Big Quote For Friday

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  1. koopmaster

    koopmaster Guru
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    I have a quote on Friday, she want to see if I can do a better job than the other widows cleaner. I suspect that its a recommendation from my current commercial customer for the guy that is charging stupid prices for easy jobs. its about half a hour away but I am looking at £100 for the whole building every 2 months.
     

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  2. Iain

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    Good earner!
     
  3. Smurf

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    Did you ask what they are paying the other windy?

    When they say that it's normally not to do a better job but to try and reduce cost. Some ppl do tell porkies you know :D

    Half hour away :eek: so one hour sat in the van + fuel cost for one job worth only £100 dosen't sound that great to me. :rolleyes:
     
  4. CNS-southwest

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    What maths are you doing?

    Hour in van £30, 2 hrs works £60 plus £10 fuel


    Well sorted
     
  5. paulio

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    Agreed.

    But this is Smurf we are talking about. Don't you know he charges £600 for a conny roof lol
     
  6. Smurf

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    Maybe if you had other work on route or nearby to that job then might be worth doing. However other than that rather than going out of your way you could earn more working localy I would have thought. :rolleyes:
     
  7. Dodger

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    If ya books are not full though why turn down another 50 squid a month?
     
  8. koopmaster

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    at the other old age home the same windy was charging £175 and it was smaller so I would estimate that he is charging at least £200 here...

    Its should be a doddle as long as they don't want the inside done...
     
  9. Smurf

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    Yep but I can also pick and choose what jobs I take on. There is no point in going too far out if it’s not made worth your while as you soon will get fedup travelling about spending more time in your van than actually earning.


     
  10. Smurf

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    So you are undercutting the other windy just to try win the work?

    Maybe you should be looking at upselling your work on quality instead and put in a higher price than you are thinking about charging?
     
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