Join Now | LOGIN
Home    Discussion Forum    Search    Contact Us


Learn How to Start and Grow Your Cleaning Business - Starting Today!

So you want to start a cleaning business? You've just found THE place for people who are pursuing their dreams of owning a successful cleaning business.

Find hundreds of janitorial and bidding forms, information-packed eBooks, how-to articles, bidding calculators, active discussion groups, audio interviews with experts and more! Plus get discounts on training programs, DVD's and cleaning products.

Join our community of cleaning company owners and gain immediate access to proven strategies for starting, building, and managing your cleaning business.


Featured Resources
InspectaClean Mobile App for Janitorial Cleaning InspectionsInspectaClean Mobile App for Janitorial Cleaning Inspections
InspectaClean is the mobile app you're been waiting for! Inspecting your janitorial cleaning accounts has never been easier or more affordable than with the InspectaClean mobile app. Not only can you do inspections for all the cleaning packages you offer but you can create customized inspections such as carpet cleaning, window washing, floor care, etc. -- all for one low price. You won't find another full-featured inspection app of this kind for this price anywhere else. . . . keep reading

How to Start a Cleaning Business - Part 1 (Free Article Series)How to Start a Cleaning Business - Part 1 (Free Article Series)
Jean Hanson
If you're wondering how to start a cleaning business, this article will get you on the right path. This is the first in a series of in-depth articles that will help you successfully start a cleaning business. . . . keep reading

Jani Bid App - Available on iTunes and Google PlayJani Bid App - Available on iTunes and Google Play
Finally! The janitorial bidding app you've been searching for! Pricing your prospects' locations has never been easier and more accurate than with the Jani Bid Mobile App. Not only will you present an accurate price, you'll know that it's priced profitably for YOUR business. You won't find another full-featured app of this kind anywhere else. Available on iTunes and Google Play. Click here to learn more and watch the Video Tutorials. . . . keep reading

6-CD SET: Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for Janitorial Companies6-CD SET: Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for Janitorial Companies
This is a 6-CD Set filled with documents that you can use to create Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for your cleaning company. You can also use the documents to qualify for CIMS Certification. You also receive a BONUS One Year Membership to The Janitorial Store with purchase. Active members will receive an extra year added onto their membership. . . . keep reading

NEWSLETTERS for Commercial Cleaning CompaniesNEWSLETTERS for Commercial Cleaning Companies
NOVEMBER ISSUE NOW AVAILABLE! Sending monthly newsletters is the #1 way to stay in front of your clients and prospects. The best part is, WE do all the work of creating the content! All you have to do is personalize it for your business by adding special offers and company updates. Then take it to your local printer or upload it to an online printer. You can even upload it to your website for online reading. NewzBreak is a 4-page, full color newsletter. You will have it printed on 11x17 paper, folded in half. New issues every month! Order monthly or buy an entire year for a discounted price. Click here to see sample issues. . . . keep reading

DEAL OF THE WEEK! Janitorial Employee Safety Program - In Spanish (PDF Download)DEAL OF THE WEEK! Janitorial Employee Safety Program - In Spanish (PDF Download)
Does your cleaning company have Spanish speaking employees? Proper training in safety matters is important for all employees, and the Janitorial Employee Safety Program, Spanish version, will make sure that your Spanish speaking employees understand important safety information. The Janitorial Employee Safety Program in Spanish is OSHA and GHS Compliant safety training and meets CIMS Certification Requirements. . . . keep reading


What's New
Post Construction Cleaning Calculator for Commercial Cleaning CompaniesPost Construction Cleaning Calculator for Commercial Cleaning Companies
Use this calculator for pricing one, two and three phase post construction cleaning jobs on commercial properties. You can estimate your time by entering your production rate and/or hours per cleaning. Enter both for a side-by-side comparison. Complete the calculations by entering your employment costs and expenses in order to determine how profitable the job will be. . . . keep reading

