Top 250 Franchise by Entrepreneur – Rank no. 181 – MaidPro – US
Products & Services: Housecleaning services
Number of Locations: 172
Total Investment: $21.88K – 114.51K
Began Franchising: 1997
Mark Kushinsky and Richard Sparacio’s debut MaidPro office was established in Boston in 1991. Just prior to franchising the business in 1997, Kushinsky developed service management software in order to increase efficiencies and began licensing this software to various players in the residential cleaning space and service-based industries. Locations have been established throughout the US and Canada.
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing
Total Investment: $21,889 – $114,509
Franchise Fee: $7,900 – $21,500
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 3.5-6.5%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Net Worth: $50,000
Liquid Cash Available: $30,000
Franchise can be run from home. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 1 – 25. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
How This Franchise Supports Franchisees
Training: Available at headquarters: 1 week. At franchisee’s location: 6-8 weeks.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, Regional advertising,
Other marketing support: Design, direct mail services
Franchise Ranking History
Franchise 500®: #181 (2013), #201 (2012), #201 (2011), #242 (2010), #225 (2009),
Low-Cost: #25 (2013), #30 (2012), #41 (2011),
Top Home-Based: #38 (2013), #49 (2012), #59 (2011),
America’s Top Global: #157 (2013), #159 (2012), #159 (2011), #181 (2010), #172 (2009),
There are plenty of reasons to choose, and love, MaidPro. Maybe it’s because we work with you to build a cleaning plan, tailored to your needs and budget. Or because our cleaning PROs are not only expertly trained to provide the highest quality clean, but they’re pretty great people too. It could be because we allow you to choose when and how often we clean so that we fit perfectly into your life and schedule. No matter the reason, at the end of the day cleaning is our passion and it’s what we bring to each and every home we touch.
Our 49-Point Checklist™ is our signature service that ensures your entire home will be cleaned, top to bottom.
Since each home is different, we customize each service to fit your home, needs and preferences.
Special requests? No problem. From trouble spots to off-limit zones, we’ll create a cleaning plan that matches your home and preferences.
The Best Products
We believe that everyone should have a clean and healthy home. That’s why we make sure the products, tools and processes we use are in the best interest of our planet and every customer whose life we touch.
Supplies: Safe & Effective
We make sure everything we use to clean your home does just that — without any damage to your items.
Eco-Friendly Greener Cleaning
We’ve tested hundreds of products to bring the highest level of clean to your home, while still being safe for the environment.
Source: MaidPro Official website