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How Much Does It Cost to Start a Cleaning Business with The Maids® ?

The Maids® is determined to make the franchising process as clear and smooth as possible for entrepreneurs like you. Here, we’ll offer a detailed answer to your question, “How much does it cost to start a cleaning business?”. The Maids residential cleaning franchise opportunity is the ideal investment if you want to be your own boss, build wealth and security, and provide services that can make customers’ lives better.
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The Maids® Residential Cleaning Franchise Opportunity

Is the ideal investment if you want to be your own boss, build wealth and security, and provide services that can make customers’ lives better. The Maids offers flexible and affordable healthy cleaning services that create a recurring revenue stream and opportunity for growth. Before you start your cleaning franchise journey, it’s essential to understand how much it costs to start a cleaning business and how franchise financing and fees factor into that.

The Maids Franchise Investment Breakdown

Our cleaning business start-up cost comprises three parts to address what you’ll need to start your new franchise. While there is some variance based on the territory you open in and the team you will hire, the average cost to start a cleaning business with The Maids is around $150,000. Our expenses are designed to set you up for success, so you can feel confident when asked, “Is a cleaning business profitable?”
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Cleaning Franchise Cost Initial Deposit

The initial deposit for your franchise is approximately $39,400. This deposit covers the initial territory costs ($22,500) plus the SMART Start Package ($16,900) to launch your cleaning business.

Territory Costs

A territory's initial cleaning franchise fee is approximately $0.50 per household. The typical new franchisee invests in a territory of about 130,000 households, which equates to an average of $65,000. Any territory costs beyond the $22,500 from your deposit can be financed with The Maids or through a lender.

Operating Capital

Based on our experience with nearly 200 franchises, we suggest a minimum of $70,000 in operating capital. Operating costs can vary depending on the local market and territory size.

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