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Managing Seasonality in the Residential Cleaning Business

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The Ups & Downs of House Cleaning Services Recently the topic of Managing Seasonality has come up often in our business. The nature of our business is that of recurring work — weekly, biweekly, and monthly customers. It’s fairly routine but we do have seasonality challenges to manage. Often seasonal customer growth is directly counteracted by seasonal employee turnover. The table below shows how our revenue per day grew from March 2017 through May 2018….

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4 Reasons Why Your Neighbors Are Hiring Us

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Why Hire WellNest for House Cleaning Our cleaning service has grown from just 2 part-time employees at launch in June 2016 to over 20 full-time employees today, just 18 months later. All of our success has been attributed to word-of-mouth referrals between friends and neighbors. How? Here’s what we know, using actual customer quotes. “WellNest has been better than any other company we’ve had” The only way to provide great cleanings is to hire the best…

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5 Tips for Maintaining A Clean Home, Even With Young Kids!

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Keeping a Clean House with Children Hi friends! So here’s a typical scenario for life with a toddler on “cleaning day.” We will call the toddler Little One. You can exchange a toddler for any age child(ren). Cleaning Day Routine 6 PM: You walk in your front door, it’s clean! It smells fresh. The dust is gone, the beds are made, and the floors are shiny. You breathe in and savor it. 6:15 PM: Little…

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What I’ve Learned As A First-Time Entrepreneur

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House Cleaning Service – Managers Perspective Hello! WellNest Home Services is 7 months old. With over 100 subscribed customers and a retention rate that remains over 90%, we are knocking on the door of having a scalable, sustainable business. It’s been challenging, rewarding, frustrating, miserable, all the feelings. I was recently asked by a former colleague, “so what have you learned so far since you left corporate America and became an entrepreneur?” Here goes… 1…

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The Reasoning Behind Our Bonus for Performance Program

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House Cleaning Service – Bonus for Performance We recently implemented our Bonus for Performance Program to help incentivize, motivate, and retain our teams. The program is simple and straight-forward. For every 25 new recurring customers, each member of our team receives a bonus! House Cleaning Incentives The two most popular incentive programs amongst cleaning companies include: “Pay for Performance” — Teams are rated by the customer after each cleaning, similar to Uber. Ratings are averaged…

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DIY Oven Cleaner

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Oven Cleaning Tips from WellNest We enjoy experimenting with DIY cleaners at home. We baked sweet potatoes the other night but they leaked through the aluminum foil and burned in the oven. Our self-cleaning function on our oven always seems to do more harm than good (or sets off the fire alarm, which stresses out the little man), so we decided to try a DIY oven cleaner and were pretty successful. I, unfortunately, didn’t take…

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