Cleaning services are one of the fastest growing small companies for some people who want to be self-employed. You have the freedom to set your own hours and being your own boss. It is a fact that everybody gets dirty. A reason that a cleaning business is best for you is that you can find work in almost any part of Florida, or the rest of the nation for that matter. When a person can afford to have someone to clean up for them, that is when he/she needs your service. Motels, apartment complexes or other rentals needs to be cleaned when a tenant checks out. Newly renovated or construction companies will need a cleaning crew after a construction or a renovation is finished.
Florida has one of the highest state population in the U.S. The center of population of Florida is in Polk County, in a town called Lake Wales. In 2007, Florida's population reached 18,251,243. If you want put up a cleaning business, the state of Florida is one of the best location in the U.S. Tourism makes up the largest industry of the state's economy. There are over a thousand beaches, resorts, hotels, offices, and apartments in Florida. They attract over 60 million visitors per year because of their Amusement parks and warm weather. This is one great opportunity for a cleaning business.
Volumes of articles have been written on how to make money online. Despite the convenience of technology, there are still alot ways to have money offline. One job that is completely legal, easy, and inexpensive is cleaning houses.
It may not seem a glamorous business to run, it is easy and can provide you with a steady income. Here are a few things that you will need (and you porobably have most of them): a vacuum cleaner, a mop, 1 can of dusting spray, a dust rag or a mop, rolls of paper towels, a bottle of glass cleaner.
Take note that before you put out the word that you are a cleaning professional, you have to determine what the scope of your work is. There are some cleaning services that do not do windows. If you choose to take on more duties, you have to charge more.
You can buy all your equipment that you will need to do the job right at Walmart. Another alternative is to buy the supplies fron Dollar stores. Purchase a handy and reliable vacuum cleaner with transparent cups that can be emptied. This can save you from plastic bags. You will also need gallons of cleaning solutions. Just make sure that the quipment you are buying has a warranty and is reliable. A bad equipment will slow you down.
These are just some of the steps that would help you out in starting a cleaning business. Remember that it takes a lot of responsibility and perseverance to handle a long term business. It is a learning experience. Try to read books to broaden your knowledge about the business industry. Once you have gained enough knowledge and experience, you will have the sense of accomplishment. Even the most experienced and savvy entreprenuers can use some more tips.
Now get out and start cleaning!!