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post #1 of Old 11-09-2014, 06:20 PM Thread Starter
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Hey, Y'all.

Hello. I am new to the site as well as the cleaning business. I have been a stay at home mother to 2 great boys for the last 6 years, with the exception of a part time job until a couple of years ago. Those boys are now both in school and I am returning to the work force via my own cleaning business. This site has been very helpful. I am open to any advice I can get! I have my first cleaning job this week. I must say, I'm a little nervous.
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post #2 of Old 11-10-2014, 11:54 AM
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Howdy Happy House Cleaning!

I'm new to this forum as well. I've been in the cleaning industry since 2003 and I continue to learn new things from people that are willing to share their insights and experiences.

Good luck on your first cleaning job. Just remember to keep it simple: Provide awesome service, deliver what you said you would and communicate honestly with everybody.
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post #3 of Old 11-10-2014, 07:35 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks, jessduarte!

I just made some nice door hanging advertisement. I plan to distribute them on Wednesday. Fingers crossed it will be effective!
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post #4 of Old 11-16-2014, 09:41 AM
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I have been cleaning houses for only 2 years. My only issue with it is I get nervous cleaning when the owners are home. I love my clients but I still feel really uncomfortable. Most will go into another room but there is one couple that wont budge out of the den until I pull out the vacuum and they either must leave or lift up their feet. Ugh!!! I dread that house but it pays good. Anyone else get nervous or annoyed at this? How do I cope better without getting a knot in my stomach?
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hello guys I'm new as well I started my cleaning business almost 3 years now and it's been a slow process but things are starting to pick up a little I was wondering if there's anyone that can give me any advice on advertising to get cleans at apartments for move out thank you for your help
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post #8 of Old 12-09-2014, 08:56 AM
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Welcome to the forum happyhousecleaning!

Hope you do well on your first job. Be sure to take your time and go through everything as thoroughly as you can and don't forget to enjoy!
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post #10 of Old 12-26-2014, 02:15 AM
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That is a great idea buddy; few of my friends are house cleaners as they are working part time and their business is running so well. I am sure you will get huge success in your business. I wish you all the best.
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post #11 of Old 12-26-2014, 11:15 AM
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hello I wish you the best. I am new to the business as well and I am trying to learn and looking for advice.
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Put something on your bid sheet that says everyone must be out of the room for you to clean.



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hello guys I'm new as well I started my cleaning business almost 3 years now and it's been a slow process but things are starting to pick up a little I was wondering if there's anyone that can give me any advice on advertising to get cleans at apartments for move out thank you for your help
Just put an ad on Craigslist. These are about the lowest types of cleans so they pay squat anyway just like most other cleans from Craigslist. We have a 'woman' around here that used to advertise move outs for some crazy low price (I don't remember now). Anyway, she got lots of work but she would make them pay first and then do a couple of hours of work and leave. I thought that was SO damn funny. These people were trying to be cheapasses and got played at their own game! lmao I would see a couple of ads every week from her 'customers' saying DO NOT USE THIS 'WOMAN. lol
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Good for. You! We have been in business about a year and doing very well. Does anyone know how to bid on an assisted living facility 24,000 sq ft , 48 bathrooms etc. thanks
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Welcome and good luck!
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post #20 of Old 05-13-2015, 01:51 AM
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Hello everyone,

I am new in this forum site. Hope I get information regarding cleaning products and I will also share information from my end.

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