General

Industry

Home and Building Services

Category

Outdoor Maintenance

SBA Identifier

S1629

Year of Founding

2003

Fees

Marketing Fee

0.75%

Royalty Fee

6%

Franchise Fee

$65,000-$65,000

Investment Range

$185K-$222K

Location units

Total U.S. Locations

34

U.S. Franchised Units

33

U.S. Corporate Units

1

Headquarters (City)

Fort Worth

Other

Item 19 - Franchise Financials

Yes

Financing Availability

-

Started Offering Franchises

2011

Issuance of FDD Data

10/08/2021

What to know about Storm Guard franchise?

We grant you the right to operate a single Storm Guard business ("Business"), which allows you to offer Storm Guard products and services within a specific geographic area.

Storm Guard is based in Fort Worth, TX. Scroll down to learn more!

How much does a Storm Guard franchise cost?

Are you wondering how much is a Storm Guard franchise? Before starting a Storm Guard franchise, it is important to know the franchise fee, working capital and other costs required to start the business.

The minimum investment amount required to open a Storm Guard franchise is $185,400 and can go all the way up to $221,600. Keep in mind, you should also allocate additional funds to live off of while the Storm Guard business ramps up. This can take as little as 6 months to over 2 years depending on the franchise opportunity. You should speak to at least 5 Storm Guard franchisees to understand the true cost of opening the franchise and how long it takes to: 1) start a Storm Guard business 2) pass break even 3) hit significant income.

After (and if) you pass the point of earning significant income from your Storm Guard franchise, there may be enough margin to hire a day-to-day manager and work less hours in the business.

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Franchise Data

Year Start of Year Units Opened Units Closed End of Year
2016 30 14 1 40
2017 40 3 7 36
2018 34 3 4 33
2019 33 5 4 34
2020 34 1 2 33

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How much does a Storm Guard franchise owner make?

Storm Guard franchise earnings and revenue can vary significantly from one franchisee to another.
The Storm Guard franchise owner profits can be influenced by labor costs, lease rates, hours worked as well as other factors.

Storm Guard discloses financials at the unit level. In other words, they show how much Storm Guard franchisees made in the past. Through analyzing this information available in the metrics tab, it can serve as a good basis to further explore the opportunity or not.

At Vetted Biz, we advise you to speak with 5 to 10 franchisees to understand how much money they are making from the Storm Guard franchise. Roughly 60% of franchises disclose financials and it makes the process easier when filtering potential franchise opportunities like Storm Guard. Don’t just speak to existing franchisees, call franchisees who have recently left the system and try to find out how much those Storm Guard owners were making.

Visit the Storm Guard metrics tab to explore the financials for this business.

What is the Storm Guard franchise fee?

Owning a Storm Guard franchise requires 6% royalty fee and 0.75% marketing fee. These two expenses represent the main ongoing costs you can expect to pay the franchisor throughout the franchise relationship. There may be other ongoing fees disclosed in the Storm Guard Franchise Disclosure Document

Keep in mind, there is also an initial Storm Guard franchise fee of $65,000 that is included in the initial investment amount of $185,400 to $221,600. Depending on the franchise agreement you sign, you might have to pay the full franchise fee again if you decide to extend the Storm Guard franchise relationship. Consult with a licensed franchise attorney to understand exactly what you receive for paying the Storm Guard franchise fee of $65,000.

Visit the Storm Guard metrics tab to explore the financials for this business, royalty and marketing fees compare to other Home and Building Services franchises. You can also compare these fees for 2,000+ franchises currently offered in the U.S.

When was Storm Guard founded?

Storm Guard started offering franchises in 2011. Storm Guard was founded 19 years ago in 2003.

At Vetted Biz, we recommend franchises have 3-5 corporate locations and 5+ years of experience before offering a franchise. There needs to be proof that the business model works and is replicable before offering the franchise to other!

How many Storm Guard locations are in the U.S.?

As of 2021, there were 33 locations across the U.S. There are also 1 corporate locations. Most Home and Building Services franchises like Storm Guard have more franchised locations than corporate locations.

How many Storm Guard franchises opened over the past few years?

Over the prior 3 years we have data for, Storm Guard has opened 9 outlets throughout the U.S. Visit the Storm Guard metrics tab to explore how the openings compare to other Home and Building Services franchises.

How many Storm Guard franchises closed over the past few years?

Over the prior 3 years we have data for, Storm Guard has closed 10 outlets throughout the U.S

Visit the Storm Guard metrics tab to explore how the openings compare to other Home and Building Services franchises.

Is Storm Guard growing? Are they opening more locations than they are closing?

The net unit growth rate for Storm Guard over the past 3 years is -3%. Over the last year we have data for, Storm Guard had a net unit growth rate of -3%.

