Monster Tree Service Franchise For Sale

Monster Tree service franchise opportunities

Monster Tree Service is one of the leading providers of tree removal services in the USA. Josh Skolnick set it up in 2006. Thanks to a well-established business model, the brand started franchising in 2012. Nowadays, there are over 100 franchises across the country, and the brand is still growing.

The company is thriving in the billion-dollar industry. Tree maintenance services are always in high demand. Monster Tree provides a wide range of high quality tree services, including removal and assessment of trees, trimming, cleanup after hazardous events, and helps with insurance requirements.

Monster Tree franchise owners get a home-based business model with great financial prospects. It is a low-risk business that proved to be an excellent opportunity to start your own enterprise. You’ll get the training and support in order to achieve success right away.


Support & Training

Confirmation Day

If you’ve decided that you want to explore Monster Tree potential, then it is time to visit the corporate headquarters. There is a Confirmation Day. It lasts two days. On the first day, you’ll visit the brand headquarters. The company covers some of the travel and hotel expenses. They will invite you to join the brand team for dinner and get to know each other. The next day you’ll be getting a field experience, where you can see how the equipment works and the services are provided. Afterwards, there is lunch and presentations planned for you. The next step is getting acquainted with department heads and VP. You can ask questions you may have about the company and operation. In 7 days, you’ll receive a phone call from the corporate office to hear your final decision.

The candidates then come back to the office for Lunch and marketing presentations. After that we break into one on one's with each of the directors on the Monster Tree team. These one on one's include a sit down with the VP of operations Scott Hilary. We never ask a candidate to make the decision at the event. We instead we set up a follow up call within 7 days after Confirmation Day and ask for a final yes or no on that decision call.

Initial Training

Candidates have to undergo training at corporate headquarters in Pennsylvania, which lasts two weeks. Week one is classroom training, where you’ll learn everything there is to know about tree services. Week two is field training. You’ll acquire necessary practical skills needed for successful running of a franchise.


On-Going Support

  • Help from Regional Operations Manager with Franchise Launch
  • Weekly Check-In Calls
  • Checking Performance on a Monthly Basis
  • Best Marketing Strategies
  • Training Programs In-Person and via Web
  • Purchasing Capacity
  • Call Support
  • Web Support
  • Yearly Gatherings to Estimate Results and Plan for the Future
  • Social Networks

Management Strength of Franchisor

Monster Tree has a proven business model that has worked successfully through the years. Corporate office is interested in brand development and invested in each franchisee. There are many tools that are aimed at quick launch and thriving operation of a franchise. Brand teams and regional managers support franchisees.

Financial Strength of Franchisor

Monster Tree is a multimillion franchisor. It provides a steady income without huge investing capital. The brand has successfully performed since 2006 and proved to be recession-free business.


Business operations

There are two models available for candidates - owner-operator and semi-absentee owner.

Responsibilities of Owner-Operator

If you feel you want to take part in the development of a franchise actively, then the owner-operator model is for you. Here, you can operate as a sales-person or a manager. Your tasks are:

  • Taking care of sales
  • Leading staff and overseeing equipment functionality
  • Bookkeeping
  • Scheduling
  • Establishing relations with local community

Responsibilities of the Semi-Absentee Owner

If you seek semi-absentee ownership, then you should hire a manager to take care of daily tasks and oversee the operation of a franchise. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Leading the manager
  • Overlooking the quality of equipment
  • Ensuring the smooth operation of a franchise

Number/Type of Employees Needed

In order to set up a franchise, you’ll need four people on your team. You get help with hiring staff from the Monster Tree recruiting team. Below are the specialists you need to hire:

  1. Sales arborist—monitors requests for service, produces sales opportunities, and meets sales goals while creating an efficient workplace.
  2. Crew Chief—oversees on-site operations, makes sure equipment is up-to-date and everything is safe.
  3. Tree Climber—clambers trees and performs cutting and trimming.
  4. Crew Member—performs tree care services.


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Target Customer

90% Residential, 10% Commerical

Business Model

B2B, B2C

Exclusive territoriesAvailable
Absentee OwnershipNo

How much does the Monster Tree Service franchise cost?

Initial investments: $409,445 - $560,226
Royalties: 3,5% - 6,5%
Franchise fees: $49,500
Other current payments: no

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Ideal monster tree franchisee
  • Understanding of how to conduct business
  • Management skills
  • Goal-oriented
  • Knowledge of a financial P&L
  • Able to follow an established business model
  • Good social skills
  • Desire to run own business
  • Leadership skills

You don’t need to have a prior tree care background. There are comprehensive training programs and support to help you navigate in this line of business.

Competitive Advantages

  • In-Demand Industry: Tree services are a necessity in the modern world and just as popular as ever.
  • Dominance on the Market: Monster Tree is a customer-oriented company that is focused on delivering high-quality service to a local community. Every client is important, and Monster Tree franchise owners establish good relations with the community. That’s why clients always choose the brand repeatedly.
  • Marketing Tools: Monster Tree has great marketing strategies aimed at increasing customer flow and brand recognition.
  • Residential-Oriented: While most tree care corporations concentrate on commercial jobs, Monster Tree’s priority is to assist homeowners. Later, franchise owners can certainly cooperate with business properties.
  • A Wide Spectrum of Services: Tree cutting and trimming, tree removal, bushes maintenance, plant care, cleaning after hazardous events.
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