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Vanguard cleaning Minneapolis

Vanguard Cleaning System of Minnesota gives experienced individuals an opportunity to own and operate an independent commercial cleaning business.

A janitorial franchise owner can take advantage of the Vanguard business system certification, ongoing support, and the quality commercial cleaning clients that come with an established, trusted brand.

Why Buy a Vanguard Cleaning Systems Franchise?

  • Keep and grow your current client base.
  • Increase market share and access to new opportunities and accounts.
  • Reduce overhead and support costs.
  • Drive increased revenue through brand recognition.
  • Increase revenue within accounts through specialized services.
  • Industry-recognized certification programs.

What We're Looking For

We’re seeking established janitorial or cleaning businesses that have the experience and structure to serve a diverse and refined clientele. 



If you own and operate an independent janitorial services business—or are supervising a crew at a larger cleaning company and want to start a business—we’d love to talk to you! Opportunities are available in the greater Minneapolis and St. Paul areas, as well as the Rochester area.

What You Receive

After signing a franchise agreement and completing an optional initial certification, each franchisee receives:
  • A transfer of clients with monthly recurring contracts.
  • The option to purchase equipment and supplies from Vanguard.
  • Upfront and ongoing certifications on green cleaning tools, supplies, and techniques.
  • Office support including client service, billing, and collections.
  • Extensive sales and marketing support—including digital, social media, and print.
  • Ongoing access to new service accounts.
  • Association with a globally recognized brand with a strong track record of success.

Industry Associations

Vanguard Cleaning Systems® is a proud member of:
  • VetFran – Committed to the success of current, returning, and future U.S. veterans.
  • MinorityFran – Dedicated to the growth and success of minority-owned franchises.
  • The International Franchise Association (IFA) – An organization promoting the success of franchise opportunities around the world.

Recognition and Awards

Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500® List
  • 2017 – #144 in Top Franchises, #26 in the Fastest Growing Franchises Categories
  • 2016 – #26 in Top Franchises, #4 in Low Cost and Home-Based Franchise Categories
  • 2015 – #26 in Top Franchises, #4 in Low Cost and Home-Based, #15 in the Fastest Growing Franchises
  • 2014 – #23 in Top Franchises, #3 in Top Home-Based Franchise Category, #4 Low Cost Franchise Category
  • 2013 – #25 in Top Franchises, #4 Low Cost Franchise Category
  • 2012 – #39 in Top Franchises, #8 in Top Home-Based Franchise Category
  • 2011 – #7 in Top Franchises, #1 in the Commercial Cleaning, Low-Cost/Home-Based Categories
  • 2010 – #30 in Top Franchises, #8 in Top Home-Based Franchise Category
  • 2009 – #43 in Top Franchises
  • 2008 – #60 in Top Franchises
Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top 100 Veteran Franchises
  • 2016 – #15
  • 2015 – #12
  • 2014 – #11 Franchise Direct Top 100 Global Franchises
  • 2017 – #42
  • 2016 – #48
  • 2015 – #49
  • 2014 – #47
  • 2013 – #42
  • 2012 – #36
  • 2011 – #34
  • 2010 – #41
  • 2009 – #25
World Franchising Network – Bond’s Top 100 Franchises
  • 2016 – Top 100 Franchise
  • 2015 – Top 100 Franchise
  • 2014 – Top 100 Franchise
  • 2013 – Top 100 Franchise
  • 2012 – Top 100 Franchise
Franchise Times Magazine – Fast and Serious Top 40 Franchises
  • 2015 – #38
  • 2014 – #21
Military Times
  • 2016 – #27 Best for Vets: Franchises
  • 50 Top Veteran Franchises in USA Today
  • 2013 – Top 50 Franchise for Veterans
USA Today/NMFI
  • 2014 – Top 50 Franchise for Minorities
  • 2013 – Top 50 Franchise for Minorities
  • 2011 – Top 50 Franchise for Minorities
  • 2010 – Top 50 Franchise for Minorities
  • Dun & Bradstreet AllBusiness AllStar
  • 2012 – #15 and #1 in Commercial Cleaning Category
  • 2011 – #18
  • 2010 – #6 and #1 in Commercial Cleaning Category
  • 2009 – #13 and #1 in Commercial Cleaning Category
PODER Magazine
  • 2011 – Top 25 Franchise for Hispanics
  • 2010 – Top 26 Franchises for Hispanics
Black Enterprise
  • 2010 – Top 40 Franchise for African Americans

Ready to Join the Vanguard Team?

This website and the franchise sales information on this site do not represent an offer to sell a franchise. The offer of a franchise can only be made through the delivery of a franchise disclosure document. Certain states require that we register the franchise disclosure document in those states. We are not directing the communications on this website to the residents of any of those states. Moreover, we will not offer or sell franchises in those states until we have registered the franchise (or obtained an applicable exemption from registration) and delivered the franchise disclosure document to the prospective franchisee that complies with applicable law.
CONTACT

3459 Washington Dr., #109
Eagan, MN   55122
Minneapolis Phone:
651-379-4000
Rochester Phone:
507-218-3016

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