Day Rate For Jobbing Window Cleaners

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  1. Whizz-Bizz

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    Hi everyone seems like ages since Ive been on here, Just wondering what the going rate is to pay a cleaner to help on other peoples rounds. So for example one of my guys wants to go on holiday but still needs to service his customers, how much should he pay the guy to cover him ?.
     
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  2. rcproperty

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    when i worked for a guy, i was getting £50-£60 a day, but some only pay minimum wage.
    but on one job i had, i said to the guy that was working with me, if we can get this done in a day, i'll pay you £100!
    78 flats later he got £100!
     
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    He cleaned 78 flats for a £100 ?
     
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    we both cleaned them, i did the 2nd and 3rd floor he did ground floor and 1st floor.

    it was a contract price
     
  5. Whizz-Bizz

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    So do you think paying someone £150 for £400 in cleaned work would be a fair wage ? thats the sort of rate I was thinking off because cleaning other peoples work pretty much stress free I think.
     
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    personaly thats a bit over, but depends on area you live really.
    the guy i paid £100 to it worked out just over £14 a hour!!! if you employ someone just for cover you can get away with paying less, at the moment there are a lot of people out there that would work for it.
     
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    Thats not a bad rate £14 an hour for a jobber, Id prefer to pay a bit extra to keep the work quality high, also I think it would deter them from approaching the work for themselves.
     
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    could go the other way too tho, pay to much and they think its great and then go for it themselves coz they think there is a lot more money in it for them! its just finding a happy medium.
     
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    Your probably right to be fair, How much would you pay someone for cleaning say £500s worth of work ?
     
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    Paying someone £150.00 for for £400.00 worth of cleaned work ?

    Hes making more money then u !

    Why is he ?

    Cos u got diesel costs.. insurance costs... tax to pay.... at the end of the day hes earning more then u overall !

    I wouldnt dare pay someone that much sorry but i wouldnt

    Some people do but i wouldnt lol

    Id make sure i cover all my expenses first then id work everything out :)
     
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