The Maids
#35 Franchise 500| Residential cleaning

About
Founded

1979

Franchising Since

1981 (39 Years)

Corporate Address

9394 W. Dodge Rd., #140
Omaha, NB 68114

Leadership

Dan Kirwan, CEO

Parent Company

The Maids Int'l. Inc.

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$64,100 - $154,300

Net-worth Requirement

$250,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$22,400

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$12,500 - $12,500

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6.9-3.9%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Financing Options

The Maids offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee

The Maids has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory

Veteran Incentives

20% off initial territory fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

Social media

SEO

Email marketing

On-The-Job Training:

12 hours

Classroom Training:

38 hours

Additional Training:

Phone consultation (before & after corporate training)

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

20

The Maids is ranked #35 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
After founding Bishop Building Services, a janitorial company, Daniel J. Bishop brought his cleaning business experience to the residential arena with The Maids in 1979. Four-person cleaning teams arrive at clients' homes in the company's distinctive yellow cars to dust, vacuum and clean kitchens and bathrooms using the company's 22-Step Healthy Touch Deep Cleaning System.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $64,100 High - $154,300
Units
+4.7%+65 UNITS (1 Year) +16.0%+200 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: Canada

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Updated: September 16th, 2020