Cleaning Business Costs

Here are some details on cleaning business costs broken down into both start-up costs and running costs. You will want to plan your finances based on a business plan. The best first step is to draft up a business plan to calculate your costs for the business. you should update the plan yearly.


Typical start-up costs include:

1. Cleaning equipment and supplies: $100 - $200.

2. Legal declarations / filings: $50 - $150.

3. 1st round of marketing costs (business cards, magnets, flyers) : $100 - $500.



Misc start-up costs may include:

1. Business website

2. Social Media Integration

3. Search Engine Optimization

4. Contracts and forms

5. Car & Gas



Running costs

Once your business is up and running and you have somewhere between 6 - 10 clients you will switch to a growth process and the associated costs with that phase.


Common Costs:

  • Marketing
  • Logistics
  • Equipment maintenance and upgrades
  • Payroll advances
  • Office supplies


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