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Over $1 Million

Average Annual Franchisee Revenue*


Average Revenue of The Maids Top 25% Franchisees in 2022

Positive Work/Life Balance

Shared by the Majority of The Maids Franchise Owners

Residential Cleaning Franchise Opportunities

If you’re looking for a steady income and more flexibility in how you live and work, a house cleaning franchise may be the answer. Franchising has always been an excellent investment for those who want to build wealth. While many industries offer franchises, residential cleaning franchises are some of the most lucrative while providing fulfilling work-life balance.

A Trusted Brand

The Only Cleaning Service Chosen by Mr. Clean®

Mr. Clean® and The Maids share a mutually beneficial relationship that provides marketing differentiation, helping separate The Maids from other cleaning companies. Our long-lasting partnership demonstrates the dedication and vision we have in dominating the cleaning industry. View More.

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Deliver Happiness One Clean at a Time

Why Start a House Cleaning Franchise?

✔   US expects 80% of two-income households to use outside cleaning service in next few years (US Department of Commerce)
✔   Cleaning Industry Estimated to be $20B Annually
✔   Industry Continues to Grow at 6.6% Annually

Why The Maids

Top Three Differentiators


• Mr. Clean Brand Partnership
• 4.6 Stars - Average Google Rating
• 96% - Network Customer Referral Rate



• Unique Service Packages
• Affordable Pricing
• Flexible Scheduling



• 24/7 Online Ordering
• Franchisee-friendly Office Technology
• “Cool” Customer Technology


Franchise Owner Success Stories


Achieving Goals as a Couple-Owned Business

“The return on investment was much better than other businesses I’d looked at.” – Dean Blanchard

Feeling Supported in a Family-Friendly Network

“The Maids has probably one of the best support groups.” – Matt Jackson

Recognizing Success as a Female-Owned Business

“The most rewarding thing has been the feeling of accomplishing growing a business.” – Andrea Crislip

The Maids Business Strategy

Just like our unique cleaning process is based on teamwork, franchisees have a team of experienced professionals to support you through all stages of your business — from start up to creating a successful long-term business.

Franchise / Network

Franchise / Network

  • Financing Options Available
  • Low Initial Investment
  • Minimal Fixed Expenses
  • Proven Legacy Business Structure
  • Fast Cashflow to Breakeven

World Class Support

World Class Support

  • Proven Business Concepts and Direction
  • Start-up Strategy & Processes
  • Employee Recruiting & Retention
  • Lead Generation & Sales
  • Experienced Franchise Support

Our Proprietary System

Our Proprietary System

  • Industry-Leading Technology
  • Proven Cleaning System
  • Marketing Strategy & Expertise
  • Professional Sales Team
  • Company-Owned Franchises for R&D

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Why Start a Residential Cleaning Franchise

Continual Expected Growth

The residential cleaning industry will continue to grow due to an increase in two-income homes, disposable income, and increasingly busier lifestyles. The recent pandemic has also changed how people think about work and their environments. More people are working from home, and they don't want to spend their free time doing additional cleaning. The heightened awareness of personal health has created a high demand for healthy residential cleaning.

A Multi-Billion Dollar Industry

Statistics reported by One Desk show that the residential house cleaning industry is worth $20 billion in annual sales, with franchise cleaning companies holding a 10 percent market share. The statistics also show that the industry is projected to grow by up to 20 percent yearly. According to Inside Advisor Pro, the number of people employed in the cleaning industry is expected to increase by 85,000 by 2031.

Cleaning for Health is Here to Stay

House cleaning franchise opportunities with The Maids are ideal for capitalizing on the healthy cleaning trend because our cleaners to clean for health specifically using a 22-Step process. Getting started is simple! Franchisees can grow a profitable, long-term recurring services cleaning business, even without professional cleaning experience. Successful cleaning franchise owners come from all walks of life, from business professionals to savvy entrepreneurs.

The Benefits of Choosing a Residential Cleaning Franchise

Up-to-date training, operations insights, and other ongoing support are the foundation for starting a cleaning business and maintaining growth. Franchisees who invest in a cleaning franchise with The Maids get all the support they need. From building a healthy bottom line to creating healthier home environments, a residential cleaning business benefits everyone involved. Here’s why a house cleaning franchise can be the ultimate opportunity:

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Every Home Needs Cleaning

There’s no getting around the buildup of dirt and germs in homes. The only way to restore a home’s health and cleanliness is through cleaning and disinfecting. But as homes become larger and lives busier, more and more people find they simply don’t have the time to properly protect their family.

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The Best Revenue is Automatic

Most cleaning franchises provide one-time and specialized residential cleaning services, a long term but their bread and butter is repeat business. Whether it’s a weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly recurring cleaning plan, a regular cleaning schedule creates automatic revenue.

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Residential Cleaning is a Trainable Skill

Cleaning safely and efficiently requires professional training. Residential cleaning franchise business opportunities with The Maids include decades of knowledge, a proven 22-Step Cleaning Process, and a wealth of support. Franchisees will find training teams on how to clean, retention of team member, and quality control more manageable when they have the inside track for healthy cleaning.

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Regular Work Hours Create Freedom & Life Balance

You don’t have to burn the midnight oil to get ahead when you partner with The Maids. Your cleaning franchise will typically provide services on weekdays during regular business hours. If a consistent schedule and time to reclaim your weekends and nights is your idea of a successful business, a cleaning franchise fits the bill.

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Cash Flow

Your investment will be focused on getting to a quick and consistent ROI, which will help maintain staff, fund marketing, and cover other facets of your cleaning business. Because most customers pay with card or cash when services are rendered, a franchisee can count on a steady cash flow day after day and week after week.

Demand for eco-friendly cleaning will continue to increase, and time for cleaning will still be hard to find. Customers want a cleaner, healthier home where they can work, relax, and recharge, and they’re willing to pay to get it. Dirt, dust, and germs will always find their way into homes, so your house cleaning franchise will be a welcome service for creating a better place to live.

Partner with The Maids in Your Residential Cleaning Franchise Journey

The Maids is considered by many as the leading residential cleaning company for health in nearly 200 communities and major cities. We’re on a mission to make our cleaning experience available for every home and provide a bright future for every franchisee. When you partner with The Maids to build your cleaning business, you invest in an established and proven approach to help reach your dream life. Check out hundreds of residential cleaning franchise opportunities across North America and get started with your new business today.

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