Martinizing Cleaners

A revolutionary makeover to the industry giant. Martinizing Dry Cleaning has been around for decades, but recently was acquired by The Huntington Company. Our dynamic "hub and spoke" re-designed franchise opportunity is revolutionizing the industry, and we've now added new services to diversify and expand our reach.

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Martinizing Cleaners


Martinizing Cleaners Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


New ownership! New business model!

A revolutionary makeover to the industry giant…Martinizing Dry Cleaning has been around for decades, but recently was acquired by The Huntington Company. Our dynamic "hub and spoke" re-designed franchise opportunity is revolutionizing the industry, and we've now added new services to diversify and expand our reach. Welcome to the new Martinizing Dry Cleaning, which now features:

  • Traditional retail dry cleaning and laundry store
  • Residential dry cleaning and laundry delivery routes
  • Commercial dry cleaning and laundry delivery routes
  • Dry cleaning and laundry locker systems in commercial buildings and multi-unit dwellings
  • On-demand dry cleaning and laundry services (think Uber, but for dry cleaning instead of taxi)

Franchisees will open their location in a traditional retail establishment (approximately 1,800 to 2,500 sq. ft.). Within two weeks of the initial training program, franchisees will have the ability to launch Routes, Lockers, and On-demand. This unique opportunity allows franchisees to generate revenue from multiple services, all under the Martinizing brand.

Business Features Include:

  • Ranked #1 franchise in dry cleaning category for decades
  • Dry cleaning is ranked #4 in the top 10 best producing businesses by USA Today
  • Multi-unit locations with multiple service offerings
  • Low out-of-pocket up-front investment
  • A large majority of the total investment is made up of an equipment package that can be financed through many different options (collateral-based loan)
  • High gross profit margin
  • No industry experience preferred
  • Repeat business
  • B2B and B2C
  • Franchisor negotiates the lease for the franchisee
  • Franchisor procures and installs location equipment package
  • Family-friendly hours

Desired Candidate Profile:

  • Someone who has managed money, time and people
  • Customer service
  • Great people skills
  • Effective communicator
  • Experience in Project Management a huge plus
  • Team player
  • Organized
  • Willing to follow a system

Company Details 1949
First Unit Franchised: 1949
Franchised Units: 420+
Company Owned Units: 0
States Registered In: All
Canada Franchises: yes
International Franchises: Yes

Support and Training Offered By Martinizing Cleaners

Financial Assistance Provided: Third Party
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Recruiting Assistance: No
Co-Operative Advertising: No

  1. Launch right start training program to help guide franchisee on obtaining insurance,  setting up business and banking accounts, etc.
  2. Assist franchisee in "acquiring" and negotiation of site and rebranding if necessary.
  3. Develop and implement a grand opening marketing plan that includes adding mobile revenue streams.
  4. Provide one week of classroom training at our corporate headquarters.
  5. Provide one week of hands-on training at our corporate headquarters.
  6. Provide one week of in-field training at franchisee's location.
  7. Ongoing support via webinars, conference calls, emails, site visits, regional meetings and international conventions.

Other Info:

  • Technology - Martinizing will cater to "millennials" (people born in the 80s and 90s)
  • Five businesses in one for a very reasonable cash investment
  • Repeat business from multiple revenue streams
  • Family-friendly hours
  • Scalable, recession resistant
  • Can be run by a hired Manager
  • We are the #1 player in the industry (have been for decades)

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Martinizing Cleaners Franchise.

What does a Martinizing Cleaners Franchise Cost?

Martinizing Cleaners franchise fees for 2024:

Cash Investment: $50,000 - $200,000 depending upon model
Total Investment: Depends on the model selected $37,500 to $744,000
Minimum Net Worth: $200,000+
Franchise Fee: $62,500 Plant $30,000 satellite $25,000 route only
Royalty: 6%
Ad: 2%
Average Number of Employees: 5-10
Item 19: YES
SBA Approved: Yes
Passive Ownership: YES
Home Based: Yes, for delivery only business. NO for others
B2B: Yes
Master Franchise Opportunities: YES
Veteran Discount: YES
Special Discount Programs: 

Is Martinizing Cleaners a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Martinizing Cleaners 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 Martinizing Cleaners a Home Based franchise?

No. Martinizing Cleaners is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Martinizing Cleaners Franchise Owners Make?

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

Is Martinizing Cleaners a Master Franchise Opportunity?

No. Martinizing Cleaners is not a master franchise opportunity.

Does Martinizing Cleaners Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Martinizing Cleaners franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does Martinizing Cleaners Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

Yes. Martinizing Cleaners franchise does work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is Martinizing Cleaners Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

Yes. Martinizing Cleaners franchise is looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Martinizing Cleaners Looking for International franchisees?

Yes. Martinizing Cleaners franchise is looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Martinizing Cleaners's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

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Additional Information

Additional Categories

Retail, Dry Cleaning & Laundry, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

100+ UNITS

Cash Required

$50,000 - $100,000

Master Franchise


Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


Martinizing Cleaners Franchises for Sale

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