Other De Mossing a roof pricing help

Discussion in 'Other' started by Christian Eley, Jul 13, 2016.

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  1. Christian Eley

    Christian Eley http://solarsoakers.co.uk
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    Today I have run into a customer who has requested the roof to be de mossed. I have told the guy I will get back to him early next week with a price, now the trouble is, I don't know what to charge.

    I have a few photos that you can see of the roof.

    Can someone help me with a price, I will be using a harness, tying myself to the chimney for safety and I will be using a hard scrubbing brush (or a few) to scrub the moss and dirt off the roof. I know how to do it, I just need a price, but i don't know how much to charge.

    So basically, what would you charge is the question.

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    Thanks in advance,


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  2. mark m

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    Both side I would charge £800
     
  3. Williams Jet Wash

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    i have don3 one recently charged £400 took me a day wish i'd have said £500 and took my time over 2 days. my answer is its worth £500 in my opinion
     
  4. Christian Eley

    Christian Eley http://solarsoakers.co.uk
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    I find that's an awful lot for what it is I don't want to go in with a high quote and put him off.

    Would he be expecting a price this high?
     
  5. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    I would do this from the ground using my softwash setup. It would take a day and I am with Mark, I would be charging £700-£800.
     
  6. Brandon

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    Hi Green I'm interested to know what your soft wash setup is and how you clean the roof from the ground? Also, you got any pics of a roof after it's been soft washed?


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  7. Taxlossloz

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    We have softwashed moss it just looks a mess
    It doesn't remove it all
    Leaves bleached bits of moss which looks worse
    Soggy mess hard to clean up and dispose of
    Scrape it first then softwash after is miles better job
     
  8. Taxlossloz

    Taxlossloz Grand Master
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    Christian that is a fairly steep roof and a decent size detached
    I think you were thinking too cheap
    I would quote at least £500 to scrape and remove moss then £200 to softwash it which makes the initial spend worth it for customer as it kills the root
    Also you have the harness , (training I presume )so you can charge a premium
     
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