Start a house cleaning business with this step-by-step guide and be up and running in one week.
Back in the olden days before the internet was really popular and you could Google search anything, there was trial and error. If you wanted to start a house cleaning business from scratch you could, but it was rarely an overnight success for anybody. Big success was tossed to the cleaning service franchisees who could afford the fancy training, and well-built brands, while the mom and pop cleaning services were left to figure it out on their own.
Good news – times have changed. As an independent house cleaner, you no longer have to wade through endless Pinterest boards for tips and ideas on how to start a house cleaning business.
Angela Brown built from scratch one of the most successful independently owned and operated house cleaning companies in the Southeastern United States. If you are serious about success in the cleaning service industry, you should sign up for her free tips, tricks and time saving hacks by joining the Savvy Cleaner email list at: savvycleaner.com/tips and you follow her blog at: AskaHouseCleaner.com
She has trained a multitude of independent house cleaners how to take their business from day one through expansion and enormous growth.
In this step-by-step guide she’ll show you:
How to set up your home office
- What office supplies you are going to need
- Ideas for your company logo
- How to choose your company name
- How to choose a uniform
- Tips on creating your company image and brand
- How to set your rules and policies
- How to choose a territory
- Everything you need to know about creating flyers, worksheets and why you need them.
- How to bid jobs, what to charge,
- What kind of car you need,
- Confidence builders & how to build instant credentials,
- Bonding, insurance
- The magic of the Mulligan,
- How to get an endless stream of referrals, how much you should pay for referral fees,
- How to never have any billing and collections, and how to always get paid and on time.
(There is a reason they call Angela Brown “The House Cleaning Guru”.)
If you’re here because you have an interest in house cleaning or in upgrading your life and you want to start a house cleaning business,welcome.
House cleaning business is a 49 billion dollar a year industry that is nearly recession proof – when times get hard, people work more hours to pay the bills, they have less time at home to clean,so they outsource their cleaning – which means more business for you and me.
Another awesome reason to start a house cleaning business is this: unlike a regular 9 to 5 job if you get fired, you’re not out of work. You simply add another customer into your new available time slot and keep going. And you will learn here how to do such an amazing job,that you will never get fired, and your clients will never want you toleave.
Franchise or Start a house cleaning business? (FREE BONUS DOWNLOAD: savvycleaner.com/franchise
So should you buy into an existing franchise like Molly Maid, MerryMaids, The Cleaning Authority, Maid Brigade, Maid Pro, Sears MaidServices, The Maids, Two Maids & A Mop, You’ve Got Maids, MaidSimple, Cleantastic, Home Cleaning Services of America, Jani-King, MopFrog, Jan Pro, Maid to Perfection, or many of the others on the market? Or should you start your own house cleaning company from scratch? There are pros and cons to both.
If you are not sure of the differences, you ca download a free comparison chart at savvycleaner.com/franchise
For the sake of this book we are going to assume you are going to start your own.