Do You know what most housewives hate? Is it House Cleaning? To succeed in the office cleaning business, you don't have to like or enjoy cleaning. The most important thing, you should have is good organizational skills. As a small business owner, you have to do many tasks yourself, and if you're not highly organized person, you won't be able to manage the simplest job in the business.
The other important thing is your customer service skills. You have to have a good client relationship to survive and secure more cleaning contracts. The best way to get clients is by referrals from existing clients, so don't let your clients leave you.
I know it's not something you're born with, but management and customers skills can be learned. There are many courses offered either from community colleges or online on small business management, I suggest if you have the time, you should consider joining one.
The commercial cleaning business is not a hard business to start, it's recommended that you have a partner or a family member to help you in the beginning. You can divide the work load, for example if you're good in customer service and management, then you can take charge of those tasks, and your partner can handle the technical and may be the accounting. It's always easier to divide a bigger job into smaller ones.
Cleaners are needed in every city
The Market for commercial cleaning is almost unlimited, it includes, professional offices, individual retail store, retail chain, dental clinics, doctors’ offices, daycare facilities, health and fitness clubs, libraries, book stores, real estate offices, restaurants and fast food business, new and used car dealers, small manufactures. as you can see the list is huge, those commercial businesses specialize in different areas of business other than cleaning, that's why they need a professional commercial cleaning service.
It's more cost effective to hire a commercial cleaning company like commercial cleaners Melbourne, on a contract that hiring regular employees to do the job, that is from the business side.
Before starting this business on several country like US and Australia, you've an easy assignment. Test your market, by checking who will be your potential clients. Find out who needs the cleaning service in your area and can pay for it in a regular basis. Look for competition, but don't compete with them, just check what they offer and see if you can offer the same service. Your competition strategy won't be based on price, but on the quality of service.
Try to do this research more professionally by driving by to your neighborhood area, and take notes of the type and number of business in each intersection. Just by doing this extra Step you can analyse your business plan and figure out if you can really make a profit.