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Mosquito Joe


Mosquito Joe has grown to over 320 locations in 36 states plus D.C., helping customers and communities avoid mosquito-borne diseases. Mosquito Joe has built a stellar reputation for franchisee satisfaction with low startup costs, a flexible, work-from-home business, and high growth margin. MoJo has a highly seasonal business model for entrepreneur’s that want a business with lots of time flexibility without compromising their opportunity for financial success.

Facts & Figures

Liquid capital required
Net worth required
$102,850 - $148,150
Franchise fee
7.0% - 10.0%
Offers Financing
Units in operation
Franchising Since

Own a Mosquito Joe Franchise - Questions & Answers

What is it?

  • A pest control business eliminating mosquitos, ticks, and fleas for residential and commercial customers
  • Now a part of the Neighborly family of home services brands
  • FranchiseHelp Top 20 Franchise award winner in 2019

How does it make money?

  • Mosquito Joe customers pay for pest control services
  • Recurring revenue model as customers continue to purchase services season after season

Who is it for?

  • The ideal candidate has strong business acumen and the desire to help customers
  • Owners have excellent leadership skills, and thrive as a part of a team

What would you do as a franchisee?

  • During the summer months, franchisees manage day to day operations
  • Franchisees hire and manage a team of pest control experts who deliver service to customers
  • In the off season you'll spend more time marketing and growing your business


Mosquito Joe

Start Enjoying Your Work Life Again and be the Hero Your Community Needs

Make your dream of loving what you do a reality by owning your own business. Not only can you improve your quality of life but you can also make outside fun again in your community by becoming a Mosquito Joe franchise owner.

The mosquito control industry is a high growth market, and Mosquito Joe is the industry leader with strong branding, best-in-class systems, unparalleled Corporate support and still has the ability to grow rapidly nationwide. Now is a great time to become the hero in your area and start your own Mosquito Joe franchise than right now!

Mosquito Joe provides a service that makes outside fun again for people in your community by allowing them to enjoy their yards and eliminating the worry of mosquitoes, ticks and fleas. Mosquito control is a service that customers are picking up readily and is in very high demand. Mosquito Joe franchise owners enjoy a high quality of life due to having the ability to shut down the business over the winter (depending on your location), and relax and make time for the things they enjoy during the offseason. The winter months are perfect for local marketing and business development efforts to recruit customers for the upcoming season. Many grassroots marketing efforts, such as home shows, are great for getting the word out about Mosquito Joe.

Start your own home-based business with extensive training and support from an experienced, hands on Corporate Team, with a track record in building highly successful national brands that are now “household names.” Neighborly, our parent company, has over 3,700 locations in North America and abroad, and is one of the largest home service franchisors in the world. Being under the Neighborly umbrella of brands offers tremendous opportunities for growth by leveraging brand customer bases, local marketing resources and having the ability to collaborate via cross-brand marketing. Mosquito Joe offers an unparalleled opportunity for those looking to build a successful and long-lasting business as a recognized leader in the booming $16.2 billion pest control industry.

Top 10 Reasons why Mosquito Joe is the Right Business Investment

As one of the hottest franchise opportunities in America, successful individuals like you choose Mosquito Joe for business ownership for these reasons:

• World-class branding and marketing makes Mosquito Joe inherently memorable

• Low investment opportunity and a fast-start up

• Recurring revenue model offers long-range potential

• Home-based business offers personal, professional, and financial flexibility

• Comprehensive training with ongoing support

• Strong, long-lasting relationships and support

• State-of-the-art customer service and back office management system

• $6,000 discount for Veterans & Hometown Heroes, SBA Approved

• A business you can feel good about and be proud of, centered around your community and giving back

• You’re a part of the Neighborly umbrella of brands which means you have the potential to market to home service customers of Neighborly brands near you, receive publicity, marketing services, and other competitive advantages. Get increased exposure on

• PESP Partnership 

Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program (PESP) 

Mosquito Joe was recently admitted into the Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program (PESP) established by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Through this partnership our goal is to provide low-risk pest management, to ensure customers can enjoy their outdoor spaces without the hassle of mosquitoes, ticks and fleas and with the peace of mind that Mosquito Joe is taking every precaution necessary when handling, applying and disposing our products. From our branding, level of support, and expertise, Mosquito Joe continues to stand out among our competitors. Our network of franchise owners are able to not only fulfill their dreams of business ownership, but to do so with a company they can truly be proud of. 

As a member of the PESP, Mosquito Joe’s goals are to educate our customers on the importance of outdoor pest control and the appropriate preventative actions they can take to protect their loved ones. We are honored to be affiliated with an elite partnership that is committed to providing environmentally conscious service and educating consumers.

At Mosquito Joe, we prioritize the needs of our franchise owners, ensuring that they have all the tools and support necessary to be successful. We offer a number of services to help them develop and grow their businesses. In addition, we encourage an atmosphere of community, so not only do we support them through Corporate initiatives, we encourage them to develop meaningful relationships that will assist them through their franchise journey with Mosquito Joe.

As a seasonal business (duration depends on the region), Mosquito Joe offers tremendous flexibility when it comes to business models and is expanding its territories across the country. Take control of your future and explore our opportunity today.

What does the ideal Mosquito Joe franchise owner look like?

• Overall candidates must have a desire and passion to serve customers

• Strong business acumen

• Excellent leadership and communication skills

• Goal oriented and long term focused

• Basic need to control and direct

• Thrives on achieving results

• Comfortable following a process

• Financially sound

• Likes being part of a team

• Family oriented

Mosquito Joe is seeking franchise owners who are motivated, passionate, team players, ready to make a commitment to their future.

If the Mosquito Joe franchise opportunity sounds like the one for you, we'd like to hear from you by requesting information today!


“We love having the freedom and flexibility that comes with owning our own business. We love the continual growth that new, and even not so new, owners have experienced, and the excitement of growing a successful business from scratch." –Tim Lanai, Mosquito Joe Franchise Owner- Southwest Nashville  

"My wife and I wanted to work together and be a team like we are in life. We wanted to find a business that we could give back to our community and make a difference for others. When we were looking at opportunities, Mosquito Joe seemed to fall right into place. We are finishing our 5th full year of operation and could not be more excited for what's in store. Mosquito Joe is a family of owners who truly collaborate, support and believe in each other. We are also supported by a very talented Corporate team that invests in our development and future.” -Lee and Hollie Woodham, Mosquito Joe Franchise Owner- Northwest DFW

2019 - 2020 Accolades

• Franchise Business Review Top Franchise Opportunities Award Winner 2020

• Franchise Business Review Top Franchises for Veterans Award Winner 2019

• Franchise Business Review Top Franchises for Women Award Winner 2019

• Franchise Business Review Top Multi Unit Franchises Award Winner 2019

• Franchise Business Review Top Low-Cost Franchises Award Winner 2019

• Franchise Business Review Rockstar Franchise Owner Award 2019

• Entrepreneur Franchise 500 Rank #1 in category 2020, 4 years in a row

• Entrepreneur Best of the Best Franchises 2020

• Entrepreneur Fastest Growing Franchises 2019

• Entrepreneur Best Brands for Any Budget 2019

• Entrepreneur Top Franchises for Veterans 2019

• Franchise Times Top 200+ 2019

• Franchise Help Awards 2019



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