The Maids, founded in 1979, is a premier residential cleaning company in the U.S. and Canada. The Maids is a quality leader among the many cleaning companies in the industry, with more than 164 franchise partners serving over 90 major U.S. and Canadian cities. The Maids offices can be found in over 40 U.S. states and four Canadian provinces. The Maids is the only residential cleaning company to clean for health using the company's exclusive 22-Step Healthy Touch Deep Cleaning System. This unique cleaning method sets them apart from other cleaning companies. They provide customers with cleaner, healthier homes through using environmentally preferable cleaning products, a strategic, methodic cleaning approach and state-of-the-art equipment, including their patented back pack vacuum with HEPA filtration that can capture up to 99 percent of all dust, allergens, bacteria, pet dander, pollen and other pollutants.
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Are you looking for a change? Do you want to set your own hours and control your own destiny? Do you want to earn more money and gain financial independence?
If you have the entrepreneurial spirit, and have an interest in the home cleaning and housekeeping industry, The Maids wants to hear from you!
Our franchise development team is ready to help you change your life by becoming a The Maids franchise partner and starting your own professional maid service and residential house cleaning business today.
Products & Services
The Maids is the only residential cleaning franchise to clean for health using the company's exclusive 22-Step Healthy Touch® Deep Cleaning System. This unique cleaning method provides customers with cleaner, healthier homes through using environmentally preferable cleaning products, a strategic, methodic cleaning approach and state-of-the-art equipment, including our patented back pack vacuum with HEPA filtration that can capture up to 99 percent of all dust, allergens, bacteria, pet dander, pollen and other pollutants.
The Maids is the most trusted name in home services because we consistently deliver value through quality service and premium products that meet or exceed our customer's expectations. All of this accentuates why "Nobody Outcleans the Maids®.
Training & Support
The Maids Franchise Training
Intensive and comprehensive, The Maids training is one of the most thorough and advanced in the franchise community. It begins with an extensive pre-pre-training program that helps ensure your successful opening. It includes in-depth corporate training for you and your entire staff. Our trainers and business coaches will also visit your site to help you fine-tune your operation. All of this is then followed by a post-training program that helps you and your management team focus on your specific business needs and predetermined goals.
Knowledgeable and experienced, The Maids franchise offers its partners comprehensive marketing support. Our marketing staff and business coaches will help you build your initial marketing plan that will drive business and build a successful customer base. Our Excel-based marketing plan spreadsheet is easy to use and understand, providing you with all the tools necessary, both during start-up and on an on-going bases, to help you make the best marketing decisions that will benefit your company – and your bottom line. The Maid's comprehensive marketing support includes: Marketing consulting, ad planning, media consulting, public relations, copy writing, ad design and direct mail support. Our marketing staff also champions and manages the corporate brand, which includes: corporate identity, national brand program, Web site, coop programs and strategic alliances.
World-class, all-inclusive, professional. The Maids assigns a franchise business coach to provide you with the counsel, support, guidance and assistance to help the growth of your business.
Why a The Maids Franchise?
According to The Wall Street Journal, our multi-billion dollar industry is enjoying incredible and steady growth. Our very favorable, upscale demographics offer our franchise partners a wealth of growth potential. Since our founding, quality-minded customers have trusted The Maids more than six million times to care for their homes.
It's big and getting bigger. Our exclusive large market concept allows you to own and dominate larger markets with more of everything that makes The Maids franchise a wise investment. The large market program is specifically designed to offer the greatest opportunity in the home services industry.
Our Business System
It's complete, time-tested and based on leading-edge technology. Our custom software allows you to efficiently manage, track and monitor key benchmarks of your business. We will provide you with the marketing support and savvy to grow your business. Our business coaches will sit down with you to develop a comprehensive local marketing plan that will help you maximize your growth potential.
Are You a Good Fit for a The Maids Franchise?
- Do you sincerely want to own a business and do you understand the risk and rewards involved?
- Do you seek to change your life and enjoy the freedom and responsibility that come with business ownership?
- Are you prepared to do the work required to evaluate business ownership?
- Do you fully understand the potential of the home services industry and the reasons for its growth?
- Have you researched The Maids and identified our key competitive benefits?
- Do you have the financial capability to invest in a The Maids franchise and support it through its initial start-up?
- Are you ready to join the national leader and follow a prescribed program for success?
- Are you ready to put your talents to work for you and your family?
- Are you willing to commit to an intensive four-week process to determine if this is right for you?
Total investment for a new franchise is around $175,000, including a Franchise Fee of $10,000, plus $.95 per qualified household within the territory. Our typical franchise partner buys a large market with a minimum of 40,000 qualified households. Royalties begin at 6.9% and decline as revenues hit higher cutoff points to the lowest fee of 3.9%.
Immediately after your purchase, you will spend six to seven weeks in pre-training. Your business coach will walk you through all the processes necessary to get your phone ringing as soon as you open your doors. Up to two-weeks administrative and technical training sessions at our corporate headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska concludes your pre-opening preparations and helps ensure that you are prepared for life as a The Maids partner.