08 Oct The Five P’s for Choosing a Professional Cleaning Service
There are several reasons why people hire a professional cleaning service, however it seems the most popular reason has to do with the ways it can save you time and money. By outsourcing the cleaning of your home to a professional cleaning company, your time is freed up to spend with family or to do things you enjoy more than cleaning. However, the truth is, this really only saves time and money if the job is done well. There are several things to look for when hiring a professional cleaning service that will ensure you get the best bang for your buck and don’t have to spend your time afterward completing the job yourself or fixing costly mistakes.
Not anybody can (or should) just head out to pick up a bucket and some cleaning supplies at the local store, print up some business cards and claim they are a cleaning service. There’s much more that goes into creating a reliable and professional business centered around cleaning clients’ homes.
Some things that a professional cleaning service business owner must incorporate into their business are best cleaning procedures, best cleaning products, best personnel policies, and best business practices. In most cases you will also find a true passion for cleaning, serving and helping others is the backbone to their business. Consider these to be the Five P’s—procedure, products, policies, practices and passion—to look for when choosing a cleaning service that’s right for you. Organizations like the Association of Residential Cleaning Services International (ARCSI) which is part of ISSA (International Sanitary Supply Association) provide residential cleaning service owners with resources for starting, promoting, building and expanding their business. The organization offers a wealth of industry information, standards, training and business resources so that the cleaning professional can confidently offer the very best of all five P’s to their consumers.