Several window-related companies have been ranked on Entrepreneur magazine’s 35th Annual Franchise 500®. The top 500 companies made the Franchise 500® ranking, based on financial and statistical data from July 2011 through July 2013.

First on the list was ABC Inc., which ranked #476. The company, founded in 1973, has 107 locations and offers siding, rain gutter and window installations. The franchise fee is $12,000, royalties vary from 2-5 percent and the agreement is 10 years, renewable.

Home Story Door Replacement also made the list. The residential door replacement company has 13 locations and has been in business since 2010. The franchise fee is $30,000 – $45,000, royalties vary and the agreement is five years, renewable.

The Screenmobile came in at number 496 on the list. The company, which offers mobile door and window screening services, has 87 locations and was founded in 1982. The franchise fee is $35,500 – $45,000, royalties are 7 percent and the agreement is 10 years, renewable.

Only franchise companies that supply a full Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) or Canadian Disclosure Document and whose information is verified by Entrepreneur can receive a listing in this issue. To be eligible for the Franchise 500® ranking, a franchisor must have a minimum of 10 units, with at least one located in the U.S. The company must be seeking new franchisees in the U.S., and it cannot be in Chapter 11 at the time the ranking is compiled. (The exception to these rules is Canada-based companies that are expanding only in Canada.)

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