The Right Fit : How to Start a Painting Business with CertaPro

We Are Very Selective

Franchisee Selection-Who we we are looking for?

When it comes to franchisee selection, we are looking for Business Professionals who have both the skill and will to build something for themselves. People with the ability to set goals and strive to achieve them. Seasoned business people with a desire to build teams and motivate others. Isn’t it time to invest in yourself?

Financial Requirements

  • Total Investment Range:  $134,750 to $169,500

The Road to Ownership:

Based on your situation, the due diligence process can happen as quickly or slowly as you need (typically 3 to 6 weeks). Our team of experts will be there to guide you each step of the way

Step 1: Inquiry

  • Request for information is made
  • Start communication with our recruiting team – schedule an initial call
  • Qualification determined during the initial call – receive franchise info packet

Step 2: Initial Research

  • Attend Calls and Webinars (about 4-5 calls, 30-60 minutes each)
  • Take personality assessment (Caliper Personality Profiler)
  • Review personality assessment results

Step 3: FDD Review (Franchise Disclosure Document)

  • Receive FDD
  • Send FDD receipt & Application (credit check, etc.)
  • Complete FDD review call (about 1 hour)

Step 4: Due Diligence

  • Speak with existing franchisees for validation

Step 5: Discovery Day

  • Formal invitation to attend Discovery Day
  • Attend Discovery Day at corporate office near Philadelphia, PA and conduct interview with the CertaPro Executive Team Member(s)

Step 6: Award Franchise

  • Set up business following the CertaPro Startup Checklist (2-5 weeks)
  • Obtain License (varies by state)


*These are Average Gross Sales for US CertaPro franchisees who were in operation for at least 12 months in the years listed. All figures are based upon information provided to CertaPro by US franchisees, who operated a CertaPro business for the full 12 months of the respective year, including those that are certified to perform commercial services. Some franchisees own more than one territory. The information for the respective period January 1 through December 31, 2009 (28.7% were at/above the average), January 1 through December 31, 2015 (28.1% were at/above the average)