Franchise Information Kit

Read on to find the answers to the most frequently asked questions about franchising with Lawn Doctor.

Why the Lawn Doctor system?

The truth is that franchisees choose Lawn Doctor for a variety of reasons. Some are attracted to our business system which has excellent unit-level economics, allowing many franchisees to realize an excellent profit margin. Right now, Lawn Doctor franchisees average a 84% profit margin. But other franchisees choose Lawn Doctor because of our excellent reputation as a franchisor. We continuously improve our system, setting the benchmark for innovation, technology and customer satisfaction in the lawn care industry.

What qualifications does Lawn Doctor seek in potential franchisees?

Lawn Doctor seeks candidates that possess an ideal mix of personal qualities, professional experience, and financial standing to successfully operate a Lawn Doctor franchise. For more details, please visit our Candidate Profile page.

Does Lawn Doctor provide financing for potential franchisees?

The Lawn Doctor franchise fee system offers internal financing to qualified candidates for its proprietary equipment.  We also offer a 10% initial license fee discount to qualified candidates that are military veterans, a minority, or first responders.  These discounts cannot be combined.

How much money will I make?

Currently, Lawn Doctor franchisees average a 84% profit margin. How much money you make will depend on how well you:

  • Satisfy your customers’ needs by providing excellent customer service
  • Implement all Lawn Doctor operating principles
  • Recruit and develop a customer-focused staff that can effectively communicate with your customers and execute required tasks
  • Monitor your sales trends while managing your expenses

The Lawn Doctor Franchise Disclosure Document provides some financial performance data for existing units, which may assist you in developing your financial projections and business plan.

How can I obtain a copy of your Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD)?

Lawn Doctor provides interested candidates with a copy of the Lawn Doctor Franchise Disclosure Document. If you would like to obtain a copy, we invite you to contact us or complete our initial application in order to move your candidacy forward.

What type of equipment do I need?

Typically, the main things you’ll need are one or multiple vans (depending on your business plan) and our proprietary application equipment. We’re very proud of our equipment, which allows Lawn Doctor franchisees and staff to execute lawn care programs with efficiency, economy and effectiveness. You’ll also need other equipment and materials; please contact us for more information.

I live outside the US or Canada. Can I franchise with Lawn Doctor?

At the present time, all Lawn Doctor franchise opportunities are within select areas of the United States. For more information about available territories, visit our Priority Markets page or contact us.

What is my initial investment?

Compared to many other franchise opportunities, Lawn Doctors offers a low-investment franchise opportunity. For a single territory, the total investment costs range from $133,475 – $149,027.

Lawn Doctor is a low-cost investment opportunity because it requires:

  • No retail location to build out
  • Limited equipment and infrastructure
  • Limited initial staffing

I already have my own green industry business can I convert it into a Lawn Doctor?

It depends. We do have franchisees who have converted an existing business to a Lawn Doctor, but it requires an excellent fit in terms of available territory and a willingness on the part of the franchisee to adopt the Lawn Doctor business system.