The Maids

Initial Investment

LOW: $81,700
HIGH: $197,250

Change in Units

+3.9% +47 UNITS (1 Year)
+6.6% +79 UNITS (3 Years)

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Company Profile



Franchising Since

1981 (35 Years)

Corporate Address

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


Colin Bishop

Parent Company

The Maids International Inc.

About The Maids

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.


Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$81,700 - $197,250

Net-worth Requirement


Liquid Cash Requirement


Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee


Ongoing Royalty Fee


Ad Royalty Fee


Financing Options

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

Veteran Incentives

$4,000 off franchise fee

Franchise 500® Rank History

Highest Rank: 37

Lowest Rank: 59

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: See List

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: up to 4 days

Training at headquarters: 9 days

Additional Training: Phone consultation (before & after corporate training)

Ongoing Support
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
Regional Media
National Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 20

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Updated: July 29th, 2016

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