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"START A CLEANING BUSINESS: NEED TIPS AND FEEDBACK"
 


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START A CLEANING BUSINESS: NEED TIPS AND FEEDBACK, Bernadette, 08:25:35, 11/17/2003
Cleaning Biz, Dan, 10:45:17, 11/28/2003, (#1)
starting a cleaning business, Kim Fearon, 14:10:20, 11/30/2003, (#2)
i have started a cleaning business and i need advi..., Tamakia Green, 12:03:10, 12/31/2003, (#6)
cleaning biz, Kim, 13:45:08, 12/31/2003, (#7)
thanks , Tamakia Green, 09:42:14, 1/08/2004, (#10)
advertising, mike jordan, 09:47:47, 11/07/2004, (#82)
start a buisness, Peter Frontiero, 12:42:33, 2/01/2006, (#220)
start a buisness, Peter, 12:45:18, 2/01/2006, (#221)
advice, cindy, 11:36:28, 2/24/2006, (#229)
Start Your Own Cleaning Business, Stacy, 05:41:18, 4/12/2006, (#245)
How to go about cleaning new constructed homes, Lillian, 10:41:54, 6/29/2006, (#281)
starting business in MA., nick, 06:56:17, 4/26/2006, (#269)
How to Start a Cleaning Business, Gwynneth, 01:07:55, 7/01/2006, (#282)
heres how to advertise - to start off, nicole, 05:33:53, 11/22/2005, (#199)
information, caroline, 13:52:31, 6/28/2006, (#280)
WANTING TO START MY OWN CLEANING BUISNESS, DAVID VAUGHAN, 06:00:46, 1/02/2004, (#9)
how to get insured and bonded, Jenniffer Whyte, 08:04:06, 2/05/2004, (#17)
insurance and bonded, ferdie, 11:17:15, 5/20/2004, (#35)
reply to messege about the cos of a bond, Janeen, 07:09:49, 8/24/2004, (#59)
Janitorail bond and ins., Lily, 14:08:34, 6/22/2005, (#146)
question, Jim, 12:36:58, 8/30/2005, (#168)
how do you get bonded, Tami, 09:08:00, 11/28/2005, (#207)
Company bonded/ins, Kathy L., 08:24:23, 12/10/2005, (#212)
bonded and Insured, Bobbie, 14:48:49, 4/17/2006, (#265)
bond/ins, Michele Dorow, 12:12:00, 5/07/2006, (#270)
starting my own buis., sherry, 21:04:06, 12/27/2004, (#95)
bonding and insurance/subcontracting for model hom..., Binky, 12:06:25, 6/07/2005, (#134)
residential and commercial cleaning, Ashley, 13:03:10, 10/03/2005, (#187)
Price Guideline, Rachael, 07:21:59, 5/25/2006, (#274)
Insurance and bond, Pearl Ruffin, 16:35:33, 5/10/2005, (#112)
bonded insurance, jacquelyn costello, 20:11:55, 5/21/2005, (#121)
cost of being bonded , peggy foskolos, 00:25:16, 5/23/2005, (#125)
suggestions ,tips for stasrting a new business, Nandini.p.v, 07:49:00, 5/28/2005, (#132)
EARN OVER 100,00 PER YEAR NEW CONSTRUCTION CLEANIN..., DONNA, 20:46:13, 9/13/2005, (#177)
Bonded insurance, Eddie Randolph, 11:28:49, 5/18/2006, (#273)
Ins and bond price, Michele C Dorow, 14:28:58, 5/27/2006, (#276)
what company was that ?, jijins magloire, 01:36:43, 4/05/2006, (#243)
Re: Insurance, Stacy, 05:43:09, 4/12/2006, (#246)
GETTING INSURED, David, 15:17:48, 7/04/2006, (#283)
advice, mona, 07:29:18, 6/17/2004, (#45)
cleaning, barbara cooper, 20:43:43, 10/02/2005, (#186)
heres how to get bonded and insured!, nicole, 05:35:50, 11/22/2005, (#200)
How much?, John, 20:41:29, 1/10/2004, (#11)
BONDS AND INSURANCE, LEISHA, 16:12:02, 3/02/2004, (#18)
reply to how much is a bond, Janeen, 07:13:13, 8/24/2004, (#60)
Bonding Insurance, Christine, 18:47:31, 8/30/2004, (#71)
How to get bonded for house cleaning, Christina Grainge, 17:54:13, 11/02/2004, (#79)
Information on running a cleaning business, Sonya, 19:40:10, 12/29/2004, (#96)
Insurance, RPW, 22:12:15, 3/02/2004, (#19)
Insurance is for , stephanie, 19:05:53, 3/23/2004, (#23)
reply to what is insurance, Janeen, 07:16:16, 8/24/2004, (#61)
Why Insurance?, nicole, 05:41:45, 11/22/2005, (#201)
help, Teresa, 07:05:00, 6/18/2004, (#47)
cleaning bizz, crystal, 07:39:20, 6/25/2004, (#48)
starting a cleaning business, Brian Hemmings, 19:17:04, 8/08/2004, (#56)
charges for job well done, Pearl Ruffin, 16:44:48, 5/10/2005, (#113)
how much to charge?Get estimates, nicole, 06:20:16, 11/22/2005, (#206)
how to get start, ok:, nicole, 05:49:30, 11/22/2005, (#202)
Cleaning Buisness, Sandy Whitten, 10:13:12, 8/30/2004, (#70)
Bonded & Insured, Rhonda Brown, 12:06:08, 11/05/2004, (#80)
Bonding & Insurance where how why, Carolannmarie, 23:26:50, 11/15/2004, (#85)
bonding and insurance, Michelle, 19:25:38, 11/15/2004, (#84)
advice in general, Angela, 07:30:33, 3/15/2005, (#99)
advice in general, clyde, 22:39:45, 4/21/2005, (#101)
Cleaning business, Connie, 13:34:06, 5/24/2005, (#126)
construction cleaning, penny, 00:50:06, 7/16/2005, (#154)
pl/pd, michelle murray, 11:00:13, 9/12/2005, (#170)
where do I go from here, samantha, 10:29:43, 3/14/2006, (#238)
in the beginning stages, Melynda, 18:56:26, 4/16/2006, (#264)
whose cleaning products to use?, nicole, 05:55:13, 11/22/2005, (#203)
cleaning , darren williams , 05:41:18, 4/22/2005, (#102)
how to start up cleaning cheap as possible , clyde , 12:16:21, 4/22/2005, (#103)
how much will the cleaning buisness cost to start?, nicole, 06:00:57, 11/22/2005, (#204)
how much will the cleaning buisness cost to start?, nicole, 06:01:31, 11/22/2005, (#205)
House Cleaning, Martha, 08:36:11, 6/10/2005, (#135)
purchasing business, Cathy, 11:37:57, 6/12/2005, (#142)
House Cleaning, Martha, 08:52:26, 6/13/2005, (#143)
cleaning business, renee, 18:25:27, 7/25/2005, (#156)
selling your business , sasyhusker31, 15:07:02, 9/15/2005, (#180)
still selling???, kim, 07:48:53, 10/04/2005, (#188)
your cleaning business, Lisa Henry, 09:12:40, 10/04/2005, (#189)
I need to the price in each faces on building home..., Romel C de La Cruz, 17:41:43, 7/27/2005, (#157)
ins/bonded, dmv, 18:45:15, 9/27/2005, (#184)
Free Clean-Zine, Ev, 20:49:41, 2/08/2006, (#227)
How do you, Angela Fox, 11:11:29, 6/03/2006, (#277)
pool cleaning busniess, mike C, 17:15:37, 12/28/2003, (#3)
Pool Business, Dan, 17:18:10, 12/29/2003, (#5)
advice on pool cleaning, jeremy f, 08:36:46, 4/07/2004, (#31)
Pool Business, Karla, 09:48:48, 7/03/2004, (#52)
WOMEN IN POOL BUSINESS, TOM J., 08:04:34, 12/06/2004, (#93)
POOL BUSINESS MARKETING, TOM J., 08:01:56, 12/06/2004, (#92)
Getting started in the Pool Cleaning Business , Sylvia , 14:55:09, 4/01/2005, (#100)
RE: Pool Cleaning Biz Start-Up, Stacy, 17:00:13, 4/11/2006, (#244)
how to test water.., warren, 07:26:24, 7/20/2004, (#54)
cleaning company , vickie , 12:51:07, 10/05/2005, (#190)
cleaning, theresa jenkins, 07:23:12, 12/29/2003, (#4)
some things to consider..., Maria Marsala, 15:12:53, 1/01/2004, (#8)
how to give a correct price quote, gail gaskin, 20:25:58, 1/21/2004, (#12)
bidding on a job, Lisa, 19:54:04, 1/28/2004, (#13)
Thanks Lisa, gail, 17:16:42, 1/29/2004, (#14)
commercial quote, Lisa, 17:42:08, 1/29/2004, (#15)
cleaning, tina, 08:20:25, 11/28/2004, (#90)
how to give an estimate, mary c., 17:03:14, 10/25/2004, (#78)
Figuring out prices on commercial cleaning , Bruno Manga, 17:02:51, 12/03/2004, (#91)
cleaning of seized/foreclosed properties, shellie, 04:39:14, 11/02/2005, (#196)
Cleaning business, Connie, 13:41:32, 5/24/2005, (#127)
House Cleaning, Martha, 08:42:32, 6/10/2005, (#136)
?, DEBRA, 15:51:11, 7/20/2005, (#155)
response to selling buisness, Maria, 03:30:02, 4/13/2006, (#262)
Enhance Cleaning Services,LLC (New Business), Eugene Perry, 08:14:37, 9/14/2005, (#179)
cleaning biz, steve williams , 07:11:34, 3/03/2004, (#20)
Free Cleaning Advice, William, 19:46:20, 3/05/2004, (#21)
Need name for cleaning biz, J N Smith, 22:20:19, 4/06/2004, (#29)
Info, William, 22:32:19, 4/06/2004, (#30)
advice, jessica shank, 11:22:51, 5/24/2004, (#36)
HI, Ellis Jackson, 14:28:56, 4/29/2005, (#105)
Help., Jackie, 14:39:26, 5/25/2004, (#37)
help me with cleaning, siona, 21:37:00, 9/20/2004, (#73)
Ideas on how to start a cleaning business., D. S., 13:46:20, 4/29/2005, (#104)
House Cleaning, Martha, 08:49:12, 6/10/2005, (#137)
Interested in your business!, Sarai Lugo, 17:45:51, 6/21/2005, (#145)
help me with cleaning, Kelly Gibson, 18:03:04, 5/25/2005, (#131)
need info for cleaning business, Eileen, 08:15:55, 5/27/2004, (#38)
Estimates for house cleaning , Gwen, 08:26:38, 4/12/2006, (#261)
how to bid on commersial cleaning, April, 10:36:26, 6/08/2004, (#41)
Start my own cleaning business from home, Marjorie Michel, 07:27:45, 6/14/2004, (#42)
Business License, Heather, 06:18:49, 6/18/2004, (#46)
Business license, Lynn, 15:36:44, 7/14/2005, (#153)
Insurance, Sharon Cook, 06:46:14, 6/27/2004, (#49)
cleaning, dawn, 09:28:59, 7/14/2004, (#53)
help, billie, 22:21:27, 8/14/2004, (#58)
How To Start A Cleaning Business, Donna , 23:50:05, 5/19/2005, (#118)
Help, Dana, 13:45:55, 5/25/2005, (#130)
House Cleaning, Martha, 09:00:10, 6/10/2005, (#138)
cleaning buss, moving to nj, gina, 14:59:52, 2/02/2006, (#222)
Re: NJ, Stacy, 05:45:43, 4/12/2006, (#247)
How to grow your cleaning business, Gwen, 07:50:08, 4/12/2006, (#259)
moving to nj i would like to take over your clean..., tina, 20:13:11, 7/22/2006, (#286)
Start a cleaning business, Gwen, 07:56:09, 4/12/2006, (#260)
starting a cleaning buisness, craig hill, 08:44:03, 9/21/2005, (#182)
hello, monica labranche, 10:13:50, 7/13/2006, (#284)
Cleaning biz, Ellen, 18:06:04, 7/14/2006, (#285)
just starting, Pat, 11:50:02, 10/12/2004, (#76)
Whats the difference, Tony, 15:47:52, 10/16/2004, (#77)
getting started, DONNA JOHNSON, 18:58:17, 7/12/2005, (#150)
buz fed #, shelby, 01:40:57, 9/09/2005, (#169)
will take advice, FORTUNE M, 16:49:06, 11/16/2004, (#86)
info on cleaning service, Tarmeka Tolbert, 14:55:57, 5/18/2005, (#116)
Do I need a business license for my cleaning busin..., Gabriela, 19:20:28, 6/11/2005, (#139)
free advise, Lily, 14:13:27, 6/22/2005, (#147)
getting you bounded, shay, 19:58:05, 10/27/2005, (#192)
Residential and Commercial Cleaning , Adrienne Pauls, 06:36:40, 10/28/2005, (#193)
sq ft pricing for residental, lisa, 13:24:58, 5/10/2006, (#271)
promotion, Joe, 16:30:14, 3/22/2004, (#22)
cleaning business, genny , 09:01:23, 8/28/2004, (#65)
promotional tools, Joe, 15:58:10, 8/28/2004, (#66)
ADVERTISING FOR CLEANING SERVICE, GENNY LONGWELL, 18:27:23, 8/29/2004, (#67)
E-MAIL, GENNY LONGWEL, 18:29:42, 8/29/2004, (#68)
need you e-mail address !, Joe Riley, 04:12:54, 8/30/2004, (#69)
email me a price list for cleaning, gina, 15:07:34, 2/02/2006, (#223)
how to get insured?, jijins magloire, 01:29:17, 4/05/2006, (#242)
Re: Insurance, Stacy, 05:50:22, 4/12/2006, (#249)
Re: price list, Stacy, 05:48:36, 4/12/2006, (#248)
hi!, carmen, 09:01:29, 11/10/2004, (#83)
pricing for residential/commercial cleaning, gayle, 13:55:00, 5/08/2005, (#108)
pric list, mandy mitchell, 15:53:52, 5/22/2005, (#122)
thinking about cleaning homes, LynnL2, 14:06:35, 7/14/2005, (#151)
forgot to include email address, LynnL2, 14:15:24, 7/14/2005, (#152)
Price Lists for a cleaning business, Gwen, 08:45:54, 3/11/2006, (#236)
sample quotes , Cleaning, 14:15:43, 5/08/2005, (#109)
HELP!!!, Clean, 14:31:12, 5/08/2005, (#110)
price list, barbara carter, 08:14:27, 3/16/2006, (#239)
Price Lists, Gwen, 07:14:29, 4/12/2006, (#256)
Janitorial, Jason Brown, 19:42:43, 8/03/2006, (#287)
Flyers, Gaby, 19:22:54, 6/11/2005, (#140)
Re: Flyers, Stacy, 05:52:26, 4/12/2006, (#250)
Flyers for your house cleaning business, Gwen, 07:18:39, 4/12/2006, (#257)
Greeting Cards, Jacki, 13:43:14, 8/24/2005, (#167)
Greeting cards, Bernard, 01:17:21, 12/15/2005, (#213)
some tips for you, stephanie, 19:35:23, 3/23/2004, (#24)
pricing, sherry, 10:41:45, 7/01/2004, (#50)
reply, stephanie, 18:09:48, 7/01/2004, (#51)
advertising, mandy mitchell, 16:09:49, 5/22/2005, (#123)
Cleaning Business, Gaby, 19:34:38, 6/11/2005, (#141)
HOW TO START A NEW CONSRTUCTION CLEANING BUSINESS ..., DONNA, 20:47:39, 9/13/2005, (#178)
construction cleaning, Katrina, 11:34:08, 11/01/2005, (#195)
prices, Cristina Faddoul, 06:03:39, 12/06/2005, (#209)
CLEANING BUSINESS, jeannie martin, 18:27:48, 5/10/2006, (#272)
Help, Norma, 16:57:16, 1/01/2006, (#215)
your post, stephanie, 09:38:41, 1/02/2006, (#216)
Thanks, Norma, 16:53:14, 1/02/2006, (#217)
Getting commercial accounts, Stacy, 05:55:52, 4/12/2006, (#251)
Starting a cleaning business, Gwen, 07:26:22, 4/12/2006, (#258)
Re: Starting your own cleaning biz, Stacy, 10:54:39, 4/25/2006, (#268)
Cleaning Biz Website, Stephanie, 19:40:14, 3/24/2004, (#25)
these may help, Tiina Janke, 18:58:37, 3/31/2004, (#26)
Products, Mark, 10:07:41, 4/19/2004, (#32)
Commercial account, Shanda Washington, 19:21:39, 4/25/2004, (#33)
Dentists and Doctors are great ideas., Trisha McDonald, 21:55:49, 5/07/2004, (#34)
CLEANING, Tiffany, 14:18:31, 6/15/2004, (#43)
SOLD ON CLEANING IDEAS YOU GAVE, FORTUNE M, 17:04:25, 11/16/2004, (#87)
for shanda, FORTUNE M, 17:26:59, 11/16/2004, (#88)
Cleaning businesss, Connie, 13:59:26, 5/24/2005, (#128)
Effective Marketing for your Cleaning Business, Gwen, 07:50:15, 3/11/2006, (#235)
SIC Classification, Heather, 08:13:25, 6/01/2004, (#40)
cleaning business start up, Lynne, 06:15:33, 8/05/2004, (#55)
Consider this..., Stephanie, 08:11:01, 8/09/2004, (#57)
starting up cleaning buisness, jacquline, 06:43:15, 10/10/2004, (#74)
:(, Ellis Jackson, 14:31:19, 4/29/2005, (#106)
starting a buisness, Marko Johnson, 13:42:10, 6/12/2006, (#278)
Non toxic cleaning products, Connie, 14:03:42, 5/24/2005, (#129)
Cleaning on Long Island, Lori, 07:47:05, 4/30/2005, (#107)
Starting a cleaning business, Gwen, 07:33:13, 3/11/2006, (#234)
Re: Starting up, Stacy, 05:59:32, 4/12/2006, (#252)
Start your own cleaning business, Evan Miles, 12:05:20, 9/12/2004, (#72)
Cleaning business course, Evan Miles, 12:55:23, 11/06/2004, (#81)
Offer your clients something new!, sarah, 12:16:32, 12/13/2004, (#94)
Safe Products, Mary, 19:23:35, 1/12/2005, (#97)
Natural cleaners and marketing, Evan, 20:35:20, 5/15/2005, (#115)
Something to consider, DawnMarie, 03:28:32, 1/25/2005, (#98)
Resources for Cleaning Business, Stephanie, 23:27:38, 5/08/2005, (#111)
How To Start A Post Construction Cleanup Business, Donna , 23:44:05, 5/19/2005, (#117)
starting construction cleanup company, mandy mitchell, 16:30:35, 5/22/2005, (#124)
need advice, paula, 17:11:34, 6/16/2005, (#144)
start a cleaning business- forms and license., Ev, 19:12:14, 6/24/2005, (#148)
check out the new cleaning business insider weblog, Ev Land, 22:08:09, 8/02/2005, (#158)
http://radio.weblogs.com/0142485/categories/cleani..., The Cleaning Industy Insider, 22:10:16, 8/02/2005, (#159)
HOW TO START A NEW CONSTRUCTION BUSINESS EARN OVER..., DONNA, 20:41:53, 9/13/2005, (#175)
How To Start A Post Construction Business Step By ..., Donna , 20:56:14, 8/03/2005, (#163)
Start A Cleaning Business, Suzanne Arthur, 20:57:38, 8/18/2005, (#164)
detailed itemized needs to startup and associated ..., brandi, 03:22:28, 10/06/2005, (#191)
post construction clean up, Margaret, 06:28:25, 8/23/2005, (#166)
HOW TO START A NEW CONSTRUCTION BUSINESS STEP BY S..., DONNA, 20:40:33, 9/13/2005, (#174)
Guideline to training pls help, tokunbo Adenuga, 02:28:18, 9/16/2005, (#181)
Training for Cleaning Businesses, Gwen, 07:18:59, 3/11/2006, (#233)
Post clean up, Felicia Warren, 09:20:13, 4/03/2006, (#240)
Post contruction clean up, Felicia Warren, 09:22:09, 4/03/2006, (#241)
Construction Cleanup , Michelle, 16:47:19, 9/13/2005, (#171)
Start a cleaning business, Ev Land, 15:29:35, 9/22/2005, (#183)
cleaning subdivisions after construction, Cherrie A. Fed, 10:09:26, 11/01/2005, (#194)
Bidding and contracts, Ev, 20:39:33, 2/08/2006, (#225)
RE: Bidding and contracts, Stacy, 06:04:15, 4/12/2006, (#253)
cleaning business, theresa, 18:49:28, 12/06/2005, (#211)
Starting a House/Office Cleaning Business, Jeani Dickens, 14:47:27, 1/04/2006, (#218)
Starting a cleaning business, Ev, 20:43:25, 2/08/2006, (#226)
Re: Starting up, Stacy, 06:08:57, 4/12/2006, (#254)
Cleaning business, Ocha, 13:04:02, 1/20/2006, (#219)
Natural Cleaning Formulas, Christina, 19:40:32, 2/24/2006, (#230)
Start a House Cleaning Business, Gwen, 07:00:49, 3/11/2006, (#232)
Re: Starting up, Stacy, 06:13:15, 4/12/2006, (#255)
cleaning blog should help, Christina, 09:08:05, 4/25/2006, (#267)
cleaning business, Shelley, 10:44:10, 5/27/2006, (#275)

