Business consultants tell us that the single biggest expense on a cleaning company's ledger is labor. This makes sense when you consider that we are a labor-intensive service industry. With this in mind, it makes sense that better trained technicians are more efficient, thus spending less time on labor.
In case you haven't noticed, the computer revolution has come and gone. That isn't to say that computers don't continue to revolutionize the way we do things. They do. It's just that most people have realized the importance of computers in their daily lives, business or otherwise.
Now that you are reading this month's issue of ICS Cleaning Specialist magazine, you must have noticed the card on the front of the magazine. You ignored it? Allow me to tell you the significance of this card.
The first step in proper pet odor removal? Remove the source of the contamination. But since most customers probably won't go for getting rid of the family pet, a proper and thorough cleaning is usually the answer.
I write this on Sept. 15 and while much will have occurred between my ICS Cleaning Specialist deadline and your reading of this column, there is little doubt that the world as we know it has changed forever ... and not for the better.
In the world of wands and upholstery tools, the variety is both head spinning and calming. There's something for every category of cleaning. It's all a matter of selecting the right piece of equipment for your specific needs.
A look in photos at the 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition, which was held from April 24-26 at the Embassy Suites Convention Center and Spa in Frisco, Texas.
Don't underestimate the value of a good Internet marketing plan. In fact, if you do this right, it's not uncommon to see ROI along the lines of 30-to-1. Here's a look at 27 free and low-cost tips that you can begin implementing within your cleaning business today to drive more business.
Over 30 authors – over 40 articles…from attorneys, contractors, consultants, instructors and others, both inside and outside the restoration industry. R & R, C & R and Cleanfax, opened their archives and gave us the best they had, other chapters were created just for the “Get Paid!” book and its readers. And every one of them has ideas for how to get paid what you are owed.