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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Ranked #487 last year
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Initial investment
$27K - $77K
Units as of 2020
203 17.8% over 3 years

Company Overview

Mr. Sandless franchisees use a method for refinishing wood floors that does not require sanding. The company's finishes are certified green, and its services have been used by the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

About Mr. Sandless/Dr. DecknFence

Industry
Home Improvement
Founded
2004
Leadership
Daniel Praz, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2005 (16 years)
# of employees at HQ
10
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.

# of Units
203 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
2970 Concord Rd.
Aston, PA 19014

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Mr. Sandless/Dr. DecknFence franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$5,000 - $20,000
Initial Investment
$26,810 - $77,385
Net Worth Requirement
$15,000 - $25,000
Cash Requirement
$10,000 - $25,000
Veteran Incentives
50% off equipment package
Royalty Fee
3%+
Ad Royalty Fee
1%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

Third Party Financing
Mr. Sandless/Dr. DecknFence has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
16-47 hours
Classroom Training
1-11 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Marketing Planning & Support
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
2
Are exclusive territories available?
No

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Ranked #88

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Updated: February 8th, 2021