Franchise Opportunity Rating
Review completed: November 2019
$50,000 - $100,000
Mosquito Joe was acquired by top home-service brand franchisor, Neighborly (formerly known as Dywer Group) in August of 2018. Neighborly is the world’s largest parent company of 22 service brands, 19 of which are franchise brands, and nearly 3,700 franchise owners. We use Neighborly’s network and wealth of knowledge and experience to cross-promote with our sister brands.
Actual owner reviews from our third party, independent surveys.
"This is a great franchise system and we are glad we made the decision to join Mosquito Joe."
Adam, Multi-Unit Owner, Major Metro (500,000+ population), Overall Brand Rating: 91 FSI
"We appreciate all of the support among the franchisees. It has been an incredible experience to have so many people not competing, but working towards the same goal. When one succeeds, we all do! That is exactly how we feel about the MoJo family. Everyone is rooting for each other."
Erica, Single Unit Owner, Large Market (250,000 - 499,999 population), Overall Brand Rating: 73 FSI
"I had high expectations when I bought the franchise and my expectations have been met."
Tim, Multi-Unit Owner, Major Metro (500,000+), Overall Brand Rating: 96 FSI
A wide variety of marketing materials carrying our catchy name and taglines and proven effectiveness make filling your service schedule and protecting your area from mosquitoes, fleas and ticks easy. Brand Power: Mosquito Joe is the best name in the business – easy for consumers to remember and instantly communicates friendliness. Our brand promise, “Outside is fun again,” keeps smiles on our faces and those of our customers. When you live the brand you differentiate us from our competitors, maintaining the value and standards of what we stand for. Marketing Support: With access to a full array of promotional materials, marketing strategies and customized campaigns to get the word out about Mosquito Joe, you’re always supported with guidance and advice from our corporate marketing team.
The Mosquito Joe model works for owner-operator, semi-absentee owner and investors alike. Some owners fill the Designated Manager role to include Scheduling, Managing Techs, Sales and Customer Service. Others delegate those responsibilities to someone else while they serve as the Technician. Typical week is Monday through Friday, daylight hours, with Saturday as rain back-up day. Sunday is almost never a workday. Few employees are needed to run the business and often done with other full time employees seeking extra hours (example: EMTs, firemen, etc.).
No, training is provided!
Flourishing industry: The mosquito control industry is a booming, high-growth market experiencing widespread acceptance as a service homeowners and businesses value and desire. More and more families and business owners are choosing professional mosquito control services from Mosquito Joe to make their yards itch-free during the spring, summer, and fall months.
Extensive training and support: No experience is necessary with the ongoing training and support you’ll receive from our team of experts across operations, marketing, finance and customer service. We are dedicated to providing you with the knowledge and resources to get your new endeavor up and running. Low investment: Our low-cost franchise fee and fast start-up add up to a great investment opportunity. Limited staff is needed and no retail location build-out necessary. The majority of our franchisees successfully run their business out of their home! We even offer a franchise fee discount for veterans! Recurring revenue business: As residential and commercial customers continue to want mosquito, flea and tick control throughout the season and year after year, your long-range profit potential is high with Mosquito Joe. Referrals are stronger than ever and people are buzzing about our business and results. Feel-good business: Good karma is coming your way! Mosquito Joe provides a service that improves the quality of life for people in your community. Our customers are overwhelmingly grateful for the opportunity to enjoy time together outside without the concern of being bitten or exposed to the diseases mosquitoes, fleas and ticks can carry. Take a look at the slew of great reviews we have coming in daily to see just how happy our customers are with the professional mosquito services we provide. Becoming a trusted partner in helping people enjoy their lives outside is an added reward.
It’s natural to want to use your talents to build your own success – but what if we told you you’d also have a lot of help along the way? Mosquito Joe provides the independence of running your own business with a strong foundation of guidance and support from an established corporate office. The resumes of our Corporate team boast extensive skills across marketing, operations, finance and customer service and as soon as you join our crew of Mosquito Joe franchise partners, we’re working with you. At Mosquito Joe, we prioritize the needs of our franchisees, ensuring that they have all the tools and support necessary to be successful. We offer a number of services to help franchise partners develop and grow their businesses. In addition, we encourage an atmosphere of community, so not only do we support you through corporate initiatives, we encourage you to develop meaningful relationships that will assist you through your franchise discovery process and overall journey with Mosquito Joe. Our proven system offers franchise partners the benefits of an established brand and the chance to start up quickly. Because you don’t have to invent the wheel, the risk of making mistakes is low, with solutions already in place to recruit and service customers. Ongoing Support: Mosquito Joe is committed to the success of our franchise partners; our culture is fun and one of mutual achievement and support. We are here for you every step of the way, with benefits such as: Simplifying customer recruitment helps you focus on building a good reputation and delivering excellent service. Call Center Support: When customers call, we help franchise partners be responsive even when you’re away from the office. The MoJo Line is ready to receive calls 24/7 so your customers, and future customers, can count on a human experience every time to establish devoted loyalty early on. Best in Class Systems: Innovative software unique to our industry makes customer recruitment, marketing, scheduling, accounting and training easy for our franchise partners. Ongoing Training: Before launching your mosquito, flea and tick control business, you will complete an extensive training program at MoJo Headquarters in Virginia Beach, VA. Your education at MoJo University is comprehensive, from operation of equipment and regulatory compliance to marketing strategies and best business practices. Learning and maintaining Mosquito Joe’s high standards of quality service is key, with ongoing training available to you and your office staff. From day one, you are encouraged to pick up the phone and call us anytime – even if you just want to say hi. You’re not alone on this journey; we’re invested in your growth and success.
With a growing market and ample opportunity, Mosquito Joe is proving itself to be a profitable, growing brand. As it continues to experience success, it also has fostered a philanthropic environment that encourages franchisees and customers to “bite back” against the malaria epidemic and other causes closer to home