How do I start a cleaning company in South Africa?

How do I start a cleaning company in South Africa?

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Decide how many offices you want to service and in that way you can determine how much you can earn.

Two market groups

The cleaning industry comprises of two market groups namely commercial and consumer. The consumer group is chiefly focused on the residential house cleaner services together with window cleaners and carpet cleaners. The commercial arena chiefly focuses on cleaning services, which generally offer services such as window cleaning, bathroom and office cleaning on a daily basis.

Suppliers

There are many companies in South Africa who can supply wholesale commercial and industrial supplies. Consult with Exitol or Wetrok.

Related: 60-Second Solution – How to Set Your Prices

Factory Shops

The other alternative is to buy from factory shops, where you can buy cleaning products at discounted rates in large quantities.

How to start a business

For more information on how to start a business, read Entrepreneur’s guide: 21 Steps to Start-up.

Business plans

Any business, no matter what it is, must have a business plan, which is committed to paper.

Related: Get Started On Your Business Plan. Here’s a Format Guide

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  • Rose Kekana

    I have developed a cleaning business. How does one obtain employee training?

  • chansa

    I want to start a cleaning company but not sure if it is profitable or not. What do you think?

  • Qondisa Gwele

    I would also like a cleaning company. I have all the ideas bust struggling to start.