ServiceMaster Clean

ServiceMaster Clean provides janitorial and commercial services, both short and long term, for the cleaning of office buildings, retail centers, or any other institutions that require cleaning on a daily, weekly or monthly basis. The ServiceMaster Clean history of strong performance in the industry has helped it become the franchise of choice for many entrepreneurs.

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ServiceMaster Clean


ServiceMaster Clean Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


Welcome to ServiceMaster

The ServiceMaster brands is well established in communities across the U.S. and around the world, serving over 1 million customers. From floor care to janitorial services to disaster restoration, we dominate the cleaning and restoration industry. By franchising with ServiceMaster® you will be able to leverage this brand power and our established systems to build a profitable business that fulfills your personal and professional goals.

ServiceMaster Clean and ServiceMaster Restore are part of the ServiceMaster Family of Brands including Terminix, American Home Shield, Merry Maids, Furniture Medic and AmeriSpec - all market leaders in their industries.

ServiceMaster Top Advantages

The Perfect Fit for You: With three distinct franchise opportunities to choose from, you're sure to find the one that best suits your lifestyle and fulfills your needs.

  • Janitorial Services
  • Floor Care Services
  • Disaster Restoration Services

In-House Financing: Qualified franchise applicants may finance up to 80% of the initial franchise fee and start-up equipment package costs through ServiceMaster Acceptance Company, our parent company's franchisee finance division.

Franchising Experience & Excellence: Franchising since 1952, ServiceMaster benefits from 60 years of franchise excellence, and we have the awards and recognition to prove it.

Respected Reputation: The ServiceMaster Clean® and the SeviceMaster Restore® brands are well established in communities across the United States and in 11 countries around the world, serving over 1 million customers through its broad network of quality services. As a franchise owner, you would instantly inherit this positioning.

Unparalleled Purchasing Power: Collective purchasing power enables ServiceMaster franchise owners to enjoy products and equipment discounts from preferred suppliers.

Company Details

Established: 1947
First Unit Franchised: 1952
Franchised Units: 4,500 world-wide; 3000 in USA
Company Owned Units: 0
States Registered In: All U.S. States
International Franchises: No
Franchises available in most markets in USA.

Support and Training Offered By ServiceMaster Clean

Financial Assistance Provided: Yes
Site Selection Assistance: No
Lease Negotiation Assistance: No
Recruiting Assistance: No
Co-Operative Advertising: No
Training: 2 weeks training for Janitorial franchise and 1 week training for Floor Care franchise in Memphis, TN.

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a ServiceMaster Clean Franchise.

What does a ServiceMaster Clean Franchise Cost?

ServiceMaster Clean franchise fees for 2024:

Franchise Fee: $31,500 for Janitorial franchise

Franchise Fee Discounts:  20% for veterans and 10% for minority/female

Cash Investment: $6,300(This assumes person qualifies for 80% financing provided by ServiceMaster)

Royalty: 7% - 4%
Ad: 0.5%
Average Number of Employees: Varies with # of customers to service
Passive Ownership: No
Home Based: Yes
B2B: Yes
Master Franchise Opportunities: No

Is ServiceMaster Clean a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. ServiceMaster Clean is not a semi absentee franchise. The owner of the franchise (the franchisee) is expected to be involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Is ServiceMaster Clean a Home Based franchise?

Yes. ServiceMaster Clean is a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do ServiceMaster Clean Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much ServiceMaster Clean franchisees make. ServiceMaster Clean offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is ServiceMaster Clean a Master Franchise Opportunity?

No. ServiceMaster Clean is not a master franchise opportunity.

Does ServiceMaster Clean Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. ServiceMaster Clean franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does ServiceMaster Clean Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

Yes. ServiceMaster Clean franchise does work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is ServiceMaster Clean Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. ServiceMaster Clean franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is ServiceMaster Clean Looking for International franchisees?

No. ServiceMaster Clean franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see ServiceMaster Clean's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

Buying a Franchise Guide: What is a Franchise Disclosure Document?

When evaluating a franchise opportunity, reading and understanding the current version of their FDD is a necessity. Considering the benefits of franchising, such as established brand recognition and support from the franchisor, it's important to also take into account franchise fees and franchising royalty fees. Since most franchisors are privately owned companies, the current versions of their FDDs are typically not available unless requested directly from them.

Click here to connect with a Franchise Consultant who can help you obtain a copy quickly and for free. They can also guide you through the essential franchise questions to ask, ensuring you make a well-informed decision about your investment.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Cleaning & Maid Services, Maintenance, Green & Eco Friendly, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

100+ UNITS

Cash Required

Less than $25,000

Master Franchise


Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


ServiceMaster Clean Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing ServiceMaster Clean franchises for sale. We may have ServiceMaster Clean franchise resales. A franchise resale is an already established franchise owned by a franchisee and the franchisee is looking to sell their franchise.

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