Merry Maids Franchise

Residential cleaning services


Dallen W. Peterson founded Merry Maids in 1979 in Omaha, Nebraska. The public 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.




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How much does it cost to open a Merry Maids Franchise?

The investment required to open a Merry Maids Franchise is between $60,150-$87,750. There is an initial franchise fee of $36,500-$50,500 which grants you the license to run a business under the Merry Maids name.

Individual Unit Costs

  • Initial Investment:
    $60,150-$87,750
  • Initial Franchise Fee:
    $36,500-$50,500
  • Royalty Fee:
    5-7%
  • Advertising Fee:
    N/A
  • Term of Agreement:
    5 years


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Merry Maids News & Press Releases

When did the first Merry Maids open? 1979
When did Merry Maids start Franchising? 1980

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2005 777 69 433 149
2004 772 68 433 149
2003 753 67 427 143
2002 761 64 414 122
2001 761 65 410 173
Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee Yes No
Startup Costs No No
Equipment Yes No
Inventory Yes No
Accounts Receivable No No
Payroll No No

Training
Additional training in Memphis, Tennessee and regional locations

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

Marketing
Ad slicks, National media

60% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 12

Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (98% of current franchisees are owner/operators)

Business Experience:

  • General business experience
  • Management experience

  • To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Merry Maids 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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    Merry Maids

    Merry Maids
    P.O. Box 751017
    Memphis, TN
    38175-1017

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