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"START A CLEANING BUSINESS: NEED TIPS AND FEEDBACK"
Posted by Bernadette on 08:25:35 11/17/2003
I am tired of the same 8 to 5 job and want to get my own business started. I was thinking about a cleaning business, either commercial or residential. If you have any tips or feedback about that idea, I would greatly appreciate it.

I want little start up costs but decent enough profit to stay in business where I can work part time for full time pay.

Thanks.


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1. "Cleaning Biz"
Posted by Dan on 10:45:17 11/28/2003
Good idea, I know several people who have made a good living at it. Your only problem will be employees. You'll be in homes and offices where people are trusting you. I started my own swimming pool service 10 years ago that is very successful, but be ready for the stress. Unless you do everything yourself, which limits your profit, you have to count on employees. I've been lucky with help (except for a few losers along the way), I now have 5 employees and 4 service trucks. It's worth the trouble (I now have 4 monthes off a year), but I'm also starting to get gray hairs at 32. Best of luck.

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2. "starting a cleaning business"
Posted by Kim Fearon on 14:10:20 11/30/2003
I started doing house cleaning on the side for extra money and it grew so fast, I actually had to farm out business because I didn't want to hire employees. There isn't really much start up required: some good, solid durable cleaning equipment is a must. Also, advertising is relatively inexpensive. Flyers and word of mouth seemed to be my best marketing tool. Offer a discount or free clean for new customers or as a referral bonus for your clients who refer new business. But the most important piece of advice I can give you is to get bonded/insured. It doesn't cost that much and it gives clients piece of mind. It also protects you. I actually had one kookie client who accused me of stealing from her. Although she didn't pursue it legally, I would suggest protecting yourself (it also protects you if something gets broken).Best of luck to you.

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6. "i have started a cleaning business and i need advice or help"
Posted by Tamakia Green on 12:03:10 12/31/2003
HOW DO YOU ADVERTISE TO WHERE IT WILL CATCH THE PERSONS EYE SHOULD I HIRE A TELEMARKETER OR SHOULD I JUST GO OUT AND SELL MYSELF I HAVE ONE EMPLOYER BUT SHE IS STARTING TO BAG DOWN

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7. "cleaning biz"
Posted by Kim on 13:45:08 12/31/2003
no, don't hire a telemarketer. make a flyer on your computer, make a bunch of copies and post on store bulletin boards, on car windshields, doors, etc. also, you could send a business card and flyer to real estate agents in your area that could suggest your services to clients moving or for their own rental properties for move-ins/outs. another method is to browse the rentals section of the newspaper and either call or mail a flyer/card to landlords. placing a classified ad in the services section of the newspaper is good too. make sure you always carry your biz cards w/ you and hand them out at every opportunity...with tips at restaurants, when paying bills, leave them on a table in a store or bathroom.

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10. "thanks "
Posted by Tamakia Green on 09:42:14 1/08/2004
THANKS FOR THAT RESPONSE YOU GAVE ME A LOT OF GREAT IDEA BUT I THOUGHT IN THE STATE OF TEXAS IT WAS AGAINST THE LAW TO SEND OUT MAILINGS ABOUT PROMOTING YOUR BUSINESS THROUGH THE MAIL. PLEASE CHECK THAT OUT PLEASE AND LET ME KNOW.

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82. "advertising"
Posted by mike jordan on 09:47:47 11/07/2004
the best advertising is word of mouth.i have a business selling businesses vacation packages to give away to customers and employees for promotional incentives.this would be a great tool to promote your business.you could tell your customers you will give them a free vacation for three leads that sign a contract, offer a free vacation to any new customers on your fliers, and as your business grows you can give them to your employees for aniversary presents,christmas bonus and sales incentives.my packages start at $10 for a 3day/2night hotel stay and go up to $65 for an all inclusive 8day get away.we also have 4day/3 night cruise to the bahamas for $45,and other packages.these packages are affordable and well worth the response that businesses get for giving them away.if interested please email me polarbear11@cox.net to discuss the details

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220. "start a buisness"
Posted by Peter Frontiero on 12:42:33 2/01/2006
I woul like to start my own buisness , and am really getting serious about it.I did lots of cleaning in my life , Sick of working for other people. How can you help me.

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221. "start a buisness"
Posted by Peter on 12:45:18 2/01/2006
>I woul like to start my own
>buisness , and am really getting
>serious about it.I did lots of
>cleaning in my life , Sick
>of working for other people. How
>can you help me. Also I live in Ma . How do I get started.


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229. "advice"
Posted by cindy on 11:36:28 2/24/2006
i have my own cleaning service and i started out by doing homes then i did a apartment managers apartment and it has turned into 12 properties.2 years later and it keeps on getting more work every month i suggest going to rental properties and start passing out your cards.good luck to you,cindy

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245. "Start Your Own Cleaning Business"
Posted by Stacy on 05:41:18 4/12/2006
Read the following article about starting out. www.startcleaning.blogspot.com.


>i have my own cleaning service and
>i started out by doing homes
>then i did a apartment managers
>apartment and it has turned into
>12 properties.2 years later and it
>keeps on getting more work every
>month i suggest going to rental
>properties and start passing out your
>cards.good luck to you,cindy


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281. "How to go about cleaning new constructed homes"
Posted by Lillian on 10:41:54 6/29/2006
I recently started a cleaning bussiness is not going very well im sad to say...and im begginning to get a bit frustrated. I have done everything possible to advertise and find bussiness but it doesnt seem to be working. I have heard and read of people that clean new constructed homes...Any advice and tips on how to go about doing that who do i contact in my area to get started...i need this bussiness to work and is what i always wanted.

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269. "starting business in MA."
Posted by nick on 06:56:17 4/26/2006
Hello peter,

I also would love to start my own cleaning business and am sick of doing all the work while someone else makes all the money. I have been think of starting my own company for years now but don't know where to begin. I also live in MA. How are you managing? Have you started yet? Any tips? Please feel free to email me. Thanks alot, Nick


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282. "How to Start a Cleaning Business"
Posted by Gwynneth on 01:07:55 7/01/2006
Running a successful house cleaning business since 1989 has given Walt Gibson the experience necessary to provide excellent advice. He's such a good person, and truly wants to share his knowledge with other cleaning business owners. Visit http://www.MaidDocs.com to read free articles and see what Walt has to offer.

Other websites tell you how easy it is to start a cleaning business, but Walt will tell you the truth! Yes, it's easy to buy products, throw them in your car and call yourself a "cleaning company". It's not easy to keep the business growing and earning a profit.

Call all the cleaning businesses listed in your local phone book -- How many numbers are out of service? How many are a new cleaning company and not even insured? How many franchises have changed owners in the past year?

With Walt's system you can start a cleaning business for:

-- $100 for cleaning supplies from your local discount center (Walmart / K-Mart etc (cleans 40 to 50 homes depending on their condition.)
-- $75 for six how-to manuals & over one dozen essential documents from MaidDocs.com (including how to estimate fees for a house cleaning service, and a full color tri-fold brochure for handouts or mailings.)
-- $25 (more or less) the cost of a local business license
-- $250 (optional) for a Royal commercial grade vacuum from VacLand.com (the best vacuums on the market!)
-- $100 per month to lease/buy a Dell computer loaded with Microsoft Business Software.
-- $100 to $1,500 per year for insurance, depending on your limits and types of coverage.
-- $50 to $200 per month for business card size ad in your local yellow pages. Less for an expanded listing in the free listing column. (Work with the salesperson - they will negotiate prices!)

Read the "Starting a Cleaning Business" article on the MaidDocs website for more complete info.

I've worked with Walt since 2002 and I know he's exceptionally honest and not out to take advantage of anyone. He's a great business man with a lot of experience, common sense and dignity.

We wish everyone the best of luck in starting a cleaning business. We're here if you need us.

Walt & Gwen
http://www.MaidDocs.com


Question Answered:

>I would like to start my own
>buisness , and am really getting
>serious about it. I did lots of
>cleaning in my life , Sick
>of working for other people. How
>can you help me.


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199. "heres how to advertise - to start off"
Posted by nicole on 05:33:53 11/22/2005
you can visit a website called Vistaprint and they have custom made buisness cards you can make up and have decorated the way you want and order brochures to pass out to people also. this is a great way to start out.

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280. "information"
Posted by caroline on 13:52:31 6/28/2006
I need information on what i should do and get to ferther my business in construction clean up homes after remodleing them.

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9. "WANTING TO START MY OWN CLEANING BUISNESS"
Posted by DAVID VAUGHAN on 06:00:46 1/02/2004
HELLO

CAN YOU GIVE ME SOME TIPS ON HOW TO GET STARTED ON A CLEANING BUISNESS . WHERE DO YOU GET BONDED/INSURED.

THANK YOU.


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17. " how to get insured and bonded"
Posted by Jenniffer Whyte on 08:04:06 2/05/2004
I called around every insurance company and got different quotes. One company told me to put down $300 and the insurance for the whole year would be $1000-something dollars. I kept calling around until I got the most reasonable price.

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35. "insurance and bonded"
Posted by ferdie on 11:17:15 5/20/2004
HI,
I want to know how much the lowest insurance and bonded cost this days for cleaning house?

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59. "reply to messege about the cos of a bond"
Posted by Janeen on 07:09:49 8/24/2004
Hello i seen your messege and the bonding insurance cost around 100 dollars and insurance cost about 300 a year to get started that is for every year i am getting ready to mail my check off now for my bond that is one hundred dollars a year

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146. "Janitorail bond and ins."
Posted by Lily on 14:08:34 6/22/2005
Hello, I would like to know the name of the ins. and bond company. I live in Federal Way Wa. Thanks, Lily

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168. "question"
Posted by Jim on 12:36:58 8/30/2005
What bond company are you using. Do they service texas?
Thanks

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207. "how do you get bonded"
Posted by Tami on 09:08:00 11/28/2005
how do you get bonded i dont even know what it is i am trying to get a cleaning thing going on not a business but just some family members and i do you have to be bonded

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212. "Company bonded/ins"
Posted by Kathy L. on 08:24:23 12/10/2005
This is to Janeen
What ins company do you use? It sure would save me time.

