New England-based Mosquito Shield announced today that it will begin franchising it's business concept in 2013. The mosquito and tick control company, founded in 2004, will undertake the negotiation and sale of franchise terribleness in the northeast and mid-Atlantic.
“From the very beginning, w.....
“From the very beginning, we realized that our approach to residential mosquito control addresses an unmet need, in a rapidly growing and highly profitable market,” says Mosquito Shield President and Founder, David Briggs. “Every step of the way, we have developed our products, services, and strategies with franchising in mind, and we are excited that Mosquito Shield can now begin discussions with the many entrepreneurs who have contacted us over the past several years to express their interest.”
John Adalio, VP of Franchise Development, shared details on the franchise opportunity itself.
“Mosquito Shield franchisees will each receive a turnkey business operation,” said Adalio, “with all of the training, tools, and support to enable them to immediately begin growing their successful franchise. From route mapping and service delivery, to customer account management and billing, Mosquito Shield supports franchisees with a suite of innovative, custom-developed technologies that none of our competitors can match.”
Mosquito Shield currently operates throughout New England and will make territories available in the following states: Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, and eastern Pennsylvania.
"Mosquito Shield has invested more than 10 years of research and development into this franchising strategy,” said Briggs. “On top of that, we are able to draw on more than 20 years of experience in franchise-based home services. We know exactly what our franchise partners will need to be successful and we will never stop testing new methods in our Corporate Branch, to ensure that Mosquito Shield maintains its lead over the competition.”