Because of the wide range opportunities within the cleaning sector, it really is an area that is suitable for all entrepreneurial individuals to investigate, from one-man-band operations where you have the support of head office, to larger management business where franchise owners manage a fleet of cleaners, without cleaning themselves.
In fact, most people wrongly perceive that owning a cleaning franchise would involve a large amount of cleaning, when in fact, the vast majority of cleaning franchises do not involve the franchisee cleaning at all.
Even within the industry, there is a broad range of types of cleaning franchises, from domestic cleaning, the commercial cleaning of offices, to restoration and repair cleaning businesses.
Some cleaning businesses will have a strong focus on their brand and image, others put a lot of emphasis on having the latest technology, or using the most environmentally friendly detergents.
Here on Franchise Direct, we have the widest range of cleaning franchises available in the United Kingdom,
According to a report published by the Cleaning and Support Services Association last month, the cleaning industry overall is driving economic growth and employment at a faster rate than other industries, including the hospitality and retail sectors.
The report outlined the following economic results of a good cleaning infrastructure.
- Minimise spread of infection - minimizing employee sick pay
- Promotes tourism - tourists are impressed by and seek out clean and comfortable environments
- Increase returns on property development
- Creates safer workplaces
- Improves education.