Most people lead very busy lives these days, spending most of their day at work and even the weekends sometimes. Predictably, this leaves them with very little time with which they will be able to take care of some basic household things such as keeping the house clean. In this, there is an opportunity for people who wish to lead a more relaxed life without having to answer to anybody except their clients. They would be able to spend most of their time at home, thus seeing to anything they need to, such as the children or anything else.
One opportunity that stands out for people with those ideals in mind is to work as a home cleaner. This means that you will be in charge of keeping the homes of your client clean. The structure of your agreement with them will be dependent on how you are willing to work, and how often they need you to come in and tidy things up. It could be two or three times every week, a single time a week or in some cases, even every day. In any case, you will have the discretion to decide which arrangements you are willing to work with, while rejecting those that you do not want to work with.
One very good thing about this business is that it requires very little to begin. All you have to do is to get cleaning materials (which a lot of people will already have at home even) and then make it known that you are willing to help people clean up their homes for certain rates. You will definitely get a few people to try you out in a short time, depending on the particular type of neighbourhood where you have placed your adverts. In a neighbourhood in the suburbs where there are a lot of stay-at-home moms, you will likely have to wait some more time compared to a neighbourhood in an urban area that is populated by young career couples.
Inasmuch as it is relatively easy to get into the cleaning business, there are some things that you must keep at the forefront of your mind if you want your business to be very successful. The first is that you have to be thorough in your cleaning. You must clean in such a way that your clients would see that it is a better deal to pay you to do the cleaning for them. If your work is sub-par, your clients would begin to wonder if it would not be better to simply do the cleaning themselves.
One place where you can place signs to attract more clients is in stores, especially the sections where cleaning materials and appliances are sold. This will enable your sign to be seen by people who have the cleanliness of their homes on the forefront of their minds, thus making it likely that they will contact and eventually hire you to take over the cleaning of their homes.