How Long Does It Take To Clean Windows ?

Discussion in 'Traditional Window Cleaning' started by dasslr1, May 2, 2013.

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  1. dasslr1

    dasslr1 94 to go
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    hi guys im new to this site ,so be nice lol.
    i used to do window cleaning a few years back ,i did it for seven years .after i did window cleaning i ended up in a dead end job making money for some1 else.thats when i decided to go back to window cleaning.best thing i ever did ,the only thing is i feel like i take ages cleaning 1 house . lets say this 1 house has 4 bay windows at front and 1 small window on the door and the same for the back.
    so thats 8 windows and 2 small windows,it takes me about 35 mins .
    also iv been told im quite cheap,for this "1house" id charge £9.20.
    what is every1s thoughts ,do i need to speed my work up or is that good for a window cleaner,plus is this prices concidered the going rate so to speak?
    {£1 per bay window and 60p per small window}
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  2. All Round Cleaning

    All Round Cleaning Grand Master
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    Thats way way way to cheap for bay windows .

    Theres 1 house I do that has 2 bays on the front and I charge £10 just for the front !
    For a normal 3 bed semi round my end without a bay window I charge £10
    I would say always round off too you dont wanna be walking round with pockets full of change .

    I try and aim for £10 per house for a normal 3 bed semi but depending how many windows the price varies
    I also charge around £9 for a 2 bed house too .

    Ho2 many panes are in the bays that you are speaking off ?
     
  3. M.K Cleaners.co.uk

    M.K Cleaners.co.uk Grand Master
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    Work out what you want to earn per hour. Use the price per window as a guide.

    You can have 2 houses with the same amount of windows but one takes way longer than the other.
     
  4. Dodger

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    Too right M I have 8 in a culdesac all fairly big semis all identical but 2 on the end take about 10 minutes longer every time. Weird.
     
  5. dasslr1

    dasslr1 94 to go
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    there are 3 panes on the bay window.like the idea of rounding the price up to the nearist pound ,hate having change.lol
     
  6. dasslr1

    dasslr1 94 to go
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    so the speed i do the windows isnt the issue its my pricing?
     
  7. dasslr1

    dasslr1 94 to go
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    were are u from g, lifer and dj scim ?
    doesnt the location affect the pricing ,im in lancashire and iv heard london window cleaner charge way more then i would .
     
  8. Dodger

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    Yeah I'm near Mansfield mate prices aren't great here. Sis lives in rastrick up near Huddersfield and pays around same as here.
     
  9. mrtaytay

    mrtaytay Grand Master
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    35 minutes doesnt sound too bad to me. Mind you, I am not the fastest. I am sure there are some lads on here who can do it a lot faster.
     
  10. mrtaytay

    mrtaytay Grand Master
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    Prices vary even within counties......for example, in derbyshire, the peak district area attracts far greater prices than areas such as chesterfield.
     
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