How to Start a Cleaning Business

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If someone wants to start a cleaning business, they should first decide if it is going to be commercial or residential. Find a niche and research neighborhoods before opening a cleaning business with advice from the owner of a cleaning service company in... View Video Transcript

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Cynthia Deer

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So you keep your house beautiful and people are always commenting on how clean your house is. And you've decided, maybe I should start my own business and make it a cleaning business. So, I'm Cyn Deer, I'm with Three's Company Too and I'm going to show you or teach you how to start your own cleaning business. Well the first thing you want to do is figure out if you want to do a residential or a commercial type of business. Figure out what kind of investment you want to put it into this. If it's something on the smaller side, obviously you won't need as much of an investment. You know, you'll need your cleaning supplies, your mops, your brooms, your vacuum, the variety of cleaning products that you would need. And then the thing is you have to go out and find the customers. To find your customers, there's a lot of different ways to advertise that you're starting a business. You can post fliers on the bulletin board at your local stores. You can go door to door with your own flier or business cards. You can put it on the internet. Put an ad in your newspaper. There's a variety of ways to advertise. Once you've got your clients, just make sure to keep them, and that is to make sure that the good job that you can do at home, you can do for them. And you always to make sure that you keep good records, make sure everything is done well, so that everything stays above board. This was how to start your own cleaning business, I'm Cyn Deer, and hopefully you have a great day.