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World-renowned domestic cleaning franchise
Merry Maids is part of the ServiceMaster group and a leader in the home cleaning service industry which is worth more than £4.7 billion.
Secure your share of a multi-billion-pound industry by realising your dreams and purchasing your own Merry Maids domestic cleaning franchise. A franchise with us is the perfect opportunity to own your own successful cleaning business with the support and proven model of a world-renowned franchisor.
Who We Are
Merry Maids was established almost 40 years ago and operates internationally. In the UK we have almost 100 franchised businesses operating under licence and in territory. Merry Maids is part of the ServiceMaster family of brands.
We believe in providing a bespoke, professional domestic cleaning service to our customers by ensuring that their requirements are fully met through our tailored service. Merry Maids customers only pay for the work that they want completing and by that, no two customers are the same. Our customers enjoy the fact that they are treat uniquely when it comes to the cleaning of their home.
Merry Maids is the name for quality and customer service excellence.
This is a genuine management franchise opportunity with open-ended earning capabilities for an individual who is looking to start a business, using an established brand name in an ever-growing market.
With the support of a thriving franchise network and unrivalled back up from franchising experts ServiceMaster, who have nearly 60 years’ UK franchising experience, the Merry Maids model is a proven recipe to business success.
The focus will be on recruiting, training and managing staff as well as building customer relationships. We will teach you how to train your team members and when properly trained you will have motivated staff who will provide your customers with a reliable and guaranteed service
As the business owner, you will visit prospective Merry Maids customers to give them a bespoke in-house quotation. Following the successful conversion from prospect to customer, employed teams of maids provide regular and one-off, spring cleans and end of tenancy cleans, following the Merry Maids’ cleaning systems, using our unique products to homes within your specially selected and unique territory.
Our franchisees benefit from up to 90% recurring income and up to 35% profit margins.
As a Merry Maids franchisee, you can benefit from the following:
• No experience is necessary! Full training is provided (read more below)
• Flexibility – you can work from home, no evenings, weekends or bank holidays
• Enjoy up to 35% profit margins and up to 90% recurring income
• Brand Management System – Built by franchisees for franchisees
• Low set up costs
• Proven money-making model – Merry Maids unique and methodical process of domestic cleaning
• Recognised brand (almost 40 years old) and unique Merry Maids territory
• Support from a team of qualified franchise professionals – Operations, Marketing, HR, IT…
• Established franchise network for advice & support
• Website, Marketing & PR launch
• Exclusive Merry Maids/ServiceMaster products & equipment
• Franchise Support Centre – a team of over 50 individuals dedicated to supporting all of our franchised businesses and national customers
Merry Maids established brand, proven model and unique Merry Maids territory.
No prior cleaning or management experience is necessary as we provide a comprehensive three-week training academy including practical and theoretical training for each aspect of managing a Merry Maids franchise. The three-week academy includes two weeks of classroom training, covering business operations and management, marketing and publicity, financial management and support and a further week of on-the-job training with an existing franchisee.
Ongoing training, support and tools are also easy to obtain over the phone, in person and via our online portal where you can access further information, advice & business tools such as business and marketing plan templates, ‘how to’ guides and the operations manual. You are never alone with a ServiceMaster franchise.
Starter Pack –
As well as receiving the operations manual, unique territory and the brand name of Merry Maids, a new business owner will also receive; products, equipment, uniforms, business stationery, bespoke business management software, PR launch, website, pre-paid on and offline marketing and much, much more.
Is a Merry Maids franchise for you?
Merry Maids’ success is built upon our understanding that time is a precious commodity and that domestic cleaning services can take a lot of stress out of our client’s lives, so a cool head and excellent customer service skills are essential.
We deliver in home quotations to our prospective customers so an empathetic, understanding and warming character is certainly a bonus to help convert prospects in to loyal customers.
Experience in the cleaning industry is certainly not necessary, but the interest to learn a new trade and to work with the franchise model is a must! In return you will reap the benefits by following a proven model to turn your initial investment in to a solid money-making domestic cleaning business.
Does Merry Maids sound like the franchise opportunity for you?
If you are interested in becoming a Merry Maids partner please complete the short form below.
You’ll receive our prospectus and our Brand Leader will make contact with you to tell you a little more.
At some point we would love to meet with you! Our face to face meetings are completely relaxed and informal and can be held at our Franchise Support Centre where you can meet the whole team, or we can come locally to you. They are a great opportunity to take a look at our financial projections, plot out a territory and have a sneak peek at our working Merry Maids model.
We’ll inform you of our next training academy dates and a refundable deposit of £2,000 will reserve your territory if you decide that you’d like to partner with us.
Our minimum investment is £5999 + VAT which is 30% of the total franchise fee. The 70% remaining balance can be financed through most major banks subject to status and this is to be paid in full ahead of our training academy.
Take the next step in becoming your own boss of a world-renowned domestic cleaning franchise in multi-billion-pound industry. We look forward to receiving your enquiry.
The business is located in Grantham.
The business is operated from premises within Grantham, but this should not be assumed. The business could effectively be operated from home.
Fantastic expansion potential in the territory.
Current owners are looking to retire.
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