Dent Doctor

Dent Doctor

Paint-free dent repair, auto appearance services

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Units as of 2020
N/A Yearly Data not available
2020 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
Initial investment
$62K - $164K

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Company Overview

Tom Harris co-founded Dent Doctor in Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1986. This mobile and shop-based franchise provides paint-free dent repair to consumers, fleet companies and body shops.

Dent Doctor, which began franchising in 1990, reported repairing over 350,000 vehicles in its first 14 years in business.

About Dent Doctor

Industry
Automotive
Founded
1986
Parent Company
Dent Doctor, Inc.
Leadership
Tom Harris, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1990 (31 years)
# of employees at HQ
6
Where seeking
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

Franchisor Information

Social
Twitter Facebook
Corporate Address
11301 W. Markham
Little Rock, AR 72211

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Dent Doctor 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
$13,900 - $23,900
Initial Investment
$62,250 - $163,600
Net Worth Requirement
$75,000
Cash Requirement
$20,000
Royalty Fee
6%
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
Dent Doctor has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: equipment, inventory

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
4 weeks
Classroom Training
4 weeks
Additional Training
Ongoing training at franchisee's option
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
Regional Advertising

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
Yes
# of employees required to run
3
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

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Updated: October 23rd, 2020
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