FREE DOWNLOAD: CDC Procedures for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) - How to Protect Your Janitorial EmployeesFREE DOWNLOAD: CDC Procedures for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) - How to Protect Your Janitorial Employees
This is a PDF Document published by the CDC on how to put on and take off Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). With the Ebola crisis in the news these days, janitorial workers are wondering how this affects their own health and well-being. As cleaning business owners it's your responsibility to educate and protect your employees from infectious diseases. This document is one you can use to do just that. . . . keep reading

Video: Production Rates Tracking for Commercial Cleaning CompaniesVideo: Production Rates Tracking for Commercial Cleaning Companies
This is a spreadsheet called "Product Rates Tracking", which can be used by commercial cleaning companies to track production rates by building. Simply enter the building name, square footage and the time it takes to clean, and the spreadsheet will calculate your production rate (how many square feet can be cleaned in an hour). There is also a tab for tracking tasks for employees. Simply time up to 3 employees on each task to get the average time it takes for that particular task. This will help you with estimating the time it takes to clean a building when submitting proposals. . . . keep reading

Meet-Greet-Eat and Win at the ISSA Trade Show!Meet-Greet-Eat and Win at the ISSA Trade Show!
The ISSA Convention and Trade Show will be here before you know it! And for those of you attending, we want to meet you in person so we've rented a Meeting Hub right on the Trade Show floor! Join us Wednesday, November 5th from 2pm - 4pm at The Janitorial Store's "Meet & Greet" Meeting Hub! Steve and Jean Hanson, Co-Founders of The Janitorial Store and MyHouseCleaningBiz.com will be there. And Sharon Cowan, CBSE and founder of Cleaning Business Consulting Group will be there too! We will provide refreshments and prizes -- you just need to show up! Learn how by clicking here. . . . keep reading

Episode 86: The Networking Vortex -- The Secret to Successful NetworkingEpisode 86: The Networking Vortex -- The Secret to Successful Networking
Jean Hanson
Networking can be stressful for even the most savvy networkers. We'd like to let you in on a few easy tactics you can use to make networking more fun; including how to use the Networking Vortex at your next networking event. Our guest for this episode is Teresa Thomas, Director of WIN (Women in Networking), in Minneapolis, MN. . . . keep reading

Video: Bonnit Brush - Improved Cleaning with Brush and Bonnet CombinationVideo: Bonnit Brush - Improved Cleaning with Brush and Bonnet Combination
Jean Hanson
Bonnit Brush is a new and improved cleaning system that combines the brushes and synthetic bonnets. Cleaning business owners are always looking for better and more efficient tools to use to increase their profit. In this interview Steve Hanson Co-founder of The Janitorial Store and MyHouseCleaningBiz.com interviews Gary Borofsky, founder and inventor of bonnit brush and mop, along with his brother David Borofsky, a manufacturing expert. Learn more about their products: bonnit brush, brush and mop, grit strip and the bonnit bug spotting tool. This 30 minute interview is loaded with product information and photos explaining each tool. . . . keep reading

9 Ways to Improve Cash Flow in Your Commercial Cleaning Business9 Ways to Improve Cash Flow in Your Commercial Cleaning Business
Jean Hanson
Does the cash flow into your commercial cleaning need improvement? Money going out of your cleaning business is the easy part; sometimes getting your clients to pay for cleaning services can be a slow and time consuming process. If your clients aren't paying on time it could mean digging into your cash reserves to pay the bills. But there are things you can do to help make sure that money keeps flowing into your cleaning business. . . . keep reading

Recorded Call: How to Know Exactly What to Do (and say) When Things Go Wrong in Your Cleaning BusinessRecorded Call: How to Know Exactly What to Do (and say) When Things Go Wrong in Your Cleaning Business
Workplace conflict is stressful for cleaning business owners. Wouldn't it be great to know exactly what to do and say when things go wrong? Wouldn't you like to be more prepared to face whatever challenge comes your way? This is a recorded call with "Message Maven" and communications expert, Melissa DeLay, who helps us answer questions like how to deal with two employees that just can't get along, and clients that complain. . . . keep reading

