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If want to start my own kitchen exhaust cleaning company, and I want everyone to chime in outlining how you did it or how you would do it.
My focus is on starting as fast n legitimate as possible. In a year or two I would like to be able to have enough jobs n contracts to support a full time staff of 3 people, starting with nothing as of now I'm actually going to be a couple hundred away from being broke after I pay my rent.
I work cleaning hoods now, ducts fans, laundry vents, some big colleges, some mom n pops, nursing homes, hospitals hotels.
I have the experience to supervise a company in the field I know that, what I don't know, or am unsure about is the process on how to proceed starting my own company, as far as initial work vehicle, initial equipment n initial costs, to minimize cost n maximize effectiveness. (What truck/ pumps/ brands of tools would you recommend?)
Rick2 has some good points to consider.
Protecting the customers property and preventing negative affects to the surrounding plants and amenities is important for your
reputation as a quality cleaner.
We use an M-5 to apply a degreaser and bleach mix. 3:1 (no proportioner).
Start out with 3-1/2 gallons of water in a 5 gal cubetainer then add about 6 oz of degreaser
and depending upon the severity of the mold and algae 1/3rd to a gallon of bleach and top off the
container with water.
The degreaser helps to address other common spills and lotions often on the pool aprons.
Knee pads! Over the years I have blown out both Bursa's in my knees and can't kneel for long without pain.
Even have to wear them on ladders because working on them I lean on the ladder rails for stability.
About to turn 57 and still going strong otherwise.
When is too old?
Ask my body when it says so, otherwise....I delegate the hard work to my paid employees and take the special projects
on for myself. Gotta keep the enjoyable part right?
I don’t pretreat if it’s just dirt or mold. oxalic acid can help remove rust stains around pool aprons.
Putting pool shock (SH) will instantly kill any vegation it touches and will destroy the O-Rings in the pump sprayer unless they’re Viton seals. A light acid coat when the concrete has dried from the washing will brighten it, makes it look nice
Let us know how it turns out.