An easy to start home based business you can start for less than $100.00
Dryer Duct Cleaning Business.
Dryer duct cleaning is the simple service of cleaning dryer ducts for home owners. The service is easy to do and is absolutely necessary. When dryer ducts become clogged and full of debris and lint they simple need to be cleaned out. A dirty dryer duct can affect how well a dryer works and how much electricity is needed to run the dryer. If it’s clogged it can become a serious fire hazard.
A dryer duct is a vent behind the dryer where hot air is released outside and tends to accumulate lint over time. A dryer duct should be inspected and cleaned once a year.
As a professional dryer duct cleaner, you’ll be providing a business that can save your customers money on their electric bill, the time it takes to dry clothes, and the safety of preventing fire hazards. Additionally if a person suffers from allergies you will be helping to alleviate that concern as well.
What do you need to start a Dryer Duct Cleaning Business?
There are many ways to clean a dryer duct.
You can use a Large wet/dry vacuum
A High Pressure Hose
Your Hands with Brushes and Brooms.
Anything you can come up with that will effectively and thoroughly remove lint and debris from a dryer duct.
In some cases dryer ducts are redirected, or vented a large distance from the actual dryer.
In this case you may need extentions, ladders, etc.
There are specialized tool on the market to make this job even easier. Tools such as dryer duct cleaning brushes designed specifically for the job.
How much money can you make with a dryer duct cleaning business?
There’s plenty of money to be had in the dryer duct cleaning business. This is a business where the more you put in to it, the more you get out of it. Considering the average fee, dryer duct cleaning can cost as little as 50-60 dollars for a typical cleaning and run as much as 150.00 if the job is in some way more complicated and/or, if a portion of the air-duct need to be replaced.
If you work quickly and efficiently you could easily complete 3-4 cleanings per day providing an income of 150.00 per day gross on the low end.
How to get customers.
Nearly every home owner is a potential customer. Laundry mats are also potential customers. In fact anywhere there is a dryer you have a potential customer. Flyers are always a great way to contact potential customers. Bulletin board at grocery stores, a simply webpage, an ad in the yellow pages, or an ad in the local classified section of your newspaper.
Don’t forget to always ask your customers for referrals.