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  1. mark2788

    mark2788 Active Member
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    I'm wondering as a rule of thumb peopleo charge for cleaning conservatory roofs? I'm in East anglia but beyond to get opinions from all over thanks
     
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  2. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    I always base it on time Mark.

    Example= I can make £40 per hour cleaning 4 semis and a conny roof is going to take me an hour to do it well so £40 minimum.
     
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    #3 Smurf, Mar 18, 2015
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    The correct answer is as much as you can get away with
    There are so many variables to consider like

    size
    type/style
    material it made of - hardwood, painted wood, aluminium, plastic
    crests & finials
    box guttering
    type of roof panels - plastic clear or opaque, glass or self cleaning glass
    pitch of roof
    access issues
    general condition
    frequency - one-off deep clean or regular maintenance cleans

    That's just to name a few so no price is the same and you will find some jobs will take you a lot longer than you think too.
     
  4. Tuffers

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    More than £40 :thumbsup:. It's an add on so should be priced higher ;). Also, who ever cleans just the roof and leaves all the other bits? Not me.
     
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    After reading various posts on here will up our prices from now on, lots charging £40-50+ just sometimes don't want to charge too much and end up losing good jobs
     
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    To be honest I kept my prices low to start with just to gain the experience doing different types.
    For me that was the best way to learn and earn a bit whilst out on the job learning I found.

    As soon as I had a few under my belt I started to up my prices and now I charge quite a bit so they can just take it or leave it as I'm not fussed one way or the other now. That goes for every service I offer as I had no one to teach me so I just got stuck in and learnt as I went along. Now I have a bit of a rep on here regarding pricing and I think the term some have used is "smurfed"
     
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    Fixed it for you Smurf :whistle:
     
  8. boarcity

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    i usually do them anywhere from £10 up ,long as not deep green . for every one thats a killer theres 3 that are quite easy

    i will never do them on a hot day and some have to wait for a rainy day if they are very green which can be months,no matter thats my rule
     
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    A good job is one you have done well, where the customer recognizes you have done well and rewards you appropriately by paying you a fair price for the job, not by knocking you down to £10/£20 cause they are a tight arsed git whom want it for nowt. That is not a good job. IMO - Be proud of your skills and charge accordingly, if they don't want to pay let them do it themselves.
     
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    I did one today if anyone is interested as part of a full exterior job.

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    Don't look too bad in the pic but that stuff was baked on I can tell you and was a bastuard get get off even using a pre soak & scrub of mix of tfr & a very small amount of hypo in warm water. Then wash over with hot and I mean very hot pure.

    Anyone that does this sort of job for 10 -20 squid is totally bonkers if you ask me :confused:

     
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