Construction Cleanup Business Ideas

Building company's grapple with debris during and after construction. They expend huge resources in clean up jobs and would rather hire a third party at a discounted rate.
Construction cleanup company’s make cool cash providing such services. Apart from excavating debris the company could offer indoor cleaning. 
The business is tough because it involves heavy lifting and cleanup crews work long hours. You need appropriate equipment, cleaning agents and safety gear. Other requirements are funding, experienced staff, good location and company registration.
Common Debris at Building Sites
Common debris found on construction sites includes iron, stainless steel and aluminum. Others include wood, electrical wiring, pipes, stones and sand.
  • Iron
  • Stainless steel
  • Aluminum
  • Wood
  • Electrical wiring
  • Pipes
  • Stones
  • Sand
Secure a Business License
Secure a business license by registering the company as a sole proprietorship business or Limited Liability Company. The Inland Revenue service would provide an employer identification number.
The working environment is hazardous so you need health safety and general liability insurance. And join a construction cleaning association in your host country.
Cleanup Serves
The cleaning company offers two types of services. They are categorized into rough and touch up services.
The rough focuses on removal of construction debris, appliance cleaning, inside cleaning, vacuuming and label removal. Other detailing includes scrubbing washroom, kitchen and floors.
Make sure the scope of work is specified in the contractual agreement.
Purchase Construction Cleanup Equipment
As a cleanup company you need to purchase appropriate equipment. Post construction cleanup companies stock lots of supplies, tools and heavy equipment.
The level of financial involvement depends on the size and scope of our business. The company could also lease equipment or purchase used machinery.
Tools and supplies include buckets, industrial trash bags, brooms and vacuum cleaner. More are cleaning chemicals, extension ladders, safety signs, protective gear and hoses.
Cleanup Tools
  • Buckets
  • Industrial trash bags
  • Brooms
  • Dust pans
  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Cleaning agents
  • Extension ladder
  • Cleaning towels
  • Safety signs
  • Hoses  
Cleanup Heavy Equipment
The company might be required to do some heavy lifting. The equipment could be hired, bought used or new. Some heavy equipment to consider are scrubbers, sweepers, sludge extractor, pressure washer, lift trucks, bulldozers and excavators.
Heavy Equipment
  • Scrubbers
  • Sweepers
  • Sludge extractor
  • Pressure washer
  • Trucks
  • Bulldozers
  • Excavators
Safety Gear
Safety gear includes face masks, gloves and re-enforced leather boots. Other equipment’s are eye goggles, hard hats first aid kits, dust mask and translucent uniforms.
Safety Equipment
  • Face masks
  • Gloves
  • re-enforced leather boots
  • Eye goggles
  • Hard hats
  • First aid kits
  • Dust mask
  • Translucent uniforms.
Hire Staff
You need marketing, administrative, accounting and management staff. Your core worker force should be casual workers and experience heavy duty equipment operators.
Legal frame work requires bonding of site workers. Make sure you take surety bonds and safely insurance for staff.
Major customers are building contractors, real estate developers and private individuals. Contact property managers, construction companies and janitorial companies.
Use newspaper advertisements, a website and classified websites to secure contracts. Use print, radio and television advertisement to reach prospective clients.


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