Prokil, Damp & Timber Specialists are a privately owned damp-proofing and timber treatment company based in Bournemouth. Prokil are the number one choice on the market for all damp and timber treatments and customers benefit from over 50 years experience and industry knowledge.

When you become a franchisee of Prokil, you get more than just an opportunity to grow a small business into something bigger. We have spent a significant amount of time developing a unique package for our selected franchisees, gaining expansive knowledge of the trade that we want to pass on to you. We help you to develop your skills, grow your business and give you the ability to trade under the well-established name of Prokil.

What we do

Prokil offers a variety of products and services to help meet the needs of their customers, specialising in the treatment of damp and timber preservation.

The Prokil franchise offers the following products and services which are at the core of the business.

Damp surveying
This includes but is not limited to; chemical damp proof course injecting, cavity clearing, re-plastering, fixing cavity drain membrane and installing subfloor ventilation

Timber surveying
Timber replacement, timber treatment with pesticides and treatment with preservatives.

Wall tie surveying
The resultant works include replacing wall ties and remedial brickwork.

Ventilation surveying
The remedying processes includes the installation of ventilation systems and spraying of chemical biocides.

All surveys are carried out by fully qualified CSRT surveyors. Following the initial survey Prokil will provide the customer with a full written report within 2 business working days advising the customer of the results of the survey and suggested remedial works.


We are Property Care Association (PCA) registered so customers can rest in the knowledge that their property is in the best hands. All our expert surveyors are fully trained and qualified as a Certificated Surveyor in Remedial Treatment (CSRT).

Our Package

Our package comes with a number of significant benefits that have been designed to make your working life simpler, more efficient and ultimately drive profits

  • Initial franchisee training (3 months focussed training head-office & on-site)
  • Licence to use the Prokil Brand
  • Equipment Package
  • Launch Marketing (webpage, 3 months SEO & PPC)
  • 1st Year Provisional PCA Membership
  • Business stationery & initial uniform
  • Signage for office (when applicable)
  • Van hire deposit (3 months) Surveyors Car Clio / Micra (3 months deposit)
  • Business plan support
  • First year focussed support
  • CSRT surveyors training course and exam

The Investment

The Prokil franchise model offers you the opportunity to get set-up in your own specialist damp-proofing and construction business.

Franchise Fee - £37,000 + VAT

*Working Capital - £15,000
*Other Set-Up Costs - £8,000

Total cost of Franchise - c. £60,000 + VAT
Minimum initial investment - £30,000

* This is subject to your own individual business plan, circumstances and access to finance.

High street banks are willing to support our franchisees with 50% - 70% funding subject to approval. This means that you may be able to start a Prokil franchise with just £30,000 personal contribution.

Our Customers

Prokil currently provides services to a wide range of customers, including:

  • Estate & Letting Agents
  • Private Home Owners
  • Companies/Commercial
  • Local Authorities
  • Locations & Territories

Prokil franchisees are responsible for servicing the needs of all the potential customers in their territory, which includes both residential and commercial premises.

Every Franchisee will have access to an average of 159,828 households. This includes an average of 125,256 privately owned or rented households.

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Who are we looking for?

Prokil are committed to providing our customers with thorough surveys, fair prices and an excellent customer service. We are looking for energetic, positive and hardworking individuals to run our franchises and experience the thrill of running their own business with support from qualified professionals.

Although Prokil operate in the damp proofing and construction sector, you do not need to come from that background to run a Prokil franchise.

You need to be:

  • Motivated by results
  • Big thinker
  • Hard working
  • Positive attitude
  • Personable person
  • Patience and calm
  • Motivator

Get in touch today

Interested in finding out more about a Prokil Franchise then the next step is to get in touch with our dedicated Franchise Manager to start your journey to becoming a part of the Prokil Franchise Network.

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  • Investment Level
  • £30,000 - 100,000
  • Place of Operation
  • Vehicle based
  • Office Based
  • Franchise Type
  • Business Opportunity
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