Living Clean franchise launches in North Norfolk

Eco-friendly cleaning service Living Clean has welcomed a new franchisee, Sandra Neto to its network. Sandra has purchased the North Norfolk territory. Originally from Portugal, Sandra decided to move to England in 2006 and since then has worked as a professional cleaner. With help from non-profit organisation WEETU (Women's Employment, Enterprise & Training Unit), Sandra was introduced to Living Clean founder Julie Bishop.

Sandra says: 'Living Clean is a fantastic opportunity for me. I can use my existing skills and experience in the cleaning industry but instead of doing the cleaning myself, I will be training and managing my own team. I can also run by business from home, which is ideal for my children; whilst I am committed to developing my business, I want to be around for them as much as possible.

'The great thing about franchising is that you are not starting completely from scratch, on your own. I have the reassurance that Living Clean is already a successful, growing brand. I also have the ongoing support of Julie and her team, which I know will be vital. Most importantly, I can build something for my future, and that of my kids.

'My priorities are to make my children proud of me, build a profitable and rewarding business and deliver the kind of superb customer service that customers talk about. I know that running my own business won't always be easy but I also know that I am ready for a challenge. Living Clean is the opportunity that I was looking for.'

Living Clean offers a flexible cleaning service for customers from bi-weekly to weekly, monthly, one off cleans and special projects such as post-builder and new tenant cleans. Living Clean also has its own range of eco-friendly cleaning products and has won two Green Apple awards.

Julie comments: 'I knew right from the word go that Sandra would be a perfect Living Clean franchisee. She has incredible drive, is very hard working and believes passionately in the service and products we offer to our customers.'

'It is imperative that my franchisees share my passion for delivering a superb service which doesn't come at a cost to the environment or the health of people using our products,' continues Julie. 'Sandra has a genuine interest in healthy living and eco-issues but she is also determined to grow a successful business. Because Living Clean has been designed to be a very flexible opportunity it is ideal for people like Sandra who already have busy lives. As a working Mum myself, I certainly don't believe that having children should be the end of someone's entrepreneurial ambitions - for me it was just the start.'