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Here’s Your “One-Stop-Shop”
Info Centre For All Your Questions Regarding
Carpet Cleaning!

Steamaster is here for any assistance you need with your carpet cleaning business. We’ve created this “HOW TO” page for your convenience – featuring “HOW TO’s” for the most important aspects of any carpet cleaning business. So please feel welcome to revisit this page regularly, as we have created the resource especially for YOU.

HOW TO START A
CARPET CLEANING BIZ

FREE Online Professional Training Course on How To Clean Carpet

FREE Online Professional Training Course on How To Clean Carpet

Carpet Cleaning Training

We always need to do a really thorough pre-inspection on the carpet. We’re going to look for joints that might be opening up. We’re going to look for pre-existing damage on things like skirting boards. We’re going to look for furniture that might leave marks on the carpet or that that carpet may leave stains on the furniture.

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How To Get Nail Polish Out Of Carpet

How To Get Nail Polish Out Of Carpet

How To Get Nail Polish Out Of Carpet

Here’s a stain that’s going to bring most carpet cleaners to tears. Hopefully, by the time you’ve arrived to do the job of cleaning the nail polish off the carpet, the customer hasn’t already tried using nail polish remover. All that’s going to do is make it all runny and it’s going to run inside the fibers, and now you’ve got a dye stain to deal with. With a few simple little techniques and some simple chemistry, we’re going to show you how to get rid of nail polish out of a wool carpet.

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What Is The Difference Between Dry Cleaning And Steam Cleaning Carpet ?

What Is The Difference Between Dry Cleaning And Steam Cleaning Carpet ?

Tom: With all the hoses and the accessories, it looks all quite confusing. What do you actually have? I mean you’ve got this machine, this portable machine. Obviously, it does something. Can you explain to them what it actually does?

Col: Yes.

Tom: … and what we connect up to it, and how it all works? Can you just give them an overview?

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What’s The Best Carpet Cleaner For Business? Portable Carpet Extractor vs Truck Mount?

What’s The Best Carpet Cleaner For Business? Portable Carpet Extractor vs Truck Mount?

Tom: So Col, before we get into the truck mount side of things, how much money do you need to get started with the portable package? With everything you need?

Col: Okay, with everything you need you could probably spend $10,000. But you could actually buy a startup package; Tam’s got them for about $6,000.

Tom: Right, okay. So $6,000 is all you need to get started. Obviously excluding any marketing or business costs?

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Is Carpet, Tile and Grout Cleaning A Good Business To Start?

Is Carpet, Tile and Grout Cleaning A Good Business To Start?

How To Start A Carpet, Tile and Grout Cleaning Business

Tom: Should I give up my day job to actually start the carpet cleaning business? Do I just dive in and go for it? What are your recommendations?

Col: Okay, if you’ve got lots of money behind you, you might be able to survive, but typically getting into this industry, it’s going to be the first business for most people entering this industry. It’s a good idea to work your way into it slowly.

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HOW TO MARKET YOUR
CARPET CLEANING BIZ

How To Sell Carpet Cleaning Services

How To Sell Carpet Cleaning Services

How To Sell Carpet Cleaning Services

Col: When we talk about marketing, there’s a lot of different aspects to it but one really important aspect to it is think about where you live and market to that area. Now, I’ve seen guys advertise, we do all suburbs and they’ll get a whole heap of calls and they’ll be driving all over. Now, if you’ve been in Sydney and you’re driving around Sydney, it can take you hours to get anywhere. That’s a lot of lost production time but if you advertise one particular suburb and maybe Cabramatta and surrounding suburbs, there’s an example, you will get the same number of calls but they’ll all be in that local area, right near where you live.

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More & more homes & offices are featuring tiles & hard floors these days – so why not take advantage of this & offer floor tile & grout cleaning?

It’s FACT that tiles & grout get dirty more easily than any other hard surface, so offering your cleaning services in this capacity can open up a whole new revenue stream for you!

How To Grow A Carpet Cleaning Business – How To Convert Leads Into Paying Clients Without Having To Compete On Price?

How To Grow A Carpet Cleaning Business – How To Convert Leads Into Paying Clients Without Having To Compete On Price?

Interview with Tom and Col Nation on ‘How To Convert Leads Into Paying Clients Without Competing On Price’.

Tom: We see a lot of carpet cleaners getting very competitive out there, charging as low as $30 a room. What do you say to that price pressure, where customers are calling you up and saying “What’s your best price?” What are you going to do?

Col Nation: I don’t compete on pric

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