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What it Takes to Become A Cleaning Franchise Owner

If you’re interested in owning a Merry Maids® cleaning franchise, you are probably wondering what it takes to get started. From a cost and investment perspective, we’ve included a chart below that details what you should expect to invest upfront. In general, you should have access to about $50,000 for the investment.

Keep in mind we offer up to 80% financing of the initial franchise fee for well-qualified borrowers, a 20% discount for military veterans, and 10% off for minorities and women. In addition to financial qualifications, we look for all our franchisees to have a dedication to professionalism and a commitment to provide the best residential cleaning experience possible.

Merry Maids Franchise

Example of Possible Available Financing and Minimum Working Capital*
Small Sized Market Full Sized Market
Franchise Fee $37,500 $51,500
Initial Cleaning and Equipment Package Included in Franchise Fee
Working Capital $35,000 $35,000
Total $72,500 $86,500
80% Financing Through SMAC $30,000 $41,200
Down Payment $7,500 $10,300
Working Capital $35,000 $35,000
Total Liquid Capital Required $42,500 $45,300

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