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SheerGuard SA is a progressive security company specialising in the design, supply and installation of premium grade clear burglar bars and transparent security gates at affordable prices! SheerGuard offer you the world’s strongest clear burglar bars and transparent gates, designed to enhance your living space with an unparalleled aesthetic ability to merge both indoor and outdoor spaces. Protect your family and enhance the beauty of your home!

The Brand

The SheerGuard SA Brand started in 2013 when the owner Ricky Walton realised that there was a need for stylish, premium quality burglar proofing solutions for residential and corporate in a crime provoked South Africa.

The SheerGuard SA mission is to present to market a dynamic burglar-proofing system of unsurpassed quality with the added benefit of enhancing aesthetic appeal, successfully merging indoor and outdoor spaces.

What sets us apart from competitors is our promise to deliver fast turnaround times, professional service, superior workmanship coupled with a wide range of premium security products.

Our goal is to have 25 franchised outlets across South Africa and to expand our international footprint  by the end of 2022.


  • Operating prototypes – SheerGuard currently have 19 operating locations which run and operated by the franchisees across Southern Africa. Their success in the business and brand has been achieved as a result of focused expertise on quality and service.
  • Profitable business which is operationally sound – The SheerGuard model runs smoothly with very few employees and a reasonable workload for an owner operator. SheerGuard has a 100% customer satisfaction on policy that results in rave client reviews and referral business.
  • Cash requirements reasonable – The cash requirements are extremely reasonable for a start-up, which includes the franchise fee, training, industry specific tooling, marketing material, branded clothing and initial stock requirements.
  • Sufficiently credible – The core business model to be used as the basis for the franchise system has shown steady growth and has a strong management team in place with an unrivalled and extremely credible history.
  • Integrity and commitment – SheerGuard is focused on providing a structured and consistent service to home and property owners. In building the SheerGuard business model, the team built an organization based on a commitment to the customer and a focus on quality service and products.


Initial training includes the following:

* Understanding and embracing the SheerGuard brand

* Tool education theory and practical

* Product knowledge theory and practical

* Sales training

* Presentation training practical

* Administration procedures

* On-site training with existing franchisees

Ongoing support on new products and lead distribution to relevant areas.

Are You Our Next Franchisee?

Applicants who enjoy the following traits will be considered for a SheerGuard SA franchise:

* Enthusiasm
* Sales aptitude
* Strong customer communication skills
* Customer centric service delivery
* Drive and determination to succeed
* The maturity and ability to work independently within a team dynamic
* Humility
* Integrity
* Strong work ethic
* Trustworthiness

As a SheerGuard SA franchisee you would be working within a ready-made business system which has been designed to give you rapid access to a niche market with big brand credentials but simultaneously allowing you the freedom for growth and reward. Our business model has been designed to provide the most efficient and simplified methods of implementation for sustainable growth.


When It All Began


Ricky Walton

Year Established


1st Franchise Opened

Brand Network


Ricky Walton

Head Office


No. of Outlets


Available Opportunities

• Bloemfontein • Port Elizabeth • Rustenburg • Pietermaritzburg • East London • Helderberg & Stellenbosch • Sandton • Rosebank • Midrand & Kyalami • East Rand • Brits & Hartbeespoort • Vaal • Lesotho • Mozambique • Zimbabwe

FASA Membership

Investment (Excl. VAT)

Average set-up cost

R 450 000

Initial franchise fee

R 165 000 Included in set-up cost

Initial Working Capital

R 85 000

Minimum owners contribution

Franchise Terms

Management services fee


Marketing fee

R 5000 – Google & Facebook Advertising, R 395 – CRM, R 399 – Google my Business

Initial agreement term

5 Years

Renewal term

5 Years
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