Start your Own Cleaning Service
Your Step-by-step Guide to SuccessBook - 2003
Low start-up costs make a cleaning service ideal for sweeping up profits quickly Have you ever stopped to think about how much time you spend cleaning things? Your house, your car, your clothes-the list goes on and on. And how often have you wished there was some magic way to get your cleaning chores done so you could move on to the activities you really enjoy? You're not alone. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce, over 80 percent of dual-income households use some sort of cleaning service, making it one of the fastest-growing and most lucrative business in America. Startup is easy and requires very little initial investment. This book tells you everything you need to know to start three of the most in-demand cleaning businesses: residential maid service, commercial janitorial service and carpet/upholstery cleaning. You'll learn: The ins and outs of finding customers How to hire and train employees What equipment and supplies you'll need (and where to find them) What to charge How to keep tax records Legal requirements and insurance How to avoid common pitfalls Surefire tips for growing your business It also contains answers to frequently asked questions, an appendix of additional resources, plus checklists and worksheets to guide you through each step of the start-up process. Don't overlook this exciting opportunity. Pick up this book, and start on the path to success today.
Publisher: [Irvine, Calif.] : Entrepreneur Press, 2003
Branch Call Number: HD9999.B882 L96 2003
Characteristics: xi, 172 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Uniform Title: Entrepreneur (Santa Monica, Calif.)