Category: Cleaning Business

Start a Dry Cleaning Business

Dry cleaning is the process of cleaning of clothes, bedding, upholstery and other types of fabrics with an organic solvent, without using water. The problem this business solves: Water can damage certain fabrics — such as wool, leather and silk — and a washing machine can wreak havoc on buttons, lace, sequins and other delicate decorations. Some garments can only be dry cleaned or they will be irreparably damaged. Business Model What many people don’t know […]

Start, Run & Grow a Laundry Business

A laundry is a place where clothes (and other home textiles such as bedding and curtains) are washed and dried. Market Need A laundry caters to people who don’t have a washing machine, don’t have time to do their washing or are too lazy to do their own washing. Solution There are two business models adopted by laundries: self-service and staffed (or serviced). Self-service A self-service laundry (aka coin-operated laundry) is where people wash and […]

Start a Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning Service Business

Few people like to clean their own carpets and upholstery. Firstly,  it is quite time-consuming. Secondly, there is no guarantee of a good result without proper equipment and dedication.  Carpet and upholstery cleaning services continue to thrive despite economic difficulties especially in the corporate sector where it is unacceptable to have dirty carpets or upholstery, even the residential business, property managers often have carpets cleaned before a new tenant moves in. Getting Started A carpet and […]

Start a Commercial Cleaning Business

Commercial office cleaning in South is getting more popular year by year. And yet, it’s not that difficult to create a cleaning company offering its services to business owners who have offices but don’t want to hire a full-time cleaner. Market Need According to the World Bank, South Africa has the second fastest growing economy in Africa, which means that every year construction companies build new offices, and entrepreneurs rent those offices in order to […]

Start a Crime Scene Cleanup Business

South Africa’s extremely high crime rate has opened up a myriad of business opportunities in the security and self-defense industry from armed response to CCTV unfortunately sometimes it’s not enough and over 50 people are murdered in South Africa every day. What is a crime scene cleanup business A crime scene cleanup businesses job is to ease a family’s grief by cleaning up what is often left behind after a person has been killed, committed […]

Start a Commercial Cleaning Company

Commercial cleaning is the cleaning of offices, shops and other places where business is conducted. Start your own commercial cleaning company. The opportunity Companies want their premises to be clean at all times. They could hire a cleaner themselves but then what happens when that cleaner suddenly takes off sick? Then they have to put up with dirty premises which are unacceptable for most industries. They would also then have to keep stock of cleaning […]

Start a Boat Cleaning Business

If you live near a coastal city in South Africa there will be a few boats in need of regular cleaning. Start your own business cleaning boats. Cleaning a boat is more lucrative than cleaning cars but requires more knowledge and care. Depending on the boat, you will need to clean the hull, decks, seats, sleeping quarters etc. It is advised that you do some research regarding best practices, cleaning techniques (waxing, buffing, scratch removal […]

Polish Tyres In Parking Lots

Polish Tyres in parking lots

Approach people to polish the tyres of their vehicles in parking lots (or taxi ranks) using a long lasting paint instead of polish. Tyre polishing is the process of “polishing” car tyres to give it a long lasting shine. However you will be using fireplace paint instead of polish. This will give the tyres a longer lasting shine. You can also use Process Purchase fireplace paint from a hardware store; thin it down with (5-10) parts […]