Episode 85:  How to Deal With Difficult Situations in Your Cleaning BusinessEpisode 85: How to Deal With Difficult Situations in Your Cleaning Business
Jean Hanson
As a cleaning business owner you have to deal with difficult situations on a regular basis. Whether it's figuring out how to make an angry customer happy without giving away the farm, or mediating between employees that just can't seem to get along. In this video, "Message Maven" Melissa De Lay helps make the process easier by giving you verbiage you can use and simple strategy changes that can help turn a bad situation into a positive result for all. . . . keep reading

Member Call: Cracking the Client Loyalty CodeMember Call: Cracking the Client Loyalty Code
Join us for our next member call with guest speaker Deb Brown, client retention expert and founder of "Touch Your Clients Heart". Loyal clients translate into increased retention and referrals, which gives your business the steady revenue you need. During the call, Deb will explore some simple ways to ensure you are earning loyalty from your clients. You will learn: 1) The difference between satisfied clients and loyal clients; 2) ways you can build loyalty; 3) The #1 thing that undermines loyalty and how you can overcome it. . . . keep reading

Workplace Conflict Starter Kit for Commercial Cleaning CompaniesWorkplace Conflict Starter Kit for Commercial Cleaning Companies
Are you tired of dealing with constant conflict in your cleaning business? You know what it's like...having to deal with conflict at work. Having to tell an employee something they don't want to hear like policy violations, absenteeism or behavior problems. Even customers can bring conflict within your workplace. One day you're diffusing customer complaints, the next day you're dealing with accusations against employees, and trying to manage it all without creating chaos and getting too stressed out. Introducing The Workplace Conflict Starter Kit! . . . keep reading

Production Rates Tracking SpreadsheetProduction Rates Tracking Spreadsheet
This spreadsheet allows you to track and calculate each building's production rate. It also has tabs for tracking task times for up to 3 employees. This will give you a better idea of how long each task takes for your company. . . . keep reading


Tele-Classes & Webinars
Training Programs
Training Videos
Ebooks / Manuals
Janitorial Forms
Janitorial Books
Cleaning Clip Art
Consulting
Newsletters
Postcard/Flyer Templates
Bidding Calculators
Business Calculators
Bidding Forum
Download Library
Free Tele-Forums
Member Profiles
Member Video Tutorials
Partner Discounts
Feature Products & Reviews
Image Galleries
Webinars
Member Login
Join Now
Member Comments
Our Guarantee & Refund Policy
Help
Frequently Asked Questions
Update My Account
Cancel Membership
Terms of Use
Cleaning Success Blog
Cleaning Tips Archive
Cleaning Videos
Free Downloads
Recommended Reading
Resources
Sample Articles
Service Directory
Article Index
Bidding & Estimating
Business Planning
Cleaning Procedures
Computer Tips
Employees and HR
Equipment & Products
Green Cleaning & LEED
Residential Cleaning
Safety
Sales & Marketing
Starting a Cleaning Business
Training
About Us
Affiliate Program
Panel of Experts
Privacy Policy
Shipping & Returns
Publicity

Partner Sites    

MyHouseCleaningBiz.com

CleaningBizWebsites.com

Cleaning Success Blog

CardsForCleaners.com

CleaningBiz.tv

Google+
 TIP OF THE WEEK

Trash Talk - Educational Tips & Weekly Specials!


- Tip Archive -
Visit the Online Store
 DISCUSSION FORUM
Recent Forum Posts
• Striping PVC floor laid over wood floor?
• How to find bids
• Post Construction Clean-up Calculator
• VCT Bid-Small medical hospital
• Portable Carpet Machine HELP
• Google Adwords
• Ebola phobia
• Alaska Rates
• Workplace Bullying
• Wood Floor Help - Monthly

Click here to watch video comments about membership to The Janitorial Store

Janitorial Training DVD's


Cleaning Business Television


Newsletters for Cleaning Companies


Want more appointments for your cleaning business? Click Here!


Download free marketing ebooks


Websites for Cleaning Businesses


Resources to help you start and grow a residential house cleaning business or maid service.


Send customized greeting cards



Parish Supply



Sponge Outlet