Commercial pricing

Discussion in 'Advertising Offline/Online & Canvassing' started by Thelandofaus, Apr 10, 2012.

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  1. Thelandofaus

    Thelandofaus Member
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    Hi every 1! I am a young window cleaner with my own buissness and I'm looking to get some commercial work. I have plenty of domestic work and am looking to expand. I have done some research and think I have a good plan of attack to get some Commercial work. The problem is pricing! Very daunting for me. Don't want to price myself out no price to much. Any tips on an any standard model of commercial pricing out there? Thanks
     
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  2. badbusdriver

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    You have put this in the wrong place mate, this is for introducing yourself!.

    Put your question in 'window cleaning chat', you should get some answers there. I cant help you myself, i dont do much commercial stuff, and no intention of changing that anytime soon.
     
  3. Iain

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    I don't think there's a standard pricing structure as it varies from site to site. Best thing to do would be to find out how much people are paying for their current cleaning company and see if you can beat it. Everyone wants to save money at the moment
     
  4. Paul

    Paul Guest

    Moved to window cleaning chat, put a little intro up there pal and welcome to the forum.
     
  5. Thelandofaus

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    Whoops! 1st time on these things
     
  6. laddergarder

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    If you are charging say £1 per window for domestics, then charge the same for commercials. If its a large jobs, 4 hours plus, you could prob get away with knocking 10% off for them, as there will be less setup, travelling around, collecting etc as there is with domestics.

    However with coms, I would recommend that you come up with some sort of document format for quotations i.e.

    welcome letter
    written quotation
    risk assessement
    copy of insurance, licence(if in scotland)
    references

    include information regarding:-
    contact methods
    payment methods
    outstanding payments policy etc etc
     
  7. Thelandofaus

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    Thank you I'll be working on that in the coming weeks
     
  8. Paul

    Paul Guest

    Ladder how do I go about getting a scotish licence?
     
  9. Thelandofaus

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    Just apply to the relevant council for a street traders licence. Around £120 for 3 years in Edinburgh
     
  10. Paul

    Paul Guest

    Mine would be for Dumfries and Galloway is it the same price throughout Scotland? That seems pretty decent price.
     
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