Anybody know about builders cleans?

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  1. Steve s

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    ive been given the opportunity to quote for some builders cleans, two quite large developments with houses being handed over one at a time, but lots of them.
    I've done a bit of work for the md of the developers and he's asked me to quote for all the houses and wants a per unit price.
    I've never done any work like this, does anyone on here have any experience regards work required and how to price?
    Many thanks in advance, I don't want to **** this up as its a large firm with ongoing work
     
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    We used to do some for Wimpy.

    Typical 3 bed

    1st clean £120.00

    2nd clean (post fitters) including windows £70

    Sparkle clean (prior to tennants taking possesion) £40
     
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    Is that just windows Steve or bathrooms n kitchens as well?
     
  4. Tuffers

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    Yes, I've done some builders cleans. Every one a total ball ache! You turn up to quote, price it up and think to yourself, feck me that's a lot for this small amount of windows, but believe me they are time consuming to get cleaned right. I cleaned a new restaraunt the other week. A nice little top up for the weeks takings, God I fell into the trap again :confused:. A normal inside and out clean including mirrors and lobby would have taken 45 minutes tops. This job took 5 freekin hours :eek:. My advice is only do them if you need the work, if you do decide to go for them price them high and do a fecking good job, a just good enough job is not good enough!
     
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    Had a builders company on phone other month there, offering 10 quid a house for 75 houses.. Over a period of time,ie plot 1 and 2 week one, 3 and 4 week two and so on..

    Then offering 7.50 for the second clean, as people move into the housing area. So theres a lot more work involved than just odd bits of plastic removal then?
     
  6. Tuffers

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    Yes there is usually paint, stickers, plaster, putty and even scratches to contend with.
     
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    I done 2 houses about 3 months ago for a builder. £50 each. Took about 2 hours for the £100. Wouldn't of done it for a penny less. And it was just the outsides of the windows. They were doing the insides themselves
     
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    £10 a house inside and out for a builders clean is taking the pi55!
     
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    Even if all the houses are the same it doesn't mean that they will all take an equal amount of time due to the nature of builders cleans.

    If he def wants a price per unti then might be an idea to add a few quid for those houses that are potentially a mess.
     
  10. Chris33

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    OK,I'll check houses before agree. Will put pics up here to help quote (sorry to thread jump but same issue Steve)

    Don't feel work is needed anyway so scre/w it maybe, quote high as you guys say.
     
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