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265. "bonded and Insured"
Posted by Bobbie on 14:48:49 4/17/2006
Which insurance company did you go with at this price?

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270. "bond/ins"
Posted by Michele Dorow on 12:12:00 5/07/2006
who do you use? I was quoted a terrible price for bonding-$1,100 up front!
Ins. was $2,000/year-$300 down, payments on rest.
I'm not yet bonded or insd. I need for new construction and existing homes.
thanks.
micheledorow@msn.com - Port Orchard, Wa

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95. "starting my own buis."
Posted by sherry on 21:04:06 12/27/2004
>HI,I want to know how much the
>lowest insurance and bonded cost this
>days for cleaning house?
and for sub contracting to commercial builders to clean model homes ?

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134. "bonding and insurance/subcontracting for model homes."
Posted by Binky on 12:06:25 6/07/2005
I noticed your posted date being back in December. I was wondering if you ever successfully started your cleaning business and subcontracting out to clean model homes. I am very interested in pursuing this profession, but I need some direction. If you are able to share any tips concerning your cleaning business, I would greatly appreciate any help I could get.

Thank you,
Binky Lew


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187. "residential and commercial cleaning"
Posted by Ashley on 13:03:10 10/03/2005
I am having trouble pricing jobs, I am not sure exactly how to do it. Is there a formula? Does anyone have any advice?

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274. "Price Guideline"
Posted by Rachael on 07:21:59 5/25/2006
Did you ever find out if there was a price guideline?

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112. "Insurance and bond"
Posted by Pearl Ruffin on 16:35:33 5/10/2005
>HI,I want to know how much the
>lowest insurance and bonded cost this
>days for cleaning house?


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121. "bonded insurance"
Posted by jacquelyn costello on 20:11:55 5/21/2005
>>HI,I want to know how much the
>>lowest insurance and bonded cost this
>>days for cleaning house?


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125. "cost of being bonded "
Posted by peggy foskolos on 00:25:16 5/23/2005
>>HI,I want to know how much the
>>lowest insurance and bonded cost this
>>days for cleaning house?


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132. "suggestions ,tips for stasrting a new business"
Posted by Nandini.p.v on 07:49:00 5/28/2005
sir,
I want to stand on my legs. My health is not good. so i preferred to start a new business from my house itself. please suggest me how to start, essentials and tips.Your suggestions are really valuable to me.

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177. "EARN OVER 100,00 PER YEAR NEW CONSTRUCTION CLEANING"
Posted by DONNA on 20:46:13 9/13/2005
"HOW TO START A CONSTRUCTION CLEANING COMPANY A-Z"
Posted by DONNA on 20:38:16 9/13/2005
EARN OVER 100,000 PER YEAR

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Send $19.99 for a Complete Step-by-Step A-Z
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ALSO I WILL CALL YOU TO LET YOU KNOW WE RECEIVED YOU PAYMENT
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273. "Bonded insurance"
Posted by Eddie Randolph on 11:28:49 5/18/2006
I have a small bussiness that I just started I wanted to know whats the best boned insurance and how do I go about getting it.

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276. "Ins and bond price"
Posted by Michele C Dorow on 14:28:58 5/27/2006
In Washington I use Bill Anderson Ins. based in Kent. $100/year and a million dollar ins. policy for $700/year.

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243. "what company was that ?"
Posted by jijins magloire on 01:36:43 4/05/2006
>I called around every insurance company and
>got different quotes. One company told
>me to put down $300 and
>the insurance for the whole year
>would be $1000-something dollars. I kept
>calling around until I got the
>most reasonable price.

my name is jijins magloire and i am starting my cleaning service and need bond insurance and would like to know if there is a less expensive insurance bond? and does it matter were in the united state is you location?


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246. "Re: Insurance"
Posted by Stacy on 05:43:09 4/12/2006
try www.lowquotes.com

It does matter where you are. Some place will be higher (big city areas) and some lower (rural areas).

>>I called around every insurance company and
>>got different quotes. One company told
>>me to put down $300 and
>>the insurance for the whole year
>>would be $1000-something dollars. I kept
>>calling around until I got the
>>most reasonable price.

>my name is jijins magloire and i
>am starting my cleaning service and
>need bond insurance and would like
>to know if there is a
>less expensive insurance bond? and does
>it matter were in the united
>state is you location?


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283. "GETTING INSURED"
Posted by David on 15:17:48 7/04/2006
I LIVE IN PA AND I WANTED TO KNOW OF SOME COMPANIES THAT YOU WENT THROUGH TO GET INSURED TO START YOUR CLEANING BUSINESS

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45. "advice"
Posted by mona on 07:29:18 6/17/2004
well Iam thinking in star my own home and apartment business, I do not have any expierence in this field but I fill that I can do it but my main concern is how to do to the estimated i do not want to charge more or less. so please help me out on this concern. thank you

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186. "cleaning"
Posted by barbara cooper on 20:43:43 10/02/2005
>hi
i am wanting to start a cleaning & revamping buisness for people selling their homes.
mowing,wipper snipping,windows, wash walls, curtains, stoves, all general cleaning, a little handy work, this i would like to be able to tap into the realestate agents
could you please give me a quote on insurances & other legal coste. this will be done with my-self & 1 daughter.

thank you barb


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200. "heres how to get bonded and insured!"
Posted by nicole on 05:35:50 11/22/2005
>HELLO

>CAN YOU GIVE ME SOME TIPS ON
>HOW TO GET STARTED ON A
>CLEANING BUISNESS . WHERE DO YOU
>GET BONDED/INSURED.

>THANK YOU.

you can get insured and bonded through any local insurance company.


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11. "How much?"
Posted by John on 20:41:29 1/10/2004
How much did the bonding and insurance cost?

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18. "BONDS AND INSURANCE"
Posted by LEISHA on 16:12:02 3/02/2004
WHERE CAN I FIND JANITORIAL INSURANCE FOR A GOOD PRICE? SHOULD THE BUSINESS BE A CLEANING SERVICE INSTEAD? HELP

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60. "reply to how much is a bond"
Posted by Janeen on 07:13:13 8/24/2004
Bonding insurance cost around 100 dollars it depends where you go call around

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71. "Bonding Insurance"
Posted by Christine on 18:47:31 8/30/2004
We are starting a cleaning service and are not sure where to call about bonding. Please help. Thank you

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79. "How to get bonded for house cleaning"
Posted by Christina Grainge on 17:54:13 11/02/2004
>We are starting a cleaning service and
>are not sure where to call
>about bonding. Please help.
>Thank you


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96. "Information on running a cleaning business"
Posted by Sonya on 19:40:10 12/29/2004
For anyone interested in learning more about starting or growing a cleaning business go to: www.globalcleaningassoc.com

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19. "Insurance"
Posted by RPW on 22:12:15 3/02/2004
What exactly is the insurance for? My parents (I am 24) have a cleaning lady that comes in a busts her ass cleaning for one hundred dollars for atleast here for about four hours. I am a struggling student and I am interested in this, but I had never heard of this insurance.
Please help

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23. "Insurance is for "
Posted by stephanie on 19:05:53 3/23/2004
>What exactly is the insurance for?
>My parents (I am 24) have
>a cleaning lady that comes in
>a busts her ass cleaning for
>one hundred dollars for atleast here
>for about four hours. I
>am a struggling student and I
>am interested in this, but I
>had never heard of this insurance.Please
>help

Insurance is to protect you and your clients in case something gets damaged/broke or in some cases stolen which is where bonding comes in handy when you are cleaning banks,businesses and so on...


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61. "reply to what is insurance"
Posted by Janeen on 07:16:16 8/24/2004
Bonding insurance is for protection of the person you clean for just in case you break something or you hire someone they might steel something the insurance will pay the person back

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201. "Why Insurance?"
Posted by nicole on 05:41:45 11/22/2005
>What exactly is the insurance for?
>My parents (I am 24) have
>a cleaning lady that comes in
>a busts her ass cleaning for
>one hundred dollars for atleast here
>for about four hours. I
>am a struggling student and I
>am interested in this, but I
>had never heard of this insurance.Please
>help

just like car insurance, being insured to go into other peoples homes is a smart idea. What if the cleaning products the maid use suddenly make you sick, or if the maid gets hurt on the job in YOUR home? Its reccomended but not required*


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47. "help"
Posted by Teresa on 07:05:00 6/18/2004
Can you give me some tips on how i can start my own cleaning busines.. cleaning office and such?

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48. "cleaning bizz"
Posted by crystal on 07:39:20 6/25/2004
how do i get bonded and insured? i want to start a cleaning buisness......thanks

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56. "starting a cleaning business"
Posted by Brian Hemmings on 19:17:04 8/08/2004
hi i am considering starting my own business and i am wondering how to set up the pricing and what all equipment i would need to get started if you can help me out i would really appreciate it.

thank you

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113. "charges for job well done"
Posted by Pearl Ruffin on 16:44:48 5/10/2005
how do I charge, and much is resonable to clean a house , or a room or a office?

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206. "how much to charge?Get estimates"
Posted by nicole on 06:20:16 11/22/2005
>how do I charge, and much is
>resonable to clean a house ,
>or a room or a office?
>

in order to get some idea of how much to charge you can call MORE THAN ONE. cleaning agencies and ask for an estimate of how much it will cost to clean your own home, just to get an idea of how much to clean a house would be. Just tell them you want an estimate.


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202. "how to get start, ok:"
Posted by nicole on 05:49:30 11/22/2005
first you need to establish a buisness name and regester it, (through your state/city)i am researching this one so i am not 100% sure on where to get it registerd. then get advertising available such as buisness cards to hand out to people you know and/or brochures made up to pass around also (through the net). Become insured and bonded to protect agaist law suits if there is any injury to you or your customer while you are cleaning their home.(through any local insurance company) Its a good idea to build up client- tell through people you know to establish references, purchase cleaning product and you are ready to clean. that easy!

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70. "Cleaning Buisness"
Posted by Sandy Whitten on 10:13:12 8/30/2004
I am starting my own house cleaning business. I am in the process of getting Bonded and Insured. My question is... Do you have to get a Business License"? If so, Where do you go to get one? Does it depend on whether or not you hire employeess to be considered a buisness?

Thanks,
Sandy W.


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80. "Bonded & Insured"
Posted by Rhonda Brown on 12:06:08 11/05/2004
How do I get bonded & insured to start a cleaning business?

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85. "Bonding & Insurance where how why"
Posted by Carolannmarie on 23:26:50 11/15/2004
>How do I get bonded & insured
>to start a cleaning business?


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84. "bonding and insurance"
Posted by Michelle on 19:25:38 11/15/2004
Where is the best place to go to get bonded and insured for a cleaning service? How much does it cost generally?

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99. "advice in general"
Posted by Angela on 07:30:33 3/15/2005
I am obviously trying to start my own cleaning buisness or I wouldnt be writing to you but anyway, my question is this, is it okay to require that your clients supply their own cleaning supplies or should you supply your own? I have always heard both and I wanted to know what has gotten the best reactions out of people? Any other advice in general that you have learned through experience would really be helpful. thank you

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101. "advice in general"
Posted by clyde on 22:39:45 4/21/2005
I have a cleaning bussiness and i have found that profits are better to clean smaller bussinesses and new home construction . but i always furnish my own cleaning suplies some might come from walmart or even some cleaners such as the works with blue label for toilets are cheaper at family dollar stores. but my advice is to buy some clear plastic spray bottles and use them so your customers dont see the name brand on them. bussiness insurance all you need is called public liabilty and property damage insurance referred as pl/pd coverage this is the cheapest but you have to ask insurance agency for it they wont tell you about it unless you ask also only get 100,000 worth this is much cheaper to start a bussiness and very affordable most of the time you can make a down payment and make the remainder in monthly payments. hope this helps everyone out who needs advice i had to learn it all the hard way good luck all.

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126. "Cleaning business"
Posted by Connie on 13:34:06 5/24/2005
I just read your reply to someone asking about cleaning business start-up. Your information was a big help. Thank you

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154. "construction cleaning"
Posted by penny on 00:50:06 7/16/2005
what is the going rate for construction clean up houses and are the windows included in this prise or they extra for one and two story homes. and if you could please tell me how to charge and what to charge for private cleaning deep cleaning and deep cieaning windows one and two story i would be so grateful and thankful

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170. "pl/pd"
Posted by michelle murray on 11:00:13 9/12/2005
is the pl/pd is that just like a liabilty car insurance it only covers the other person? please email me back at murraysfury@verizon.net

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238. "where do I go from here"
Posted by samantha on 10:29:43 3/14/2006
how do I get people in the door. how do i know what to charge for a constuction house.

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264. "in the beginning stages"
Posted by Melynda on 18:56:26 4/16/2006
I just read one of your answers to a persons question. It was very helpful to me. I am wanting to start a cleaning/homecare business. I am a nurse, so I know the medical parts for insurance, but I don't have a clue about all the rest. Thank-you for taking the time to answer the other question.

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203. "whose cleaning products to use?"
Posted by nicole on 05:55:13 11/22/2005
>I am obviously trying to start my
>own cleaning buisness or I wouldnt
>be writing to you but anyway,
>my question is this, is it
>okay to require that your clients
>supply their own cleaning supplies or
>should you supply your own? I
>have always heard both and I
>wanted to know what has gotten
>the best reactions out of people?
>Any other advice in general that
>you have learned through experience would
>really be helpful. thank you

ITS BEST TO SUPPLY YOUR OWN CLEANING PRODUCTS. SOME CLIENTS MAY NOT HAVE CLEANING PRODUCTS OF ANY KIND SO IT'S A GOOD IDEA TO HAVE YOUR OWN, UNLESS YOUR CLIENTS WANT YOU TO DO LAUNDRY FOR THEM THEN I WOULD LET THEM KNOW THEY HAVE TO SUPPLY THIER OWN LAUNDRY SOAP (SOME PEOPLE PREFER TO HAVE A CERTAIN BRAND USED ON THEY'RE CLOTHES-AND SO DO US*)


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102. "cleaning "
Posted by darren williams on 05:41:18 4/22/2005
HI MY NAME IS DARREN I WAS WANTING TO SET MY OWN CLEANING BUSINESS UP WITH ONE ON MY GOOD FRIEND . WHAT I WANT TO KNOW IS THAT HOW MUCH DO I NEED TO START ME OFF.DO I NEED A LOT OF MONEY TO BE ABLE TO DO THIS? COULD U PLZ GIVE SOME ADVICE ON THIS SO IT IS CHEAP FOR ME AND THAT I DONT HAVE TO PAY A LOT OUT OF MY POCKET .I WANT TO DO OFFICE /BANK THAT KIND OF THING .PLZ CAN U HELP ME IN ANY WAY . I HAVE NOT GOT THE FUNDS THERE AS OF YET BUT DO I NEED BANK LOANS TO DO THIS? IF U WISH TO CONTATC ME ON 07931 600 861 MANY THANK D R WILLIAMS .

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103. "how to start up cleaning cheap as possible "
Posted by clyde on 12:16:21 4/22/2005
>HI MY NAME IS DARREN I WAS
>WANTING TO SET MY OWN CLEANING
>BUSINESS UP WITH ONE ON MY
>GOOD FRIEND . WHAT I WANT
>TO KNOW IS THAT HOW MUCH
>DO I NEED TO START ME
>OFF.DO I NEED A LOT OF
>MONEY TO BE ABLE TO DO
>THIS? COULD U PLZ GIVE SOME
>ADVICE ON THIS SO IT IS
>CHEAP FOR ME AND THAT I
>DONT HAVE TO PAY A LOT
>OUT OF MY POCKET .I WANT
>TO DO OFFICE /BANK THAT KIND
>OF THING .PLZ CAN U HELP
>ME IN ANY WAY . I
>HAVE NOT GOT THE FUNDS THERE
>AS OF YET BUT DO I
>NEED BANK LOANS TO DO THIS?
>IF U WISH TO CONTATC ME
>ON 07931 600 861 MANY THANK
>D R WILLIAMS .

hi darren , first things you need to get is some bussiness cards call around local or go to vista printing .com there cheap there i wouldnt go out buy alot of supplies till you get the word you have the job . check around new homes being built and stop in ask if they have any cleaning for them & that your interested in cleaning for them.


