Cleaning Business

Natural Disasters Are On The Rise. That's a Big Business Opportunity.

The increase of hurricanes, floods and fires worldwide has created increased demand and opportunity for brands and franchises in the restoration space.

Jon Marcus

· 12 min read

Margaret Atwood Shares Her Advice on How to Achieve Success as a Cleantech Entrepreneur

The author shares some of her thoughts on what women can do to achieve a cleaner planet.

MaRS Discovery District

· 2 min read

Florida Woman Closes a Clothing Boutique to Open an Eco-Friendly Cleaning Business

After owning several businesses, Martekei Plange turned to franchising with Coverall as a way to refocus her entrepreneurial career.

· 7 min read

After 30 Years of Pizza, This Franchisee 'Cleaned up' With a Very Different Concept

John Mansour wanted his 'second act' to be something outside the restaurant field, so he opened his own Cleaning Authority business in Illinois.

Entrepreneur Staff

· 5 min read

How This Ex-Police Officer Found a Business in Cleaning Up Crime Scenes, Hoarders' Homes

Laura Spaulding's act of kindness in 2005 led her to a revelation about crime-scene cleanup.

Jason Daley

· 3 min read

Why These Multi-Concept Franchisees Wish They'd Started Their Carpet Cleaning Business Earlier

Jesse and Charles Keyser own franchises for haircuts and pizza, but they hit paydirt with carpet cleaning.

Carly Okyle

· 4 min read

Franchises That Didn't Exist Three Years Ago

Check out the newest kids on the franchise block.

Tracy Stapp Herold

· 12 min read

Roomba Once Was Blind, But Now It Sees

The company behind the robotic vacuum cleaner is making a major play for the Internet of Things with its next-generation device.

Geoff Weiss

· 2 min read

Franchises You Can Start for Less Than $50,000 (Infographic)

These business range from dog training to event planning and more.

Tracy Stapp Herold

· 7 min read

How to Find, Buy and Turn Around a Fixer-Upper Business

Here's what you need to know if you plan on rehabbing an existing business.

Michelle Goodman

· 8 min read

Top Fastest-Growing Franchises for 2015

These franchises are adding units at light speed

Tracy Stapp Herold

· 11 min read

A Barbecue-Cleaning Franchise Gets Fired Up

Grill-cleaning can make for a grate opportunity for franchisees.

Jason Daley

· 4 min read