Frost Shades How Much Does It Cost To Get Started? | Frost Shades Franchise Cost

How Much Does It Cost To Get Started?

Frost Shades is one of the most affordable businesses you can buy in the home services industry

If you’re looking to get into a business that doesn’t cost a lot of money or take a lot of time to get up and running, investing in a Frost Shades franchise’ low cost opportunity is a wise choice.

The total costs of ownership to open a Frost Shades business ranges from $55,550 to $89,200, making Frost Shades one of the most affordable franchise opportunities in the home services industry. The low costs of ownership are intentional – we believe in entrepreneurship and want to help as many entrepreneurs succeed in business as possible.

“I created Frost Shades to allow an entrepreneur to own a business that doesn’t require a lot of money to get started,” says Leo Goldberger, CEO, and founder of Frost Shades. “I’ve been in franchising for a long time, and there is no better feeling than watching an entrepreneur take your business model and find success. That’s why Frost Shades exists – it’s a simple, low-cost business that can get up to speed quickly.”

What do I get for my franchise fee?

The franchise fee for Frost Shades is $30,000 and it’s built into the total investment. Your franchise fee will give you access to our proven business model, as well as our comprehensive training and ongoing support. We provide help with securing equipment, marketing, and most importantly, ongoing professional development from our seasoned executive team. Because Frost Shades is a young brand, our executive team, including our CEO and founder, are active in the day-to-day management of the brand, and they are passionately committed to helping you prosper.

Can I finance a Frost Shades franchise?

Yes! While we don’t offer direct access to financing, we have relationships with third-party lenders who can help you secure the funds needed to launch your new business. Questions? Simply fill out an inquiry form on this website and we will walk you through the various financing options.

Want to learn more about our costs & fees?

For a deeper dive into the costs & fees associated with owning a Frost Shades business, please review item 7 from our most recent franchise disclosure document below:


Type of Expenditure Amount Method of Payment When Due To Whom Payment Is to Be Made
Initial Franchise Fee $30,000 Check or Wire Transfer Upon signing the Franchise Agreement Us
Rent & Leasehold Improvements $200 - $2,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
Market Introduction Program $3,000 - $6,000 Check, debit and/or credit As incurred or when billed Vendors and suppliers
Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment $2,000 - $3,000 Check, debit and/or credit As incurred Vendors and suppliers
Office Expenses $1,000 - $2,000 Check, debit and/or credit As incurred Vendors and suppliers
Insurance $200 - $1,200 Check Upon ordering Insurance company
Vehicle $1,500 - $7,500 Check Upon purchase Vendor
Signage $2,000 - $3,000 Check, debit and/or credit Upon ordering Vendor
Inventory $2,000 - $5,000 Check, debit and/or credit Upon ordering Vendors
Licenses and Permits $150 - $500 Check Upon application Government
Professional Fees (lawyer, accountant, etc) $1,500 - $3,000 Check, debit and/or credit As incurred or when billed Professional service firms
Training Expenses (travel, lodging, meals) $2,000 - $6,000 Check, debit and/or credit As incurred Airlines, hotels, and restaurants
Working Capital (for first 3 months) $10,000 - $20,000 Varies Varies Employees, suppliers
TOTAL $55,550 - $89,200

We designed Frost Shades to be affordable. Our total investment listed above is fully loaded, not all of that is needed to get started. Franchise owners can fund deals from home equity, 401k accounts, family loans and through SBA express or local bank lines of credit.

Click here to see if you qualify through Guidant, one of our franchise financing partners.

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