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InspectaHome Mobile App for Residential Cleaning InspectionsInspectaHome Mobile App for Residential Cleaning Inspections
InspectaHome is the mobile app you've been waiting for! Inspecting your residential cleaning accounts has never been easier or more affordable than with the InspectaHome mobile app. Not only can you do inspections for all the cleaning packages you offer but you can create customized inspections such as carpet cleaning, window washing, floor care, etc. -- all for one low price. You won't find another full-featured inspection app of this kind for this price anywhere else. . . . keep reading

Clean Quote App - Now Available on iTunes and Google PlayClean Quote App - Now Available on iTunes and Google Play
FINALLY! The pricing app for residential cleaning that you've been searching for! Pricing your prospects' homes has never been easier and more accurate than with the Clean Quote Mobile App. Not only will you present an accurate price, you'll know that it's priced profitably for YOUR business. You won't find another full-featured app of this kind anywhere else. Available on iTunes and Google Play. Click here to learn more and watch the Video Tutorials. . . . keep reading

DVD: Safety Training for Residential CleanersDVD: Safety Training for Residential Cleaners
The Safety Training for Residential Cleaners is OSHA and GHS Compliant, plus it meets CIMS Certification Requirements. This is a one hour DVD that includes a Safety Exam and Certificate of Completion for each of your employees. GHS training is required for all cleaning technicians by Dec 1, 2013 so don't wait until the last minute to be in compliance! . . . keep reading

DEAL OF THE WEEK! Safety Training for Residential Cleaners DVDDEAL OF THE WEEK! Safety Training for Residential Cleaners DVD
The Safety Training for Residential Cleaners is OSHA and GHS Compliant safety training and meets CIMS Certification Requirements. This is a one hour DVD that includes a Safety Exam and Certificate of Completion for each of your employees. . . . keep reading

Ebook: Managing Unacceptable Employee Behavior In Your Cleaning BusinessEbook: Managing Unacceptable Employee Behavior In Your Cleaning Business
Jean Hanson
If you are dealing with employee behavior problems, this Ebook is packed with the information you need to start solving the problems and getting your company back on track. Learn how to create a positive work environment; learn how to deal with emotions (from anger to tears); learn verbiage to use with emotional employees; learn corrective action and discipline - the RIGHT way -- and much more! This Ebook is FREE for members. . . . keep reading

NEWSLETTERS for Residential Cleaning CompaniesNEWSLETTERS for Residential Cleaning Companies
SEPTEMBER ISSUE NOW AVAILABLE! Sending monthly newsletters is the #1 way to stay in front of your clients and prospects. The best part is, WE do all the work of creating the content! All you have to do is personalize it for your business by adding special offers and company updates. Then take it to your local printer or upload it to an online printer. You can even upload it to your website for online reading. Better Home Living is a 4-page, full color newsletter. You will have it printed on 11x17 paper, folded in half. New issues every month! Order monthly or buy an entire year for a discounted price. Click here to see sample issues. . . . keep reading

