Dent Doctor Franchise

Paint-free dent repair service


Thomas Harris 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.

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How much does it cost to open a Dent Doctor Franchise?

The estimated investment required to open a Dent Doctor Franchise is between $47,500-$84,900. There is an initial franchise fee of $9,900-$19,900 which grants you the license to run a business under the Dent Doctor name.

Individual Unit Costs

  • Initial Investment:
    $47,500-$84,900
  • Initial Franchise Fee:
    $9,900-$19,900
  • Royalty Fee:
    6%
  • Advertising Fee:
  • Term of Agreement:
    10 years



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When did the first Dent Doctor open? 1986
When did Dent Doctor start Franchising? 1990

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2005 24 1 1 3
2004 29 1 1 3
2003 37 1 1 3
2002 41 1 1 3
2001 39 1 0 4
Year U.S.A.
2005 24
2004 29
2003 37
2002 41
2001 39
Year Canada
2005 1
2004 1
2003 1
2002 1
2001 1
Year International
2005 1
2004 1
2003 1
2002 1
2001 0
Year Corporate
2005 3
2004 3
2003 3
2002 3
2001 4
Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee No Yes
Startup Costs No Yes
Equipment No Yes
Inventory No Yes
Accounts Receivable No No
Payroll No No

Third Party Financing Source(s): Franchise Finance (Little Rock, AR)

Support
Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives

Marketing
Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, Regional advertising

5% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 3

Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (95% of current franchisees are owner/operators)

Business Experience:

  • General business experience
  • No automotive experience required

  • To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Dent Doctor Franchise, may vary on factors like location, size etc., On the other side as a business owner your goals to maintain the quality of service while streaming sales high and expenses low. As any other franchise may include rent/mortgage, staffing/family, inventory supplies, utilities, administrative costs vise vera. Location to location and seasons the months costs may vary. Most franchises start up costs are typically fixed and they will cover most of the initial operating costs like signage, furniture, decoration and renovations.

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    Dent Doctor

    Dent Doctor

    Dent Doctor
    11301 W. Markham
    Little Rock, AR
    72211

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