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Resources for Cleaning Entrepreneurs

Have questions about contracts, getting bonded, or hiring new employees? At insureon, we know that running a cleaning business is hard work, particularly for new small-business owners. Between managing employees, marketing your services, and serving clients, you have a lot competing for your attention. Plus, you want to make sure you don't overlook certain legal obligations and expose your business to risk.

To help your cleaning services company, we've compiled this collection of articles, guides, and business tips that can aid you in the day-to-day management of your business. Browse below, and learn at your leisure:

How to Start a Cleaning Business

Start your business on the right foot with these tips for launching a cleaning business, including tips for which legal structure to choose and how to get your name out to potential customers.

Building a Cleaning Services Business Plan

Follow these tips to develop a plan that will help your business run smoothly so you're not scrambling to figure out what comes next.

Licenses, Bonds, and Contracts: Legal Documents for Cleaning Businesses

Find out how various legal documents can make the difference between success and failure and how they can help you win clients.

Important Contracts for a Cleaning Business

Discover which legal documents are essential for protecting your business in court in the event of client lawsuits, injuries, or legal disputes.

Should I Go Solo or Start a Cleaning Franchise?

Consider the benefits and drawbacks of operating an independent business versus starting a business that's part of an existing franchise so you can make the right choice for your cleaning business.

Should I Get a Surety Bond?

Find out why clients like seeing that you have a surety bond and how you can use your status as a bonded business to win client contracts.

How to Get Cleaning Contracts: Attracting & Keeping Customers

Discover how and where to promote your business to bring in steady clients and steady revenue.

New vs. Used Cleaning Equipment

Get an inside look at the ways new and used cleaning equipment might affect your business so you can make a choice that works for your business goals and your budget.

Should I Start a Website for My Janitorial Business?

Starting a business website is easier and more important than ever. Get tips on how to do it and find out why it's essential, no matter what industry you're in.

Tips for Hiring Employees in a Cleaning Business

Make sure you stay on the right side of the law (and avoid unwanted fines and penalties) by hiring and classifying employees the right way.

Top 5 Risks for Cleaning and Janitorial Businesses

Protect your business from the most common risks it faces by familiarizing yourself with these five common risk exposures for janitors, maids, and other cleaning professionals.

If you have more questions, contact a cleaning services insurance agent at 800-688-1984, or submit an online insurance application to receive free insurance and bond quotes today.

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