Is move out madness costing you money or making you cranky? The customer tells you “it’s not that bad” and then it takes twice as long for the move out clean as you expected. Or maybe after all the cleaning, you realize you underbid the job? Or, how about home sales that are happening with a one-day turnaround and the last-minute cleaning requests are keeping you up till midnight because the new owners are moving in tomorrow? Don’t worry, you’re not alone, but you don’t have to be naive either as a #cleaningbusiness.
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*** MOVE OUT MADNESS CHAPTERS ***
0:00 – What is move out madness?
0:10 – Meet Cleanfluencer Angela Brown
0:20 – How do you ask a question to the Ask a House Cleaner show?
0:32 – How do you quote a move out cleaning?
1:28 – Should you do a walkthrough on every cleaning job?
1:57 – Who decides the terms of a cleaning job, the cleaner or the homeowner?
2:06 – What type of cleaning is done on a move out clean?
2:19 – How much does it cost for a professional move out cleaning?
2:36 – Are the window tracks included in a move out clean?
2:46 – Are sliding glass doors included in a move out clean?
3:36 – Are bathrooms part of a move out clean?
4:16 – Are smudges, fingerprints and door knobs included in a move out clean?
4:49 – Are six-panel doors included in a move out clean?
5:03 – Are door and window moldings included in a move out cleaning?
6:06 – Is the garbage disposal and dishwasher included in a move out cleaning?
6:20 – Do they clean the laundry room on a move-out clean?
7:05 – Who pays for the move out cleaning – the old or new homeowner?
7:25 – How do you price a move out clean?
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