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204. "how much will the cleaning buisness cost to start?"
Posted by nicole on 06:00:57 11/22/2005
>>HI MY NAME IS DARREN I WAS
>>WANTING TO SET MY OWN CLEANING
>>BUSINESS UP WITH ONE ON MY
>>GOOD FRIEND . WHAT I WANT
>>TO KNOW IS THAT HOW MUCH
>>DO I NEED TO START ME
>>OFF.DO I NEED A LOT OF
>>MONEY TO BE ABLE TO DO
>>THIS? COULD U PLZ GIVE SOME
>>ADVICE ON THIS SO IT IS
>>CHEAP FOR ME AND THAT I
>>DONT HAVE TO PAY A LOT
>>OUT OF MY POCKET .I WANT
>>TO DO OFFICE /BANK THAT KIND
>>OF THING .PLZ CAN U HELP
>>ME IN ANY WAY . I
>>HAVE NOT GOT THE FUNDS THERE
>>AS OF YET BUT DO I
>>NEED BANK LOANS TO DO THIS?
>>IF U WISH TO CONTATC ME
>>ON 07931 600 861 MANY THANK
>>D R WILLIAMS .

>hi darren , first things you need
>to get is some bussiness cards
> call around local or go
>to vista printing .com there cheap
>there i wouldnt go out buy
>alot of supplies till you get
>the word you have the job
>. check around new homes being
>built and stop in ask if
>they have any cleaning for them
>& that your interested in cleaning
>for them.

ALSO HOW CHEAP IT WILL COST DEPENDS ON HOW MUCH YOUR INSURANCE WILL COST- WHICH VARIES AT CERTAIN LOCAL INSURANCE COMPANIES $100 OR LESS, IF YOU WANT BUISNESS CARDS $10 OR LESS FOR 250. THERE MAY BE A SMALL FEE TO REGISTER YOU BUISNESS NAME. AND IT DEPENDS ON HOW MUCH CLEANING PRODUCTS YOU PURCHASE AND GAS FOR YOUR CAR FOR TRANSPORTATION DAILY. ALL TOGETHER THIS IS THE CHEAPEST TYPE OF BUISNESS TO START.


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205. "how much will the cleaning buisness cost to start?"
Posted by nicole on 06:01:31 11/22/2005
>>HI MY NAME IS DARREN I WAS
>>WANTING TO SET MY OWN CLEANING
>>BUSINESS UP WITH ONE ON MY
>>GOOD FRIEND . WHAT I WANT
>>TO KNOW IS THAT HOW MUCH
>>DO I NEED TO START ME
>>OFF.DO I NEED A LOT OF
>>MONEY TO BE ABLE TO DO
>>THIS? COULD U PLZ GIVE SOME
>>ADVICE ON THIS SO IT IS
>>CHEAP FOR ME AND THAT I
>>DONT HAVE TO PAY A LOT
>>OUT OF MY POCKET .I WANT
>>TO DO OFFICE /BANK THAT KIND
>>OF THING .PLZ CAN U HELP
>>ME IN ANY WAY . I
>>HAVE NOT GOT THE FUNDS THERE
>>AS OF YET BUT DO I
>>NEED BANK LOANS TO DO THIS?
>>IF U WISH TO CONTATC ME
>>ON 07931 600 861 MANY THANK
>>D R WILLIAMS .

>hi darren , first things you need
>to get is some bussiness cards
> call around local or go
>to vista printing .com there cheap
>there i wouldnt go out buy
>alot of supplies till you get
>the word you have the job
>. check around new homes being
>built and stop in ask if
>they have any cleaning for them
>& that your interested in cleaning
>for them.

ALSO HOW CHEAP IT WILL COST DEPENDS ON HOW MUCH YOUR INSURANCE WILL COST- WHICH VARIES AT CERTAIN LOCAL INSURANCE COMPANIES $100 OR LESS, IF YOU WANT BUISNESS CARDS $10 OR LESS FOR 250. THERE MAY BE A SMALL FEE TO REGISTER YOU BUISNESS NAME. AND IT DEPENDS ON HOW MUCH CLEANING PRODUCTS YOU PURCHASE AND GAS FOR YOUR CAR FOR TRANSPORTATION DAILY. ALL TOGETHER THIS IS THE CHEAPEST TYPE OF BUISNESS TO START.


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135. "House Cleaning"
Posted by Martha on 08:36:11 6/10/2005
Regarding to your ad on starting a cleaning business I would like to offer you my cleaning business which I have built up. The reason why I'm selling is I'm moving back to New Jersey I live in Florida I really don't know what town your in but I have a good business. If interested please email me.

Thank you
Martha


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142. "purchasing business"
Posted by Cathy on 11:37:57 6/12/2005
If you live in the Orlando area, I would be interested in talking with you further on purchasing your business.



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143. "House Cleaning"
Posted by Martha on 08:52:26 6/13/2005
HI CATHY, MY TELEPHONE # 352-536-2777.

THANK YOU
MARTHA


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156. "cleaning business"
Posted by renee on 18:25:27 7/25/2005
hi my name is renee and i just move to flordia
i would like to know how is the cleaning business\in flordia and can you give me some tip
i think that i want to do new home cleaning
construction clean up

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180. "selling your business "
Posted by sasyhusker31 on 15:07:02 9/15/2005
I saw your ad on here and wondered if you sold your cleaning business yet?

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188. "still selling???"
Posted by kim on 07:48:53 10/04/2005
Martha, I'm wondering if you sold your business already. I'm moving to FL and I'm intrested in buying an established cleaning business. Let me know. E-mail me at aeriscoffa@gmail.com Thanks.

>Regarding to your ad on starting a
>cleaning business I would like to
>offer you my cleaning business which
>I have built up. The reason
>why I'm selling is I'm moving
>back to New Jersey I live
>in Florida I really don't know
>what town your in but I
>have a good business. If interested
>please email me.

>Thank youMartha


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189. "your cleaning business"
Posted by Lisa Henry on 09:12:40 10/04/2005
Hi, I know this ad was posted a few months ago, I was wondering if you sold your cleaning business already and moved back to NJ? I live in North Port FLorida right now and very interested into starting my own cleaning business.
Thank you,
Lisa Henry

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157. "I need to the price in each faces on building homes in maui."
Posted by Romel C de La Cruz on 17:41:43 7/27/2005
Im starting a new company in Maui.What I need to know prices to build a house . I don't no how much state of hawaii charge per sq.ft on each faces.

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184. "ins/bonded"
Posted by dmv on 18:45:15 9/27/2005
Just wondering if you can tell me how much I should expect to pay for insurance. I have two quotes of 1200 and 1400 a year for 1 million coverage.Do I need that much coverage? I'm trying to get started for as cheap as possible. If you could take the time to email me back I would really appreciate it.

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227. "Free Clean-Zine"
Posted by Ev on 20:49:41 2/08/2006
>I started doing house cleaning on the
>side for extra money and it
>grew so fast, I actually had
>to farm out business because I
>didn't want to hire employees. Flyers and word of
>mouth seemed to be my best
>marketing tool. Offer a discount or
>free clean for new customers or
>as a referral bonus for your
>clients who refer new business.>

That's what happened to me too and I agree that nothing beats
direct fliering and word of mouth. I've been cleaning for over
nine years and it's great. Low stress and easy to run. If I don't
like a client, I replace them, try that with co workers!

Sign up for our Clean-Zine with buckets full of free advice.
http://www.start-cleaning-business.com


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277. "How do you"
Posted by Angela Fox on 11:11:29 6/03/2006
How would you go about starting your own cleaning business do you need a licence to do it

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3. "pool cleaning busniess"
Posted by mike C on 17:15:37 12/28/2003
Hi.i live in Florida and i want to start a Pool Cleaning Business..what do i need to do to get started.
Account.
equitments.
license.

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5. "Pool Business"
Posted by Dan on 17:18:10 12/29/2003
Mike,
I had worked while in high school and college at a pool company, so I had 6 years experience before I started in 1994. I pretty much knew the companies to purchase supplies and had an idea what NOT to do from my previous boss. Basically I registered my name, opened an account at the bank as a DBA (doing business as), and got my business license. The rest is up to you. I stopped into real estate offices with business cards, put an ad in the Yellow pages, and put flyers around. After that, all I tried to do was be as professional as possible. I think it's very important to look the part. Get a nice clean truck, get it tastfully lettered with a nice logo, and also get some shirts. When you're going around to the few accounts you get in the beginning, you'll be noticed along the way. If you need a logo, let me know. I do design work during the off season and I'd love to help out another pool guy. Good luck.

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31. "advice on pool cleaning"
Posted by jeremy f on 08:36:46 4/07/2004
looking to start pool cleaning business.what is the best way to get started in this and how to get info.

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52. "Pool Business"
Posted by Karla on 09:48:48 7/03/2004
Hello, I'm also interested in starting a Pool cleaning business in South Florida. (Boca, Fort Lauderdale, Broward County)
Any one with some experience who can give some advice where to start and if it is hard to get the customers? is to hard for a woman?

Thanks.


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93. "WOMEN IN POOL BUSINESS"
Posted by TOM J. on 08:04:34 12/06/2004
KARLA, JUST READ YOUR THREAD...HAVE YOU LOOKED INTO SBA UNDER WOMEN MINORITY STATUS. IT MAY BE WORTH YOUR TIME AND $.
REGARDS,
TOM J. IN FLA

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92. "POOL BUSINESS MARKETING"
Posted by TOM J. on 08:01:56 12/06/2004
HEY DAN,
THANKS FOR YOUR INPUT...I WOULD BE INTERESTED IN HEARING MORE OF YOUR PROS AND CONS OF THE POOL CLEANING BUSINESS. ALSO INTERESTED IN YOUR LOGO DESIGN IDEAS.
REGARDS,
TOM J. IN FLA

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100. "Getting started in the Pool Cleaning Business "
Posted by Sylvia on 14:55:09 4/01/2005
How is the best way to get started in the pool cleaning business? Is insurance necessary? How much should I get it for? What other marketing ideas do you have? Thanks.

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244. "RE: Pool Cleaning Biz Start-Up"
Posted by Stacy on 17:00:13 4/11/2006
Hello, if you go to www.businessformsstore.com/pool_maintenance, you can get tons of information on starting out as well as professional business forms.


>Hi.i live in Florida and i want
>to start a Pool Cleaning Business..what
>do i need to do to
>get started.Account.equitments. license.


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54. "how to test water.."
Posted by warren on 07:26:24 7/20/2004
im a firefighter with a lot of free time begining this school year...i want to start a pool cleaning service but dont know much about h2o upkeep...whats the easiest way to learn...(manual, charts, etc)

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190. "cleaning company "
Posted by vickie on 12:51:07 10/05/2005
hey my name is vickie and I need your help I am very new to this and I would like to do my own biding. But I am unsure if I am doing this correctly please responed by telling me how to go about it

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4. "cleaning"
Posted by theresa jenkins on 07:23:12 12/29/2003
you can start a buisness as low as 100.00 dollars.but in order to get contracts you need a buisness license and insurance.

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8. "some things to consider..."
Posted by Maria Marsala on 15:12:53 1/01/2004
I'm thinking that the biggest expense you'll have are licenses, insurance and bonding. Then there is health insurance.

Once you start hiring others, you have more book keeping, taxes and workers compensation.


Best of success and lots of joy,

Maria Marsala

Is your business ready for 2004? Grow your business in less time and improve your bottom line with practical blue-chip strategies. Visit http://www.coachmaria.com/launch.html


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12. "how to give a correct price quote"
Posted by gail gaskin on 20:25:58 1/21/2004
HOW MUCH SHOULD I QUOTE MY CLIENT AND NOT UNDER MIND MY BUSINESS

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13. "bidding on a job"
Posted by Lisa on 19:54:04 1/28/2004
Hi, hope your business is going well. I have been in the business for almost 4 years. I will let you know what I have done. Over the years I have come to find that bidding on a per house basis it always more profitable. I look at the home figure how many hours I am going to be there, of course that is after the intial clean-up. If you have been in this business awhile, you know the first time is always the longest, then I know what I like to make an hour and I price accordingly. So if you want to make lets say 15.00 an hour then mutiply that amount by how many hours you are there. You will always have people that will try and talk you down in price, however I must say that if you go lower than what you planned, there is a good possibility that you are going to end up hating the job. {I know} You are worth every cent that you ask for. Homecleaning is a rewarding job money wise, but it is also physically demanding. So please keep that in mind when you give your quotes. We all win some, and lose some. The ones you lose weren't worth having in the first place.
Good luck to you.
Lisa

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14. "Thanks Lisa"
Posted by gail on 17:16:42 1/29/2004
Advice well taken I will most certainly take your wonderful piece of professional advice and run with it.But one other thing Lisa can you maybe give me an idea on commercial work [OFFICES/BUSINESS] on how to give an estimate is it by square foot or by the hour.

THANKS AGAIN LISA


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15. "commercial quote"
Posted by Lisa on 17:42:08 1/29/2004
Hi Gail,
I only have one commercial job. It actually was my very first job. I still have it. However I am not truly in the field for commercial cleaning. We have thought about it. However I am a mother of three, so is my partner, so residential cleaning for us is just better, more flexible, and less demanding. The hours also work well for us. Sorry I couldn't help with your question. There is a good book out there called Cleaning Up For a Living that goes into great detail about commercial cleaning and bidding appropiately. I believe the arthur is John Ashlott, don't know if I spelt that correctly.
Good luck to you, and please keep in contact would love to know how your doing.
Lisa

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90. "cleaning"
Posted by tina on 08:20:25 11/28/2004
Hi, Lisa
My friend and I are wanting to do this cleaning buisness,but my question was did you take any classes like accounting or some type of buisness
class? Maybe personal finance? Do you think any of this is required b/4 starting this type of buisness?

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78. "how to give an estimate"
Posted by mary c. on 17:03:14 10/25/2004
>Advice well taken I will most certainly
>take your wonderful piece of professional
>advice and run with it.But one
>other thing Lisa can you maybe
>give me an idea on commercial
>work [OFFICES/BUSINESS] on how to give
>an estimate is it by square
>foot or by the hour.

>THANKS AGAIN LISA


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91. "Figuring out prices on commercial cleaning "
Posted by Bruno Manga on 17:02:51 12/03/2004
Hello, is there a way or figuring out the proper pricing on commercial cleaning services.

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196. "cleaning of seized/foreclosed properties"
Posted by shellie on 04:39:14 11/02/2005
does anyone know where I look to bid on clean up jobs on foreclosed homes with banks or financial institutions.


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127. "Cleaning business"
Posted by Connie on 13:41:32 5/24/2005
Hi, your information was very helpful. I've been trying to start up my own cleaning business. My biggest obstacle has been marketing. I have placed 2 ads in 2 different newspapers & haven't received 1 call. I even tried delivering flyers. I got no response. Any suggestions?

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136. "House Cleaning"
Posted by Martha on 08:42:32 6/10/2005
Hi Connie, I read your ad. I live in Florida I don't know if this would help but, I have started a house cleaning business which made a name for itself, I built it up well. The reason why I'm selling it is because I'm moving back to New Jersey. I have good clients and they pay well. If interested please email me.

Thank you
Martha


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155. "?"
Posted by DEBRA on 15:51:11 7/20/2005
HOW DID YOU START YOUR ADVERTISEING PART OF YOUR BUSINESS. I'M JUST STARTING THIS AND NEED A FEW TIPS.

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262. "response to selling buisness"
Posted by Maria on 03:30:02 4/13/2006
I own a well established cleaning service in the "Lake" co. area. Do you need any help?

