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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#248 Ranked #162 last year
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Initial investment
$92K - $184K
Units as of 2020
131 27.2% over 3 years

Company Overview

In the early 1980's, Monty M. Walker and his sons Scott and Monty L. Walker bought a used tent trailer and converted it into the first Screenmobile. In 1984 they began franchising. Franchisees repair and replace window, door, porch and patio screens, as well as pet doors and pet guards.

About Screenmobile

Industry
Maintenance
Founded
1982
Leadership
Scott Walker, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1984 (37 years)
# of employees at HQ
11
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

# of Units
131 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
72050 Corporate Wy., #A
Thousand Palms, CA 92276

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Screenmobile 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
$39,500
Initial Investment
$91,975 - $183,770
Net Worth Requirement
$150,000
Cash Requirement
$50,000
Veteran Incentives
$2,500 off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
7%
Ad Royalty Fee
$100/mo.
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
Screenmobile 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
40 hours
Classroom Training
40 hours
Additional Training
Ongoing
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
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

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
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Ranked #248

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #34

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Updated: February 8th, 2021