Starting your own window cleaning business. This offers you an opportunity of starting a business with a very small start-up cost. Now, look around your environment. Glass is everywhere and you can surely have a tremendous success in this business!
The secret of a successful window cleaning business is providing your customers with great service. You would be surprised how rare this is! Great customer service also includes listening to your customers. Ask them if there is anything you can do better, or any services they want you to render. You may offer to go the extra mile by cleaning gutters at a reasonable rate.
Despite the recession, window cleaning business is a boom industry and still there are no signs of any downturn in this sector in the future. However, providing quality and not just second best, is the key to move forward with this kind of business.
Now, how will you start your window cleaning business? Let me teach you how. Starting a window cleaning business is not as difficult as it may look. Though you need to have a basic business sense and some funds available on hand to buy your first pieces of equipment. Everything will turn out fine if you know what you are doing. The advantage of choosing this kind of business is it only requires a minimal start-up cost. All you need to have to start cleaning professionally are a few pieces of equipment such as a window brush, a squeegee (of course), pails, a good ladder, heavy duty towels, a telescopic brush handle, and a good soap formula.
It is also important to have a descriptive business name. You want people to know what you are up to by just looking at your business name, right?
Along with this initial responsibilities of starting your own window cleaning business, you should also learn to work well or go along different kinds of people. Always treat your customers with respect. Return every single calls as soon as possible and always act professionally. If they like your service, most likely they will refer you to other prospect customers.
Starting the window cleaning can be a tough job if you don’t know how and where to start the cleaning. It is very important to systematize your whole operation so as to become very productive with your efforts. It will help you track things up without missing any single beat.
A window cleaning business can easily be managed from your home at first. Chances are you won’t have enough money to move into an office soon. So you better use your home first to store supplies and organize your operations there until you have enough extra money to relocate your office.
As you begin building up your business, and you might need help from a hired cleaner. In this case, you need to be prepared to start small at first and do most of the work yourself before you start thinking about hiring other people.
Among the other risks you should need to place importance on is Safety. You should be aware that in a window cleaning business, risks is involved. You should learn to take practical steps to protect yourself from harm. In the window cleaning business job-related falls disable a lot of people. So, as a general rule, you and your employees should always be prepared for an emergency every time you go out for a cleaning job. Always prepare to use protective equipment to protect yourself from accidents.
If you don’t have the desire to start this kind of business, the discipline to stay late at night for research, and the will to go out and take risks cleaning windows, then it may not be for you. So, for anybody who is planning to take a plunge in this kind of business, it might not be the classiest or the most executive type of business you can invest in, but the statistics and data tells the truth that this business is very sound and profitable!