General

Industry

Home and Building Services

Category

Pest Control

SBA Identifier

S1131

Year of Founding

2012

Fees

Marketing Fee

2%

Royalty Fee

VARIES

Franchise Fee

$42,500-$42,500

Investment Range

$110K-$149K

Location units

Total U.S. Locations

374

U.S. Franchised Units

372

U.S. Corporate Units

2

Headquarters (City)

Virginia Beach

Other

Item 19 - Franchise Financials

Yes

Financing Availability

-

Started Offering Franchises

2012

Issuance of FDD Data

04/01/2022

What to know about Mosquito Joe franchise?

As a franchisee, you will establish and operate a business, which offers a seasonal business controlling undesirable outdoor insects, such as mosquitoes, ticks and fleas, including the sales, design, installation and servicing of outdoor misting systems, barrier spray services, and other insect elimination and control systems for residential and commercial customers using the trade name "Mosquito Joe."

Mosquito Joe is based in Virginia Beach, VA. Scroll down to learn more!

How much does a Mosquito Joe franchise cost?

Are you wondering how much is a Mosquito Joe franchise? Before starting a Mosquito Joe franchise, it is important to know the franchise fee, working capital and other costs required to start the business.

The minimum investment amount required to open a Mosquito Joe franchise is $109,700 and can go all the way up to $148,700. Keep in mind, you should also allocate additional funds to live off of while the Mosquito Joe business ramps up. This can take as little as 6 months to over 2 years depending on the franchise opportunity. You should speak to at least 5 Mosquito Joe franchisees to understand the true cost of opening the franchise and how long it takes to: 1) start a Mosquito Joe business 2) pass break even 3) hit significant income.

After (and if) you pass the point of earning significant income from your Mosquito Joe franchise, there may be enough margin to hire a day-to-day manager and work less hours in the business.

Franchise Net Unit Growth

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Franchise Data

Year Start of Year Units Opened Units Closed End of Year
2016 113 61 3 169
2017 169 67 2 232
2018 232 59 5 286
2019 286 39 6 319
2020 319 36 10 345
2021 345 28 1 372

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How much does a Mosquito Joe franchise owner make?

Mosquito Joe franchise earnings and revenue can vary significantly from one franchisee to another.
The Mosquito Joe franchise owner profits can be influenced by labor costs, lease rates, hours worked as well as other factors.

Mosquito Joe discloses financials at the unit level. In other words, they show how much Mosquito Joe franchisees made in the past. Through analyzing this information available in the metrics tab, it can serve as a good basis to further explore the opportunity or not.

At Vetted Biz, we advise you to speak with 5 to 10 franchisees to understand how much money they are making from the Mosquito Joe franchise. Roughly 60% of franchises disclose financials and it makes the process easier when filtering potential franchise opportunities like Mosquito Joe. Don’t just speak to existing franchisees, call franchisees who have recently left the system and try to find out how much those Mosquito Joe owners were making.

Visit the Mosquito Joe metrics tab to explore the financials for this business.

What is the Mosquito Joe franchise fee?

Owning a Mosquito Joe franchise requires a variable royalty fee and 2% marketing fee. These two expenses represent the main ongoing costs you can expect to pay the franchisor throughout the franchise relationship. There may be other ongoing fees disclosed in the Mosquito Joe Franchise Disclosure Document

Keep in mind, there is also an initial Mosquito Joe franchise fee of $42,500 that is included in the initial investment amount of $109,700 to $148,700. Depending on the franchise agreement you sign, you might have to pay the full franchise fee again if you decide to extend the Mosquito Joe franchise relationship. Consult with a licensed franchise attorney to understand exactly what you receive for paying the Mosquito Joe franchise fee of $42,500.

Visit the Mosquito Joe metrics tab to explore the financials for this business, royalty and marketing fees compare to other Home and Building Services franchises. You can also compare these fees for 2,000+ franchises currently offered in the U.S.

When was Mosquito Joe founded?

Mosquito Joe started offering franchises in 2012. Mosquito Joe was founded 10 years ago in 2012.

At Vetted Biz, we recommend franchises have 3-5 corporate locations and 5+ years of experience before offering a franchise. There needs to be proof that the business model works and is replicable before offering the franchise to other!

How many Mosquito Joe locations are in the U.S.?

As of 2022, there were 372 locations across the U.S. There are also 2 corporate locations. Most Home and Building Services franchises like Mosquito Joe have more franchised locations than corporate locations.

How many Mosquito Joe franchises opened over the past few years?

Over the prior 3 years we have data for, Mosquito Joe has opened 103 outlets throughout the U.S. Visit the Mosquito Joe metrics tab to explore how the openings compare to other Home and Building Services franchises.

How many Mosquito Joe franchises closed over the past few years?

Over the prior 3 years we have data for, Mosquito Joe has closed 17 outlets throughout the U.S

Visit the Mosquito Joe metrics tab to explore how the openings compare to other Home and Building Services franchises.

Is Mosquito Joe growing? Are they opening more locations than they are closing?

