Starting a Cleaning Business Checklist.

Checklist for Starting a Cleaning Business

Target A Cleaning Service Industry:

As you know, cleaning has several niches and you might think that there is not much difference.

But you could be right, the cleaning is usually similar. Maybe even similar products but there is a factor that few people can see.

They are different clients that require different attention.

You might be very good at cleaning but a residential cleaning client has different needs than a commercial cleaning, so it is advisable to specialize in a niche and since you have mastered you can move on to another. Never both at the same time or you will get frustrated.

Checklist for Starting a Cleaning Business

Your Cleaning Company Name:

Have you decided on the niche and type of customers? Next step!

How will your cleaning company name be?

Register Your Cleaning Business Checklist.

  • City permit.
  • Register the company either “sole proprietorship” or as “LLC”
  • Obtain an EIN number from the IRS.
  • Set up a business bank account.

Licenses and Insurances Cleaning Checklist.

Equipment For Cleaning Business Checklist.

  • Car. (with enough space for cleaning supplies.)
  • Scheduling Software. (housecall pro)
  • Laptop or PC. (to manage appointments easily.)
  • Smart Phone. (to manage appointments and calls on the way)
  • A phone number dedicated to the business.

Advertising For Cleaning Business Checklist.

Register your business in directories such as:

  • Google My Business
  • Facebook.
  • LinkedIn.
  • Yelp For Business
  • Blanket.

List of 200+ citations to register your business

Index your website in search engines such as:

  • Google
  • Bing
  • Baidu
  • Yahoo.
  • Yandex
  • DuckDuckGo.

Skills Checklist.

  • Basic experience. (1 year recommended)
  • You must learn to give estimates. (use our cleaning calculator for residential cleaning)
  • Commercial Bids (your can use

Cleaning Supplies Checklist.
Also you will need to buy essential cleaning supplies, these may be the basic things like:

  • Glass Cleaner (can be Windex)
  • Aprons.
  • Vacuum Cleaner.
  • Microfiber Mop. (optional if you are just starting)
  • Regular Mop.
  • Gloves.
  • Toilet Bowl Brush.
  • Bags for Dirty Rags.
  • Bags to Carry Clean Rags.
  • Neutral Floor Cleaner. (bona)
  • Disinfectant Cleaner.
  • Cleaning Bucket.
  • Mini Grout Brush.

You can buy the complete kit at so you can start with the cleaning business,  will cost you a total of $ 244 to $299 plus the price of a vacuum.

Your checklist for starting a cleaning business should begin with a business plan. Outline who the key competitors are in your market, the services they offer and their prices. Determine whether you want to franchise an existing business, or start your cleaning business from scratch.

21 thoughts on “Starting a Cleaning Business Checklist”

  1. I thank the team of Nancycleaningservice soo much. This information is very soo valuable for someone like me who want to start a cleaning business. I will definitely apply your principles. Thank you soo much

  2. Hi there! This is kind of off topic but I need some help from an established
    blog. Is it difficult to set up your own blog? I’m not very techincal but I can figure things out pretty fast.

    I’m thinking about creating my own but I’m not sure where to begin. Do you have
    any ideas or suggestions? Cheers

  3. Excellent post. I was checking constantly this blog and I am inspired!

    Extremely useful information specifically the last section :
    ) I handle such information much. I was seeking this certain info for a long time.
    Thank you and good luck.

  4. Hi, I do think this is an excellent web site. I stumbledupon it ;
    ) I will revisit yet again since I book marked it.
    Money and freedom is the best way to change, may you be rich and continue to help others.

  5. I’m not sure where you are getting your info, but great topic.
    I needs to spend some time learning more or understanding more.

    Thanks for magnificent info I was looking for this info for my mission.

  6. Great blog! Do уou have any heⅼpful hints
    for aspiring writers? I’m planning to start my own website soon but I’m
    a little lost on everything. Would you sugցest starting with a
    free platform like Wordprеss ߋr go for a paid option? There are so many optіons out theгe
    that I’m completely overwhelmed .. Any ideas?
    Many thankѕ!

  7. Plеase let me know іf you’rе ⅼooking for a
    author for your blog. You have some really great
    posts and I believe I would be a good asset. If yoս ever want to taкe some of the load off, I’d really like to write some articles for yօur blog in exchange for a link back to mine.
    Please shoоt me an email if interested. Tһank you!

  8. Hi tһere are using Wordρress for your site platform?
    I’m new to the blog world but I’m trying to get
    started and set up my own. Dօ you need any html coding
    expertisе to make your own blog? Any help would be greɑtly apⲣreciated!

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *