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Squeegee Squad Window Cleaning Franchise Ranks #1 in Industry

Squeegee Squad Window Cleaning Franchise Ranks 1st in the Industry

Once again, Squeegee Squad corporate staff has researched the top three window cleaning franchises in the country.  After reviewing franchise disclosure documents we’ve concluded and are happy to report that Squeegee Squad remains at the top of the industry compared to other franchises for having the highest grossing franchise location!

  1. Squeegee Squad’s largest window cleaning franchise location – $2.65 million
  2. Competitor A’s largest window cleaning franchise location – $1.19 million
  3. Competitor B – Did not disclose revenue figures for franchise locations.

Squeegee Squad focuses on residential and large commercial clients giving this window cleaning franchise the highest earning potential compared to other brands.  “Competitor A” focuses on small commercial storefronts, while “Competitor B” only chooses to focus on residential services.  It is becoming less common these days for franchisors to not publish revenue figures for franchise locations and it is easy to speculate the conclusion that “Competitor B’s” revenue figures are not impressive enough to emphasize in their Item 19 financial performance representation.

2018 is going to be another great year for the Squeegee Squad Window Cleaning Franchise Nation!  Growth continues to occur and individual franchisee revenues continue to increase.  Squeegee Squad franchising was established later than the 2 other franchise brands, and still Squeegee Squad is beating the others because the business model is superior in the Squeegee Squad brands ability to generate higher revenues.

Contact JoeR@SqueegeeSquad.com for in depth window cleaning franchise information.


Squeegee Squad Window Cleaning Franchise Remains at #1

Nation’s Largest Window Cleaning Franchise Location: Squeegee Squad

Once again, Squeegee Squad corporate staff conducted annual research to determine the top producing window cleaning franchise location in the world.  Of the top three window cleaning franchise organizations, the highest grossing franchise location award goes to Squeegee Squad!  

The Squad Nation does it again!!

Squeegee Squad’s highest producing franchise location topped off 2015 by grossing $2.45 million!  That’s more than double the nearest competitor’s reported $1.02 million gross in 2015.

Squeegee Squad remains at the top because it is the only brand in the country that maintains a focus on the top two revenue generating niches: residential and large commercial window cleaning.

The competition falls behind by only spending their time on low-priced commercial storefronts, and/or residential cleaning & window tint application.

The Squeegee Squad brand has provided services for hospitals, airports, stadiums, colleges, large government accounts, commercial campuses, schools, and even an aquarium in Tampa, Florida.

Together, the Squad Nation has built a reputable organization with credibility, references, and nationwide brand recognition!  High profile, commercial clients are seeking out Squeegee Squad in new markets.  New franchise owners are able to take advantage of the entire Squad Nation’s résumé.

Contact  JoeR@SqueegeeSquad.com if you are interested in learning more about owning your own Squeegee Squad business. Territories are limited and selling out.

Squeegee Squad Founder Featured on Fox News Radio

Squeegee Squad Window Cleaning Franchise is spotlighted on Pittsburgh’s 1320 WJAS Fox News Radio

fox-news-radio-logoThe Squeegee Squad Window Cleaning Franchise system’s co-founder, Joe Ruegsegger, has just been featured on 1320 WJAS’s “Start a Business Radio” with host Bruce Violette.  The show also airs on iHeart Radio Nationally.  Bruce contacted Joe recently as the Squeegee Squad business system would make an interesting segment for his listeners.  Squeegee Squad is a unique business as it involves a low cost initial investment to start a large service business.

Squeegee Squad is a  strong franchised business which has taken off in the franchising world with over 45 locations in 19 states since 2006.  The largest Squeegee Squad location grossed over $2.4 million in 2015.

Listen to 7 Minute Radio Interview with Joe Ruegsegger

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Squeegee Squad is Awarded in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500!

Squeegee Squad Window Cleaning Franchise is recognized in Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2016 Franchise 500!

For the second time, Entrepreneur Magazine has recognized the Squeegee Squad window cleaning franchise system in the 2016 Franchise 500. There are thousands of franchise brands across many industries and Squeegee Squad has been recognized as number 404!

You may not realize that a window cleaning franchise may be able to achieve this level of success, but Squeegee Squad has pioneered a business model that is unique to the window cleaning industry. In addition to the bread and butter residential niche focus, Squeegee Squad owners are able to bid and win the largest commercial contracts and accounts in their markets. The founders of the Squeegee Squad brand also have a unique philosophy toward franchise support. Squeegee Squad franchise owners have direct access to the founders of the organization via cell phone or text anytime. As national recognition continues, more and more entrepreneurs will hear about the Squeegee Squad opportunity in their local markets.

