CertaPro Painters

CertaPro Painters is North America's largest residential and commercial painting company. This franchise creates great business people who run successful painting companies ... with our systems and support franchisees will own a significant piece of the estimated over $80 billion home services industry.

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CertaPro Painters


CertaPro Painters Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2023


Why CertaPro Painters?

Business Professionals... a better fit than you ever imagined.

Take a closer look at the business model, earning potential and culture of the Market Leader.

Leverage 20 years of experience in the $40B commercial and residential painting industry.

We have spent nearly 20 years continuously improving each aspect of our business. There has never been a better time for you to reap the rewards of our efforts.

  • Ranked #1 in franchisee satisfaction in Franchise Business Review home service category.
  • Ranked #1 by Entrepreneur magazine in a category we established.
  • Awarded Best Overall Franchise in 2011 by the Canadian Franchise Association, and a Gold Medal recipient for franchisee satisfaction.
  • Distinguished as a military friendly franchise by GI Jobs Magazine in 2010 & 2011.

A Scalable Business Model

CertaPro offers a business model that is highly scalable... without high overhead costs. You can grow your operation by developing commercial accounts and by adding key staff to build your infrastructure. Ultimately, your goal may be to have a professionally managed business that does not require your presence to grow.

Company Details

Year Established: 1992
Year First Franchised: 1992
Franchised Units: 450+
Company Owned Units: 1
Projected New Units (12 months): 24 New Units/24 Resale Units
States/Countries Registered In: U.S. (All 50 States) and Canada
Availability in Canada: All 9 provinces. Speak with Franchise Recruiting about available territories.
States, Countries or Geographical Areas from which Broker Referrals are being accepted: All throughout the U.S. and Canada

Support and Training Offered By CertaPro Painters

Financial Assistance Provided: Yes
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Co-operative Advertising: In specific major markets
Training: Initial training is 5 weeks, including 2 weeks of webinar training (non-concurrent), 2 weeks  additional in-class week of training, and a week in the field with franchisees in month #1.  Continuing training schedule for 2nd session months later and a training session at our National Conference. Multiple visits from General Manager through start up all the way through to operations. Operations is a peer to peer learning environment

2023 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a CertaPro Painters Franchise.

What does a CertaPro Painters Franchise Cost?

CertaPro Painters franchise fees for 2023:

Liquid capital: $75K
Total Investment: $155,750 - $302,500 (includes initial franchise fee of $65,000)
Minimum Net Worth: 250K
Franchise Fee: $65,000
Discounts: VetFran
VetFran Program Participant: Yes
Royalty: 6-5-4% tiered on gross sales
Ad: 3-2% General Advertising Fund-National tiered on gross sales
Average # of Employees: 2-10
Passive Ownership Allowed: No, to work on the business but not always in the business. Must be an active owner operator. Looking for Executive Management type, with Leadership, Management and/or some Sales or Client interfacing background.

Is CertaPro Painters a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. CertaPro Painters is not a semi absentee franchise. The owner of the franchise (the franchisee) is expected to be involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Is CertaPro Painters a Home Based franchise?

Yes. CertaPro Painters is a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do CertaPro Painters Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much CertaPro Painters franchisees make. CertaPro Painters offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is CertaPro Painters a Master Franchise Opportunity?

No. CertaPro Painters is not a master franchise opportunity.

Does CertaPro Painters Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. CertaPro Painters franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does CertaPro Painters Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

Yes. CertaPro Painters franchise does work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is CertaPro Painters Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

Yes. CertaPro Painters franchise is looking for Canada franchisees.

Is CertaPro Painters Looking for International franchisees?

No. CertaPro Painters franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see CertaPro Painters's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

Buying a Franchise Guide: What is a Franchise Disclosure Document?

When evaluating a franchise opportunity, reading and understanding the current version of their FDD is a necessity. Considering the benefits of franchising, such as established brand recognition and support from the franchisor, it's important to also take into account franchise fees and franchising royalty fees. Since most franchisors are privately owned companies, the current versions of their FDDs are typically not available unless requested directly from them.

Click here to connect with a Franchise Consultant who can help you obtain a copy quickly and for free. They can also guide you through the essential franchise questions to ask, ensuring you make a well-informed decision about your investment.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Maintenance, Home Services, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

100+ UNITS

Cash Required

$50,000 - $100,000

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Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


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Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


CertaPro Painters Franchises for Sale

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