When comparing house cleaning and commercial cleaning, we should emphasise that it’s a tough job in both cases. There are lots of issues that should be taken into account when choosing in what industry to begin your career journey.
The house cleaning is usually conducted indoors and there is a low level of dangerous, technical or complicated work to complete or equipment to deal with. The commercial cleaning may vary from indoor to the outdoor tasks. It’s especially true when it comes to high-rise window cleaning. Commercial cleaners in most cases should know how to use latest cleaning equipment. They should know all the cleaning methods and cleaning products that can be used.
Within cleaning industry commercial cleaners have more opportunities to progress than house cleaners. Career progression can be achieved by getting different qualifications. Also, it is possible to become a cleaning supervisor by taking higher qualification levels.
When speaking about salary, we should mantion that both domestic and commercial cleaners usually operate on an hourly wage, and their starting wages are nearly the same. However, many commercial cleaners work unsociable hours and get higher wages (calculated at around 50% extra).