• R450 000 exclusive
  • R50 000 exclusive Joining Fee
  • R500 000 exclusive Total Investment
  • R50 000 Initial Working Capital


The business is a turnkey operation, and this includes all that is needed to operate the business except for the required vehicle. The various categories of start-up capital and expenditure are covered by the following headings:

  • Tools and industry equipment
  • Shop fitting and fixtures
  • Marketing materials and launch campaign
  • Uniforms (management and staff)
  • Office equipment (laptop computer, printer, office cabinet and office chair)
  • Stationary (invoice books, files, diary and more)
  • Signage includes vehicle wrap, branding for bakkie and feather flags
  • Spares to the value of R8500
  • Travel and accommodation of Bergen’s Head Office staff
  • Two weeks of on the job training at your branch & prior if you request


The Bergen’s Appliance Repairs brand was established in 1999 and is now well established nationwide.

  • First of its kind worldwide
  • Offers extensive business training
  • Offers franchise training
  • Unlimited franchisee support through head office and franchisee teams
  • Industry changing and leading company
  • Web based data system for admin
  • Effective marketing campaigns
  • Community based service centers
  • Competitive pricing
  • Hi GP profit margins
  • None linear supply chain
  • High discount structures from national suppliers and manufacturers
  • Bergen’s works on all brands. Local and International.


The average household owns an average of 10 large non audio-visual appliances known as white appliances; these includes washing machines, dish washers, tumble driers, microwaves, fridges, freezers, vacuums, stove hob, extractors & ovens. There are also other appliances we repair such as ice makers, water dispensers/coolers and bar fridges. Bergen’s Appliance Repairs repair all makes/brands of appliances and are not restricted to a specific manufacturer. Audio-visual repairs are known as black appliances in the South African market and are not part of the work Bergen’s Appliance Repairs do.