The net unit growth rate for Mosquito Joe over the past 3 years is 30%. Over the last year we have data for, Mosquito Joe had a net unit growth rate of 8%.

Without a comparison, this number doesn’t mean much. Compare how the Mosquito Joe growth rate compares to 2,000+ other franchises and Industry franchises like Mosquito Joe. More info in the Mosquito Joe metrics tab.

Is Mosquito Joe franchise eligible for an SBA Loan?

Mosquito Joe is eligible for SBA loans including the 7(a) loan. To find out more about the SBA loan program for franchising click here.

Mosquito Joe franchise was assigned the SBA Franchise ID of S1131 on 10/01/2017. This DOES NOT mean the SBA endorses this franchise. The SBA Franchise Directory will only include business models like Mosquito Joe that are reviewed and found eligible under SBA’s affiliation rules and other eligibility criteria. Currently, there are over 7,000 franchise opportunities that the SBA has deemed eligible for SBA financing.

Is Mosquito Joe a franchise in the United States?

According to the SBA, Mosquito Joe meets the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) definition of a franchise. The FTC Franchise Rule requires franchisors to provide all potential franchisees with a disclosure document (FDD) containing 23 items about the franchise, its officers, and other franchisees. Be sure that Mosquito Joe provides you with an FDD if you are in discussion to buy a Mosquito Joe.

What is the Mosquito Joe Franchise for Sale Rate?

The Mosquito Joe systemwide health and franchisee satisfaction can be measured by the Mosquito Joefranchise for sale rate. The franchise for sale rate is calculated by the percentage of units transferred to new franchisees and reacquired by franchisor.

Mosquito Joe franchise for sale rate over the past 3 years is 11%. Over the last year we have data for, Mosquito Joe had a franchise for sale rate of 2%.

Without a comparison, this number doesn’t mean much. Compare how the Mosquito Joe franchise for sale rate compares to 2,000+ other franchises and Industry franchises like Mosquito Joe. More info in the Mosquito Joe metrics tab.

What is the Mosquito Joe Franchise Failure Rate?

Mosquito Joe franchise failures comprise franchise terminations, franchise non-renewals, and franchises that ceased operations for other reasons. The failure rate is one of the most important franchise metrics to consider when investing in a franchise!

Mosquito Joe failure rate over the past 3 years is 5%. Over the last year we have data for, Mosquito Joe had a franchise failure rate of 0%.

Without a comparison, this number doesn’t mean much. Compare how the Mosquito Joe franchise for sale rate compares to 2,000+ other franchises and Industry franchises like Mosquito Joe. More info in the Mosquito Joe metrics tab.

How can I find out more details on Mosquito Joe franchise?

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Investment Midpoint

The average of the low and high range of the investment amounts calculated from the most recently available Franchise Disclosure Document

Mosquito Joe

$129,200

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Royalty Fee

The median royalty fee from the Franchise Disclosure Document

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Franchise Fee Midpoint

Payment that the franchisee must pay to the franchise owner in order to start a franchise.

Mosquito Joe

$42,500

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Item 19 – Financial Performance Representations

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Franchise Financials

Franchisor company financial information and financial performance representations, if disclosed by the franchisor.

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General

Industry

Home and Building Services

Category

Pest Control

SBA Identifier

S1131

Year of Founding

2012

Fees

Marketing Fee

2%

Royalty Fee

VARIES

Franchise Fee

$42,500-$42,500

Investment Range

$110K-$149K

Location units

Total U.S. Locations

374

U.S. Franchised Units

372

U.S. Corporate Units

2

Headquarters (City)

Virginia Beach

Other

Item 19 - Franchise Financials

Yes

Financing Availability

-

Started Offering Franchises

2012

Issuance of FDD Data

04/01/2022

Detailed Franchise metrics for Mosquito Joe

Detailed Franchise Metrics are metrics calculated and reviewed by Vetted Biz. You can find the available metrics for Mosquito Joe below. “N/A" or Not Applicable results mean that there is not enough data available to compute a precise rate or that the result is not mathematically computable. When results are not mathematically computable, you should pay attention to the absolute values (#) instead of the percentage rate itself.

Growth Rate

The percentage change of total franchise units from one year to the next by franchisor.

 

1 year

3 years

Mosquito Joe

8%

30%

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Franchise for Sale Rate

The percentage of units transferred to new franchisees and reacquired by franchisor.

 

1 year

3 years

Mosquito Joe

5%

11%

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Net Unit Growth (most recent year)

Net Unit Growth (3 years)

Failure Rate

Franchise failures comprise franchise terminations, franchise non-renewals, and franchises that ceased operations for other reasons.

 

1 year

3 years

Mosquito Joe

2%

5%

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Business details

Company Name

https://mosquitojoe.com/

Business email

**********@******.com

Mailing address

4490 Holland Office Park Suite 100

State headquarters

Virginia

Owner Name

Mosquito Joe

Phone

+1 (000) 0********00

City

Virginia Beach

Zip code

23452
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