REVIEW: Proxi Spray & Walk Away

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by Tom Watson on May 17, 2015

Trying out various products to see how well they work is part of my job description as a cleaning business owner. That’s because one of my goals is to be a “trusted advisor” to my customers, and the potential customers I run across daily. So when I was at my local Jon-Don janitorial supply house a while […]

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One small change, one big headache…

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by Tom Watson on May 10, 2015

I’m a real big fan of “being consistent”. In other words, I try real hard to find a plan that works, then I STICK TO THE PLAN. This keeps my headaches to a minimum, which is my goal as a business owner. I want to enjoy life, and not give myself more work than I […]

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How long does it take for a bid you place to be accepted or rejected?

May 3, 2015
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When you finally get to place a proposal for your services it’s a real adrenaline rush. Your hard work is starting to pay dividends! So you hand in the proposal and wait. Then you wait some more. You start to get nervous as the calendar turns the page from one day to another. The wait is just […]

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What are some of the ways that customers drive you nuts? Here are my favorites.

April 26, 2015
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On the whole having customers is FANTASTIC. They actually pay you to do something that really isn’t all that hard to do. And if you play your cards right, you get to earn some really good money doing so. All in all a very good deal for a business owner. Now with that said, a little […]

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Referrals can really help you grow your business if you play your cards right

April 19, 2015
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It’s no secret that advertising your business can be rather expensive. This is especially true for beginners who lack excess capital. So the goal is to maximize the cheap ways to grow your business as much as possible so that you can get some revenue coming in. From there you can spend whatever customer money you […]

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Unger Window Cleaning Kits make cleaning windows easy and helps you look professional as well

April 12, 2015
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There are lots of ways to expand your cleaning business and grow your profits in the process. Cleaning windows is one of those ways. Adding window cleaning services is one of the first things I did once I got started in the business. I did so because it cost very little to add this service. […]

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You can make most people happy, but there will always be one who isn’t…

April 5, 2015
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When you own a business your life revolves around making the customer happy. That sounds simple, and it is most of the time. With that said, there will always be that one you just can’t please. No matter what you do it just isn’t good enough to make them happy. Being in business for many […]

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5 tips for beginners that are getting their first set of cleaning accounts…

March 29, 2015
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When you get to the point where you are starting to regularly land cleaning accounts things can get pretty hectic. Odds are you are pretty new to this, and that first onslaught of business can seem a little overwhelming. I know, I’ve been there! So today I wanted to just share a few tips for […]

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The Mailbag Volume 1: Answering some common questions about the cleaning business…

March 22, 2015
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Today I want to answer some common questions that get sent my way here at Cleaning 4 Profit. While I respond to everyone who has a question, I thought a post in a Q & A format would be interesting. So this lead me to scour my email bin from the last several years to come […]

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Rule # 1: It’s a crazy world, and as a result, you will hire some crazy people.

March 15, 2015
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When you get to the point where you are ready to hire employees, it’s really an exciting time to be a business owner. You are seeing your dream of a successful business coming to life right in front of your very eyes. It’s truly amazing. With that said, once you start hiring employees you need […]

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