Now that you know the pros and cons of residential and commercial window cleaning, it’s time to compare your options and determine what the right business model is for you. There is no right or wrong answer. It’s all a matter of what you feel is best for your availability, your experience, and the area you live in. Here is a brief comparison guide to help you select the plan for your window cleaning company.
When you start making a plan to bid on commercial or residential window cleaning contracts, ask yourself the following questions:
The answers to these questions will help you narrow down your options and hopefully decide what you want to do with your window cleaning company.
When you start bidding on contracts, you may find that you have more success with commercial clients than you have with residential clients – or the other way around. Let this success point you where you need to go with your business. This may all come down to your approach or the demand for window cleaning in your area, but whatever the case may be, you can plan your business around the option that you are clearly meant for.
If you want to get the best of both worlds, you can manage both residential and commercial clients. This will give you ample earning options during the warm months while still providing passive income in the winter. If you are going to work on commercial and residential clients, try to plan your routes for the day around your commercial clients. Reach out to neighborhoods near the businesses you are working on so you can make the most of your drive time.
Test out some different scenarios for your work, and you will have no trouble being a success with your window cleaning company. Just don’t get overwhelmed with all the work that floods your way!