About Us

Merry Maids Canada has the local touch – with the support of a corporate office. That’s because our offices across Canada are individually owned and operated by people who appreciate that your time is valuable and your trust is priceless. Our franchise owners and managers also take pride in taking care of the people in the community where they live. So you can be confident that you can relax. It’s done.

Fast Facts About Merry Maids

  • Merry Maids was founded in 1979 in Omaha, Nebraska.
  • The Merry Maids USA corporate office is located in Memphis, Tennessee.
  • The Merry Maids Canada corporate office is located in Mississauga, Ontario.
  • Merry Maids joined the ServiceMaster Family of Brands in 1988.
  • Merry Maids is the largest home cleaning franchise network in the world.
  • Merry Maids franchises are independently owned and operated.
  • There are more than 900 franchises throughout Canada and the United States.
  • The Merry Maids network employs more than 8,000 home cleaning professionals worldwide.
  • Merry Maids cleans more than 300,000 homes, apartments and condos in North America every month.
  • Merry Maids also has operations in Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines and the United Kingdom.


In 1988, Merry Maids joined the ServiceMaster Family of home and business service companies. ServiceMaster The Company which is internationally renowned started in 1947, establishing one of North America’s first franchise businesses.

Today it is a growing, thriving, privately owned international corporation with annual revenues of almost $5 billion. Our Family of Brands services residential/commercial customers through a network of over 5,500 franchises and company-owned locations on four continents.  In Canada The ServiceMaster Family of Brands including Merry Maids has almost 400 Franchises.

The ServiceMaster Canada Family of Brands which includes; AmeriSpec, Furniture Medic, Merry Maids, ServiceMaster Clean (Commercial, Janitorial, Residential) and ServiceMaster Restore.

These are companies that lead their industries due to the value each one places on helping people like you solve your problems and the impact each one has on your enjoyment of your homes and businesses. As one of the companies under the ServiceMaster name, Merry Maids has many resources to continually improve training, marketing and people development for our Merry Maids franchise owners.