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  1. pateman

    pateman Newcomer
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    i was woundering wat i should b charging for gutter clearing?? Ive had a few to quote but think ive been a bit low?? I got the jobs and so i only cleaered out the gutters and i charged £20!! Does tht sound about right. Thanks lee
     
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  2. Tuffers

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    Too cheap mate. If someone gets in touch to get you to clear their gutters, there's a reason why. They are scared to go up there themselves. So, ask yourself a question, how much would the customer want for going up and clearing out someone's gutters? More than £20 I bet. Some on here charge something like £5 a meter :eek: no names mentioned ;). I don't charge as much as that mind.
     
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    #3 Smurf, Apr 14, 2015
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    Gutter clearing & unblocking downspouts is dangerous and often darn awkward to do so I charge a good whack for the hassle be it by ladders or guttervac, Also cleaning the outside of guttering, fascias & soffits is too,

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    adamangler Wakefield Window Warrior
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    learn as you go, go do it for £20 for the experience, then after a few hours sweating and swearing ask yourself if it was worth £20. next time youl know what to charge and it wont be 20 quid
     
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    You get what you pay for as the say so never sell yourself short
     
  6. pateman

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    Thanks for the advice think ill start charging per metre from now on. Luckly it wasnt as big as your house there smurf it was only a small 3 bed lol
     
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    fenderjaguar Well-Known Member
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    Yes, it certainly is dangerous. And really you should have a ladder standoff, I suppose
     
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    I managed that on my own in a day but got paid a very good whack so I was a very happy bunny :)
     
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    That one posted by Smurf, I would be looking at a day rate of at least £250 for emptying and eternal cleaning also.
     
  10. Smurf

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    I would not still be doing this kind of work if I had not invested in the kit I use for sure.
     
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