I’m thinking of starting a small carpet cleaning business in an area of about 80,000 people,….and about 50 carpet cleaning companies! So,starting out part-time (at about 10hours a week) is it worth the risk of my limited start-up capital?
Steve Toburen answers pleas for help from carpet cleaners, mold remediation and fire and water damage restoration professionals. If you are starting a carpet cleaning business or an experienced small business person you will surely find practical advice here.
Let’s see if we can help a “new boy” in Reno. He started out on the right track by picking a great industry IF he “does it right” …
So should you incorporate to protect personal assets? We can’t say as a) no one here is an attorney PLUS b) we don’t know your personal situation. But a few thoughts …
Who’s to blame? The pooch or the chemical? Only one way to find out.
Everyone always talks about setting up “systems and procedures”. But I get a little confused on how to set up systems and procedures for carpet cleaning and/or restoration. It seems there are a bunch of variables here …
Far too many carpet cleaners are totally ignorant of basic accounting and even worse job costing principles. For example, read on …
Commercial cleaning accounts done on a monthly basis can be very profitable.
How you dress influences how others view you and how you view yourself. There are few rules. See what works for you.
Slow months can bring a cash crunch. How can a cleaning company best market to commercial accounts?
Motel carpet cleaning can be profitable … on your terms.
Mobile phone use by you or your cleaning operation employees in the home is a bad idea. Here are some options to curb the problem.
Value Added Service can greatly increase your repeat business but it doesn’t guarantee it. How can you increase your chances?
Business is going great! Now there are big questions on the horizon. What to do next?
How to help Commercial sales perspectives focus on something other than the price.