· a sample service manual · room-by-room home-cleaning plans · a sample invoice · a service and payment record · a checklist of start-up requirements
This new edition will also address the benefits of cleaning with “green” ecofriendly chemicals—both from an environmental and a marketing perspective.
I was in the cleaning business for over 35 years. I have watched countless individuals and couples start, fail and work themselves to the bone and for not much of anything.
The business setup steps in this book will get you started on the right track from day one.
You will find practical advice steps to take and in the proper order to get legal, get licensed, get insured, set up a basic office and learn ways to protect yourself and your new business.
What license do you need.
Paying yourself and your employees if you decide to hire.
How much can you charge.
How much to charge for extras and what extras are.
Information gathering for potential new customers.
Help in obtaining new customers.
Your at their home, now what!
How to handle customers that try to get extras thrown in for free.
Customers that cancel and how to handle them.
Scopes of work for general cleans.
Should you supply cleaning chemicals or not and how to decide.
What cleaning chemicals should you keep on hand.
And so much more.
This book is a must read if you want the opportunity to succeed in the cleaning business.