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Recorded Call: Is it Your Price? Or is it Your Presentation?
Recorded Call: Is it Your Price? Or is it Your Presentation? Do you feel your price is too high? Are you lowering your price to meet the competition? Listen as Jean and Steve Hanson, co-founders of MyHouseCleaningBiz.com, and special guest Sharon Cowan, CBSE, discuss your options. . . . keep reading
Episode 83: Disciplining Employees of Cleaning Companies
Jean Hanson
Episode 83: Disciplining Employees of Cleaning Companies Many cleaning company owners and supervisors have never received any formal training on how to discipline employees. In this video, Jean Hanson and Dick Ollek, CBSE, discuss several best practices when it comes to dealing with discipline issues. If you don't follow these recommended practices, you'll likely find your self frustrated and possibly in hot water if you don't pay attention to the legal side of discipline. . . . keep reading
Member Profile: Laura Stratton
Jean Hanson
Member Profile:  Laura Stratton Laura Stratton started her company Clean Sweep in 2010. To Laura's delight the more she kept working in this profession the more she enjoyed it. It allows her to be in charge of her own schedule and good money. . . . keep reading
Member Profile: Deborah Crowley
Jean Hanson
Member Profile:  Deborah Crowley Deborah Crowley owns and operates Exclusive Cleaning Services. Although Deborah opened her business in 2013 she it not new to the Ownership of a Cleaning Business. In the past she co-owned one and decided it was time to open her own. Her goals include making her company a household name! . . . keep reading
Episode 82: Price Versus Cost: There IS a Difference When it Comes to Selling Cleaning Services
Jean Hanson
Episode 82: Price Versus Cost: There IS a Difference When it Comes to Selling Cleaning Services These days cleaning prospects tend to focus on the price of your cleaning service over everything else because they want the best deal to stay within their budget, while still getting a quality service. But it's your job to help them realize they should be thinking about COST, not PRICE - there IS a difference. . . . keep reading
Member Profile: Tracey Thoren
Jean Hanson
Member Profile:  Tracey Thoren Tracey Thoren started Mystic Cleaning Services, Inc. in 2011. She started her business with her sister and mother to accommodate a much-needed flexible schedule for their families. Their company offers Residential, Commercial, Real Estate (move in/move out) and after construction cleanings. Plans to grow the company and branch into organizing is soon. . . . keep reading
How to Improve Cleaning Quality With Home Inspections
Jean Hanson
How to Improve Cleaning Quality With Home Inspections Providing your clients quality cleaning and meeting their cleaning needs and specifications is the foundation of any successful, customer-centered residential cleaning company. Performing home inspections is an important part of the company's quality assurance program since it is what helps an organization achieve its quality objectives; to assure clients that it is positioned to deliver quality services on a regular basis. Home inspections provide the necessary feedback in order to measure the cleaning services being provided to that client. . . . keep reading
Member Profile: Breginia Jordan
Jean Hanson
Member Profile: Breginia Jordan Breginia Jordan started Perfection Cleaning Services in 2010. As a single mom of three Breginia wanted a way to provide suitable lifestyle with flexibility for her family that didn't take all her earnings for daycare. Her company offers commercial and residential move in and move our services. . . . keep reading
Episode 81: Cleaning Business Owners: If You Want It Done Right, Do It Yourself
Jean Hanson
Episode 81: Cleaning Business Owners: If You Want It Done Right, Do It
Yourself If you want it done right, do it yourself. I'm sure you've said this to yourself a few times; I know I have. And you know what? You're probably right! No one can run your business as well as you. No one will put the same amount of time and energy into your business as you do, and no one has the passion for the business that you have. Of course not, it's your business! . . . keep reading
Member Profile: Tameka Thompson
Jean Hanson
Member Profile: Tameka Thompson Tameka Thompson started Abracadabra Cleaning Services in 2014. Her company focuses on a Cleaning Services to Real Estate agents who need their vacant homes cleaned. Temeka would like to expand her cliental to include local property management companies. . . . keep reading
InspectaHome Mobile App for Residential Cleaning Inspections
InspectaHome Mobile App for Residential Cleaning Inspections InspectaHome is the mobile app you've been waiting for! Inspecting your residential cleaning accounts has never been easier or more affordable than with the InspectaHome mobile app. Not only can you do inspections for all the cleaning packages you offer but you can create customized inspections such as carpet cleaning, window washing, floor care, etc. -- all for one low price. You won't find another full-featured inspection app of this kind for this price anywhere else. . . . keep reading
Why You Should Be Concerned About Ergonomics In Your House Cleaning Business
Jean Hanson
Why You Should Be Concerned About Ergonomics In Your House Cleaning Business Have you ever given any thought to whether the equipment you buy for your employees to use is designed for their comfort? Most of us are too concerned about what the product costs rather than its ergonomic value. But buying products and equipment that are designed with ergonomics in mind can prevent injuries and help your employees perform their routine tasks better and more efficiently. . . . keep reading
Gain the Respect of Your Cleaning Employees by Being a Good Leader
Jean Hanson
Gain the Respect of Your Cleaning Employees by Being a Good Leader Over the years I have learned that in order to gain the respect of your employees, you must first show respect to your employees. And in an industry where cleaning technicians get very little respect, this can go a long way towards making them feel valued in their job. . . . keep reading
How To Reply to Website Inquiries For House Cleaning Services
Jean Hanson
How To Reply to Website Inquiries For House Cleaning Services When people are actively searching for house cleaning services and they land on your website, it's a perfect opportunity for you to gain a new customer. Now that you have their attention, be sure to make it easy for them to contact you. After all, they came to YOU so you don't want to be hard to reach! . . . keep reading
Survey: How to Find Employees
Survey: How to Find Employees One of the biggest challenges for cleaning business owners is finding cleaning technicians. We used to be able to get lots of applicants applying for job openings, but that seem to be a thing of the past in recent months. Now we're lucky if we can get a handful of applicants to even show up for an interview! This document shows survey results on where cleaning business owners are finding employees, and an article on crafting a better employment ad to attract more candidates. . . . keep reading
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