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179. "Enhance Cleaning Services,LLC (New Business)"
Posted by Eugene Perry on 08:14:37 9/14/2005
>HOW MUCH SHOULD I QUOTE MY CLIENT
>AND NOT UNDER MIND MY BUSINESS
>


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20. "cleaning biz"
Posted by steve williams on 07:11:34 3/03/2004
i totally think that this would be a good idea to go into.you might want to hit up some rural areas such as a college acampus or something like that. students definitely need a lot of stuff cleaned! also, it could lead to a good revenue for an extended period of time, but the long term, you are gonna have to do some research.

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21. "Free Cleaning Advice"
Posted by William on 19:46:20 3/05/2004
I will be happy to give free advice about starting, mantaining or expanding any cleaning related business.
william@perusa.com

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29. "Need name for cleaning biz"
Posted by J N Smith on 22:20:19 4/06/2004
Need info on starting cleaning biz,

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30. "Info"
Posted by William on 22:32:19 4/06/2004
Where are you located? what info exactly you need to get?

william@perusa.com


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36. "advice"
Posted by jessica shank on 11:22:51 5/24/2004
hi, my name is jessica i have started a cleaning business with someone i used to work with at a wholesale company, the problem is he seems to be getting us little business and what business he does get, i dont see the profits, even though i do most of the work not just getting the workers but also doing the layout of what needs to be done, contacting them to make sure they are satisfied and advertising also getting us so companies. the only thing he really does is give the quotes. Now my prblem is i want to get out of this with him and start on my own, I believe i could do a better job, and i would like to recieve some of the profit and be fair to my workers, i understand how this business works my only consern is how do i come up with a far quote for theses companies ( i mean really how do you know what to charge?????) i think my so called partner left me out of that part of the business so that i wouldn't leave him and he could continue to have the control and make the money but it's time for me to stop being munipulated and do what my friends and i had planned on. we started this business because we were all housekeepers at a hotel and made little money and did alot of work, we wanted to start this to do what we love and get paid well. please help me figure out how to give a far price and still make a profit?

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105. "HI"
Posted by Ellis Jackson on 14:28:56 4/29/2005
>hi, my name is jessica i have
>started a cleaning business with someone
>i used to work with at
>a wholesale company, the problem is
>he seems to be getting us
>little business and what business he
>does get, i dont see the
>profits, even though i do most
>of the work not just getting
>the workers but also doing the
>layout of what needs to be
>done, contacting them to make sure
>they are satisfied and advertising also
>getting us so companies. the
>only thing he really does is
>give the quotes. Now my prblem
>is i want to get out
>of this with him and start
>on my own, I believe i
>could do a better job, and
>i would like to recieve some
>of the profit and be fair
>to my workers, i understand how
>this business works my only consern
>is how do i come up
>with a far quote for theses
>companies ( i mean really how
>do you know what to charge?????)
>i think my so called partner
>left me out of that part
>of the business so that i
>wouldn't leave him and he could
>continue to have the control and
>make the money but it's time
>for me to stop being munipulated
>and do what my friends and
>i had planned on. we started
>this business because we were all
>housekeepers at a hotel and made
>little money and did alot of
>work, we wanted to start this
>to do what we love and
>get paid well. please help me
>figure out how to give a
>far price and still make a
>profit?


First off, let me say that managing and actually being able to get contracts is two different worlds.

Being able to generate contracts is not easy and is very hard. So to u it might seem like he is not doing much, but its probably cuz of how hard it is to do what he is doing.

The only thing that i see a problem w/ is that u guys rnt making enough money. U guys either have too many workers, bidding too low, workers not as effecient due to poor managment, or several other reasons.

Since i do not know exactly waht ur situation is, i would say that u def have a problem on ur hands that needs to be fixed. Cuz u guys need to be making money. Otherwise it aint no fun.

So before u jump, u might try getting some contracts on ur own while w/ this partnership. Once u get good at it, then jump. Cuz that is the hardest part of running a business especially in the commercial cleaning business.

If u do jump and cannot secure contracts. Do residential cleaning since they r very easy to get clients for. Another suggestion is real estate and home developers.

But the money is in commercial cleaning. But u need seriouse marketing, account managemnet/business developement, very strong sales abilty, and alot of working knowledge such as bidding for commerical property, bidding/forms for govt contracting, diff chemicals for diff types of property(most times, its not a big issue, unless u get one of those buidings that require more expertise).



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37. "Help."
Posted by Jackie on 14:39:26 5/25/2004
Hi, I have had my business for about a year
now, and it was extremely hard at first, but now
it is ramping up. My question is, we are getting
enough residential cleaning gigs, now we
want to expand into commercial- we are
un-able to get our foot in the door anywhere,
can you help me out? also when we do get in
the door, how do we bid it?

Thanks


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73. "help me with cleaning"
Posted by siona on 21:37:00 9/20/2004
hi i have just started me own cleaning business ...i put ads in the paper and i have already got calls....i am so nervouse..i dont know how much to charge....at all..i am lisenced...but i am not insured...i will be ..but my biggest quistion is i can clean some without being insured right....i will be soon...and also like 2morrow i go for my first time to look at some ones home office and give him a price..i have no idea what to say... but i dont need anyforms or nothing for him to sighn right...i can just go..look around and tell him how much i charge right ..im just so nervouse...please help me...also...hasnt any one else cleaned without being insured...ever....email me back with some tips.....please....now i can clean my ass off...dont get me wrong....lol....my email is grnidgrl79@aol.com

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104. "Ideas on how to start a cleaning business."
Posted by D. S. on 13:46:20 4/29/2005
Dear Sir/Madam:

I'm interested in starting a cleaning buisness and need your help how to do first. Please send me some ideas and advice in how to start. Thank you.


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137. "House Cleaning"
Posted by Martha on 08:49:12 6/10/2005
Hi, I read your ad that you want to start a cleaning business. I have a cleaning business that I need to sell because I'm moving back to New Jersey I live in FLorida. I don't know if this will help.My cleaning business is built up I have good clients that pays well. Also, who ever buys my business receive all my products and equipments.

thank you
martha


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145. "Interested in your business!"
Posted by Sarai Lugo on 17:45:51 6/21/2005
Martha,

I live in Florida also and wanted to know where in Florida you are located? I live in Kissimmee. I recently started my own Cleaning Business and I know a Martha Rosario. Is this you? If it's not, that ok! How much and where are your jobs located?

Thanks!
Sarai


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131. "help me with cleaning"
Posted by Kelly Gibson on 18:03:04 5/25/2005
grnidgrl79, you can clean without being bonded and insured if only you and a close person you can trust works in these houses to be sure that nothing will be stolen. My best friend and I have a cleaning buisness that is not bonded or insured, but if we plan on hiring someone or doing any commercial cleaning we have to get the insurance. So, for the first time you don't,but tell the customer you will be responsible for any that brakes in her house.Our cleaning company has just the 2 of us and we charge 40.00 an hour and we average about 3 hours per house. Good luck with your new buisness and I hope you do as well as we did our first year.

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38. "need info for cleaning business"
Posted by Eileen on 08:15:55 5/27/2004
I need to know how to make estimates sheets and other forms

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261. "Estimates for house cleaning "
Posted by Gwen on 08:26:38 4/12/2006
There is a website which offers information, instructions, documents, letters, and forms for a house cleaning business. You can buy one document or an entire package.

Visit www.maiddocs.com or call them at 1-877-779-6955.


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41. "how to bid on commersial cleaning"
Posted by April on 10:36:26 6/08/2004
i was just wondering if there is a different way to put a bid on commercial cleaning by not using square footage?

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42. "Start my own cleaning business from home"
Posted by Marjorie Michel on 07:27:45 6/14/2004
I would like to get some in and tips about starting my own cleaning business from my home. Which kind of license to get; how do I go about recruiting my workers, the rate, how do I bill the customers and make a profit and everything else you think I should know.
Thank you

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46. "Business License"
Posted by Heather on 06:18:49 6/18/2004
I'm in Washington DC, when I called the DC consumer and regulatory affairs, I was told that I do not need a business license for my cleaning service. Go to http://www.sba.gov/hotlist/license.html, click your state, and you should be able to get info. there. BUT, I have noticed other cleaning services advertise that they are "licensed and insured". Can anyone tell me how they got a license when I couldn't get one?
As for your other questions, get a book on how to start a business (I recommend the one by Rieva Lesonsky), and it should cover everything you need to know.

Heather


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153. "Business license"
Posted by Lynn on 15:36:44 7/14/2005
Hi,
What is the name of the recommended book that you referred to? There are 5 titles by that author. Thanks.
Lynn
teachinlynn@comcast.net

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49. "Insurance"
Posted by Sharon Cook on 06:46:14 6/27/2004
Hi there,

Please let me know what kind of insurance I need/and could you recommend a Insurance Company.

Thanks,
Sharon


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53. "cleaning"
Posted by dawn on 09:28:59 7/14/2004
hi.... i have been cleaning for a little under 2 yrs.... i love the money but it comes and goes quick... i need help on low cost advertising, job bidding, wether or not i should hire out or just do the wrk myself.... its definatly a time consuming job!!!! please help...lol

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58. "help"
Posted by billie on 22:21:27 8/14/2004
i am starting a commercial cleaning business. how do u get bonded and what kind of insurance will i need. and how do you bid on these jobs? thank you

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118. "How To Start A Cleaning Business"
Posted by Donna on 23:50:05 5/19/2005
email me I will send you the info

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130. "Help"
Posted by Dana on 13:45:55 5/25/2005
Hi,

My husband and I are starting our own cleaning service in Florida and wonder if you have the tips to help us start successfully. Any help would be appreciated.


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138. "House Cleaning"
Posted by Martha on 09:00:10 6/10/2005
Hi Dana, I read your ad that you and your husband started your cleaning business. I have a cleaning business which I built up very well and have good cleints that pay well. I also live in florida and the reason why I'm selling my business my husband and I are moving back to New Jersey. Plus I have lots of contact. My business is Sunflower Cleaning Service. If interested please email me.

thank you
Martha


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222. "cleaning buss, moving to nj"
Posted by gina on 14:59:52 2/02/2006
Hi I am in new jersey Ihave a residential cleaning bussiness, i have been in it for 9 yrs, any advice for me to really get it off the ground expand, insurance, bonded, ect, do you know how much that all runs?

I'd appreciate it,

Thanks,

Gina


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247. "Re: NJ"
Posted by Stacy on 05:45:43 4/12/2006
Read the following article. It discusses insurance, bonding, marketing, etc.

www.startcleaning.blogspot.com

>Hi I am in new jersey Ihave
>a residential cleaning bussiness, i have
>been in it for 9 yrs,
>any advice for me to really
>get it off the ground expand,
>insurance, bonded, ect, do you know
>how much that all runs?

>I'd appreciate it,

>Thanks,

>Gina


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259. "How to grow your cleaning business"
Posted by Gwen on 07:50:08 4/12/2006
Congratulations! If you've made it this far and are ready to expand then you have some great skills and management ability. I'd suggest that you visit www.maiddocs.com and look at the forms, documents and marketing materials. It's the largest selection you'll find.

You can also call them toll-free for advice and personal assistance! 1-877-779-6955


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286. "moving to nj i would like to take over your cleaning buss"
Posted by tina on 20:13:11 7/22/2006
hi there i have been cleaning for years and i would like to talk to you about taking over you buss please call me i am in fl and i love to clean 904-716-2996

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260. "Start a cleaning business"
Posted by Gwen on 07:56:09 4/12/2006
Have you been to www.maiddocs.com yet? There is SO MUCH information on how to start a cleaning business, PLUS there are employee handbooks and employee forms in English or Spanish, marketing pieces, customer letters, complaint responses, phone estimate scripts... the most information and useful documents you'll find on the web.

You can also call them toll-free at 1-877-779-6955.


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182. "starting a cleaning buisness"
Posted by craig hill on 08:44:03 9/21/2005
please send me infomation on starting my own cleaning buisness

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284. "hello"
Posted by monica labranche on 10:13:50 7/13/2006

I am looking for any info on starting a cleaning business and I am looking for free sample forms, bidding , contracts, check lists.... any thing that would be helpful. I live in southern nh..And another thing is how much to charge.

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285. "Cleaning biz"
Posted by Ellen on 18:06:04 7/14/2006
I too am starting a cleaning biz. I currently have a few residential customers, but would like to branch out to new construction, model homes, and vacant homes for rent or sale. I do have a lic, and I am working on getting ins. and bonded. If there is any info you can share on pricing, advertising, etc I would appriciate it. I will do the same.

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76. "just starting"
Posted by Pat on 11:50:02 10/12/2004
Hi, I got a buz.lic,fed# and i'm ordering card today. What next? Whats the diff. between ins &bonded. Do i really need it? Where can I get ideas for invoice/work orders? please give me some advise

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77. "Whats the difference"
Posted by Tony on 15:47:52 10/16/2004
Bonding is if you break something or scratch someones brand new wood floor. The liability is isurance that if someone sues you (eg slip and fall on a wet floor that your cleaning) your liability will cover it. You might want to think about forming a LLC as well especially if your tight on money and want to skip out on the liablity insurace. Hope this helps

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150. "getting started"
Posted by DONNA JOHNSON on 18:58:17 7/12/2005
hello, i want to clean the homes on base when the family move out. i need to know do i have to get a liccense?

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169. "buz fed #"
Posted by shelby on 01:40:57 9/09/2005
I was just curious on how u came about getting the fed # i am very interested in branching off on my own.

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86. "will take advice"
Posted by FORTUNE M on 16:49:06 11/16/2004
Hi,
I am serious about starting cleaning banks, offices only, and a few home. Help
I have to quit my 8-5 job of slighly over 32,000 a year; will the cleaning make up for it?
Fortunate

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116. "info on cleaning service"
Posted by Tarmeka Tolbert on 14:55:57 5/18/2005
i have started cleaning homes but i do not have a buisness license i have customers that are from word of mouth. is it necessary to go to my county and apply for a business license or should i apply for a LLC license. are they the same? if not what is the difference? thanks for being so kind to answer questions.

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139. "Do I need a business license for my cleaning business"
Posted by Gabriela on 19:20:28 6/11/2005
I am going to start working out of my Home and I will be cleaning Houses at first than I will be going for the commerical business???

Please I need your advice??


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147. "free advise"
Posted by Lily on 14:13:27 6/22/2005
Hi,
I'm asinglewomen with aspecial needs joung lady and i clean for a living. can you help me with how to get a bond?

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192. "getting you bounded"
Posted by shay on 19:58:05 10/27/2005
>Hi, I'm asinglewomen with aspecial needs joung
>lady and i clean for a
>living. can you help me with
> how to get a bond?
>

you just need to call your local insurance companys from the phone book.And ask if they offer bonding.GOOD LUCK


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193. "Residential and Commercial Cleaning "
Posted by Adrienne Pauls on 06:36:40 10/28/2005
I am currently in the process of beginning my own cleaning business. I have everything pretty much ready to go and have a good idea on how to begin other than charging. How do you figure out your charges for your clientele? Residential and commercial clientele.


Thank you!


