Mosquito Shield

Outdoor pest control
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2024 Franchise 500 Rank
#126 Ranked #144 last year
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Initial investment
$99K - $140K
Units as of 2023
375 Increase 594.4% over 3 years

Company Overview

About Mosquito Shield

Industry Maintenance
Related Categories Pest Control, Miscellaneous Services
Founded 2001
Parent Company Five Star Franchising
Leadership Michael Moorhouse, President
Corporate Address 500 E. Washington St.
North Attleboro, MA 02760
Social Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn

Business Overview

Franchising Since 2013 (11 years)
# of employees at HQ 16
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchises throughout the US.

# of Units 375 (as of 2023)

Information for Franchisees

Here's what you need to know if you're interested in opening a Mosquito Shield franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here's what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee Information Circle
$54,500
Initial Investment Information Circle
$98,850 - $139,950
Net Worth Requirement Information Circle
$100,000
Cash Requirement Information Circle
$100,000
Veteran Incentives Information Circle
10% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee Information Circle
7%
Ad Royalty Fee Information Circle
2%
Term of Agreement Information Circle
10 years
Is franchise term renewable? Yes
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Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

In-House Financing Mosquito Shield offers in-house financing to cover the following: equipment, inventory
Third Party Financing Mosquito Shield has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training 20 hours
Classroom Training 16 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed? Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit? Information Circle
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time? Information Circle
Yes
# of employees required to run 1
Are exclusive territories available? Information Circle
Yes
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Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: December 12th, 2022