Start Your Own Office Cleaning Business

These days, many people are looking for ways to make additional money or to find new opportunities to replace lost jobs. Many businesses are also looking to save money where ever they can. This creates an opportunity that can be beneficial to both.

By starting your own office cleaning business, you can earn extra money while saving businesses money at the same time! During these hard economic times, businesses may be reducing staffs, and may be looking to outsource jobs which they previously had someone in-house, such as a janitor, perform. Or, those already outsourcing will always be on the lookout for more affordable competitors. Everyone is looking to save money in this day and age, and that’s good for you!

Starting your own office cleaning business need not be difficult. You can start all by yourself, or you can employ a family member, such as a reliable teenage son or daughter, to assist you. You can start part-time, keeping your current job (if you have one). As your business grows, you can decide whether to stay part-time and hire additional help, or go at it full-time.

Moreover, with the activity in housing demand after the pandemic, more and more people are looking for new homes and replacing old ones. So, end of tenancy cleaning West London has also gained much pace and you can take benefit from this surge.

Additionally, an office cleaning business is something you can start and run out of your home. Since you will be going to the client’s location to do your work, there will be little call or need for anyone to visit you at your place of business. As such, it won’t be necessary to have a receptionist or meeting room or anything of that nature to welcome clients.

All you really need is a small area to store your equipment. Starting out, your needs will be minimal. You’ll need a vacuum, a small variety of cleaners, a mop, a broom, a feather or other kind of duster, rags and trash bags. Gloves and a bucket might also be a good idea, as well as a small step ladder.

Since many of the things you’ll need are items you probably already have around the home, you can get started with very little investment. For the same reason, you may want to start out as a general cleaner and consider choosing a specialty later on. Carpet and upholstery cleaners as well as fabric cleaners are also in demand, but may require a larger investment in equipment.

But, don’t make the mistake of many new entrepreneurs and start spending money on things you really don’t need just yet! You don’t need to get a dedicated phone line right away for your business. You can use your home or cell phone number when getting started. Just be sure to train everyone who may be answering the phone to do so in a professional manner. Also, you don’t need to invest in a new computer or desk or any office supplies just yet. Start with the basics, and add additional items you may need as you grow your business and start getting money coming in.