes
Financial Assistance No

Marketing Support

Co-Op Advertising No
National Advertising Yes
Regional Advertising No
Local Advertising No
Marketing Materials Brochures
Additional Services: Grand Opening

Ongoing Support

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


Home Office 5 Days
Franchise Location 5 Days
Right-Start Program 4-6 Weeks
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Financial Requirements


Minimum Net Worth $100K
Cash Investment $42.4-64.4K
Total Investment $69.9-100K
Average Total Investment $84K


Initial Franchise Fee $15K
Average Franchise Fee $15K
On-Going Royalty 7%
Average Royalty 7%
Advertising Fee 1%

Site Information and Requirements

Average Number of Full-Time Employees 0
Average Number of Part-Time Employees 1
Space Needs (in square feet) 200
Preferred Site Types Home-Based
Encourages Conversions Yes
Item 19 (Earnings Claim) Provided? Yes
Listed in the SBA Registry? No
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Franchisee Qualifications

Financial Net Worth 4
General Business Experience 3
Specific Industry Experience 1
Formal Education 2
Psychological Profile 1
Personal Interviews 5
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Terms of Contract

Term of Initial Contract 10
Term of Renewal Period 10
Passive Ownership? Not Allowed
Area Development
Franchisees Allowed to Expand Within Territory? Yes
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Expansion Plans

Projected New Units Over Next 12 Months 25
USA Yes, All United States
Canada Yes, All Canada
Overseas Yes
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