Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market Carters Carpet Cleaning.
Carters Carpet Cleaning was founded by the current owner in 1996 and is reluctantly now being sold albeit with a heavy heart so that the owner can enjoy a well earned retirement.
The business prides itself on offering a complete carpet and upholstery cleaning service delivered in a prompt, friendly and efficient manner all at competitive prices and offers the following services;
Stain Protection Treatment
Domestic Carpet Cleaning
Commercial Carpet Cleaning
Professional Hydramaster Truck Mounted Machine
One room to a whole house
Offices and Shops
End of Letting cleaning for multiple estate agents
The sale includes a quality website (cleanmycarpet.co.uk) and the business enjoys great reviews and visibility on the internet from the likes of yell.com, 118118.com and Thompson local.com
The business has lots of existing customers many of whom are known on a first name basis and who use the business on a regular basis.
Scope for improvement
Advertising and marketing campaign, most of the business currently comes from word of mouth and recommendations.
Maximise the use of social media particularly Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
Upgrade the existing website perhaps adding an online booking facility
Extend the operating hours, the business is currently being run at a pace to suit.
Offer a discount for pensioners, Armed Forces, Police, NHS employees etc
Explore online discounters such as Groupon and Wowcher etc.
Canvass local hotels, pubs, nursing homes etc with a view to becoming their preferred carpet cleaner.
Reasons to Buy
A well established business with an enviable reputation and many existing customers
Current owner happy to offer a handover and ongoing mentoring to ensure the continued success
Ideal owner managed or husband and wife business.
A real opportunity to increase turnover significantly, current owner has been running at a pace to suit
Ideal bolt on to an existing cleaning business
Everything included in sale making this a real Turnkey opportunity.
Little competition locally.
Hilton Smythe highly advise early viewing to avoid disappointment. This great little business is likely to attract considerable interest.Location
Carters Carpet Cleaning is located in Droitwich in Worcestershire. Although it is being sold as a relocatable business and conceivably be run from anywhere in the country, the business has been based in Worcestershire for many years and has many existing customers in this area.
The business currently operates in Worcester, Droitwich, Solihull, Shirley, Bromsgrove and Redditch.Premises
The sale includes a sign written 2010 Ford Transit van with a mounted professional Hydramaster carpet and upholstery cleaning machine.
All hoses and other necessary equipment crucial to the running of the business is included in the sale.
A new owner would need a garage or similar to store the cleaning materials required and access to a water supply.Tenure
As and when to suit a new owner.Staff
The business is run and managed by our client.Financial Profile
Carters Carpet Cleaning generated an advised turnover of just over £27,000 as of the 2017 accounts with a gross profit of roughly 83% and an adjusted net of approximately £20,000.
It should be stressed that the business is currently being run at a pace to suit and turnover has been considerably higher in previous years, current owner only works 18 hours a week. A new owner operating longer hours should see a substantial increase in turnover
Is this business relocatable: