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Dream Doors Case Study
A seven year conversation with Dream Doors has finally led to Eddie Shiels coming on board and taking on a showroom.
Franchise Information
  • BFA Membership StatusFull
  • UK Years Established18 years
  • Current UK Coverage63%
  • Franchisee Support Staff19
  • Personal Investment Req.£35,000 approx
  • Total Startup Cost£35,000
  • Shop-based business locationYes
  • Business to consumer servicesYes
  • Franchisee employs staffYes
Next Steps

Eddie Snaps up Dream Doors Showroom after Seven Year Wait

Eddie Shiels had long been impressed by the company’s management style and believed in the product, but the time wasn’t right for him to make the move until now.

Dream Doors | Eddie ShielsOnce the established territory of Windsor became available, it was a different story and Eddie came on board.

Eddie, who has been running an estate agency for the last three years, said:

"I first met Alex (Waite, director of franchise recruitment for Dream Doors) in 2011 and I was running a recycling company at the time.  When I later sold that firm, I got back in touch with Alex, but the time wasn’t right and the right opportunity was not available.  I got into estate agency work for a time but then later decided it was time for a change again."

Eddie had enquired about other Dream Doors territories that had been resold, but when Windsor came up in conversation with Alex, he said he would jump at the chance to work there.

Eddie, who is originally from Derry, said:

"As an established Dream Doors showroom it means the hard work of setting up has already been done, so to speak.

When it comes to Dream Doors I’ve always really liked the product and the quality of the product. It sounds a bit corny, but I believe in it; I don’t think I would be able to sell something for a living if I didn’t personally believe in the value of it.

I wouldn’t be happy to just sell anything - it has to be something that would work for me. On top of that Alex and the team have always seemed to be very genuine people that I definitely feel I could work with."

Dream Doors is looking for more talented franchisees like Eddie who are ready to generate huge profits by representing an industry-leading brand.

There are just 19 new franchise territories available nationwide, particularly in the North East, North West, Yorkshire and Scotland.

Interested parties from anywhere in the UK are encouraged to contact Dream Doors by clicking below

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What Our Franchisees Say

The training and support has been fantastic and has really reinforced the fact that we made the right decision. The initial training was really helpful and there have been plenty of visits from the Franchise Support Manager to keep us on the right path.Helen Mahon


Everything about the franchise works as it is written in the manual and, in your early days, this is important while you learn the business.Paul Reeder


If you want to work for yourself and have more flexibility, I would recommend a Dream Doors franchise. Also it’s good to know that you can run your own business, but still have the back up of a national company.Matt Jones


Why Choose Us

By replacing the doors, and usually the work-surfaces and sink, a kitchen can be transformed in 2 days

The kitchen industry is booming and, as an alternative to standard kitchen companies, Dream Doors offer our customers a solution that saves time, money and hassle

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