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Start Enjoying Your Work Life – Outside is fun again.

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 for your community by becoming a Mosquito Joe franchise partner. 

The mosquito control industry is a high growth market, and Mosquito Joe has emerged as an industry leader with strong branding, best-in-class systems, unparalleled Corporate support, and the ability to grow rapidly nationwide. We’ve entered our 7th year in the franchising industry and we’re continuing to grow at a rapid rate. We recently broke into California and plan to have presence in Utah by the start of the 2020 season. There’s never been a better time to become the hero in your area and start your own Mosquito Joe franchise than right now!

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.

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 partners enjoy a high quality of life due to having the ability to shut down the business over the winter (depending on your location), and can 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 next 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.” Mosquito Joe offers a tremendous opportunity for those looking to build a successful and lasting business as a recognized leader in the booming 11-billion-dollar pest control industry.

Pest Environmental Stewardship Program (PESP) Affiliate, Established by the EPA 

Mosquito Joe was recently admitted into the Pest 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. We are humbled to provide peace of mind by taking every precaution necessary when handling, applying, and disposing of our products.

Mosquito Joe’s partnership with the PESP program demonstrates our commitment to providing low-risk outdoor pest control for residential and commercial properties. As part of a small number of pest control companies and organizations with membership, we are committed to educating our customers on the importance and impact of integrated pest management.

Business Profile:

  • Units Sold- 353

  • Units Open- 323

  • Number of Franchisees 153

  • Franchise 500, ranked 1st in pest control category, Entrepreneur (2019) – 3 years in a row**

  • Best of the Best, Entrepreneur (2019)

  • Fastest-Growing Franchise, Entrepreneur (2019)

  • Top Low-Cost Franchise, Entrepreneur (2019)

  • Top Services Franchise, Franchise Business Review (2019)

  • Top Franchise for Women, Franchise Business Review (2019)

  • Franchising @WORK, Franchise Business Review (2019)

  • Top 50 Franchises under $100k, Entrepreneur (2019)

  • Top 50 Franchises, Franchise Business Review (2019)

  • Top Multi-Unit and Top Low-Cost Franchise, Franchise Business Review (2019)

Top 10 Reasons Why Mosquito Joe is the Right Business Investment

As one of the hottest new franchise opportunities in America, and having recently undergone westward expansion, successful individuals like you choose Mosquito Joe for business ownership for these reasons:

  • Flourishing outdoor pest control industry driven by consumer demand to enjoy their outdoor spaces and concerns surrounding mosquito-borne illnesses

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

  • Low investment opportunity and a fast-start up

  • Recurring revenue model offers long-range profit potential

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

  • Comprehensive training with ongoing support 

  • Strong, long-lasting franchisee 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 community and giving back

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 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 offer 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 Franchisee 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 partners who are motivated, passionate, team players, ready to make a commitment to their future.

Mosquito Joe in the News: 

Positive Q3 Results Propel Mosquito Joe Toward Accelerated Growth in 2019

Mosquito Joe Is Latest Brand on Dwyer's Speed Dial

Mosquito Joe Continues to Demonstrate Scalability of Concept, Closes Out Q2 with 31 New Units


“Mosquito Joe provides a service that many households need but don’t know is available. It appeared to me to be a market that would have tremendous growth potential and after such a short amount of time in the business, I am more convinced of that then when I purchased the franchise.” – Tim Lanai, Mosquito Joe Franchise Owner- Southwest Nashville.  

“We have been plagued by mosquitoes in our area, so we know first-hand what a nuisance they can be and how they can hinder outdoor activities. We felt that being able to have a business opportunity that provides a real practical service to homeowners was a great opportunity. Mosquito Joe was also something that the whole family could be engaged in, and something that can be done while maintaining our current work and school responsibilities.” - Scott Franasiak, Mosquito Joe Franchise Owner- Greater Buffalo Region.

"Melissa and I loved the branding, the business model, and the team. Everything was in place from day one and we knew there would be a need in our hometown. With Mosquito Joe, we're making a living and changing the lives of people who could never enjoy the outside." – Kurt and Melissa Godwin, Mosquito Joe Franchise Owner (Million Dollar Club Members) - Baltimore- Annapolis.

If the Mosquito Joe franchise opportunity sounds like the one for you, we'd like to hear from you by submitting the form below.

Requirements for Qualification:

Potential candidates must have a minimum net worth of $250,000.

Franchise inquiries are not being accepted at this time for the following states: AR, FL, IN, MA, MS, NC, OK, RI, SC, TX, and VA.