Cleaning Franchise FAQs
Is a cleaning franchise a good investment?
Investing in a cleaning franchise can be a good investment if you are interested in the cleaning industry and are looking for a proven business model to follow. A cleaning franchise provides a solid framework for starting and growing your business, with the support and guidance of an established brand.
What kind of background or experience do I need to have to be successful as a house cleaning franchisee?
While prior experience in the cleaning industry can be helpful, it is not always necessary to have a background in cleaning to be successful as a house cleaning franchisee. The most important qualities for success in this role include strong management skills, an entrepreneurial spirit, good communication skills, and a willingness to learn and follow the established franchise system.
What are the advantages of buying a house cleaning franchise instead of starting my own cleaning business?
The advantages of buying a house cleaning franchise include access to a proven business model and brand recognition, training and support from the franchisor, marketing and advertising support, and the ability to leverage the purchasing power of the franchise network to obtain discounted supplies and equipment.
What kind of training and support can I expect to receive from Select Cleaning?
Select Cleaning provides comprehensive training and ongoing support for its franchisees, including initial training on the company's cleaning techniques and procedures, business management training, and ongoing coaching and support from the franchisor's team of experts.
Will Select Cleaning help me find cleaning clients?
Select Cleaning provides marketing and advertising support to its franchisees, but it is ultimately the responsibility of each franchisee to build and maintain their own client base.
How much flexibility will I have in terms of setting my own schedule and choosing my own clients?
As a franchisee, you will have some flexibility in setting your own schedule and choosing your clients, but there may be certain guidelines and restrictions in place that are established by the franchisor.
Are there any restrictions on the geographic area in which I can operate my house cleaning franchise?
Select Cleaning may establish certain geographic territories for each franchisee, which may limit the areas in which you can operate your business.
How many other franchisees are there in Melbourne, and will I be competing with them for business?
The number of other Select Cleaning franchisees in Melbourne may vary, and there may be competition between franchisees for business. However, the franchisor typically takes steps to minimise competition between franchisees and ensure a fair distribution of business opportunities.
How much experience and involvement will I have in actually cleaning houses, versus managing a team of cleaners?
As a franchisee, your level of involvement in cleaning houses versus managing a team of cleaners is ultimately up to you. However, it is important to have a strong understanding of the cleaning process and techniques in order to effectively manage and train your team.
Do I need to have my own insurance or am I covered by Select Cleaning?
As a franchisee, you will typically need to obtain your own insurance coverage to protect your business and assets. Select Cleaning may provide guidance and recommendations for insurance providers, but ultimately it is the responsibility of each franchisee to obtain appropriate coverage.
Are house cleaning prices set by Select Cleaning or can I set my own pricing?
While Select Cleaning may provide some guidance on pricing, ultimately each franchisee has the flexibility to set their own prices for cleaning services based on their local market conditions and business needs.
What kind of ongoing support and resources will I have access to as a franchisee?
Select Cleaning provides ongoing support and resources to its franchisees, including access to a network of other franchisees for peer support and advice and regular training and coaching to help manage your business. The franchisor's team of experts is also available to provide guidance and support on a range of business-related issues as needed.