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ICAN/ATEX: Is there somewhere I can register for information on contracts?

September 18, 2013

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Where can I register to get information on contracts and/or bids for janitorial cleaning?

I have looked everywhere on the internet.

Wednesday’s Answer:

I won't say no such source exists specifically for the industry, but I have never seen one either.

Watch your local newspapers, since ads may be placed there inviting proposals for cleaning. That I have seen.

However, your more productive approach is to locate a building under construction and talk with the contractors to find a lead to the management of the finished structure.

Then, approach that person and offer to make a proposal.

This way you may often find yourself first in line and way ahead of the competition who are waiting for an invitation to bid.

Existing buildings offer  ... Lynn E. Krafft ATEX/ICAN editor

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