The Maids Franchise

The Maids is a professional house cleaning service that provides a 22-Step Healthy Touch Cleaning Process plus a wide variety of housekeeping services including carpet cleaning and window cleaning.

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The Maids Franchise Opportunity

The Maids’ provides a low-investment opportunity, comprehensive training and support, innovative business operations technology and a business model consistent with recurring revenue cash flow, low employee headcount, and the freedom and flexibility to define your own work schedule.

The Maids Owner Satisfaction Report

Franchise Business Review has worked with over 1,100 franchise systems. We independently contact all open and active franchisees and invite them to participate in our satisfaction survey. Only the brands that exceed our satisfaction benchmark are displayed on our website. The Maids conducted their franchise review with US franchisees in April 2019, and collected feedback from 64% of the active franchisees (75).

Highlights include:

  • 94% of the system agree the franchisees are supportive of each other.
  • 83% “agree” or “strongly agree” they respect their franchisor
  • 83% of franchisees rate the marketing & promotional support above average, higher than the industry benchmark.
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The Maids
Franchise Owner Satisfaction Report
Review completed: 06 Jun 2022
0-49 Below average
50-69 Average
70-100 Best
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  • Core Values
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Not all franchise systems share their results publicly. The Maids does. Download the franchisee satisfaction report onThe Maids for free.

The Maids Reviews & Testimonials

Actual owner reviews from our third party, independent surveys.

  • The support from The Maids corporate staff is excellent! They are always there to answer any questions I have and provide advice to help grow my business.

    Andrea & Ryan, Single Unit Owner, Large Market (250,000 - 499,999 population)

    Overall Brand Rating:

    FSI
  • Our cleaning system and what we provide as a service is without equal The Maids has the best cleaning system around. I feel confident selling our service.

    Daniel, Single Unit Owner, Large Market (250,000 - 499,999 population)

    Overall Brand Rating:

    FSI
  • One of the best things about The Maids franchise system is its community. It’s a community of owners with diverse backgrounds but the common goal of building a business.

    Hank & Maria, Multi-Unit Owners, Medium Market (100,000 - 249,999 population)

    Overall Brand Rating:

    FSI

Franchising with The Maids

Business Model

The Maids have a one of a kind 22-Step Healthy Touch cleaning process. We are the “Gold Standard” for business.

  • Low Investment
  • Low to No Inventory
  • Recurring Revenue
  • Cash Flow
  • Few employees to manage
  • Freedom and Flexibility
Key Benefits

The Maids started with innovating thinking and continues to drive change through innovation to this day. The brand remains in good hands with leadership cut from the same cloth; continuing that same pioneering thinking that birthed a brand 40+ years ago. Yet, The Maids is not simply resting on what got us here. Rather, it is driving forward with new innovation; company store incubators to test new ideas for tomorrow, massive investment into industry leading technology, and through strategic alliances with companies like Amazon and Proctor & Gamble.

Marketing Support

Knowledgeable and experienced, The Maids franchise offers its partners comprehensive marketing support. Their marketing staff and business coaches will help you build your initial marketing plan that will drive business and build a successful customer base. Their 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. Their marketing staff also champions and manages the corporate brand, which includes: corporate identity, national brand program, Web site, coop programs and strategic alliances.

Training Programs

The Maids provides the most comprehensive package of training, support, and technology in the industry. They provide extensive training, including 4-6 weeks of pre-training, 6 days of classroom and field training (SmartStart corporate training), and 4 days in the franchisee’s market conducting The Maids Power Training. They are in touch and involved with the new franchisee a minimum of 195 days within the first year via their Business coaches and Owner Mentors.

Contact Information
  • Corporate Address: 9394 W Dodge St. Suite 140, Omaha, NE 68114
  • Contact Name(s): N/A
  • Contact Email: [email protected]
  • Website: https://www.maids.com/franchise/
  • Phone #: 800-843-6243

The Maids Cost & Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

  • Initial Investment

    The total estimated cost for establishing the business (including: franchise fee, fixed assets, inventory, deposits, other fees and costs, and the working capital required for initial start-up).

    $64,100 - $154,300
  • Cash Requirement

    Your liquid capital, or the cash you need on-hand in order to be able to enter into the franchise agreement.

    $50,000

The Maids Videos

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The Maids Awards from Franchise Business Review

FBR Hall of Fame
2021 Top
2020 Second Career
2020 Best Culture
2020 Top Low Cost
2020 Top Women
2020 FBR Top
2019 Services

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The Maids is a professional house cleaning service that provides a 22-Step Healthy Touch Cleaning Process plus a wide variety of housekeeping services including carpet cleaning and window cleaning.

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  • Cash Required: $50,000
  • Total Startup Investment: $64,100 - $154,300
  • Franchising Since: 1980
  • US/Canada Franchise Units: 1255

Available Markets

USA United States:

AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV

CA Canada:

AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, NT, NU, ON, PE, QC, SK, YT