Available territory is limited.

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Window Cleaning & Building Restoration Franchise?

Squeegee Squad in Tampa Lands a $419,000 Commercial Building Restoration Contract!

As Squeegee Squad window cleaning franchise owners keep growing in their local markets, large commercial window cleaning contracts continue to come in around the country! Many large jobs include airports, government facilities, corporate campuses, college campuses, stadiums, and more. When the Squeegee Squad foot is in the door, other opportunities arise and bear fruit!

$419,000 Building Restoration Franchise Contract

Tom McDonough, the Squeegee Squad franchise owner in Tampa Florida, is on schedule to complete phase 3 of a window restoration & waterproofing contract with the Florida Aquarium. Tom and his crew have been removing old silicone and resealing joints on over 1,100 panes of glass on the upper dome of the aquarium roof.

aquariumAccording to Tom, phase 1 was completed in 2013 and took 2 months to complete for a total of $158,000. Phases 2 and 3 are on schedule to be completed in approximately 3 months for a total of $216,000. The job took a lot of planning before starting the renovation of the dome. Tom wrote the specifications for the job and the Hydrostop and Dow products had to be tested for adhesion prior to beginning. Once the job began, Tom utilized scaffolding and used rope access in order to access the roof of the dome. Tom also recently performed caulking for the Salvation Army headquarters in Tampa which consisted of resealing 320 windows and doors on the 3 story building which took 2 weeks for a total of $18,200.

Jack Ruegsegger, owner of the Squeegee Squad branch in Dallas Texas, also recently completed 3 new building restoration jobs this summer. According to Jack, Squeegee Squad in Dallas has completed:

  • Lubbock County Administration Building –
    • $70,000 in caulking, $14,000 in restoration of the glass.
    • 2 workers x 2 months.
    • $8,000 in materials.  $2600 in swing stage equipment rental.
  • Lubbock County Courthouse –
    • $68,500 in caulking and glass restoration. 
    • 2 workers x 1 month. 
    • $4,000 in materials.  $1300 in swing stage equipment rental.
  • Marc Building Irving Texas –  
    • $22,000 in building restoration and window cleaning. 
    • 2 workers x 1 month. 
    • $500 in chemicals.

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Squeegee Squad Expands in Texas and Florida!

Congratulations to the newest Squeegee Squad Window Cleaning Franchise Partners in Houston and Bradenton!

houston-window-cleaning-franchiseRichard Trukhin recently completed Squeegee Squad window cleaning franchise training and is off and running in Houston Texas. Richard has the help of his father and uncle who have owned a successful commercial cleaning business for 15 years. Aside from all the other residential clients, the Houston team has already completed work at a large University and have already begun bidding on other large contracts. Congrats Richard!

florida-window-cleaning-franchiseMarcello Magno is the newest Squeegee Squad window cleaning franchise owner. Marcello just completed his franchise training in September and already has a HOA contract worth $30,000 in Bradenton Florida with the help of Squeegee Squad Area Director Tom McDonough. Marcello is a Brazilian national who wanted to avoid a bad economy down south and relocate to sunny Florida. Marcello was a former executive for Nestle in Brazil. Congrats Marcello!

If you know anyone who is interested in starting a business please contact JoeR@SqueegeeSquad.com for details.

Window Cleaning Franchise Spotlight – Mel Zehm

Mel Zehm – Squeegee Squad Window Cleaning Franchise Owner in Western Wisconsin

Mel Zehm was in the business of mold & water damage restoration and general handyman services for several years.  Business was tough on his own and finding steady work for his team was always at the forefront of his mind.  After 3 months of diligence and discussion, Mel made the decision to join the Squeegee Squad family!  He is now thriving with the support of the Squeegee Squad systems and business model!

Opening his doors in the Spring of 2014, Mel is now leading his team into a strong second year!  Co-founder, Joe Ruegsegger, recently received a note from Mel noting his excitement about expansion and growth in year ahead and his great satisfaction with the success he has found following the Squeegee Squad system.  In addition to the great repeat residential business he has built, Mel reported successfully securing some major commercial contracts as well:

  • Bloomer Mayo Health System
  • New Richmond School District
  • Sacred Heart Hospital
  • University of Wisconsin River Falls
  • University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
  • several commercial accounts in the pipeline

Great job, Mel!  According to this Facebook post (screenshot below),  Mel is following the Squeegee Squad systems and creating satisfied customers everywhere he goes!

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Squeegee Squad Window Cleaning Franchise Convention 2015

Is that Jack Nicholson at the Squeegee Squad window cleaning franchise convention?

