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Archive for Month: October 2017

October 20, 2017
6 yearsago

Homeowners and business owners turn to cleaning professionals to do the jobs they don’t want to do and the jobs they don’t know how to do. Being able to offer specialized services like upholstery cleaning and water restoration to your clients not only sets you apart as a cleaning specialist, but the ability to perform these tasks successfully earns you more revenue and a solid reputation. The Delicate Nature of Upholstery Cleaning Upholstery cleaning is one area where customers trust in experienced and fully trained individuals to get the job done carefully, efficiently, and correctly. But many cleaning companies consider upholstery cleaning a risky business. The last thing you want to do is damage someone’s furniture because you misjudged the type of fabric it has or used the wrong kind of cleaning equipment. Furniture makes a statement in a person’s home, and so do upholstery errors, such as:

  • Water marks. Edges, middle, sides, or top, anyrings and circles on upholstery caused by a cleaning, can be difficult to correct. Being unfamiliar with an upholstery material and how it will react to cleaning agents can lead to water marks.
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October 5, 2017
6 yearsago

Even when you have a dedicated roster of clients, it’s satisfying to be contacted by a new customer. One of the most important questions to ask this potential clientis: “How did you hear about us?” And a top answer to this question should always be: “I saw your van.” Your marketing budget doesn’t need to cost you a dime if you use your new van and truck mount strategically.

Boost Your Truck Mount’s Image

In the cleaning business, image is everything. You can show potential clients proof of this by traveling to and from every job with your new van and truck mount.

Think about it: A van with your company name and phone number on it is on the road a lot. People are looking at your van while you’re stopped at a red light. Potential customers see your van when it’s parked at the neighbor’s house cleaning their carpet. Your van is one of the best forms of advertising you can possible have.

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