Mosquito Shield

Invest in mosquito control with the lowest royalties in the industry, low investment, proprietary products & equipment, and strong returns averaging $786,307 in annual revenue.

Sidekick Hero Award - Best First Time Business
Sidekick Hero Award - Best Customer Acquisition


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  • You can start operating this franchise in under 90 days.
  • 5 or fewer employees per location
  • No lease negotiation or office requirement
  • Limited Restrictions

    No special licensing or certifications are required to run this business

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Franchise System Growth
  • Over 50 locations awarded in the past 6 months
  • A top 20% brand awarded by Franchise Sidekick Advisors
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Investment Costs
  • Middle point of initial investment is under $250,000
  • A reduced price for territories beyond one
  • Retirement and SBA financing has been used by a franchisee
  • A discount for veterans, police or firefighters
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  • An item 19 is available in the FDD to help with budgeting
  • The item 19 shows sales and expenses for franchise locations
  • Previous Franchisees have had a successful and profitable exit
  • The franchisor has experience total location growth over the past 12 months
  • Some revenue is generated through a recurring revenue model
  • Has more than 1 revenue source
  • Ability to scale to multiple territories without having to buy more equipment or hire more employees to start.
  • Rebates available

    Vendor rebates available to

  • Revenue Share

    The Franchisor offers a share of revenue from outside sources like the website, wholesale products, non-owned territories, etc.

  • Strong B2B Segment

    Over 20% of revenue comes from B2B segment

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Franchise Support
  • You can operate this model semi-absentee.
  • The franchisor offers time before all royalties and fees are due
  • A pre-determined technology package a franchisee will use to manage the business
  • Regular Franchisor provided KPI's a franchisee uses to manage their business
  • The franchisor has at least 1 corporate employee per 20 franchise locations open
  • The franchisor leadership has at least 10 combined years of experience in this industry.
  • The franchisor leadership has at least 20 combined years of experience in this industry.
  • A resource provided to franchisees to help find potential employees
  • Preferred vendors have been established to assist franchisees to run their business. These may be but are not limited too accounting, marketing, insurance, payroll, staffing and more.
  • The franchisor holds an annual conference designed to help franchisees
  • Less than 10% of the leadership team has turned over in the past year
  • Success Coaches Available

    Franchisor has success coaches employees who are responsible for helping franchisees be successful

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Marketing/Customer Acquisition
  • Over 100 locations open
  • A marketing plan that has been in place for 1 year or more and has been proven to acquire franchisee customers.
  • A call center is available to franchisees to help with appointment setting
  • National Sales Accounts

    The franchisor has relationships set up with National Accounts for franchisees to sell through

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Competitive Landscape
  • The franchisor offers a proprietary product or service that can only be found in their business
  • Patented

    A part of the business is patented and no other business can offer the same product or service

  • Early to Market Concept

    Are there less than 3 national competing franchise concepts

A Booming Industry with a Differentiated Model & Service

With over 330 territories sold nationwide, Mosquito Shield’s proprietary control products and specialized spray techniques keep tens of thousands of American homes mosquito and tick-free every year. Mosquito Shield is the “original mosquito control company” and has spent over twenty years developing their own proprietary blend of all-natural oils and select control products, while testing application methods and frequencies, all with the goal of perfecting an effective and responsible solution. Recently acquired by Five Star Franchising, Mosquito Shield continues to offer franchisees incredible customer acquisition, recurring revenue streams, an 84% customer retention rate, and great margins all backed by the operational and leadership support of the home services powerhouse that is Five Star Franchising.

Husband and wife Mosquito Shield franchisees stand with their three children in front of their Mosquito Shield branded van.

Founder: David Briggs

Home Office Location: North Attleboro, MA

Company Founded: 2001

Current Awarded Franchises: 330

VetFran Discount: 10% off your first territory fee

$847,023* Gross Revenue
$347,582* Revenue Less Disclosed Costs
330+* Territories Awarded
"When we evaluated the franchises within the mosquito control industry, Mosquito Shield was in a league of their own. Their process and results are second to none... Our goal over the next two years is simple. We will make Mosquito Shield and its superior results a household name in Northern Virginia."
Kenny Bowen, Mosquito Shield Northern VA Franchisee

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