Ok, ok, ok… the real Jack must have been at a Lakers game.  John Geenen is a Jack Nicholson impersonator and motivational speaker who addressed the Squad Nation on an essential topic that all business owners need to be reminded of from time to time.  John’s keynote titled “Jack up your Thinking” focused on a critical attribute that all business owners need to be…  A Positive Leader!  A Leader who acknowledges that perception is a matter of perspective.

If you are a successful business owner, then you probably have enjoyed the process of building your own company and you have learned to lead in an optimistic way.  Great leaders positively motivate partners, employees, and customers.  This leadership characteristic is highly valued in the Squeegee Squad corporate culture.

Most business owners thrive with help, guidance, counseling, and encouragement from others who have achieved success.  It is an advantage to have a group of Squeegee Squad partners who are all accomplishing goals and growing their own window cleaning franchise businesses.  If business ownership was easy, everyone would be doing it.  Unfortunately, fear drives many individuals who dream of owning their own business to never take the plunge into business ownership at all.  Fortunately, the franchise business model offers systems, help, and support from corporate partners who consider corporate success to be absolutely contingent on the success of each individual franchise partner locally.  Squeegee Squad partners are part of an exclusive club of hard working entrepreneurs who have been able to take the leap and participate in a positive and aggressive culture to achieve greater personal success.

The Squeegee Squad international window cleaning franchise convention on January 29th & 30th, was a great opportunity for all Squad Nation partners to gather, revive, network, and be encouraged.  Partners came to learn, build deeper strategic relationships, and set goals to propel them into 2015.  Squeegee Squad individuals came from all over the country and from as far as Lagos, Nigeria!

Other highlights included:

  • International Window Cleaning Association (IWCA) – Safety Training & Certification
  • Window Cleaning Competition
  • Vendor Seminars & Cutting Edge New Product Demonstrations
  • Poolside Meetings
  • After Hours Fun & Networking
  • Banquet Dinner & More

If you are interested in learning more about the Squeegee Squad Window Cleaning Franchise system, feel free to reach out to JoeR@SqueegeeSquad.com.

Announcing… Squeegee Squad’s Newest Partner in Fort Lauderdale!

Congratulations to our newest window cleaning franchise partner, Don Marton!

IMG_4603Don has been watching Squeegee Squad grow and has been speaking with Jack and Joe since 2006.  As the Squeegee Squad window cleaning franchise brand has continued to grow and create more and more success among partners, Don decided that it was time to come on board himself in late 2014.

Don has a variety of business experience and has been very successful.  After operating and selling 3 dry cleaning businesses, Don started a successful embroidery factory that employed over 300 employees.  Since then Don sold that business and made the decision to come on board the Squeegee Squad team.  We are humble and excited to have the opportunity to work with Don and partner with him to dominate the Broward County market.  – Joe Ruegsegger

Don completed Squeegee Squad franchise training in late January in Tampa along with Jack, Joe, Steve, Tom, Tiffany and the rest of the Florida development staff.

Don attended training 3 days prior to the Squeegee Squad 2015 National Convention and enjoyed a hands on and classroom training including: window cleaning (Squeegee Squad style), operations, management, HR, Squadware (proprietary software), rope access & rigging, customer experience, and more.



Congrats to Squeegee Squad’s TJ Muncy for a big award!

Squeegee Squad Window Cleaning Franchise Partner in Lakeland Florida is Awarded the Florida Polytechnic University Pressure Washing Contract for $176,800 per Year!

On May 17th, 2011, after extensive research, diligence, and thought,  TJ Muncy made the life changing decision to sign a Squeegee Squad window cleaning franchise license agreement.  TJ had been researching and internally debating the opportunity for over a year.  Although many people are not happy with their current job or business, sometimes the fear of unknown can cause analysis paralysis when researching an opportunity.  TJ was no different than anyone else and struggled with the fear of unknown for over a year before he made his bold decision to embark on a brighter future. This future included a better opportunity to build wealth and improve his lifestyle with greater flexibility.

Florida Polytechnic UniversityAfter TJ finally took the plunge, he had said that it was one of the best decisions that he has made in his life.  After his 3rd full year in business TJ has grown substantially.  And now, on January 5th, 2015, TJ learned that he was awarded with the Florida Polytechnic University pressure washing contract worth $176,800 per year!

Great Job TJ!  Congrats!  Keep on growing!  The best is yet to come!

If you are interested in learning more about owning your own Squeegee Squad Franchise please contact JoeR@SqueegeeSquad.com.