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Date Updated: 03-July-2018

Merry Maids UK Franchise

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Merry Maids is one of the largest domestic cleaning franchise businesses in the world.

British Franchise AssociationOur franchise owners do not clean but manage their own thriving business; they are given all of the necessary tools and assistance to recruit, train and manage a professional team of maids.

No previous experience of the industry is needed as full training and on-going support is provided by a dedicated team with almost 60 years’ experience in franchising and the cleaning sector. With Merry Maids you can create a work/life balance that suits YOU.

Merry Maids is a Full member of the British Franchise Association.

How much does a Merry Maids franchise cost?

The minimum personal investment level is £5,999 + VAT. (30% of total cost)

*As a bfa Registered Franchise, banks may lend all or part of the remaining 70% of the total cost depending upon your financial history.


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Join the UK market worth an estimated £4.7 billion with a Merry Maids franchise business

If you are searching for an opportunity to be in business for yourself but not by yourself, the Merry Maids franchise should be on your ‘one to watch’ list!

Merry Maids domestic cleaning management business franchise opportunity franchising lucrative market career job moneyNot only do Merry Maids offer you a proven franchise model but, by becoming one of their franchise owners, you benefit from an established and globally reputed brand name behind you. Additionally, at every step of your franchise journey, the Merry Maids franchise team are on hand to help you build your own thriving business.

Merry Maids are currently looking to expand further in the UK with ambitious, like-minded individuals. Sound like you?

Request our FREE, non-obligatory franchise prospectus here for more detailed information on our franchise offering.

Be part of our success story

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 clients’ lives.

By continually offering a top-notch, professional service every single time, Merry Maids have a large and growing base of loyal customers who reward us with their trust in their homes.

With up to 90% recurring revenue from your customer base, our franchisees can enjoy a growing turnover year on year as new customers are regularly added to your cleaning schedules. Our model also accommodates for one off, spring cleans & end of tenancy cleans as a nice supplement to our ever-growing regular customer base.

As your customer base grows, so can your team and your turnover.

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Established brand and global presence

Merry Maids is proud to be a member of the ServiceMaster Family of Brands which was founded in Chicago in 1929 and was first launched in Britain in 1959; with over 59 years’ experience of franchising in the UK, you can be sure to be investing in an established franchise which a globally recognisable brand.

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Merry Maids came to the UK in 1990 and since has delivered professional domestic cleaning services to thousands of homes across the UK through our franchised businesses.

We have almost 100 franchised Merry Maids businesses at present and this number is growing. Our brand is easily recognised as one of the largest domestic cleaning franchises in the world.

Our distinctive brand is certainly something to consider being a part of if you’d like a head start in the domestic cleaning industry.

Why Choose a Merry Maids Franchise?

If the fact that we have been established for almost 40 years is not quite enough, read below for the many other reasons why you should choose to partner up with Merry Maids:

  • 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)
  • 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

To get full details of what your receive for your investment, request our FREE prospectus here. 

What we're looking for in a Merry Maids business owner

We are looking for prospective franchisees who will add value to our network through their drive and ambition to grow a successful cleaning business using our brand.

No business or cleaning industry experience is required, just the interest and desire to learn a new trade with the support of a world-renowned franchisor. Your full commitment is required to start a new Merry Maids franchise, but the financial rewards and accolades in business are worth it!

We will offer our knowledge and expertise combined with our proven business model to help you succeed in business.

How much does a Merry Maids franchise cost?

The minimum personal investment for this franchise opportunity is £5,999 + VAT which is 30% of the total franchise fee. Up to 70% of the total franchise fee can be financed through most major banks and franchise finance providers subject to status.

For our full franchise cost, fees, recommended start-up costs and conditions, please request further information through the form below.

The cost of the franchise covers your unique Merry Maids territory, training programme, business management software, proven model and brand, products & equipment and a marketing launch for your new business. (Read more below).Merry Maids domestic cleaning management business franchise opportunity franchising lucrative market career job money

What do I get for my investment?

Your investment in a Merry Maids franchise will give you all the tools, training and support necessary to create a thriving Merry Maids business.

Our new business starter pack includes a marketing package, products, equipment, uniforms, stationery, website and email address(es) to give you a head start once you have completed our training academy. Please ask if you’d like to see our inventory.

You will also have your own unique Merry Maids territory that has been built by consumer demographics rather than a set mile radius. Our careful territory building process ensures that our territories our created fairly across the network and all of our business owners have the same opportunity to build a successful domestic cleaning business.

New franchisees attend three weeks of comprehensive training which provides essential practical and theoretical training to new franchisees to ensure that they have a successful franchise journey. This includes business and marketing planning, financial management support, and publicity support for business launch.

Full support and advice is always offered by qualified franchise professionals at our Franchise Support Centre as well as in the field. 

Next steps

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If you like the idea of becoming our next Merry Maids business owner and would like to find out more, please complete an enquiry form where our Recruitment Manager will be in touch.

You’ll receive a link to our exclusive prospectus with further information of our fantastic domestic cleaning franchise opportunity.

Should you wish to progress further with your enquiry, you will be invited to meet the whole team of over 50 skilled individuals who make Merry Maids what it is today. There you’ll get the opportunity to take a look at our working model, build a unique Merry Maids territory and test our specialist products.

A deposit of £2,000 will secure your territory and a place on our training academy ahead of starting your new business.


Interested and want to know more?

By filling in the form below you will be able to receive a copy of the Merry Maids prospectus.

This will provide you with more detailed information on the franchise opportunity and allow you to contact them direct with any questions you may have.

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