Canvasser starts next week

Discussion in 'Advertising Offline/Online & Canvassing' started by padman, Dec 30, 2015.

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  1. padman

    padman Active Member
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    I have a canvasser starting next week and as he has never done any window canvassing before, what do you think is the best way for me to tell him how to price up ?

    Going for a meet up tomorrow and a chat. So hopefully next week will be off and running.
     
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  2. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    When Jade started I told her a minimum of £10 per house - £1 per window so if say a 3 bed semi example = two windows top front - £2 - 1 window front bottom £1 - 2 side windows - £2 - 2 top windows back £2 - 1 window downstairs back £1 - and then £1.50 per door so £3 for the two doors .

    Total - £11.

    Add 50% if they have a conservatory.

    She took to it like a duck to water,

    First week I also ensured I spent a couple of days canvassing with her on the same street so I could point out the dos and don'ts.
     
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  3. padman

    padman Active Member
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    Thanks that is extremely helpful.

    The guy has been a canvasser for a long time selling everything from Double Glazing to Electric. So hopefully he can move my window business onwards and get me out of tree surgery work haha
     
  4. padman

    padman Active Member
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    Forgot to mention is that monthly or 6/8 weekly. Plus one offs I was thinking £25 but not being able to view I may just get him to ring me and I will pop round so I can see then how long it will take me. I suppose its all a bit suck it and see to start with.
     
  5. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    I work to calendar months, so monthly or bi-monthly. One offs I have a minimum of £30 as they always take more scrubbing.
     
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    let us know how you get on as I like this threads and find them very helpful
     
  7. richard123456

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    do you charge more for bay windows?
     
  8. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    Depends, I am 99% WFP these days so doing a bay window does not take too much more effort than a flat window so sometimes sometimes not.
     
  9. kahoona

    kahoona Well-Known Member
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    Hi just out of interest how much (as a guide price) would you charge for the windows on say the top 2 rows, working left to right my prices would be.....
    £1.50, £2, £1, £2
    £1, £1, £1.50, £1.50.

    This is based on regular cleans good access & parking etc.
     

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    kahoona Well-Known Member
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    However when quoting, once I have totted up the cost based on the windows/door sizes & configuration, I then adjust the price to factor in any aggro such as access, general clutter around the garden anything that effect the time it would take to do the job as a whole.

    Just as a after thought I understand different areas have different pricing, but I still think it would be interesting to see if the proportions of price variance was the same for different window sizes.
     
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