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Frequently Asked Questions

We value our franchisees and provide you with a Franchise Disclosure Document to help you determine what your initial investment and operating costs may be. However, you will find the Powdermill franchise has the following:

  • Low initial license fee
  • Low monthly fee
  • Low advertising fee
  • No initial training fee

How much does it cost

Depending on how you pay for various parts of the business, your start-up out-of-pocket expense can vary.

Out-of-pocket start-up expenses for a franchise:

  • Range from $200,000 – $400,000
  • does not include required working capital of $50,000 to $100,000.
  • The estimated total investment range is from $250,00 to $500,000.

DANDE PLAN "B" Consulting Ltd will provide you with a Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) that includes more detail on the estimated initial investment and other fees.

How much will I make

Every potential business owner should answer the question "How much money will I make?" before investing in a business. We believe our "Discovery" process gives you the information you will need to draw your own conclusion. Part of your Discovery of the Powdermill franchise system is to determine if it is a good fit for you. Your Discovery includes a franchisee "Job Shadow" where you will witness the operation of an operating Powdermill business. As a potential Powdermill franchise candidate, you will quickly realize that this is a customer relationship business and your ability to develop successful business relationships and operate the Powdermill programs are key components to your level of success. No two franchise owners personalities are the same, nor are their expenses. Therefore, we feel it is appropriate for you as a potential franchise owner to determine what your sales, expense and income may be.

Prior to the "Job Shadow", you will be guided by a Powdermill Franchise Manager on an interactive online tour of our franchise opportunity, part of which includes receiving a copy of our Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD). We recommend you carefully review the entire FDD with your financial advisor and legal counsel including Section 4., DANDE PLAN "B" Consulting Ltd., does disclose a statement of paid sales from current operating facilities in Section 4C, Sections 4A and 4B disclose our estimated initial investment and other fees to assist you in determining your potential.

Financing Options

Starting a small business isn’t easy, but Powdermill can help. For many of our franchisees, securing financing is an important part of the process.

There are a variety of potential financing sources. A few options are:

  • Your Bank
  • BDC
  • Cash Payment

DANDE PLAN "B" Consulting Ltd., recommends that you speak with your financial, tax and/or legal advisor to determine your financing options.

In any case we are here to help with this process as well, we have a business plan template to get you started along your journey.

How long does the process take?

There are many variables such as how long to find the correct location, sourcing equipment, shipping time, installation and commission. however an estimate of 3 to 6 months is not unreasonable, a lot of the timeline will be driven by you.

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