Why The Cleaning Business?

One of the first things I cover in my programs is the need to understand why we want to start a cleaning business. In this video blog, I talk about why I am trying to help people across the country start and grow their own cleaning business. If the video does not show...

The Cleaning Crew Did It

The commercial cleaning business comes with some interesting challenges. Our staff enters a facility, often after hours and performs a much-needed service. For the most part, we go unnoticed unless there is a problem. When there is, we often get blamed for it. If a...

Spring Cleaning

I look forward to spring every year. Here in the Syracuse, NY area, our winters can be very extreme, although this winter has been mild. People often associate spring with spring cleaning. Why is that? I think it’s the whole renewal process in general. Plants...

Why Cleaning Businesses Fail

I read an article recently with some sobering statistics. It stated that 95% of new cleaning services will be out of business within five years. Why do so many companies fail? The statistics for other new businesses in the USA are not much better. In general, 4 out of...