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Merry Maids Franchise

Merry Maids franchisee with cleaner meeting new client

Join the world-renowned domestic cleaning franchise to secure your share of a £4bn market.

Follow our proven business model, accompanied with our unlimited support, to enjoy gross profit margins of up to 35% from your recurring customer base. Our average business owner turnover is £124,000 per year.

A Merry Maids franchise is suited to you if you are looking to:

  • Become your own boss
  • Escape the commute and a 9-5 day in the office
  • Try something new, or build on an existing skill set
  • Work from home and choose your own hours to suit your lifestyle
  • Build a scalable and profitable business with up to 35% gross profit margins

Easy as 1, 2, 3...

1. Market your services
2. Serve your customers
3. Provide excellent customer service

Enjoy recurring income, with gross profit margins up to 35%!

A modern day franchise

Don’t get left behind with an old-fashioned approach to business. We can help you to keep up with the innovations of the market sector through our modern take on websites, business management systems and e-commerce platforms.

You’ll get your own page on our state-of-the-art website to attract your customers to enquire with you. From there, your customers will get the opportunity to book their clean ONLINE! We are one of a very small group of domestic cleaning companies offering this approach.

Upon receiving an online or manual booking, customer details are held in our exclusive Merry Maids business management system. Our cloud-based facility holds a wealth of business information, accessible at your fingertips from anywhere in the world.

This seamless approach for both customers and business owners is a recipe for success.

Merry Maids franchisee Amandip

How much does a Merry Maid franchise cost??

A Merry Maids franchise costs £19,995 (+VAT) of which a minimum of 30% (£5,999) must be found by the franchisee.

The balance of £13,996 can be financed by one of the major banks (subject to status). It is worth noting that as you will be VAT registered, you will be able to claim this back.

What do I get for my money?

Our franchise fee includes:

  • Merry Maids brand manual, territory & operating license
  • 3 weeks of comprehensive training
  • Marketing launch
  • Products, equipment, uniforms & printed stationery/literature
  • Business Management System
  • Website

Don’t just take our word for it…

“The stresses and strains of corporate life were taking their toll and I needed to put ‘me’ first. First 7 months completed and I can certainly say I have a far greater work life balance and can always find time during the week to lift my head above water.”
Gina -Merry Maids Wakefield

Merry Maids franchisees making a bed

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At a Glance

Established:1979 in US and and 1990 in the UK

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UK presence:
50+ franchise locations

International presence:
Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, and the Philippines

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Franchisee Case Studies

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Merry Maids franchisee finds a good work/life balance.

Debbie Walker

Debbie Walker has been business owner of Merry Maids Croydon since 2003 and is also mum to children aged ten and eight. She shares her experience of franchising so far. 



Why the domestic cleaning market is a great place to invest

Domestic cleaning has been around for many years and despite many wrongly assuming that it is just for the wealthy, continues to grow in popularity due to more and more of others choosing to spend our time NOT cleaning.

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