Terminix Franchise

Commercial, industrial and residential pest control and termite protection

E.L. Bruce founded Terminix International in 1927. Although the company was originally created to provide only termite protection services, Terminix now offers pest control for all types of insects. Purchased by The ServiceMaster Co. in 1986, Terminix is part of the ServiceMaster Co. franchise family, which includes franchise companies Merry Maids, American Home Shield and TruGreen-ChemLawn. Terminix has more than 500 service centers across the United States and internationally.

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How much does it cost to open a Terminix Franchise?

The investment required to open a Terminix Franchise is between $24,700-$85,300. There is an initial franchise fee of $25,000-$50,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Terminix name.

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  • Term of Agreement:
    5 years

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Terminix News & Press Releases

When did the first Terminix open? 1927
When did Terminix start Franchising? 1927

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2004 137 0 0 329
2003 136 0 0 297
2002 135 0 0 305
2001 150 0 0 253
2000 217 0 0 330
Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee Yes No
Startup Costs No No
Equipment No No
Inventory No No
Accounts Receivable No No
Payroll No No

In-field training & ongoing self-tutorial

Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives

Co-op advertising, National media

Franchise can be run from home.

International franchisees required to buy multiple units/master licenses; 30% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators)

To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Terminix Franchise, may vary on factors like location, size etc., On the other side as a business owner your goals to maintain the quality of service while streaming sales high and expenses low. As any other franchise may include rent/mortgage, staffing/family, inventory supplies, utilities, administrative costs vise vera. Location to location and seasons the months costs may vary. Most franchises start up costs are typically fixed and they will cover most of the initial operating costs like signage, furniture, decoration and renovations.

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Terminix Termite & Pest Control
150 Peabody Pl
Memphis, TN


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