This is a very general overview of the carpet cleaning business supplies needed to start and run your own carpet cleaning business.
Carpet cleaning machines
There are many types of carpet cleaning machines such as steamers, spinners, extractors, bonnets, wands and truck mounted systems. What type of machine you need will depend on the scale of service you decide to start with. You will determine this by crafting a business plan and assessing what you can afford or what you are able to finance. Many carpet machine manufacturers offer credit options to pay for machines.
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You will need to keep a supply of cleaning solutions that you will use in your cleaning machines and in other tasks. The type of cleaning solution is determined by the type of machine you use.
You will likely need an office equipped with a desk, computer, printer, fax machine and smart phone and the standard office supplies such as printing paper and bathroom/kitchen supplies.
Don't think only in terms of the brick and mortal world, you will also need online services such as a website, professional email, domain name, security services, business listings, etc.... Real world supplies include flyers, business cards, organizer, smart phone, etc...
You may choose to provide clothing for your employees. This is a good way to present a professional look and feel about your business and it is good for marketing as well.
You will need a professional vehicle that will support the kind of machines you will be using to clean carpets. You will need apps on your smart phone to do such tasks as payroll, scheduling, communications, payment processing, etc...
That is a basic list to get you started thinking about what it would be like to start and run your own carpet cleaning business. When you create a business plan you will hone in on all of the carpet cleaning business supplies that you will need to succeed.