Frequently asked questions
How Big is the Asbestos and Mold Industry?
The Global Environmental Industry, reaching over $780B, can be broken down into three main categories: Services, Resources and Equipment. We are focused on the services category which represents over $1B in U.S. opportunities. Based on the most recent statistics, it is estimated that there are over 250,000 inspectors in the environmental field (asbestos, mold, lead, air quality, etc.) There are over 75,000 people currently employed in the remediation component, and over 125,000 people currently employed in the testing and analysis component.
What are my Start-Up costs?
Getting started is easier than you think. IRIS Environmental Laboratories is an affordable investment, where dedication meets high profits in a recession-resistant business. We strive to uplift and guide successful business entrepreneurs into successful franchises. With as low as $ 31,300, you can start your business in a thriving industry.
What is special about our culture and methods?
We are proud to reinforce and set our company with the following standards.
- Green Friendly Operated – How to protect the environment is a priority in everything we do.
- Digital – Our first priority is to make everything digital
- Remote capability – All of our key activities can be accessed remotely via internet
- Low Cost – We offer very competitive prices and in order to do that we monitor our costs and look for the most effective way
- Accuracy – Quality control is the key to pursuit accuracy in our data base
- Excellent Customer Service – We pride ourselves in being able to help serve the people in our community
How will IRIS support me?
Our training program will guide you through the process of learning our method and every other phase of the business, giving you the necessary skills for the success of your Franchise. The degree of success, however, will depend upon your willingness to learn and communicate with us, as well as your customers, coupled with the amount of time and effort you are willing to devote to learning and executing each phase of the business. Your biggest advantage with IRIS Environmental Laboratories; is the Laboratory. You will work hand in hand with our Lab so you won’t need a 3rd party. Our training team consists of experienced professionals who are extremely dedicated in helping your business succeed!
How much money can I make?
Item 19 of the Franchise Disclosure Document may give you information about outlet sales, costs, profits or losses. You should also try to obtain this information from others, like current and former franchisees. You can find their names and contact information in Item 20 or Exhibit G of the same document
Why should I team up with one of the best Asbestos and Mold Inspection Franchises?
Simple. Because we are the first Asbestos and Mold Inspection Franchise to own a Nationally Accredited Analysis Laboratory, in the country.We have experience and know how to help our franchisees succeed.
Why should I go in to the Mold and Asbestos Inspection Industry?
Recession resistant business since Asbestos is heavily regulated, inspections are required by law, on average 70% of real estate transaction will need an Asbestos and Mold Inspection, which means your business is always in demand.
What Skills And Experience will I need?
To be a successful IRIS Environmental Laboratories franchisee, you should possess the following qualities:
- Enjoy being around many different trades related to property development and construction.
- Enjoy learning about your roll in Real Estate transactions and the Construction Industry.
- Take pride in your knowledge and ability to help and serve your community.
- Want to live on your own terms.
- Have a natural ability of talking to people about what you do.
- Committed to wanting better secured finances.
- Discipline, having the gift that inspires others to become the best they can be, self-motivated, and a passion for the business.
- Interpersonal skills and interest to foster relationships with realtors, contractors, plumbers, flooring companies, remediation/abatement businesses, Township Ocials, different Military branches, and much more.
- Willingness to carry out and execute Iris Environmental Laboratories’ proven system.
How does IRIS’s name recognition help me?
Iris Environmental Laboratories has tested and proven the do’s and don’ts of the marketing process that works for its industry. You can have the best product and a dream team by your side, but if you don’t tell people that you exist, then it’s as though you have nothing at all. With our support and your independent research of your territory, building a comprehensive marketing strategy will help skyrocket your reach in the industry. Connecting with local experts and potential clients, understanding your target audience, territory and other potential clients will help grow your franchise.
If you want to start your own company and don’t understand the process of marketing you’d have to hire an outside marketing agency or create a marketing plan from scratch all on your own. Of course, with a franchise, you are still in business for yourself, but you are not alone. By teaming up with our experienced marketing department, our team will provide all the necessary aid to develop a marketing plan and help grow your business. Our many years of marketing experience in the asbestos and mold inspections industry will help you to stand tall as you build up your new business and marketing strategy.
What is the IRIS Franchise advantage?
At IRIS Environmental Laboratories we have a team fully committed and ready to answer any questions you might have. We strive to give you the support and guidance needed to position you as a new business owner, no matter the personal or professional background. When you become an Iris Environmental Laboratories franchise owner you join a network of ambitious people who are dedicated to succeed and improve the lives of others.
Could I be a perfect fit?
If you are thinking about taking the next step of owning an IRIS Environmental Laboratories Franchise, well, think no more. IRIS Environmental Laboratories is a solid step to accomplishing your dream of starting your own business, hand in hand with a company that supports you along the way.
With our many years of experience, IRIS Environmental Laboratories has become a reliable company in the asbestos and mold inspection industry by providing our clients with great support and exceptional experience throughout the entire process. The relationship between asbestos & mold inspectors and the home buyers, contractors, restorations companies, state inspectors, insurance companies, realtors, banks, even the US Military; must be based on trust, and we take our responsibility very seriously. From our thorough reports to our knowledgeable inspectors, we provide to all our clients with the information they need for the protection they desire.