Merry Maids
#38 Franchise 500| Residential cleaning
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Merry Maids
Residential cleaning

About
Founded

1979

Franchising Since

1980 (39 Years)

Corporate Address

150 Peabody Pl.
Memphis, TN 38103-3720

CEO

Mary Kay Wegner

Parent Company

The ServiceMaster Co. LLC

Ticker Symbol

SERV

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$86,750 - $123,750

Net-worth Requirement

$90,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$37,500

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$37,500 - $51,500

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5-7%

Ad Royalty Fee

1.3%

Financing Options

Merry Maids offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory

Veteran Incentives

20% off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

10 hours

Classroom Training:

65 hours

Additional Training:

Additional training in Memphis, Tennessee and regional locations

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Merry Maids is ranked #38 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
Dallen W. Peterson founded Merry Maids in 1979 in Omaha, Nebraska. The company cleans more than 300,000 homes, apartments and condominiums each month in North America. It has franchises in Denmark, Hong Kong, Japan and the United Kingdom. In 1988 Merry Maids joined the ServiceMaster Quality Service Network, which includes franchise companies AmeriSpec, Terminix and Furniture Medic. Merry Maids is based in Memphis, Tennessee.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $86,750 High - $123,750
Units
+3.2%+54 UNITS (1 Year) +2.7%+46 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: August 2nd, 2018