August 2016

Are backpack vacuums worth the money?

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by Tom Watson on August 28, 2016

When I first started my cleaning business I had no idea that backpack vacuums even existed, let alone why you would need one. But it didn’t take long for me to see the value that these units can bring to the table. And before you know it I owned four units! But I will say they […]

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I know it’s only August, and we’re still in the grips of the summer heat, but the holidays will be here before you know it. I bring this up because I was recently asked about holiday bonuses. I’ll share my thoughts and ask you for yours via the comments at the end of this post. Are holiday bonuses […]

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What’s the fastest way to clean windows?

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by Tom Watson on August 14, 2016

I would bet that most people love having clean windows, but they hate actually cleaning them. I know that I fit that description. This predicament leads people to do one of several things. They either have someone else clean them (expensive), skip cleaning them (just makes matters worse) or bite the bullet and just clean […]

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Should my business accept credit cards?

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by Tom Watson on August 7, 2016

Back in the old days having a credit card was a luxury. Not everyone had one and the folks who did have them used them sparingly. Nowadays almost everyone out there has one, and they use them on just about everything imaginable. So the question becomes, should I accept them in my business? I did […]

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