According to reports on, janitorial businesses have shown remarkable growth in the last few years. This industry has benefited from an increased reliance of businesses to outsource cleaning services, in part because of the high turnover rates of cleaning employees.

The Building Service Contractors Association International (BSCAI) reports that this is an estimated $49 billion business. It is heavily populated by more than 56,000 cleaning contractors, many of which are small operations.

The article continues to review ideal start-up strategies for janitorial service businesses. It reviews potential earnings for the first year, start-up costs, management and human resource issues, location, etc.

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