Q. Do I need a special license or training to operate the business?
We require a certified arborist in all branches as well as all required business licenses for the services offered. Learn More
Q. Do I have to be an owner operator?
Yes, we want our owners to be involved in an active way, but our owners do not need to be a certified arborist. Owners will act as a General Manager focusing on marketing and business development. Learn More
Q. How much can the business make?
We will share our Financial Performance Representation, called Item 19, in our Franchise Disclosure Document. This highlights affiliate performance and history which can be useful to evaluate revenue potential for your Joshua Tree Experts business. Learn More
Q. Do I need to open a branch office, or can I work from my home?
You can launch from a home office using a garage or 3rd party storage facility. We’ll review the space you want to use for your Joshua Tree Experts business. Learn More
Q. How long does it take to start up the business?
You should be able to launch in as few as 2 to 4 months, it depends on how quickly you complete pre-opening steps, acquire licensing and complete training. Learn More
Q. Do I have to offer all services – tree, lawn, plant and shrub care as well as pest control?
No. We believe that franchise owners will start with general tree care and plant health care services and then add the services of lawn care and pest control. Learn More
Q. Can I own more than one branch?
Yes. We believe some owners will operate multiple branches. We offer discounts on initial franchise fees for owners who commit upfront to additional territories. Learn More
Q. How many people are needed to run the business?
Typically between 3 and 5 employees. Learn More
Q. What are the startup costs and what do they include?
Currently, the range of investment is from $183,578 to $654,812 which includes the $45,000 initial franchise fee. Other estimated costs include 3rd party professional advisory fees, insurance, and 3-months of working capital. See this page for more info related to costs.