To Franchise or To Start-up A Business?

To Franchise or To Start-up A Business?

When you consider becoming an entrepreneur do you wonder whether to buy a franchise or start a business from scratch? There are a few ways to go about making such a decision. Like most opportunities, you weigh the pros and cons in order to find the path best suited to your hopes, dreams, and financial goals.

Franchise vs Start-up

business pros and cons

If you are considering owning and operating an independent business, be it through the purchase of a franchise, or going it on your own, take a look at this article from SCORE

No two franchise opportunities are alike. Learn about owning and operating a commercial cleaning janitorial franchise, or contact your independently owned Vanguard® Master Franchise regional office.


About the Vanguard Cleaning Systems® Brand
Founded in 1984, the Vanguard Cleaning Systems® organization is built upon over 3,000 independently owned and operated franchised commercial cleaning businesses, which are licensed and supported by a Master Franchise network of more than 50 independent regional offices throughout North America. Vanguard® franchised commercial cleaning businesses service over 18,000 businesses, healthcare companies, educational facilities, and non-profit organizations.

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Franchise Disclaimers

The information on this website is not an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, a Vanguard Cleaning Systems® franchise. An offer to buy a Vanguard Cleaning Systems® Franchise is made by a Franchise Disclosure Document only. This advertisement is not an offering in the State of New York. An offering can only be made by a prospectus filed first with the Department of Law of the State of New York. Such filing does not constitute approval by the Department of Law. Vanguard Cleaning Systems® master franchises are available to qualified prospective master franchisees only in certain states. Vanguard Cleaning Systems, Inc. will not offer or sell a franchise unless registered (or exempt) in a state where the prospective buyer resides or where the master franchise will be located. The master franchise offer is not being directed to any of the following states, or any state, province, country or jurisdiction where Vanguard Cleaning Systems® master franchises are not currently registered for offer or sale, unless otherwise qualified or exempt: Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Maryland, Washington and New York.

Vanguard Cleaning Systems® janitorial services franchises ("unit franchises") are available to qualified prospective unit franchisees only in certain states. Vanguard Cleaning Systems® master franchisees will not offer or sell a unit franchise unless registered (or exempt) in a state where the prospective buyer resides or where the unit franchise will be located. The unit franchise offer is not being directed to any of the following states, or any state, province, country or jurisdiction where Vanguard Cleaning Systems® unit franchises are not currently registered for offer or sale, unless otherwise qualified or exempt: Hawaii, North Dakota, Indiana, and South Dakota.