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Maid Right Brings Opportunity For Dual Revenue Streams to Franchisees as the Need for Commercial Cleaning Services Increases

The traditionally residential cleaning service is growing in the commercial space.

By Andrea Jablonski1851 Franchise Contributor
SPONSOREDUpdated 9:09AM 09/14/20

As businesses, restaurants and offices across the country slowly begin to reopen, there is a heightened awareness of the importance of cleanliness in mitigating the spread of COVID-19 among customers and employees. Cleaning-service franchise Maid Right sees this need as an opportunity to help franchisees seek out dual revenue streams from both residential and commercial clients in a difficult economic climate.

Maid Right, a company that normally relies heavily on residential clients, is taking the opportunity to develop their brand to reach more commercial clients as more businesses find themselves in need of regular cleaning services and disinfecting. 

“Light commercial cleaning has picked up quite a bit,” says Maid Right’s Vice President Ty Anderson. “Spaces like dentist offices and small credit unions ask us to come in and disinfect common spaces. A lot of these businesses are requesting our services daily — advertising that regular cleaning and MR Shield is being done daily really helps build trust with their clients and customers.”

As commercial business begins to pick up, regular residential service requests are returning to their pre-COVID rates. Additionally, Anderson noted that because more people are spending time at home they’re finding themselves in need of more regular cleaning and disinfecting in order to feel comfortable and safe, which also makes it helpful as Maid Right is able to clean while families are still in their homes. 

“Most of our repeat clients have come back because they trust us,” Anderson said. “With a lot of them it’s become kind of a family or friend relationship. Clients who have pre-existing conditions are really the only ones who are still holding out on having us come in, but we’ve added new customers from there because people are spending most of their time at home. For new clients, it’s a strong trust too — we make them feel even safer in their homes.”

Despite this being a time of economic downturn, the cleaning-service industry has shifted from being luxury service to one that’s become more or less essential — especially in the commercial space. For those seeking new business opportunities, Maid Right is a promising prospect

“At the beginning of the year people looked to have their home vacuumed dusted and look clean. Now, I’d say 75% of people are hyper-focused on having a deeply cleaned and disinfected space,” Anderson continued. “And prior to the pandemic it was really only about 10-15%.”

In addition to offering prospective franchisees a viable business opportunity, Anderson and Maid Right are hopeful that with growth they’ll be able to create jobs in cleaning roles for those who have become unemployed as a result of the pandemic. 

“The pandemic will pass, but the new standards for cleaning it’s introduced will not. Over the next five years, cleaning and disinfecting will be top of mind for a lot of people, and Maid Right is prepared to grow and welcome new franchisees and employees to serve that need,” Anderson said.

The investment for a Maid Right franchise ranges from $90,000 to $140,000, with a franchise fee of $60,000. For more info, visit: