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You've Got Maids

2015 Franchise 500
#449
At a Glance

Products & Services: Environmentally friendly cleaning

Number of Locations: 40

Total Investment: $45K - $123.8K

Founded: 2005

Began Franchising: 2010

About You've Got Maids

Founded by Frank and Cynthia Berger, You've Got Maids offers residential cleaning services, including a "52-Point Spring Clean," general cleaning, move-in and move-out cleaning, hourly a la carte services and regular maintenance. Franchisees employ environmentally-friendly practices such as using reusable items, cleaning with micro-fiber cloths and HEPA back-pack vacuums, using efficient washing machines, and carpooling to clients' homes.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 40 0 0 0
2013 31 0 0 0
2012 22 0 0 0
2011 15 0 0 0
2010 7 0 0 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $45,000 - $123,842
Franchise Fee: $8,999
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 5.5-2.9%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 20 years, renewable
Veteran Incentives: 10% off protected territory fee; franchise fee waived on additional franchises
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $120,000
Liquid Cash Available: $39,900
Direct Capital
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Equipment
Inventory
Accounts Receivable
Payroll

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 4 days. At franchisee's location: 1 day. Optional training at Florida field office : 3-4 days.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives, Lease Negotiation
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media,

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #449 (2015), #379 (2014),
Low-Cost: #67 (2014),
Top New: #30 (2014),

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