Thank you for your enquiry into our dynamic and fast-growing brand!
Please have a look though the overview below, including set-up costs. If you would like to proceed complete the attached application and return to firstname.lastname@example.org.
As a premium brand we are interested in high caliber candidates who are serious about business and
are waning to dominate their respective regions in this industry.
SheerGuard SA is among South Africa's leading clear burglar bar installer, supplier and manufacturers. It oﬀers the world's strongest clear burglar bars and transparent gates, designed to enhance each living space with an unparalleled aesthetic ability to merge both indoor and outdoor spaces. SheerGuard SA proudly serves homeowners and commercial businesses across Southern Africa. SheerGuard SA has initiated a franchise program in Southern Africa. There are currently 13 franchises in South Africa and 3 international franchises (Namibia, Botswana and Zambia), bringing the total to 16.
Operating prototypes – SheerGuard currently have 13 operating locations which are run by the franchisees
across Southern Africa. Their success in the business and brand has been achieved as a result of focused expertise on premium quality products and high level customer centric service.
Proﬁtable business which is operationally sound – The SheerGaurd model runs smoothly with very few employees and a
reasonable workload for an owner operator. SheerGuard has a 100% customer satisfiaction policy that results in rave client
reviews and referral business.
Cash requirements reasonable – The cash requirements are extremely reasonable for a start-up, which includes the franchise
fee, training, industry speciﬁc tooling, marketing material, branded clothing and initial stock requirements.
Suﬃciently credible - The core business model to be used as the basis for the franchise system has shown steady growth and
has a strong management team in place with an unrivalled and extremely credible history.
Integrity and commitment – SheerGuard is focused on providing a structured and consistent service to home and property
owners. In building the SheerGuard business model, the team built an organization based on a commitment to the customer
and a focus on quality service and products.
SheerGuard continues ongoing research and development, which will stream down to each franchise location.
With these great areas of support, becoming a SheerGuard franchisee could not be easier!
The Management Team of SheerGuard SA is committed to providing excellence and satisfaction to their clientelle.
Raving reviews and testimonials of SheerGuard customers (and franchisees, for that manner)
are a driving force for growth and reinforcement for customers to know that they're dealing with a high calibre,
service-driven company that has proper priorities in places.
The potential franchisee candidate list is extensive – the proﬁle is diverse and expansive allowing for a broad pool
of franchise candidates we would be open to considering. This business can be taught to anyone who is motivated,
willing to learn and has the ability to communicate with potential clients on a professional level.
If there were to be targeted groups, they would include anyone with a proﬁcient sales background, former managers,
former sales people, former business owners, former marketing executives, and anyone with home improvements, contracting, or carpentry experience. The number one quality we will look for in a potential candidate is their comfort level in the sales and marketing process. SheerGuad franchisees must also exhibit a willingness and commitment to high levels of client service and satsifaction. They must understand that success is based almost en rely on one's ability to follow
our proven methods to generate and develop relationships with homeowners and property owners and businesses in a given market.
Becoming a franchise owner will take some initial investment up front. The following overview showcases the initial investment needed to open your own SheerGuard business, including costs.
We have 2 Finance partners FNB and Nedbank if you require assistance with your investment.
ROI is between 12-18 months.
Proﬁt Margin +-50%
Total Investment breakdown as follows:
SheerGuard territory licence R 165 000.00 includes legal consultation and documentation.
Training R 70 000.00 – 3 weeks in JHB (Accommodation and transport for your account).
Speciﬁc tooling for onsite cutting and ﬁling +- R 40 000.00
Branded marketing kit +-R20 000 which includes Banded jackets, golf shirts, branded gazebo, 2 x sharkﬁn ﬂags, brochures, business cards, ﬂyers
Vehicle branding +-R 15 000 depending on which vehicle you have.
Start up stock R30 000.00
Liquid capital for general start-up & initial running expenses R 85 000.00
Purpose vehicle ie: bakkie/van newer model
In order to secure your franchise, we will require a refundable deposit in an anticipation of the conclusion of our franchise agreement. The deposit amount, R 50 000. 00 is required to continue and will be held in separate
account until the conclusion conclusion of the deal. An amount of R 3 780 which is the cost of completing our online franchise speciﬁc psychometric test, will be deducted from your deposit and the results will be shared with you.
Ongoing monthly Fees:
6% Royalty on turnover
3% of turnover to SheerGuard Marketing
R 395 p/m for CRM so are
R 5 000 pm to Google ppc advertising local area speciﬁc lead generation
Oﬀer is valid for 30 days not withstanding that your territory is not secured until the conclusion of our franchise agreement.
1. Pay deposit and complete online qualifying criteria
2. Set up the Appointment for Introduction on o SheerGuard
3. Receive FDD and training day