Bit of help with a quote.

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  1. Alex87

    Alex87 Active Member
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    Hi all.

    Just after a bit of advice for a quote I have been asked to submit.

    Basically it is for a company who deal with property maintenance for a local council. I will be required when a Tennant leaves the property and will be getting up to 10 cleans a week from this to start with.

    They want me to quote for the following and prices are per window/door
    1 bedroom house up to 4 windows
    2 bedroom house up to 5 windows
    3 bedroom house up to 8 windows
    4 bedroom house up to 10 windows
    5 bedroom house up to 15 windows
    Property with 16 plus windows.

    My average 3 bedroom house price for the area I work is £8.

    If anyone can give any advice as to best way to approach this.

    Thanks
     
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  2. Alex87

    Alex87 Active Member
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    I'm thinking something like

    1.50
    1.40
    1.30
    1.20
    1.10
    1.00

    Am I cutting myself short or am I over pricing it.
     
  3. Tuffers

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    End of tenancy? Sounds like they could be mingers, price accordingly.
     
  4. Alex87

    Alex87 Active Member
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    Haha.
    I don't think your wrong there.

    Struggling a bit with quoting though as I do want the work as it has the potential to grow quite big. But as said don't want to undercut myself
     
  5. Alex87

    Alex87 Active Member
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    Anybody got any advice ?
     
  6. Damo

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    I did an EOT clean not ao long ago. and my advice is Just walk away.

    can I ask why you are taking on the work ?
     
  7. TWC

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    #7 TWC, Nov 21, 2015
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    If I'm reading this right your saying a 1 bed would at most be £6 (poss £4.50). Now it could be anywhere so not near another job and they'd probably want it doing in a small time window. That added to the fact it's an end of tenancy so probably minging I'd say your too cheap by half.
    That said I'm newish to the game so what do I know
     
  8. daveyboy

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    At those prices you would be doing a 5 bed house in :turd: state for only £16.50 you should be getting double that at least due to it being a first clean and 1 off job
    The amount of time it would take you would be earning more doing your regulars
     
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  9. TWC

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    And I presume that's outsides only. If not double it again
     
  10. TolishAPurd

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    You need to massively up your prices or its not worth it no matter how big it gets. Assume they are always going to be bogging. Price by window is a mugs game, price for the job- your work starts the moment you leave the house, not when you clean the first window.
     
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