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Ziebart Franchise

Ziebart is a leader in the vehicle appearance and protection services industry. The Company cleans, restores, and protects automobiles and has grown to a network of 400 worldwide licensed locations, and 1300 service centers worldwide-wide. Franchisees are not charged a royalty fee and Veterans do not pay the initial franchise fee.

Facts & Figures

Liquid capital required
Net worth required
$416,000 - $566,000
Franchise fee
5.0% - 8.0%
Offers Financing
Veterans Discount
Units in operation
Franchising Since

Own a Ziebart Franchise - Questions & Answers

What is it?

  • A global automotive appearance and protection services franchise that cleans, restores, and protects automobiles
  • Has grown to 400 licensed locations and 1300 service centers in 36 countries
  • Offers extensive training in business management, sales, marketing, and continued support
  • Does not charge a royalty fee to all Franchisees nor the initial Franchise Fee to Veterans

How does it make money?

  • Payment for automotive detailing, protection, and film services with an average unit volume over $1.3 million
  • Sales of auto and truck accessories

Who is it for?

  • Someone who enjoys cars and trucks and making them look their best
  • A person who is organized, self-motivated and enjoys serving customers
  • Someone looking for a hands-on business

What would you do as a franchisee?

  • Attend training classes in management, operations, product services, etc...on an ongoing basis
  • Open and oversee the operation of an auto restoration and detailing retail store with an average number of employees being 8
  • Hire and schedule technicians and detailers as needed



About Us 

Ziebart® is the worldwide leader in vehicle appearance and protection services. Since 1959, our company has served the automotive enthusiast with valuable product and service offerings. The Ziebart® franchise has grown to a network of over 400 locations with over 1300 service centers in 36 countries.  Ziebart cleans, restores, and protects vehicles with a wide variety of services including detailing paint correction, ceramic paint coatings, window tint, paint protection film, Rhino-Linings ® sprayed-on bedliner, the original Ziebart rust protection, and a host of other premium services curated to help drivers keep and experience that new car feeling. Our Franchisees have access to Ziebart’s exclusive, trademarked, and proprietary products & service execution.

Why Franchise with Us

Ziebart® offers exceptional franchising support to all our locations, providing the answers, resources, and strategic assistance needed to build an effective business in your community.  Furthermore, we are proud to say that our average length of ownership is 26 years, 68% of owners pass down the franchise to a  family member, and 33% are Veteran owned.

Our "Track Record" Speaks for Itself

  • Ziebart now ranks #169 in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 (2022)
  • Franchise Business Review’s Best Franchises
  • VetFran’s Top Choices for Veterans (we will waive 100% of the initial franchise fee for Veterans)
  • #1 in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 Automotive Appearance Services Category
  • Entrepreneur’s Best of the Best – Automotive
  • #63 in Entrepreneur’s Top Global Franchises

Training and Support

  • 8-week training program tailored to your needs including an in-store experience and instructional classes on technical skills, professional sales, marketing, and business management.
  • 2 weeks of hands-on, in-person professional sales and leadership training at our world headquarters.
  • You are provided with exclusive software programs to run your scaleable Ziebart business.
  • Direct contact with our team of support professionals that can help with daily operations, sales, account development, marketing, and technical support.
  • In-Person, hands-on training from professional technicians for everything from specifications, procedures, safety, tools, technique, maintenance, and troubleshooting.

  • Support to determine prime geographical location through demographic and market analysis.

  • Hiring guidance to ensure you are building your team right.

  • Online training.

  • On-call support from the corporate office for the lifetime of your business.
  • Franchise community for veteran mentorship and owner education.

Are You A Good Fit? 

  • Do you have the entrepreneurial desire to be in business for yourself but not by yourself?
  • Are your interests aligned with the automotive aftermarket industry?
  • Are you sales oriented and driven to succeed?
  • Would you embrace the commitment to follow a proven business model that will guide you to reach your full potential?

So if you are interested in learning how you can join the Ziebart® team, request information today!



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