Rent a maid

The Brand

RENT A MAID is virtually a household name especially in Kwa-Zulu Natal with well over 1 000 customers on the database. The company runs four branches and supports two franchises in Kwa-Zulu Natal and is now making inroads into Gauteng with a branch in Randburg and already has six franchises.

Rent A Maid has recorded ZERO FRANCHISE and ZERO BRANCH failures in its illustrious 25 year history! They have a proven track record of superior customer service and have put together a mutually fair franchise agreement protecting both parties with an excellent marketing strategy to ensure franchisee success.

It’s the type of franchise with which any new entrant to the business market will feel comfortable from day one. The main family breadwinner is encouraged to invest and introduce the spouse to this lucrative opportunity to bring in a handy second income OR if you wish to invest wisely and employ a manager, here is your opportunity.

To show commitment, the franchisor will fund a marketing campaign and brand your vehicle to the tune of R10 000.


Rent A Maid is a profitable, service driven company offering quality domestic and commercial cleaning, involving the casual and permanent hire of maids, gardeners and office cleaners. For 25 years, Rent A Maid has been delivering a credible, reliable service that is both highly affordable and convenient.

If you want to own your own business with minimal risk and low operating costs with a high-profit margin from a low investment, Rent A Maid should be your first choice. By running the business yourself from home, employing only an assistant and using electronic equipment which you already have, you can maximize profit. It’s best that you compare the cost and returns of other franchises before appreciating what a phenomenal investment Rent A Maid will be.

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Rent A Maid’s formulae, methods of operation and user friendly tailor-made software, tried, tested and developed over the years at over a R100 000 investment is accessible to each franchisee.

Training is just over a week and is like learning your ABC’s and franchisees can be confidently turning a profit in just two weeks.

Are You Our Next Franchisee?

The prospective RENT A MAID Franchisee must have:

• Enthusiasm, ambition, integrity and a desire to work hard.
• Personal day-to-day involvement in the management of the business.
• Financial security and the financial capacity to open and operate the business as well as supporting any borrowing costs associated with the business.
• A willingness to adhere to established concept guidelines and procedures.
• A commitment to and belief in the RENT A MAID product quality standards.
• A positive attitude.

Prospective RENT A MAID Franchisees should ideally have:

• Selling skills.
• Strong communication and people skills.
• Sound business skills.
• Computer literacy skills
• Bookkeeping experience and knowledge


When It All Began


John Murphy

Year Established


1st Franchise Opened

Brand Network


John Murphy

Head Office

Hillcrest, Kwa-Zulu Natal

No. of Outlets


Available Opportunities

GAUTENG / NORTH WEST / MPUMALANGA Pretoria North/West/Central, Pretoria East/South, Sandton, Kempton Park/Benoni, Alberton/Brakenhurst/Germiston/Boksburg, Vereeniging/Van der Byl Park/Sasolburg, Potchefstroom/Klerksdorp, Rustenburg, Bela-Bela. KZN Tugela to Richards Bay, Amanzimtoti to Mtwalume, Hibberdene to Port Edward, Hilton to Mooi River, Midlands.

FASA Membership

Investment (Excl. VAT)

Average set-up cost

R 103 000

Initial franchise fee

R 85 000

Initial Working Capital

R 18 000

Minimum owners contribution

Franchise Terms

Management services fee

7% from third month reducing to 5% once R 75 000 sales achieved

Marketing fee

R 2 500 per month after third month

Initial agreement term

3 Years

Renewal term

3 Years
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