• Archadeck Franchising Corporation
2924 Emerywood Pkwy., # 101
Richmond, VA 23294
  • (800) 722-4668 / (804) 353-6999
  • (804) 358-1878 (Fax)

ARCHADECK, founded in 1980, started the nation's first network specializing in custom-designed and built decks, porches, and other outdoor products. Because construction experience is not required, our franchisees come from a variety of professional backgrounds.

Franchisor Background

Year Established: 1980

Franchising Since: 1984

Operating Units

Franchised Units 53 100.0%
Company-Owned Units 0 0.0%
Total Operating Units 53 100%

Geographic Distribution

USA 53 96.4% In 28 States
Canada 1 1.8% In 1 Provinces
International 1 1.8% In 1 Foreign Countries
Total 55 100%

Multi-Unit Operators

Multi-Unit Operators N/A
Franchises Owned by Multi-Unit Operators N/A

North American Unit Density

Density Units
North Carolina 6
Colorado 5
Georgia 4

Registered in the following Registration States

California, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, District of Columbia

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Support and Training

General Information

IFA Member No
CFA Member No
Franchisee Association? Yes, is a member
Size of Corporate Staff 35
Site Selection
Lease Negotiation Assistance N/A
Financial Assistance Yes, Direct

Marketing Support

Co-Op Advertising No
National Advertising No
Regional Advertising No
Local Advertising No

Ongoing Support

Central Data Processing N/A
Central Purchasing N/A
Field Operation Evaluation Included
Field Training Included
Initial Store Opening N/A
Inventory Control N/A
Franchisee Newsletter Included
Regional or National Meetings Included
800 Telephone Hotline Included


On-Site 9 Days
Richmond, VA 20 Business Days
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Financial Requirements


Minimum Net Worth $250K
Cash Investment $80 - 100K
Total Investment $29.4-101.6K
Average Total Investment $66K


Initial Franchise Fee Varies
Average Franchise Fee N/A
On-Going Royalty 2.5 - 5.5%
Average Royalty 3%
Advertising Fee 1%

Site Information and Requirements

Average Number of Full-Time Employees 1
Average Number of Part-Time Employees 1
Space Needs (in square feet) N/A
Preferred Site Types Home-Based
Encourages Conversions Yes
Item 19 (Earnings Claim) Provided? Yes
Listed in the SBA Registry? No
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Franchisee Qualifications

Financial Net Worth 5
General Business Experience 5
Specific Industry Experience 1
Formal Education 3
Psychological Profile 4
Personal Interviews 5
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Terms of Contract

Term of Initial Contract 8
Term of Renewal Period 8
Passive Ownership? Not Allowed
Area Development
Yes, for 0 years
Franchisees Allowed to Expand Within Territory? Yes
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Expansion Plans

Projected New Units Over Next 12 Months 25
USA Yes, All United States
Canada Yes, All Canada
Overseas Yes, Europe
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