Are you cleaning as a subcontractor? Not sure what you should charge for the job? Determining what the job will cost you will depend on several factors. Let’s go over what you need to know!
Today’s #AskaHouseCleaner sponsor is #SavvyCleaner training and certification for house cleaners and maids. ( And your host today is #AngelaBrown (
Today’s #BehindtheCleans is produced by Savvy Cleaner Training and certification for house cleaners and maids. ( And your production team is Angela Brown, PJ Barnes, & Parker Shelton.
*** CLEANING AS A SUBCONTRACTOR ***
0:00 – Meet Angela Brown, the House Cleaning Guru
0:34 – What should we charge for a subcontractor job?
1:20 – What is a subcontractor?
1:34 – What percentage of the contractor’s bid should I make as the subcontractor?
1:45 – What are the contractor’s expenses?
2:15 – Do I need a sub to help me?
2:48 – Will I be working with other subcontractors?
3:25 – What is the scope of the job?
3:43 – What resources are there for starting a commercial cleaning business?
5:16 – Who is providing the restocking supplies?
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Commercial Cleaning Resources:
Making Cents of a Dirty Business: How to Survive and Succeed –
Moving the Needle: Get Clear, Get Free, and Get Going –
Reach Out: The Simple Strategy You Need to Expand Your Network –
Scale: Seven Proven Principles to Grow Your Business –
How to Start, Run and Grow a Successful Residential & Commercial –
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VIDEO/AUDIO EDITING: Kristin O
HOST: Angela Brown
PRODUCER: Savvy Cleaner