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271. "sq ft pricing for residental"
Posted by lisa on 13:24:58 5/10/2006
Hi I am in the works of starting a cleaning business. Just wanted to know if anyone knew a pricing per sq ft for residental. Thanks

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22. "promotion"
Posted by Joe on 16:30:14 3/22/2004
Bernedette,
My advice for you is don't make the same mistake so many of us do!
Start your business with the best advertising tools around- I've recently started a business creating promotional/advertising cartoons
advertising slogans and poems
promotional/advertising posters/flyers
If you are interested in purchasing any of the above please e-mail me for further information or samples joeriley61@hotmail.com

Thank-you


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65. "cleaning business"
Posted by genny on 09:01:23 8/28/2004
Im am interested in the advertising you spoke of can you share more

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66. "promotional tools"
Posted by Joe on 15:58:10 8/28/2004
Genny,
i can e-mail you a price list if you are interested, but I dont really know what you mean by "share more" please ellaborate, also please include your e-mail address in your next post/e-mail so I can send you more information or samples.

thank-you
Joe Riley
JPR Promotional Aid
joeriley61@hotmail.com


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67. "ADVERTISING FOR CLEANING SERVICE"
Posted by GENNY LONGWELL on 18:27:23 8/29/2004
HELLO I AM INTERESTED IN SEEING WHAT YOU HAVE.IM SORRY ABOUT THE LAST TIME I TRYED TO TALK TO YOU IM NOT REAL GOOD ON THIS COMPUTER YET .BUT ANYWAY, I HAVE BEEN CLEANING HOMES FOR ABOUT THREE YEARS NOW AN I WANT TO EXPAND.. BUT I DONT WANT TO USE THE SAME OLD BORING ADDS I SEE OTHERS USE .THANKS SOMUCH

GENNY


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68. "E-MAIL"
Posted by GENNY LONGWEL on 18:29:42 8/29/2004
HERE IS MY E-MAIL GENOFGRACE@AOL.COM

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69. "need you e-mail address !"
Posted by Joe Riley on 04:12:54 8/30/2004
Genny,
i will need your e-mail address so i can send you a few samples.

Thank-you Hope to hear from you soon
Joe Riley
joeriley61@hotmail.com

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223. "email me a price list for cleaning"
Posted by gina on 15:07:34 2/02/2006
Hi I'm interested in a price list for cleaning homes

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242. "how to get insured?"
Posted by jijins magloire on 01:29:17 4/05/2006
Hi! my name is jijins magloire, I would like to know how can i get a bond insurance for my cleaning service? how much will it cause yearly? and were can i find and agent nearby in nyc please contact me via e-mail.

thank you


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249. "Re: Insurance"
Posted by Stacy on 05:50:22 4/12/2006
Try www.lowquotes.com

One of my customers was paying $1500/year. I told him to try that and he got down to $500. He also lives in San Fransisco, so it will be more expensive there. I have heard of people paying as low as $300/year.

good luck,
Stacy


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248. "Re: price list"
Posted by Stacy on 05:48:36 4/12/2006
There is not one price list available. All areas will vary according to supply and demand. The best way to determine your rates would be to call around local cleaners and see what they charge, then be competitive with that.

Stacy
www.businessformsstore.com


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83. "hi!"
Posted by carmen on 09:01:29 11/10/2004
can you please e-mail me a price list for cleaning service thank you i'll appreciate
i'll start my own cleaning service
Bless you

Carmen crhz22@hotmail.com


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108. "pricing for residential/commercial cleaning"
Posted by gayle on 13:55:00 5/08/2005
>can you please e-mail me a price
>list for cleaning service thank you
>i'll appreciatei'll start my own cleaning
>serviceBless you

>Carmen crhz22@hotmail.com


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122. "pric list"
Posted by mandy mitchell on 15:53:52 5/22/2005
I am trying to get a commercial cleaning business started and I need some advice on pricing and advertising.Could you please send me a price list. deeply appreciated.

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151. "thinking about cleaning homes"
Posted by LynnL2 on 14:06:35 7/14/2005
I am an elementary teacher who has been out of work for 7 months due to a condition. I am thinking about starting a house cleaning business to keep my head above water and maybe as a new career. Any suggestions or tips will be more than welcome. I do not know the first thing about pricing, equipment, getting clients,etc... Please email me with any info. you would like to share, please. Thanks.
Lynn

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152. "forgot to include email address"
Posted by LynnL2 on 14:15:24 7/14/2005
Sorry, I forgot to include my email address. This is for the submission of elementary teacher thinking of starting a house cleaning business:
teachinlynn@comcast.net
Any information is welcome. Thanks
Lynn

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236. "Price Lists for a cleaning business"
Posted by Gwen on 08:45:54 3/11/2006
Estimating fees for your cleaning service can be done simply and efficiently using the MaidDocs "estimate form" and "fee calculation guide". Visit MaidDocs.com to view the documents and order yours today!

Gwen
MaidDocs.com


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109. "sample quotes "
Posted by Cleaning on 14:15:43 5/08/2005
Hi, i would like some prices for residential/commercial cleaning and painting.

THX


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110. "HELP!!!"
Posted by Clean on 14:31:12 5/08/2005
>Hi, i would to know if u could send me the following: (pricing for residential/commercial
cleaning and painting & samples for advertising).

>THX


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239. "price list"
Posted by barbara carter on 08:14:27 3/16/2006
Could you please send me a sample price list. just starting in my own cleaning buisness. thanks

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256. "Price Lists"
Posted by Gwen on 07:14:29 4/12/2006
Visit www.maiddocs.com and click on "phone scripts" in the category box on the top left of the page. This will bring up phone estimates and fee listings.

Call 1-877-779-6955 (toll free) to reach MaidDocs directly if you need assistance.


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287. "Janitorial"
Posted by Jason Brown on 19:42:43 8/03/2006
Please Email me a price quote

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140. "Flyers"
Posted by Gaby on 19:22:54 6/11/2005
Yes I am interested on Flyers to advertise my business please email me at gflorida33186@yahoo.com

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250. "Re: Flyers"
Posted by Stacy on 05:52:26 4/12/2006
You can get a flyer at www.businessformsstore.com. Just scroll down to cleaning and click flyers. These flyers will come with your business name and phone number on them. There are a few to choose from and they are only $15 each.

Stacy
www.businessformsstore.com


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257. "Flyers for your house cleaning business"
Posted by Gwen on 07:18:39 4/12/2006
Have you tried Direct Mail Postcards? They are much more professional than flyers. Visit www.maiddocs.com and click on "Marketing" in the Categories box at the upper left of the page.

Call 1-877-779-6955 for personal assistance.

Gwen


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167. "Greeting Cards"
Posted by Jacki on 13:43:14 8/24/2005
I am looking for someone to work with creating/publishing my greeting card line using adaptations of my graphics and my salutations. Are you interested in this area?

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213. "Greeting cards"
Posted by Bernard on 01:17:21 12/15/2005
Hi Jacki. I'm interested in that area. I would like to hear more about it. Thank you. bscal24@yahoo.com

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24. "some tips for you"
Posted by stephanie on 19:35:23 3/23/2004
>I am tired of the same 8
>to 5 job and want to
>get my own business started. I
>was thinking about a cleaning business,
>either commercial or residential. If you
>have any tips or feedback about
>that idea, I would greatly appreciate
>it.

>I want little start up costs but
>decent enough profit to stay in
>business where I can work part
>time for full time pay.

>Thanks.

Hi I wanted to say that commercial cleaning is a great income but its not as easy as some make it to be when i was starting my biz I sent out my flyers to home contractors, apartments managers, real estate agency,rental property owners, law offices, and every other biz you can think of that might have needed a cleaner. I became a chamber member and considered getting my license/insured but i was told no need until i had enough client's.In some states you have to get licensed but you dont have to right away.I did not get a great response (I expected more). I had to make call after call after call WOOSH this was not by far easy. I considered going into residential and I probably could have gotten the biz needed to keep it going until i could get my foot in the door with commercial cleaning. But instead I gave up..... so i guess just a word to you...... if this is something you are seriously considering and you do put a lot of time into doing it DO NOT give up through all that hard work i know now if i would have not gave up then i would have my own small commercial cleaning biz. I did get some response by sending my flyers through the mail and by making calls
I would definetely say to you the fastest and less costly way to get your clients is simply calling this was told to me by other cleaning biz owners but i decided to go the full load and do all the emails/flyers on store fronts/flyers in the mail/ and so on.....And yes I said emails. You can actually email your website or simply a letter to real estate agents( I just looked up apartments/townhomes/condo's in the city of your choice online and if one came up with an email address then I sent my letters out to them) I also sent to law firms and small businesses around my area.
This work is allways better than a 8-5 job it just takes time (not a lot of money at all)
If you need anything let me know if i can help then i will
Have a great one
Stephanie


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50. "pricing"
Posted by sherry on 10:41:45 7/01/2004
hi stephanie thanks for all your great ideas my friend and i are trying to build our cleaning company here in victoria bc how do you generally quote contracts, i always feel im under pricing whats your general price for an average 3 room office..

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51. "reply"
Posted by stephanie on 18:09:48 7/01/2004
>hi stephanie thanks for all your great
>ideas my friend and i are
>trying to build our cleaning company
>here in victoria bc how do
>you generally quote contracts, i always
>feel im under pricing whats your
>general price for an average 3
>room office..

You can charge by the room just (sqft x's what you would charge per sqft (here it ranges from 13 cents to 17 cents a square foot) then x's what you think your time/services is worth per hour ($10.00 more or less)or you can charge a flat rate per room or charge by the square foot of the entire office or simply look over the office and give it your best shot, determine by the degree of cleaning will it be light,general or heavy. This is what i have found that works when I didnt know what the other agencies were charging.Although it is easy for some to say just contact a few agencies in the outside area the outside agencies some times dont want to give out there information and i was even told to contact the ones in my area LOL that didnt work they do not like competition
When you do your walk through and you decide its a job you'd like to take on, give your quote if the customer finds your quote to high priced and most will even if its not and you are willing to go down on the price but didnt know what the going rate was for cleaning a 3 room office simply say to the customer "I would like to offer not just competition but a great service that customers will keep coming back to for the quality of the work. Tell them you'd like to be competitive with other agenecies in the area, and ask the customer "would you mind if I asked what your current cleaner charges".You can even go as far as to call a few banks ( i did this they asked for my flyers/card i didnt go any further with that because you have to be bonded,, insured and licensed to clean for the banks and i wanted to start out with a lil less cash)every state is different in what is charged, in the city cleaners are paid alot more than in the small town i live in so prices range from city to city and state to state. Customers are not just looking for cheap cleaners but quality work to go along with reasonable prices and if your just getting started in the biz then you may have to go this route for a while and who knows you may even stay this route. try what i suggested and let me know how it turns out for you
have a great day


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123. "advertising"
Posted by mandy mitchell on 16:09:49 5/22/2005
I came across your messege on this site and I was very interested in what you had to say about advertising. I never thought about emailing law offices, contracters, real estate firms. I thought that was a good idea. If you have any more suggestions, I would love to here them. I passed out flyers and advertised on my car and I only got one response and that was a residenal home and I haven't had any luck since then. I want to get this business started. thanks for your advice, it is deeply appreciated.

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141. "Cleaning Business"
Posted by Gaby on 19:34:38 6/11/2005
Daer Stephanie, do I need a business license for this business??? I want to start residential and than go to the commercial???

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178. "HOW TO START A NEW CONSRTUCTION CLEANING BUSINESS EARN 100,000 YEAR"
Posted by DONNA on 20:47:39 9/13/2005
"HOW TO START A CONSTRUCTION CLEANING COMPANY A-Z"
Posted by DONNA on 20:38:16 9/13/2005
EARN OVER 100,000 PER YEAR

How To Start A Post Construction Business Step By Step "
YOU CAN EMAIL ME DONNAWLYNN@AOL.COM
8/03/2005

Send $19.99 for a Complete Step-by-Step A-Z
Instruction MAIL CHECK OR MONEY ORDER TO
Williamson Marketing
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A Copy will be mailed to you AFTER Payment Check or Money Order is Received
ALSO I WILL CALL YOU TO LET YOU KNOW WE RECEIVED YOU PAYMENT
Thanks
Donna



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195. "construction cleaning"
Posted by Katrina on 11:34:08 11/01/2005
Will this information give me tips on the actual cleaning process?

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209. "prices"
Posted by Cristina Faddoul on 06:03:39 12/06/2005
does your information included; how to bid and prices on post construction clean up?

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272. "CLEANING BUSINESS"
Posted by jeannie martin on 18:27:48 5/10/2006
YOU, KNOW WHAT YOU CAND ACCOMPLISH ANYTHING YOU
SET OUT TO START FOR YOURSELF, WHICH IS THE BEST THING SELF EMPLOYED, START OUT AS AN FRANCHISE OWNER, THIS IS VERY HELPFUL AND EXPERIENCE, I HAVE BEEN IN BUSINESS FOR MYSELF FOR ABOUT FIVE YEARS, AND iAM STILL LEARNING, THERES JUST SO MUCH INFORMATION, AND WE WOULD PROBABLY STILL BE LEARNING A HELL OF A LOT, BECAUSE BEING IN BUSINESS FOR YOURSELF IS VERY DEMANDING AND COMPETIVE IF YOU WANT TO SUCCEED. IAM STILL STRUGGLING BECAUSE OF KNOWLEDGE.. GO FOR IT DONT HESTIATE GIVE IT A SHOT WHAT HAVE YOU GOT TO LOSE KNOWLEDGE AND THE POWER OF TRYING TO BE YOUR OWN BOSS......

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215. "Help"
Posted by Norma on 16:57:16 1/01/2006
Hi Stephanie: I plan to start a commercial cleaninig business but I do not how to get the jobs, will you please help me with some advice? how much do you charge? how do you calculate the cost?.
I wiil appreciate your help.
Thank you,
Norma

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216. "your post"
Posted by stephanie on 09:38:41 1/02/2006
>Hi Stephanie: I plan to start a
>commercial cleaninig business but I do
>not how to get the jobs,
>will you please help me with
>some advice? how much do you
>charge? how do you calculate the
>cost?.I wiil appreciate your help.Thank you,Norma
>

Hi Norma
It depends on what sorta commercial cleaning you are doing such as office buildings,new construction homes newly built office buildings and so on
I have only had experience with rental properties and new construction homes.
I can tell you that its going to take a lot of marketing/socialization to get the business
your wanting
As for the pricing, that really depends on what sorta work it is, and the area you are in
Im not into the new construction homes at this time. I basically just do rentals
How I price? I do a walk through and I determine what I will charge not only by the size but by the dirt there is. There is lot of things to consider when figuring what you will charge.


Here's a few sites to go to I am a member there
you will get more information there. These people are in the business and are willing to help with others that are going into the business. One site cost 12.00 per month and the other does not cost at all.
www.thejanitorialstore.com
www.globalcleanersassociation.com
I recently decided to go into foreclosures and the sites are great help to me very nice people the one site that has a small fee each month is good for such things like bid sheets and pricing calculater and the owners run a commercial and residential cleaning business and are very much willing to help you with any questions you have as is the other site.
Cant hurt you to take a look
I will try to send you a summary of things for your business later this evening
Have a nice day


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217. "Thanks"
Posted by Norma on 16:53:14 1/02/2006
Thank you so much for your reply, I've been thinking in commercial cleaninig ( offices)
but I do not know how to start to get the jobs.

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251. "Getting commercial accounts"
Posted by Stacy on 05:55:52 4/12/2006
One good way is to get the phone book and write down all the number for office buildings. Acquire their fax number and fax over a flyer. I have heard the response is great.

Stacy
www.businessformsstore.com

>Thank you so much for your reply,
>I've been thinking in commercial cleaninig
>( offices)but I do not know
>how to start to get the
>jobs.


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258. "Starting a cleaning business"
Posted by Gwen on 07:26:22 4/12/2006
Visit www.maiddocs.com for complete information on how to start a house cleaning business.

The articles are very helpful. Better yet,there's a how-to start a cleaning business manual, employee handbooks, customer letters and forms, cleaning fee estimate letters and telephone scripts, direct mail marketing pieces, gift certificates, and more. There is SO MUCH for you. I haven't found a better site, and NO ONE ELSE has more documents and forms then MaidDocs.

You can also call them toll-free at 1-877-779-6955 for personal assistance.


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268. "Re: Starting your own cleaning biz"
Posted by Stacy on 10:54:39 4/25/2006
Go to http://www.businessformsstore.com/start_your_own_cleaning_business for free information on how to start your own cleaning biz!


