The main reason why a person would want to start a business is to make money. Typically, persons would gain success with their careers because they love what they do. In opening a house cleaning business, it doesn't mean that you love house cleaning but of course, you must not hate it in order to gain success. Yes, this business is profitable but it still depends on how big you would want your business to be in order to know how big your profits will be. In starting up a house cleaning business, it can be either you operate on your own by setting up at your home, or you set up a commercial office and hire assistants to work for you. If you wish to put up your own house cleaning business, there are simple and easy steps that you can follow so you can get started with such business. Of course, you need to decide of what kind of house cleaning services you would want to operate like vacuuming, mopping, making beds, waxing floors, dusting and a lot more. You can also specialize such as carpet cleaning, windows cleaning, and so on. Of course, you need to do pricing. In making the pricing for your house cleaning business, you can check out your competitors and use them in making your own prices. Check out your yellow pages and contact them, pretend that you are a customers and ask for their prices and services. With all the information you gathered, you can decide the price that you will charge to your clients. In starting your own business, you need tools, materials and equipments for it. So, you need to jot down all the tools and materials needed as sponges, rags, cleaners, carpet cleaning equipments and so on. Know the cost of each item and jot it down near the items. You need to estimate all the costs for your business. You also need transportation, if you have your own vehicle, you can just use it in transporting your equipments and materials. Of course, in running a house cleaning business, you need customers. So, you need to advertise your business to gain lots of clients. If you are seeking for free advertising, it would be word of mouth but it is an effective way of advertising a business. Another way of advertising is by creating flyers. In doing flyers, make sure that all the information are written in there and the flyers would be appealing enough to catch the attentions of people. Post some on notice boards.