How to Start a Residential Cleaning Business
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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
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
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
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
JUNE 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
This 74 page ebook contains surface identification and cleaning strategies, and is FREE for members of MyHouseCleaningBiz.com. Use this ebook to train your employees so they don't inadvertently ruin a surface in your clients' home or office. The more they know about surfaces and the chemicals used to clean those surfaces, the less likely they'll be to cause problems for you down the road. After studying the content of this ebook, visit the "How to Clean Any Surface" section of the Member Discussion Forum. Here we've added the specific procedures for cleaning surfaces. keep reading
Forbes Clean and Care established in Feb of 2016 focus on Residential Cleaning Services, Spring Clean, Move-In, Move-Out. Marybeth plans to expand business eventually into elder care and other services. . . . keep reading
Business owners can easily become overwhelmed with the day to day worries and uncertainties associated with running a business. Things like hiring and firing employees, scheduling, revenue, cash flow, equipment failures and customer complaints can easily turn an optimistic and cheerful day into a dreadful one. That's just the way of life for a business owner. But there are ways for you to maximize your chances for success by surrounding yourself in an optimistic, confident environment. . . . keep reading
It is crucial for cleaning business owners to compensate their cleaning technicians with a wage that will be inviting and keep them coming back to work every day. Competition for both clients and workers can be fierce and therein lies the dilemma. The more you pay your employees, the more it is going to cut into profits, right? Not necessarily so. . . . keep reading
"Mrs. Clean it up" was launched in 2015. Owner Tonya Monique Smith has long term goals of expanding to other states and adding clients in categories such as restaurants and larger businesses. With the help of myhousecleaningbiz.com she will enhance advertising, as well as meeting a community of business owners such as herself that can offer business advise and ideas. . . . keep reading
It's a challenge responding to Yelp reviews in a way that helps to diffuse a potentially devastating blow to your company image and reputation. Challenging? Yes but not impossible. As a cleaning business owner, you have the right to not only protect your image and reputation against inaccuracies posted on Yelp but to acknowledge and respond accordingly to them. . . . keep reading
Ammanda's biggest challenge in operating her business is finding and retaining good team members. With the launch of her business Squeaky Green in 2008 she has built up a cliental and a staff of 27. Long term goals include Franchising. . . . keep reading
Miranda Rowe owns and operates Southern Shine Cleaning LLC. She started the business 2years ago and struggles with reliable workers and scheduling. . . . keep reading
One of the biggest complaints we hear from cleaning business owners is that their employees quit without notice shortly after being hired. It's frustrating to say the least since we all invest a lot of time onboarding new employees. But have you ever considered that YOU might be the problem? That some of your cleaning technicians leave because you're a bad boss? . . . keep reading
Employee morale is very fragile in a cleaning business. And when morale is low, productivity and profits will suffer. Like many things in business, it all starts at the top, with the owner of the business. Without your leadership and commitment to keep morale high, it will certainly suffer over time. . . . keep reading
Keep your cleaning technicians organized and productive by providing them with the tools they need. When you help them to be productive, they'll feel more successful and fulfilled at their job and you're going to have happy clients. . . . keep reading
As a stay at home mother Melanie spent time trying out services that would allow her family flexablity. For a little over a year she was employed by a cleaning service and it inspired her to start her own. Melanie's Pristine Cleaning Services, LLC in Feburary 2016. . . . keep reading
Brand new to the Cleaning industry Tanya Seale has teamed up with a friend that has many years experience. "Tanya's Cleaning Service" was launched March 2016 . . . keep reading
EBOOK FOR MEMBERS: If you're a cleaning business owner that depends on a steady stream of new customers, you'll be interested in this ebook. Local SEO for Residential Cleaners will teach you, in layman's terms, how to vastly improve your company's local search engine ranking potential. . . . keep reading
Stephen Peart launched the opening of his business Xpeart Cleaning Ltd in 2013. At first he managed part-time until it became so successful he was able to transition into a full time Domestic & Commercial Carpet cleaning business. . . . keep reading
It can be very tempting to trash-talk the other company -- especially when the client starts bad-mouthing them first. And besides, they are the competition, the enemy, your nemesis, right? But it's never a good idea to bad-mouth the competition. This article explains why and how to speak positively in order to promote your home cleaning business. . . . keep reading