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25. "Cleaning Biz Website"
Posted by Stephanie on 19:40:14 3/24/2004
This is a site for anyone interested in the cleaning biz
although i have not visited it in some time Im certain it is
still going strong
Most everyone is either in thecleaning/janitor biz or they
are starting and need information
www.cleaning.com

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26. "these may help"
Posted by Tiina Janke on 18:58:37 3/31/2004
1) http://www.powerhomebiz.com/vol95/janitorial.htm

2) http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&q=%2BCleaning%2BBusiness

3) http://www.success-op.com/cleaningbusiness/


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32. "Products"
Posted by Mark on 10:07:41 4/19/2004
Here are some products that you might need and will save you some money...


http://www.quickinfo247.com/8594511/VCL


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33. "Commercial account"
Posted by Shanda Washington on 19:21:39 4/25/2004
Hi,
My name is Shanda and I just landed my first commercial account. It's with my old office Remax, I was very foruntate that I left there on good terms. My old broker just merged with Remax Alligeance and he now has 28 offices so, I'm hoping to give myself about two months and hopefully land more offices. I also just landed my first residential client. She wants someone to clean twice a month and she's willing to pay me 100.00 dollars per visit.I think that's pretty good. My commerical account takes me one hour to do except on Mondays it takes about two hours because of the weekend. It's hard work for sure but it beats working at Macy's or any where else for that matter for 8.00 dollars an hour and working 8 hours on saturday and sunday.

I think it pays to start with people you know. I'm going to give my dentist a call this week he has two offices and my lawyer. You can do it, it take you some time to land your first account but hang in there.

Shanda


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34. "Dentists and Doctors are great ideas."
Posted by Trisha McDonald on 21:55:49 5/07/2004
Before I moved to texas I did office cleaning for my dentist. It was one hour a night mon-thurs and 2 hours on the weekend. since the office was closed from about 6 pm to 8 am, i could choose the time i wanted to go in, which was great, since i worked two other jobs. As far as cleaning work, it was easy. dust, disinfect, take out garbage, , clean glass and mirrors, vaccuum, and a few other little things. it was great! I think thats the best way to get started, since you know your doctors, dentists, chiropractors, anyone you do business with or have done business with. get several smaller offices to start, it may pay less but once you have the experience under your belt you will be more likely to attract the bigger commercial accounts.
Good Luck to all in your endeavors!

www.myjafra.com/tmcdonald


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43. "CLEANING"
Posted by Tiffany on 14:18:31 6/15/2004
Your message was very inspirational! Makes me want to contact everyone I know! Congrats on your sucess and thanks for that positive imput!

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87. "SOLD ON CLEANING IDEAS YOU GAVE"
Posted by FORTUNE M on 17:04:25 11/16/2004
I agree, so help me get started Monday this week please.

fortunate


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88. "for shanda"
Posted by FORTUNE M on 17:26:59 11/16/2004
>Hi, My name is Shanda and I
>just landed my first commercial account.
>It's with my old office Remax,
>I was very foruntate that I
>left there on good terms. My
>old broker just merged with Remax
>Alligeance and he now has 28
>offices so, I'm hoping to give
>myself about two months and hopefully
>land more offices. I also just
>landed my first residential client. She
>wants someone to clean twice a
>month and she's willing to pay
>me 100.00 dollars per visit.I think
>that's pretty good. My commerical account
>takes me one hour to do
>except on Mondays it takes about
>two hours because of the weekend.
>It's hard work for sure but
>it beats working at Macy's or
>any where else for that matter
>for 8.00 dollars an hour and
>working 8 hours on saturday and
>sunday.

>I think it pays to start with
>people you know. I'm going to
>give my dentist a call this
>week he has two offices and
>my lawyer. You can do it,
>it take you some time to
>land your first account but hang
>in there.

>Shanda

Shanda:
Your suggestions are great, I really need to talk to you for help; I am ready to start today/tomorrow with my $500 downpayment. Help me please.
Fortunate in Ohio


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128. "Cleaning businesss"
Posted by Connie on 13:59:26 5/24/2005
Thanks for taking your time to give an encouraging word to those of us who are struggling to start our own business. I started the beginning of April. I've put 2 ads in 2 different newspapers & have passed out flyers to homes. I have not received 1 phone call.
Any advice? Cj5270@aol.com

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235. "Effective Marketing for your Cleaning Business"
Posted by Gwen on 07:50:15 3/11/2006
Without effective marketing your business will not grow as quickly as you'd like. There are many marketing avenues, and with a limited budget you'll need to invest wisely to bring the greatest returns for efforts. Visit MaidDocs.com and click on the "Marketing Guidelines" article in the "Informative Articles" block in the right column. After you've read the article you'll know which marketing avenues you can afford, and how to best incorporate them into your budget.

MaidDocs has direct mail postcards, yellow pages ads, customer letters, estimate forms, fee calculators, sales scripts and procedures manuals, and so much that you can use to grow your business with a limited budget!

You can do this! Don't give up!

Gwen
http://www.maiddocs.com


>Thanks for taking your time to give
>an encouraging word to those of
>us who are struggling to start
>our own business.


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40. "SIC Classification"
Posted by Heather on 08:13:25 6/01/2004
What is the SIC classification for a cleaning service that serves mostly other businesses?

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55. "cleaning business start up"
Posted by Lynne on 06:15:33 8/05/2004
Hi, I am interested in starting a cleaning business. I will probably start to clean houses first, then go to commercial. My question is this-
How do I go about getting a name, insurance forms etc. I looked on line and saw a few books, very interesting to me, but afraid to invest. i need a start up idea, I am willing to clean my self and get some clients that way, but how do i go about this? I want to be all legal even if I just do the cleaning for my self, then take it from there. Please if you have any info, fill me in.
I live in long island new york, so there is alot of competion out here. please help. thanks so much i will be waiting for your reply.

Lynne


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57. "Consider this..."
Posted by Stephanie on 08:11:01 8/09/2004
Think about doing a non-toxic, no chemicals used cleaing business. It is safer on the enviroment, a LOT better for kids and people with health problems and would defintely set you apart from your competitors. Toxins in your home contribute to accidental deaths, asthma, allergies, cancer, chronic fatigue syndrome and many more health complications. The wellness industry is big and growing fast and you could be a part of that! I know of a great company where you can purchase non-toxic cleaners and personal care products at wholesale. If you go to any specialty stores they get very expensive. The products that I use are priced comparatively to Walmart! This company is consumer direct - they pay their customers for their referrals. So not only could you use these products on your clients home and businesses, but you let them know how to purchase these products for themselves for any cleaning they might do in between your visits. This way, you would increase your profits even further. It only takes $29 to get started and all your products would be tax write-offs since they would be for your cleaning business. Plus, there is a 100% money back guarantee (even your $29 is refunable). EMAIL me at stephanie2320@hotmail.com OR VISIT my website at http://www.athomeexcellence.com and fill out the "get more info" page. There are many possibilities here and I would love to talk to you about it!

Stephanie Knecht
http://www.athomeexcellence.com


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74. "starting up cleaning buisness"
Posted by jacquline on 06:43:15 10/10/2004
i would like to start a cleaning buisness in new zealand but dont know were to start.ie.setting up taxes workin for my self please could you enlighten me

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106. ":("
Posted by Ellis Jackson on 14:31:19 4/29/2005
>Think about doing a non-toxic, no chemicals
>used cleaing business. It is safer
>on the enviroment, a LOT better
>for kids and people with health
>problems and would defintely set you
>apart from your competitors. Toxins
>in your home contribute to accidental
>deaths, asthma, allergies, cancer, chronic fatigue
>syndrome and many more health complications.
>The wellness industry is big and
>growing fast and you could be
>a part of that! I
>know of a great company where
>you can purchase non-toxic cleaners and
>personal care products at wholesale. If
>you go to any specialty stores
>they get very expensive. The products
>that I use are priced comparatively
>to Walmart! This company is consumer
>direct - they pay their customers
>for their referrals. So not only
>could you use these products on
>your clients home and businesses, but
>you let them know how to
>purchase these products for themselves for
>any cleaning they might do in
>between your visits. This way, you
>would increase your profits even further.
>It only takes $29 to get
>started and all your products would
>be tax write-offs since they would
>be for your cleaning business. Plus,
>there is a 100% money back
>guarantee (even your $29 is refunable).
>EMAIL me at stephanie2320@hotmail.com OR VISIT
>my website at http://www.athomeexcellence.com and fill
>out the "get more info" page.
>There are many possibilities here and
>I would love to talk to
>you about it!

>Stephanie Knechthttp://www.athomeexcellence.com


PLS DO NOT ADVERTISE UR BULLSHIT HERE. DO U NOT READ THE RULES. ONLY IDIOTS WOULD THINK U WERE ACTUALLY TRYING TO HELP WHEN UR REALY TRYING TO BLEND IN UR ADVERTISING INTO IT. GO CHECK OUT ISSEQUEX, THEY DO THE SAME THING ON OUR BOARDS.


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278. "starting a buisness"
Posted by Marko Johnson on 13:42:10 6/12/2006
I plan to start a commercial cleaning buisness,and would like to know more about your chemicals. Price ranger,types of chemicals and their use, along with a round down of how I would be saving money.

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129. "Non toxic cleaning products"
Posted by Connie on 14:03:42 5/24/2005
Thanks for the info. I will be contacting you.

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107. "Cleaning on Long Island"
Posted by Lori on 07:47:05 4/30/2005
I noticed you are from Long Island and so was I! I moved to Pennsylvania about 3 years ago. Anyway, what part of you from? How has your business been?

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234. "Starting a cleaning business"
Posted by Gwen on 07:33:13 3/11/2006
All of the information you are looking for is available at MaidDocs.com. You'll find great advice, free articles to read, PLUS all of the forms and instructions you'll need to start a house cleaning business and keep it growing successfully. (Most of the forms can be used for office cleaning too.)


Good Luck!

Gwen
http://www.maiddocs.com


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252. "Re: Starting up"
Posted by Stacy on 05:59:32 4/12/2006
Read the following article about starting out:

www.startcleaning.blogspot.com

http://www.pagespersonalcleaning.net/cleaningarticles.htm

Stacy
www.businessformsstore.com


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72. "Start your own cleaning business"
Posted by Evan Miles on 12:05:20 9/12/2004
Hello-
I have a web business devoted to helping
people start their own cleaning business.
Please visit
http://www.start-cleaning-business.com and
see if we can help you get started. You can
earn up to $60 per hour within two weeks and
start for under $100.
Hope to see you there!

Good luck-
Evan


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81. "Cleaning business course"
Posted by Evan Miles on 12:55:23 11/06/2004
Hello- My name is Evan and i have been
cleaning professionally for eight years. I also
have a web business that offers three different
ebooks on starting a cleaning business,
wether it be residential, commercial or
window cleaning.

Please visit our site and check out our
services.

http://www.start-cleaning-business.com

Good luck!
Evan


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94. "Offer your clients something new!"
Posted by sarah on 12:16:32 12/13/2004
I have read many posts about starting your own cleaning business. Try offering your clientel something different: Start an all natural cleaning business. Use all natural cleaning products. You can advertise how you not only clean their homes, or offices, but you also help the environment and their atmosphere. Also, hiring employees will be advantageous, you can offer them a nonharmful working environment. Not only does this offer something new, but your supplies are the same if not cheaper than what you are currently using, or planning on using. I have all the info. Seriously interested: srlewis3833@yahoo.com

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97. "Safe Products"
Posted by Mary on 19:23:35 1/12/2005
Hi

I have a home business & our company manufactures products that do not contain harsh chemicals. I do not sell the products I simply enroll customers into the company & they do their own shopping. The products are mailed directly to your home UPS. They are concentrated so you would be using less, we have an empty bottle return policy up to 60 days & the vitamins are 90 days. This is similar to a wholesale member club. The membership is $29.00 which is also fully refundable up to 4 months & you may cancel any time. If you refer someone to the company you will earn a residual income from the company by your customer placing an order as well. So besides using safer products you can also add to your present income. Contact me if you would like more information as we have presentation calls that are free no obligation.

Mary
maryfree@optonline.net


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115. "Natural cleaners and marketing"
Posted by Evan on 20:35:20 5/15/2005
Hello-

Just a heads up, we have free all natural cleaning tips and
recipes on our web page. http://www.start-cleaning-
business.com

Iv'e been reading through the ideas on this post and would also
like
to mention that in my experience, nine years as as a
professional cleaner, newspaper ads are rather ineffectual and
expensive compared to flyering and (now) local search engines.

We have lots of free advice and tips on our webpage.

Good Luck!
Ev


>Hi

>I have a home business & our
>company manufactures products that do not
>contain harsh chemicals. I do not
>sell the products I simply enroll
>customers into the company & they
>do their own shopping. The products
>are mailed directly to your home
>UPS. They are concentrated so you
>would be using less, we have
>an empty bottle return policy up
>to 60 days & the vitamins
>are 90 days. This is similar
>to a wholesale member club. The
>membership is $29.00 which is also
>fully refundable up to 4 months
>& you may cancel any time.
>If you refer someone to the
>company you will earn a residual
>income from the company by your
>customer placing an order as well.
>So besides using safer products you
>can also add to your present
>income. Contact me if you would
>like more information as we have
>presentation calls that are free no
>obligation.

>Marymaryfree@optonline.net


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98. "Something to consider"
Posted by DawnMarie on 03:28:32 1/25/2005
My father owns his own 3rd party service to the moving industry. You may want to consider working with the major movers, allied, national van lines and others for what they call "maid service". this will be someone to go in after the movers have unloaded everything, (and tracked dirt thru the house) .... someone to clean house basically. Wages are great, and you are usually working with CEO's of major compainies and tips are very common. Since you will be working directly with the moving company, I would suggest you look into insurance first thou. For those unplanned accidents (bumping a vase that has a $50,000 value) it will save you in the long run and is better to have and not use, than to need and not have.
If you have any questions, please let me know. This is a extremely saught after position and you can base this out of your home the entire time. you don't need a store front or anything. Email me and I will give you more info... so I'm not writing the next encyclopedia on this site.

Take care and good luck!
DawnMarie Vicencio
Artist
www.illustrationsandmore.com
dawnmarie_vicencio@hotmail.com


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111. "Resources for Cleaning Business"
Posted by Stephanie on 23:27:38 5/08/2005
Hi Bernadette,

You might want to consider joining a trade association to gain access to their expertise and resources. There are also lots of books available on starting a cleaning business. Here is a link to a number of resources for starting this kind of biz: http://businessinfoguide.com/cleaning.htm

I hope this helps. Best of luck to you!

Stephanie


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117. "How To Start A Post Construction Cleanup Business"
Posted by Donna on 23:44:05 5/19/2005
Email me on info On How To Start A Cleaning Business

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124. "starting construction cleanup company"
Posted by mandy mitchell on 16:30:35 5/22/2005
I came across your messege regarding starting a construction cleanup business and I would like more info on this matter. I would deeply appreciate it. maemandy@yahoo.com

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144. "need advice"
Posted by paula on 17:11:34 6/16/2005
i am trying to start a cleaning business and need some advice. where can i find cleaning checklists? also, i live in wisconsin and want to know what kinds of licenses or permits i will for sure need. thanks.

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148. "start a cleaning business- forms and license."
Posted by Ev on 19:12:14 6/24/2005
You can find check list at various business form webpages, do a
google search for free business forms.

Do a local google search Wisconsin business requirements, you
should find listings to call. You can always check with your local
chamber of commerce for info as well.

We have ebooks online that help with all aspects of starting a
cleaning business.

http://www.start-cleaning-business.com


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158. "check out the new cleaning business insider weblog"
Posted by Ev Land on 22:08:09 8/02/2005
Hello,

Anyone interested in starting a cleaning business might want to
check out and subscribe to the new cleaning business insider
weblog for news and resources on the cleaning service industry.

Good luck!
Ev


>You can find check list at various
>business form webpages, do a google
>search for free business forms.

>Do a local google search Wisconsin business
>requirements, you should find listings
>to call. You can always check
>with your local chamber of commerce
>for info as well.

>We have ebooks online that help with
>all aspects of starting a cleaning
>business.

