How To Start A Blind Cleaning Business Quickly And Easily

Starting the blind cleaning business is one of the best marketable business ideas you could latch on to. If you give the requisite amount of time and dedication, there will be no cap on your earnings. No wonder, there is pleasure unlimited in being one's own boss. A lot of ambitious people like you have made successful entrepreneurs of themselves, as they mastered the principles of a successful blind cleaning service.

Investment:
7,000 - $15,000 if you purchase a blind cleaning machine. To keep costs down at the start, rent cleaning equipment initially.

Financing sources:
Apart from your own pockets, you have the following helpful avenues to help kick start your Blind Cleaning service:

  • A start up business loan from the bank: Nowadays big banks are more open to funding finance upto $100,000 for new businesses demonstrating long-term viability.

  • A start up business loan from a business-related or government sponsored organization: There are a lot of non profit organizations out there who can support the young blood(people in the age group of 18 and 35 by providing start up loans upto $15,000.). Also helpful are Women's organizations to pitch in with financial sources.

  • Government sponsored business start up programs: There are Self-Employment Program started by governments which provide start up investment and also help you develop your business.

  • Investors: Angel investors( also known as 'gap fillers' to fund in the money when there is a shortage, people who have a personal interest in seeing your business through) and venture capitalists are helpful in funding your business and seeing it through.

    Pricing guidelines for service:
    $10 to $15 per blind could be charged. You could charge according to the competitive rates and the demand for your service.

    Advertising and Marketing Methods and Tips:

    • Direct mailing
    • Regional ads in the newspaper
    • Online ads
    • Community bulletin boards
    • Ads in the telephone directory

    Essential Equipment:
    A proprietary cleaning solution based on Ultrasonic technology, sheeting agent(to dry the blinds), renting or purchasing a specialized cleaning machine. The proprietary cleaning solution should take care of the spots, smells and the dust, with fast action. A little stepladder, cleaning cloths, hand-held vacuum cleaner, buckets, drop cloths, tools for repair and a vehicle to move your equipment around.

    Income potential:
    When you charge $12 per blind, for 22 days per month, at an average of 35 blinds per day, you could earn $420 daily, or $9240 monthly

    Target market:
    You could possibly design a customized blind cleaning service according to the demands and preferences of your customer. There is a large market out there comprising of interior decorators, restaurants, lodges, hotels, hospitals real estate, offices etc. Not to speak of busy home owners who have to maintain their homes, but cannot because of their busy work life. The people who are allergic to dust and pollen would gladly do anything for having their blinds cleaned.

    Success tips:
    Patience, perseverance, enthusiasm and you should have the genuine feeling to empathize with people.

    Training, skills or experience:
    You get comprehensive training online. The six foot ultrasonic blind cleaner and the eight foot blind cleaners are available from the blind cleaning stores and also online. Make the best use of the training and support which is given to start the business. The only skill you need is your ability to vibe with people and a feeling to help them. Experience is not neccessary and you can start the Blind cleaning business in tandem with your work and job.

    © Copyright Randy Wilson, All Rights Reserved.

    Randy is has dozens of home based business articles such as Wallpapering and Secret Money Making Opportunities.

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