Without a comparison, this number doesn’t mean much. Compare how the Storm Guard growth rate compares to 2,000+ other franchises and Industry franchises like Storm Guard. More info in the Storm Guard metrics tab.

Is Storm Guard franchise eligible for an SBA Loan?

Storm Guard is eligible for SBA loans including the 7(a) loan. To find out more about the SBA loan program for franchising click here.

Storm Guard franchise was assigned the SBA Franchise ID of S1629 on 10/01/2017. This DOES NOT mean the SBA endorses this franchise. The SBA Franchise Directory will only include business models like Storm Guard that are reviewed and found eligible under SBA’s affiliation rules and other eligibility criteria. Currently, there are over 7,000 franchise opportunities that the SBA has deemed eligible for SBA financing.

Is Storm Guard a franchise in the United States?

According to the SBA, Storm Guard meets the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) definition of a franchise. The FTC Franchise Rule requires franchisors to provide all potential franchisees with a disclosure document (FDD) containing 23 items about the franchise, its officers, and other franchisees. Be sure that Storm Guard provides you with an FDD if you are in discussion to buy a Storm Guard.

What is the Storm Guard Franchise for Sale Rate?

The Storm Guard systemwide health and franchisee satisfaction can be measured by the Storm Guardfranchise for sale rate. The franchise for sale rate is calculated by the percentage of units transferred to new franchisees and reacquired by franchisor.

Storm Guard franchise for sale rate over the past 3 years is 0%. Over the last year we have data for, Storm Guard had a franchise for sale rate of 0%.

Without a comparison, this number doesn’t mean much. Compare how the Storm Guard franchise for sale rate compares to 2,000+ other franchises and Industry franchises like Storm Guard. More info in the Storm Guard metrics tab.

What is the Storm Guard Franchise Failure Rate?

Storm Guard franchise failures comprise franchise terminations, franchise non-renewals, and franchises that ceased operations for other reasons. The failure rate is one of the most important franchise metrics to consider when investing in a franchise!

Storm Guard failure rate over the past 3 years is 30%. Over the last year we have data for, Storm Guard had a franchise failure rate of 6%.

Without a comparison, this number doesn’t mean much. Compare how the Storm Guard franchise for sale rate compares to 2,000+ other franchises and Industry franchises like Storm Guard. More info in the Storm Guard metrics tab.

How can I find out more details on Storm Guard franchise?

Visit the Storm Guard metrics tab to explore franchise profitability, industry comparables and more. Become a Vetted Member today today for exclusive access on this franchise opportunity!

Investment Midpoint

The average of the low and high range of the investment amounts calculated from the most recently available Franchise Disclosure Document

Storm Guard

$203,500

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Royalty Fee

The median royalty fee from the Franchise Disclosure Document

Storm Guard

6%

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Franchise Fee Midpoint

Payment that the franchisee must pay to the franchise owner in order to start a franchise.

Storm Guard

$65,000

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Item 19 – Financial Performance Representations

Historical financial performance representations

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Franchise Financials

Franchisor company financial information and financial performance representations, if disclosed by the franchisor.

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General

Industry

Home and Building Services

Category

Outdoor Maintenance

SBA Identifier

S1629

Year of Founding

2003

Fees

Marketing Fee

0.75%

Royalty Fee

6%

Franchise Fee

$65,000-$65,000

Investment Range

$185K-$222K

Location units

Total U.S. Locations

34

U.S. Franchised Units

33

U.S. Corporate Units

1

Headquarters (City)

Fort Worth

Other

Item 19 - Franchise Financials

Yes

Financing Availability

-

Started Offering Franchises

2011

Issuance of FDD Data

10/08/2021

Detailed Franchise metrics for Storm Guard

Detailed Franchise Metrics are metrics calculated and reviewed by Vetted Biz. You can find the available metrics for Storm Guard below. “N/A" or Not Applicable results mean that there is not enough data available to compute a precise rate or that the result is not mathematically computable. When results are not mathematically computable, you should pay attention to the absolute values (#) instead of the percentage rate itself.

Growth Rate

The percentage change of total franchise units from one year to the next by franchisor.

 

1 year

3 years

Storm Guard

-3%

-3%

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Franchise for Sale Rate

The percentage of units transferred to new franchisees and reacquired by franchisor.

 

1 year

3 years

Storm Guard

0%

0%

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Net Unit Growth (most recent year)

Net Unit Growth (3 years)

Failure Rate

Franchise failures comprise franchise terminations, franchise non-renewals, and franchises that ceased operations for other reasons.

 

1 year

3 years

Storm Guard

12%

30%

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Business details

Company Name

https://stormguardrc.com/

Business email

**********@******.com

Mailing address

5000 Overton Plaza Suite 200

State headquarters

Texas

Owner Name

Storm Guard

Phone

+1 (000) 0********00

City

Fort Worth

Zip code

76109
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