>http://www.start-cleaning-business.com


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159. "http://radio.weblogs.com/0142485/categories/cleaningIndustryInsider/"
Posted by The Cleaning Industy Insider on 22:10:16 8/02/2005
>Hello,

>Anyone interested in starting a cleaning business
>might want to check out and
>subscribe to the new cleaning business
>insider weblog for news and resources
>on the cleaning service industry.

>Good luck!Ev

>>You can find check list at various
>>business form webpages, do a google
>>search for free business forms.

>>Do a local google search Wisconsin business
>>requirements, you should find listings
>>to call. You can always check
>>with your local chamber of commerce
>>for info as well.

>>We have ebooks online that help with
>>all aspects of starting a cleaning
>>business.

>>http://www.start-cleaning-business.com


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175. "HOW TO START A NEW CONSTRUCTION BUSINESS EARN OVER 100,000. YEAR"
Posted by DONNA on 20:41:53 9/13/2005
"hOW TO START A CONSTRUCTION CLEANING COMPANY A-Z"
Posted by DONNA on 20:38:16 9/13/2005

How To Start A Post Construction Business Step By Step "
YOU CAN EMAIL ME DONNAWLYNN@AOL.COM
8/03/2005

Send $19.99 for a Complete Step-by-Step A-Z
Instruction MAIL CHECK OR MONEY ORDER TO
Williamson Marketing
4075 Clock Tower Dr
Port Orange Fl 32129
A Copy will be mailed to you AFTER Payment Check or Money Order is Received
ALSO I WILL CALL YOU TO LET YOU KNOW WE RECEIVED YOU PAYMENT
Thanks
Donna



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163. "How To Start A Post Construction Business Step By Step "
Posted by Donna on 20:56:14 8/03/2005
Send $19.99 for a Complete Step-by-Step Instruction to
Williamson Marketing
4075 Clock Tower Dr
Port Orange Fl 32129
A Copy will be mailed to you a a Payment Check or Money Order is Received
Thanks
Donna

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164. "Start A Cleaning Business"
Posted by Suzanne Arthur on 20:57:38 8/18/2005
8 Tips for Excellence as You Start a Cleaning Business
By Suzanne Arthur
http://www.start-cleaning-business.com

After initially starting a house cleaning business, far too many
house cleaners neglect their duties over time, and as a result
their job security suffers. My partner and I know this because
we've "stolen" many jobs away from other people who started a
house cleaning business when they failed to meet their clients'
expectations. They were poorly prepared. When you start a
cleaning business, as in any other business, you will do your
best work if you have good mentors. We hear complaints about
these "flakes," over the phone time after time, when our new
clients are calling us because they're disappointed in their
current service.

When you’ve started your house cleaning business and it’s
running smoothly, it pays to think ahead and give yourself an
extra edge of job security by delivering little
extras that will make your clients glad to write those checks out
to you, month after month. We've experienced the job security
that comes from applying ourselves with integrity to meet each
client's needs - not just meet them, but exceed them. When
you start a cleaning business, you can too. What's more, you can
keep your clients for as long as you choose. If you are starting a
cleaning business, delivering excellence will help you build job
security, because your clients will be praising your
name.

The good news is, delivering excellence is not all that difficult to
do. How do you do it? Here are eight tips:

1. Show up on time and be consistent. Being punctual shows
your client that you respect their schedule and that you can be
counted on. Don’t vary the time you both agreed on unless you
must. While starting your cleaning business, create or develop
systems that provide a structure within which you can work
efficiently and consistently. Developing consistent systems also
provides a way for you to check off your mental“to do” list while
working, reducing the likelihood that you’ll forget something.

2. Be thorough. Focus on one task at a time, while keeping in
mind the whole picture. Know where you are going next, not just
as you start your cleaning business, but as you clean at each of
your jobs. If possible, fully complete one task or room before
beginning the next. Move your cleaning equipment along with
you instead of spreading out all over the house.

3. Do your job to the best of your ability. Clean as if their place
were your own. Show that you care. Do what you would like to
have done in your own house or place of business. Work quickly
but never rush or take risks with their belongings.

4. Return your clients' phone calls as soon as you possibly can.
Don't give them even one reason to think of you as less than
professional. Make it easy for your clients to keep you on and
refer you and your service to others.

5. Make it smell yummy. Reduce the smell of “man’s best
friend,” by applying lavender or orange essential oil to the
vacuum bag or filter before using. Essential
oils not only clean the air of bacteria and make things smell
fantastic, they will lift your spirits while you work! This is a
subtle and magical trick. Your clients may
never figure out why, but they’ll just know that every time you
clean their home, everything smells so darn good.

6. Keep up to date. Continue learning and educating yourself
about your business. Don't assume that you always know the
best way to handle new situations. We can all afford to step back
periodically, get a fresh perspective, and reinvigorate ourselves
and our approach.

7. Say thank you. We send our holiday cards just before
Thanksgiving, when they won't be lost in the sea of Christmas
cards. This is a nice time to thank your clients for giving you the
opportunity to serve them. But don't wait for the holidays.
Whenever the urge to say thanks strikes, do it. When we first
started a cleaning business, we sent a round of thanks to all our
clients. Now one of them, a real estate agent, consistently refers
new clients to us. We like surprising her by leaving behind a
single stem flower once in a while.

8. We’re all human. Mistakes can and probably will happen every
once in a blue moon. Especially when you first start a cleaning
business. Apologize and make amends if you need to.

These little extras are not much more than common sense, but
we all know how uncommon that can be. As you start a house
cleaning business, work to consistently fulfill your clients’
expectations, and then go one step further and give them more
than they bargained for. You will have job security for as long as
you choose.

This article was adapted from the newly revised and improved
edition of Suzanne Arthur's ebook, Start Your Own House
Cleaning Business. Two of Suzanne's other business ebooks,
featuring the Suze & Ev Method, are Start Your Own Window
Cleaning Business, and Start Your Own Office Cleaning Business.
These ebooks, as well as a handy dandy cleaning tips ebooklet,
can be found at http://www.start-cleaning-business.com

Article Source: http://EzineArticles.com/


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191. "detailed itemized needs to startup and associated costs"
Posted by brandi on 03:22:28 10/06/2005
i want to get into this business the right way. and i want to be informed about what will i need to best prepare for the task. id like to know how much it costs to start up. but not just a ballpark figure. where can i find out about all the equipment, office software and supplies, insurance and bonding, employee and transportation costs, ...i want to know in detail what is essential to run this business, and how much it will cost. guesstimates for the detailed list is ok, but it is important to me to not be ignorant, and miss a major necessity. thanks so much. i love your tips, ill be sure to visit your site.

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166. "post construction clean up"
Posted by Margaret on 06:28:25 8/23/2005
Hi Donna:

My friend and I are starting up our own cleaning service and need some info on how to land post construction clean-up positions. Please email me any info you can help us with.

thanks, M


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174. "HOW TO START A NEW CONSTRUCTION BUSINESS STEP BY STEP INFO"
Posted by DONNA on 20:40:33 9/13/2005

"hOW TO START A CONSTRUCTION CLEANING COMPANY A-Z"
Posted by DONNA on 20:38:16 9/13/2005

How To Start A Post Construction Business Step By Step "
YOU CAN EMAIL ME DONNAWLYNN@AOL.COM
8/03/2005

Send $19.99 for a Complete Step-by-Step A-Z
Instruction MAIL CHECK OR MONEY ORDER TO
Williamson Marketing
4075 Clock Tower Dr
Port Orange Fl 32129
A Copy will be mailed to you AFTER Payment Check or Money Order is Received
ALSO I WILL CALL YOU TO LET YOU KNOW WE RECEIVED YOU PAYMENT
Thanks
Donna


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181. "Guideline to training pls help"
Posted by tokunbo Adenuga on 02:28:18 9/16/2005
Hi Donna,
How are you ,pls i have a client who want me to do training for him and 4 others of his staff his about to go into Cleaning biz but needs training,Although i'm into the biz but never have trained someone before,can you help?
I need help on the following:
-types of floor
-types of chemicals
-types of equipments
-Proposal drafting
-proposal defence
-health and safety
-job retirement tips
Etc,
Pls Donna i will be very grateful if i can get help in this areas.
Thanks in advance.

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233. "Training for Cleaning Businesses"
Posted by Gwen on 07:18:59 3/11/2006
>Hi Donna,How are you ,pls i have
>a client who want me to
>do training for him and 4
>others of his staff his about
> to go into Cleaning biz
>but needs training
>very grateful if i can get
>help in this areas.Thanks in advance.
>
EMPLOYEE TRAINING:

You can visit www.MaidDocs.com for training materials and how-to guides on running a cleaning business. An employee policies handbook and cleaning procedures manual are available in Spanish or English. The Spanish version is new, so you'll have to request that via e-mail from gwen@maiddocs.com.

After everyone is trained, MaidDocs has the employee exam and answer key which your client should use for his employee reviews.

MaidDocs also has the guide for performing a review, and the forms for your client to complete for the employee's file.

Good luck with your venture!


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240. "Post clean up"
Posted by Felicia Warren on 09:20:13 4/03/2006
Did you get a response to your question? Me and my friend was trying to do the same thing.

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241. "Post contruction clean up"
Posted by Felicia Warren on 09:22:09 4/03/2006
Hi Donna:
My friend and I are starting up our own cleaning service and need some info on how to land post construction clean-up positions. Please email me any info you can help us with.

Thanks


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171. "Construction Cleanup "
Posted by Michelle on 16:47:19 9/13/2005
Please email me as you did not include your email address. I have questions regarding a new construction cleanup business. Thanks!

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183. "Start a cleaning business"
Posted by Ev Land on 15:29:35 9/22/2005
Ev here, of Suze and Ev's Custom Clean. I'm more than
happy to answer a question or two directly about starting a
cleaning business, time permitting. I'm an expert at training
people to start a cleaning business whether it be commercial,
residential or window cleaning.

evan@start-cleaning-business.com

We (Suze and I) also have the Suze and
Ev Method
available for immediate download and
that comes with full email support.

Please visit http://www.start-cleaning-business.com to see if
Suze and I can be of assistance.

Good Fortune -
Ev



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194. "cleaning subdivisions after construction"
Posted by Cherrie A. Fed on 10:09:26 11/01/2005
Need information on how to make offers or written contracts on cleaning up new subdivision after constructions. Also needs bidding information.

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225. "Bidding and contracts"
Posted by Ev on 20:39:33 2/08/2006
>Need information on how to make offers
>or written contracts on cleaning up
>new subdivision after constructions. Also
>needs bidding information.

Ev here from Suze and Ev's Custom Clean.

Go directly to the source, it's the only way. I go right to the
construction sites and find out who the forman on the job is and
then find out who the developer is.

Do a local search for local contractors and developers and go to
their office and drop off a flyer, introduce yourself and offer to
beat the price they're paying now.

Go to realtors in the area and do the same. For every 100
contacts you make you'll get 3-5 jobs. One connection can last
years.

Go to the chamber of commerce open dinners and hand your
card out, mingle and network.

Put up fliers anywhere you can. Ask everyone you know, who do
they know that works in construction.

It's seven degrees of seperation, just get your name out there
and don't stop till you have more than enough work.

You also need a webpage that is listed in local search.

Get more advice, join the Suze and Ev Clean-Zine, it's free!

http://www.start-cleaning-business.com


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253. "RE: Bidding and contracts"
Posted by Stacy on 06:04:15 4/12/2006
You can obtain professional contracts and bid proposals from www.businessformsstore.com/commercial_cleaning.

There are many different ones to choose from as well as packages which will include all of them.

I have many customers ordering telling me they made their own and their customers actually told them they wanted something better put together.

This site will save you tons of time which you can now use to concentrate on growing your business.

Stacy
www.businessformsstore.com


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211. "cleaning business"
Posted by theresa on 18:49:28 12/06/2005
I have been thinking about starting a cleaning business. How do i go about getting bonded?

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218. "Starting a House/Office Cleaning Business"
Posted by Jeani Dickens on 14:47:27 1/04/2006
>I am tired of the same 8
>to 5 job and want to
>get my own business started. I
>was thinking about a cleaning business,
>either commercial or residential. If you
>have any tips or feedback about
>that idea, I would greatly appreciate
>it.

>I want little start up costs but
>decent enough profit to stay in
>business where I can work part
>time for full time pay.

>Thanks.
Jeani


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226. "Starting a cleaning business"
Posted by Ev on 20:43:25 2/08/2006
>>I am tired of the same 8
>>to 5 job and want to
>>get my own business started. I
>>was thinking about a cleaning business,
>>either commercial or residential. If you
>>have any tips or feedback about
>>that idea, I would greatly appreciate
>>it.

>>I want little start up costs but
>>decent enough profit to stay in
>>business where I can work part
>>time for full time pay.

>>Thanks. Jeani

You've picked the right business, it's cheap to start and easy to
run and you can work as much or as little as you want. I've been
cleaning for over nine years and I love it. You should make sure
that it's right for you though.

Our website has free resources and a Clean-Zine that will get
you started right away!

http://www.start-cleaning-business.com


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254. "Re: Starting up"
Posted by Stacy on 06:08:57 4/12/2006
This is a great business to start up with little start up costs. Read the cleaning article at www.startcleaning.blogspot.com for a step by step guide on starting up. If you have any questions, you can email me personally at www.businessformsstore.com and I am happy to help. I offer guidance and support for free.

Stacy
www.businessformsstore.com

>>I am tired of the same 8
>>to 5 job and want to
>>get my own business started. I
>>was thinking about a cleaning business,
>>either commercial or residential. If you
>>have any tips or feedback about
>>that idea, I would greatly appreciate
>>it.

>>I want little start up costs but
>>decent enough profit to stay in
>>business where I can work part
>>time for full time pay.

>>Thanks. Jeani


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219. "Cleaning business"
Posted by Ocha on 13:04:02 1/20/2006
Owning your own cleaning business is a great way to make full time income working part time. The start up costs can be less than $100. If you visit http://www.cleaning-profits.com you can learn more about this.

To your success!


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230. "Natural Cleaning Formulas"
Posted by Christina on 19:40:32 2/24/2006
For all of you with your own cleaning business - one niche you can offer your clients is by using all natural cleaning formulas. They're also inexpensive. I have lots listed for free on my site at http://www.happyslob.com

Take care,
Christina


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232. "Start a House Cleaning Business"
Posted by Gwen on 07:00:49 3/11/2006
Visit MaidDocs.com for advice, forms, customer letters, employee manuals, daily procedures manual, advertising guides and marketing pieces, and more. You can buy one item at a time, as you need it. There is so much "stuff" on this site, and you can view the documents before you buy, so there's no surprises.

Good luck with your business!


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255. "Re: Starting up"
Posted by Stacy on 06:13:15 4/12/2006
Visit www.businessformsstore.com for all the information and start up forms you will need to get set up for success. The site has tons of free resources to start up and when you are ready to take the leap, offers professional business forms at a great price for all areas of cleaning.

There is also a discussion group available to all for free. The address is http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/CleanPro

Stacy
www.businessformsstore.com


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267. "cleaning blog should help"
Posted by Christina on 09:08:05 4/25/2006
This cleaning business blog has some ideas:
http://startacleaningbusiness.blogspot.com

Take care,
Christina


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275. "cleaning business"
Posted by Shelley on 10:44:10 5/27/2006
Focus on new construction cleaning. Market to local area builders. Clean houses upon construction completion prior to closing and move in. 3500 sq ft and up $1000.00 + you need to clean windows in and ot too.

Costs General Liability Insurance
Simple tools Shop Vac, Upright Vac, Window Cleaning Supplies, Brooms, Mops.

Retail supplies = no MSDS needed. Lemon Oil for wood, dish liquid, windex, Toilet bowl cleaner, all purpose, lacquer thinner and towels.

Get your foot in the door to a few key builders that pay on time you will probobly get their model home cleaning too.


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