Have you ever dreamed of starting your own home-based housecleaning business? Have you been hesitant to put your plans into action? This comprehensive guide contains all the necessary tools and strategies you need to successfully launch and grow your business. Authors Melinda Morse and Laura Jorstad combine personal experience with expert advice on every aspect of setting up and running a thriving home-based housecleaning business. They explain how to get started, develop a service manual, screen clients, serve customers, learn from the competition, and set up a home office. They even offer tips on how to use the Internet to grow your business. Learn all about: organising your business; getting clients and referrals; setting your rates and services; selecting cleaning products; billing and renewing contracts.