For this Franchisor Interview, we spoke with Maid2Clean, to get a deeper insight into what makes the business a great option to choose for a franchise. Maid2Clean was founded by Mike Hanrahan in 1993 with a purpose to make people’s lives better.
How is Maid2Clean different from other domestic cleaning companies in the UK?
Maid2Clean is set up to remove the traditional overheads that plague many of the competitors in our industry. For instance Maid2Clean has no staff costs (PAYE & NI), equipment costs, cleaning material costs or transportation costs.
What is the best feedback you have heard about your brand?
The greatest compliment Maid2Clean Franchise has received from our franchisees at the end of their franchise licenses is that 92% of them request a 10 year extension to their license.
Why is it worth investing in a Maid2Clean franchise?
Maid2Clean is a lifestyle choice business whereby franchisees build a long term residual income business and are not involved in an ‘exchange your time for money’ business.
How long does the process of becoming a Maid2Clean franchisee take?
Following a meeting at Maid2Clean Head Quarters in Crewe, Cheshire, once the franchise has been paid for and the agreement signed, the franchisee can commence training within 7 days and become operational within a month.
What qualities does the ideal Maid2Clean franchisee possess?
Maid2Clean Franchisees must have a good work ethic and be capable of following a proven system.
How much support and training is offered to your franchisees?
Maid2Clean Franchisees undergo a multi-stage training program with the franchisor and Operations Director following reading of the Operations Manual and completing the pre-launch to-dos. All franchisees are supported on the Maid2Clean online forum and telephone support is available with the Operations Director and the Franchisor. Additionally Franchisees get the opportunity to meet the Franchisor and Operations Director face to face 4-5 times a year at quarterly meetings and the annual conference.
In what ways do you help Maid2Clean franchisees achieve a healthy work-life balance?
Maid2Clean Franchisees are encouraged to trade from home and grow their businesses at their own pace. Most franchisees run the business part-time and enjoy a healthy work life balance.