How long does it take to clean apartment turnovers?

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by Tom Watson on January 25, 2015

Way back when I first started my cleaning business I landed a lot of apartment complexes. This wasn’t by accident, it just happened to be one of the markets I wanted to target once I got a little experience under my belt. There was a lot of good and bad to cleaning apartments, but on […]

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Back when I first started my cleaning business I was always looking to “compartmentalize” my efforts to get new customers. For instance I would target real estate offices in one mailing, doctors in another (broken down by specialty) and so on. But after a while I had to look for other avenues to market to. […]

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Buying Cleaning Supplies On Amazon Supply

January 11, 2015
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Buying supplies for your cleaning business has never been easier than it is today. Many sites have sprouted up online that give you more options than ever. One of those site is Amazon Supply, which was started by the giant online retailer Amazon. They launched back in early 2012 and have expanded ever since. They […]

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How one “miscalculation” cost me over $14,000

January 4, 2015
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I’ve done a lot of things right in my career, and I’ve done of lot of wrong in my career. That’s to be expected I suppose. Today’s post shares one decision that was neither a right or wrong move, just a miscalculation. One that cost me quite a few bucks to say the least. A […]

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What problems or issues are you having running YOUR cleaning business?

December 28, 2014
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I’m going to begin by sharing the problems I had when I started my business. I can’t go over them all because that would take you HOURS AND HOURS to read! I’ll start with my main issues and how I handled them. Then I’m going to ask YOU to share in the comments section your […]

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Why did I start my cleaning business?

December 21, 2014
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In what seems like an eternity now, there once was a time where I worked for someone else. It was a manufacturing facility that produced electronic equipment for sale worldwide. I was a small cog in a big plant, and though I did enjoy working there I always harbored a desire to start my own […]

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If you want a successful business, you need to say no to all the distractions

December 14, 2014
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Life is full of distractions. Some are created by others but the vast majority we create for ourselves. It all starts in our own head. We start with one idea, but then others sprout up. We want to start a business. We want to go to the party on Friday night. We want to watch […]

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Why cleaning companies fail (and how to avoid being one of them)…

December 7, 2014
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I’m a big fan of keeping the conversation positive around here, but from time to time we have to dip into unpleasant topics. So today we’re going to chat about a few of the main reasons why cleaning companies fail. But to put a positive spin on it, if you avoid these pitfalls you’ll be just […]

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Get a FREE SAMPLE of Odorcide 210. My Favorite Professional Grade Odor Management Solution.

November 30, 2014
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Getting rid of odors is a priority when you are in the cleaning business. Same goes for those performing carpet cleaning, or any other subset of the cleaning industry. However being successful at removing odors can be a challenge. Many times people use a substandard product, or a product that will only mask an odor, not […]

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How Credit Mediators Inc can help you collect money that is owed your business…

November 23, 2014
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If you own a business long enough you are going to have some customers that, for whatever reason, won’t pay you. Usually some diplomatic wrangling on your part gets them to pay up eventually. At least that’s how it has played out for me in the past. However there have been a few times where […]

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