Charging more for 6/8 Week cleans

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  1. richard123456

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    #1 richard123456, Jan 8, 2016
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    Okay So I now price windows for a monthly clean if they want it any longer I need to charge a bit more. I was thinking I could add maybe 20 - 25% on top of a monthly clean. And for a 8 weekly clean maybe 30 - 35% on top. P.S I charge by window/doors and I am trying to think of a way to simplify things.

    Is there any point charging more?
     
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  2. Adams0211

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    In my (very limited) experience, I'd say no. I've been wfp for nine weeks now and it's not taking me any longer to do an eight weekly clean than a four weekly clean. If I was doing quarterly cleans then I would consider charging a bit more. I always charge more for a first clean though.

    I'm sure someone with much more experience will comment soon and tell me im wrong though ;)
     
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  3. Tuffers

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    There is a point in charging more. If Mrs B has her windows cleaned for £10 every 4 weeks and Mrs C next door in exactly the same house has hers cleaned every 8 weeks for £10 then Mrs B might decide to go 8 weekly too. I would charge Mrs C £13 if she was on 8 weekly.
     
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    I would say no also as I do all my work 6/8 weeks anyway and some are not dirty
     
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    That is true tuffers I suppose it depends how much work you got
     
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    Agreed and if someone decides to go from 4 weekly to 8 weekly is it worth asking for more incase you lose them for good? For new customers I'd definitely charge more from the off for 8 weekly.
     
  7. Jacob

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    I charge the same for 4, 8 and 12 weekly, as i takes same time to to finish plus the customers like the transperency of my prices. I charge a fee if its a one off clean.
     
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  8. richard123456

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    I think Charging more for a first clean and then just keeping the price the same for the different weeks is a better option. How much extra do you charge?
     
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    i do 4 - 8 weekly i dont charge any more i charge a good price and im getting a lot more selective which jobs i take on.
     
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    DO you charge more for the first clean?
     
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