Many cleaning professionals visit the International Custodial Advisers Network (ICAN) Ask the Experts page for insight and, every business day, we deliver advice to better help you perform your job.
How can I start my commercial cleaning company?
Monday’s Answer:First, go to the ISSA website — www.ISSA.com/?m=download — and download the Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) materials.
You will have to register, but that will be something you will want to do anyway.
This is the business management end of the cleaning service industry, and you will not last long without knowing and applying these essentials.
Next, start searching for startup guides. Don Aslett has some excellent ones at www.CleanReport.com/Books-by-Don-Aslett/c133/index.html.
None of his aids is… - Lynn E. Krafft, ICAN/ATEX editor.
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