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American Leak Detection


American Leak Detection is the biggest leak-detection agency in the world, and named a top-25 franchise system by the Wall Street Journal and has been ranked #1 in Entrepreneur® magazine’s “Maintenance Products and Services” franchise sector since 2001. It specializes in the detection of all kinds of leaks, such as sewer leaks and hidden water. There are currently 17 franchises in 8 countries and ALD has network sales of more than $50 million. It’s been ranked No. 1 in Miscellaneous Maintenance Products for 9 years with Entrepreneur Magazine, and continues to pursue expansion in this multi-billion dollar market. “Original Leak Specialists” are fully provided with all the training and equipment they need to get started right away – no prior experience in leak detection required! With their leak specialists located throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, South America and Europe, ALD has numerous territories available for development and/or resale, both in the US and internationally.

Facts & Figures

Liquid capital required
Net worth required
$83,255 - $233,500
Franchise fee
Units in operation


American Leak Detection is the largest leak detection/repair agency in the world

American Business Service Franchise Opportunities - History

American Leak Detection was founded in 1974 out of Palm Springs, Calif.

American Leak Detection Franchise Cost / Initial Investment / Royalty Fee

The franchise requires a minimum liquid capital of $25,000 to $35,000. Total investment is $83,255 to $233,550.

American Leak Detection Business Opportunities: Other Information

American Leak Detection recently partnered with PlainSight, which is affiliated with Yale University. Franchisees will have access to this equipment.

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