Archive for February, 2012

Starting window cleaning business tips?

Friday, February 10th, 2012

I’m thinking of starting a window cleaning business, but not sure how to get started. Is it legal to buy the necessary equipment, and then do a bit of door to door canvassing, or posting flyers to advertise, or will i need to get some sort of license to do that?

Hi, Matt!
Starting a window cleaning business can be a very good business in these economic times. I know of a guy that makes close to $100K with it.
But, about your questions…since I don’t know where you are located, the best thing for you to do is contact your local city or county clerk’s office (in the USA-or whatever it might be elsewhere). They can tell you whether you need a license and/or can solicit door to door. Be sure to do this as many towns and cities have ordinances against this or you need a permit. You probably won’t need a license for the cleaning, but check.
Personally, I would target shops and small businesses because image and first impressions are important to their livelihood and they are always looking for the best deal and may be more apt to give you a try.
I have a fabulous resource on starting a window cleaning business on my Squidoo lens about starting cleaning businesses. It’s from the guy who makes $100K, so he knows what he’s talking about! The links are in My Profile.

Tips for cleaning a glass table?

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

I’ve tried glass cleaners
Window cleaners
Glass wipes

Everything I think of and it always looks streaky and smarmy and dirty.
I really hate attempting to dust and clean it

Any tips?

I always have white vinegar and water ready in a spray bottle.
Then buff up with an e-cloth, but kitchen towel or newspaper also absorbs the moisture and buffs the glass equally well.

Can you please tell me about R series of cleaning agents used in hotel housekeeping?

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

like R1, R2 etc.
Please mention purpose (used for cleaning of….) & colour also.

This sound like a Brand or Product designation for their specific product. Like Eco-Lab or Proctor and Gamble.They designate a alfa numeric code and a color to make it easier for the staff to use the correct product for the right purpose every time. Like,, R1 might be Blue and its a window cleaner. R1 might be pink and it is the bathroom cleaner, etc…
There are several company out there and they all use different materials.