Wondering “is it worth starting a cleaning business?” We’re here to help! But first, let the numbers speak for themselves. The UK cleaning industry is worth in the region of £6 billion and it employs over one million people. There’s high demand for cleaning services, no matter what other challenges the economy may be going through, so running a cleaning business is something you may definitely want to consider. Here’s why.

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Benefits of operating as a franchise

Low initial investment

Starting your own cleaning business in the UK doesn’t mean you need to start from scratch or invest heavy amounts to get started. In fact, the opposite is true. With a cleaning franchise, you can enjoy low start-up costs and often, you can get assistance with your funding

A service that’s in high demand

It doesn’t matter whether it’s commercial or residential cleaning. Cleaning will always be in high demand. This is because more and more people are realising the value of their time, which they would rather not spend on chores but on the important things in life. As for commercial clients, they require consistent cleaning at their premises, making this a lucrative opportunity

An almost recession-proof business

It’s true that as the economy goes through troughs, more people may choose to do their cleaning themselves. However, companies will always require work spaces to be clean and hygienic and well-maintained and therefore, you’ll have no shortage of clients.

Revenue, revenue, revenue

This is a big one for those considering buying a cleaning business. Not only is the revenue dependable and predictable, you also have low overhead expenses.

No prior experience or qualifications needed

While other franchise or business operations may require a stack of skills and degrees or certificates to get you a foot in the door, it’s not the case with cleaning. This is because all skills can be taught. 

Easy to staff

Cleaning franchises are also comparatively easier to staff, meaning you will not only be considered an employer, but you also won’t have to look very far or wide when recruiting. 

Full training and individual coaching

A great benefit of buying a cleaning franchise is the fact that you get full training and individual coaching. This means you can perform the service to consistently high standards, building your reputation as you go along. 

Flexibility and extra freedom a 9 to 5 doesn’t offer

Another great reason to buy a cleaning business is the flexibility it offers. You can schedule your appointments to suit your needs and while doing so, manage all the other aspects of life that need your attention. It’s great for those with families and other commitments as it enables you to work around your appointments and only work when it really suits you. That’s not to say that you’ll get rewarded for no effort put in, but it does mean you have a wider scope of flexibility that a 9 to 5 job doesn’t offer. In addition, it’s a luxury that a business owner starting from scratch will not be able to afford.

Ideal for those with strong people skills 

A cleaning franchise is excellent for those with strong people skills as it requires more management rather than hands-on cleaning, which will be performed by the staff you hire. If you’re a people person, a strong communicator, know exactly what you want and how you’re going to get it, then a cleaning franchise is the perfect fit for you!

Benefit from management systems and marketing campaigns

As a final point, but certainly not the least, and this is a big one, you will be able to benefit from the franchisor’s management systems and marketing campaigns. This means that you’ll work through easy-to-use automated platforms to make your work easier, scheduling a breeze and the management of your time and clients a seamless experience. Meanwhile, the marketing that’s provided for you and other franchises means a consistent brand message will be sent out to all clients, building onto the brand’s reputation.

Cleaning business for sale

If you’re convinced that a cleaning franchise is for you, then you’ll certainly want to get in touch with Fantastic Services for a Fantastic cleaning franchise. You’ll enjoy a whole heap of advantages, the least of them being that you don’t have to start from scratch but work on the vast and extensive knowledge and experience which the company has built over the years to establish itself as one of the best in the industry.

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So, if you’re ready to buy a cleaning franchise in the UK, you know exactly who to contact now. The Fantastic Franchises cleaning franchise opportunity is an excellent choice for those who want to benefit from full support, extensive training, coaching, marketing campaigns, and ultimately, not having to build your brand from scratch. 

Find out more by getting in touch with Fantastic Services today!

  • Last update: November 18, 2021

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