4 Tips For Starting A Successful Cleaning Service (2023)

Updated: January 19th, 2023
Start A Cleaning Service

Want to start your own cleaning service? Here are some tips you should know:

Learn more about starting a cleaning service:

Where to start?

-> How to start a cleaning service?
-> How much does it cost to start a cleaning service?
-> Pros and cons of a cleaning service

Need inspiration?

-> Other cleaning service success stories
-> Examples of established cleaning service
-> Marketing ideas for a cleaning service
-> Cleaning service slogans
-> Cleaning service names

Other resources

We've interviewed thousands of successful founders at Starter Story and asked what advice they would give to entrepreneurs who are just getting started.

Here's the best advice we discovered for starting a cleaning service:

#1: Chris Mondragon, founder of Queen Bee Cleaning Service:

We chatted with with Chris, founder of Queen Bee Cleaning Service ($125K/month). In our interview, Chris says:

Look for mentors, I wish I did that when I started, instead, I was learning everything by myself and that cost me a lot of money.


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#2: James Hookway, founder of Hangover Helpers:

We chatted with with James, founder of Hangover Helpers ($3K/month). In our interview, James says:

Don't be scared to review your pricing to match the market and your target market. Say no to jobs you don't think to suit your business and focus on area demographics that do.


Make sure your overheads aren't high such as fixed costs like rent, and outgoings.


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#3: Ron Holt, founder of Two Maids & A Mop:

We chatted with with Ron, founder of Two Maids & A Mop ($600K/month). In our interview, Ron says:

The true secret to my success has been to simply outwork and outpassion everyone in my path, every single day for nearly twenty-five years


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Pat Walls,  Founder of Starter Story
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