If you are thinking of starting your own cleaning business then you must not miss this article. Firstly, you should be aware that the cleaning industry has mainly two types of market i.e. commercial and consumer. The commercial market offers a wide range of cleaning services targeting the businesses instead of any individual consumer. But the consumer market offer residential maid services, window cleaners, carpet cleaners and other services which are not required frequently. So, first you need to decide what type of cleaning service you are planning to start.
But for getting started, you will need a lot of determination and patience for the business to run well, dedication for providing an efficient cleaning job and you must have willingness for customer satisfaction.
- For setting up your business, you will need to buy equipment like dry mops, vacuum cleaners, some blue roll dispenser For all these, you need proper financing for which you might need to raise some funds. First, check your own resources such as your saving accounts, retirement accounts, equity in real estate etc. to see if these could be used as collateral for a loan. You can also look for a partner for teaming up with you or manage to find an investor who can financially contribute to your business.
- If you are wondering about where to start your business, well, you can have a home based business. Since, majority of the services will be done at your customer’s premises, there are very less chance for a customer to visit your facility.
- Since, all the work will be done at the client’s house you will need vehicles that should be spacious enough for carrying the equipment as well. Also, they should be maintained well.
- Lastly, you have to do pricing and marketing carefully keeping in mind the section of customers you are planning to target.