The Maids has been distinguished as the #1 residential cleaning franchise by Entrepreneur magazine. The Maids provides comprehensive training, support, and exclusive territory. With The Maids, you can build a great business to achieve the lifestyle you desire with nights, weekends and holidays off.
The Maids Franchise Opportunity Offers:
Welcome to The Maids
The Maids was founded in 1979 as a premier residential housecleaning service. In 1980, we began franchising, and today we have offices across the U.S. and Canada. With our proven operating systems and extensive support programs, we are the fastest growing franchise in the residential home services category. In fact, The Maids were ranked as the number one residential cleaning franchise in 2007 and 2008 and as the fastest-growing residential cleaning franchise by Entrepreneur magazine for the past five years.
Join Our Franchise System
Do you want to set your own hours and control your destiny? If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, strong management and people skills, are willing to follow a proven system and want to build a business that cares about providing the best customer experience, The Maids is for you!
Why Choose Us
The Maids pioneered residential cleaning. Our founder, Dan Bishop, used time and motion studies to develop the most efficient residential home cleaning system and was the first to launch a team-cleaning concept. Our dedication to innovation continues to increase quality, efficiency and profitability for our Franchise Partners. The Maids is a sound business investment allowing you to balance personal and financial goals with no nights or weekends.
According to The Wall Street Journal, home services are a multi-billion dollar industry enjoying double-digit growth. Upscale customer demographics offer our franchise partners a wealth of growth and income potential, repeating business every week or two, year in and year out. Quality-minded customers across the U.S. and Canada have trusted The Maids in their homes for almost 30 years.
Your Market Area
Our exclusive market concept allows you to purchase and dominate larger markets assuring that The Maids is a wise investment. Our large market program supports your ability to expand your business once you have penetrated your initial market area.
Our Business System
Our business system is time-tested, comprehensive and leverages leading-edge technology. Proprietary software allows you to efficiently manage, track and monitor daily operations and track key benchmarks for business' success. From automated routing to accounting, payroll and credit card processing, we provide the 'know how' to get your office up and running in as little as seven weeks.
Low Initial Investment
The Maids allows you to join a booming industry with a small initial investment. Start your own business with less than $100,000 cash. Low start-up costs make The Maids an affordable investment.
The Maids training begins with just-in-time video-based e-learning programs and live interactive Webinars over the course of several weeks. Training continues with 9 days of administrative and technical classroom training provided by our expert staff. Once your leadership team completes training, a technical trainer visits your site (Grand Opening) to jump start your business with hands-on training and on-the-job support (in English and Spanish) for your team. A learning management system (LMS) tracks training to ensure employees have the skills and knowledge to deliver a superior customer experience. As a franchise partner, your learning continues for the first year and beyond through interactive Webinars, regional meetings and an annual conference.
Knowledgeable and experienced, The Maids provides you with marketing support and a strong brand identity. Our logo, with a distinctive vacuum letter "d" is known throughout the United States and Canada as the premier residential cleaning service for consumers interested in total quality. This easily identified brand as well as TV, Internet and other proven media help to grow your market share. Your dedicated business coach will help you develop a comprehensive local marketing plan to complement national advertising strategies and maximize your growth potential.
Our high rankings, including national recognition for franchisee satisfaction, provide proof that The Maids provides exceptional commitment to your success. In addition to our corporate staff of experts, franchise partners are assigned a 'certified' business coach. Your coach will provide one-on-one counsel, support, guidance and assistance. If fact, our coaches' success and compensation are based on your success and feedback.Are You Ready?
An exclusive green business positioned perfectly for today's market needs!
That's Rapid Recovery.
Green isn't new but it is a white hot business segment! Many companies produce green products or claim to be green companies because they use recycled napkins or florescent light bulbs - Rapid Recovery franchisees are the real deal, situated smack in the center of the environmental movement!
Every year Rapid Recovery Franchisees collect millions upon millions of pounds of ozone depleting C02 equivalents through the proper recovery of coolants used in everything from industrial chillers, residential and commercial HVAC units, refrigerators, transformers and vending machines.
Unlike many fad, green businesses that struggle to change consumer paradigms; recovery of refrigerants is common practice and is strictly enforced through aggressive fines from the EPA. With no true competitor, Rapid Recovery has positioned itself as the only nation-wide recovery company in the United States with locations servicing consumers from coast-to-coast.
Having developed proprietary equipment allowing our franchise owners to perform jobs up to 400% faster than previously possible we are strategically positioned to ride the booming need for proper recovery.
Rapid Recovery franchisees receive:
EXPRESS OIL CHANGE® & Service Center is one of the leading automotive service providers in the South with over 185 locations across ten states. Throughout our 31 year history, our oil change process has been refined to give our customers the quickest oil change around while still providing the highest quality service and premium vehicle maintenance checks.
In addition to the strong fact that we outpace the industry in all key business metrics, there are numerous additional fundamental reasons to join us. Our model for success has allowed our franchisees to build their own business and create their own future. The model has proven itself and is exemplified by a 99% survival rate of all stores built from the ground up over the last 10 years, a rare accomplishment in the franchise industry. If you appreciate a proven system, honed through over 30 years of operational experience, allow us to detail what sets us apart from other franchise concepts:
Previous automotive experience is not required. Our ideal franchise candidates are goal oriented, resourceful, high-energy individuals with strong people skills. They must have access to $300,000 in liquid capital and be attracted to a successful business model that includes building long term wealth through ownership of land and building.
Learn as much as you can about the auto repair and maintenence industry through as many sources as you can find, and learn as much as you can about EXPRESS OIL CHANGE® and Service Centers.
Have a conversation with us about your interests. Listen to a presentation about the business, and allow us to answer whatever questions you may have. Develop a relationship with us as we both explore if the franchise opportunity is right for you.
Plan a day visit with us at our corporate headquarters in Birmingham, AL so we can meet face to face, visit some of our stores, and give you the opportunity to meet many of our executives and people who will provide support to you if you move forward with the franchise.
Decision day. Make the decision to either sign a Franchise Agreement with us and join the EXPRESS OIL CHANGE® system, or decide to move on with other oppoturnities.
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