In this article, you’ll find tips for starting a housecleaning business, including:
Becoming a housekeeper sounds simple. You apply to cleaning jobs on sites like Care.com and slowly start to build a group of clients who pay you to clean their houses. But if you want to make a good living in this career, you need to stop thinking like a housekeeper and start thinking like a small business owner.
Setting up a small business can be a daunting challenge and most people don’t know where to start. There are start-up costs, business licenses, advertising, etc. — all before doing any actual cleaning.
Delores Garcia*, a housekeeper in Las Vegas, and Tammy Wright*, a small-business owner in Denver, have been through it all. Garcia started out working in various casinos as a housekeeper before deciding to open her own business. After two years, she almost has more clients than she