How much would you charge?

Discussion in 'Conservatory Cleaning' started by Bucko Jr, Apr 11, 2016.

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  1. Bucko Jr

    Bucko Jr Active Member
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    Good evening I have just been asked to quote for a full clean of this conservatory and 4 windows on the house, the windows on the house will be a 4 weekly clean. How much would you charge?
    This is my first conny job,

    Seen a lot of posts on about UBIK thinking of ordering some and trying it out what do you think? [​IMG] [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]


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  2. Jimroot

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    Can you sell them the gutter clearance too? there's stuff in the gutters, after the clean probably the dirt and moss will still drop off the gutters on to the newly cleaned roof.
     
  3. Adams0211

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    I'd say that's a good type of conservatory to do as your first one. Nice and straightforward.

    I find polycarbonate is easier and quicker to clean than glass as it doesn't matter so much if there's the odd speck of dirt as it can't be seen from underneath.

    It's also easier as you can can just use tap water on the roof rather than pure water. Ask the customer if you can use their tap to save taking your own water.

    Definitely use ubik. Mix it with some water in a large spray bottle and give the roof a good spray. Give the sides a squirt too.

    Price is difficult because it depends on area and everyone charges differently but I'd probably be looking at £50 for that conservatory.


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  4. Tuffers

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    I'd try for £80 for the conny. £10 for the windows maybe? The end caps have come off the conny roof struts, have they fallen in the gutter? I'd tell them they are missing before you start work. A good spray of Virosol over 2 panels scrub, rinse a bit and repeat. Do the cladding and outside of the gutters before you give the actual roof a final rinse.
     
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    £60.00
     
  6. Bucko Jr

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    I'm in Nottinghamshire. I have quoted the custy £50 for the roof and 2 sides of the conny as one side we can't get to and will be doing the gutters aswell.
    I got the job.

    Jim root don't think I would to be fair the custy thought £50 was a lot

    Adams0211 What ratio would I use the UBIK in? As this will be the first time using UBIK.

    I think it is a cheap price and wish I had quoted a little more. Tuffers
     
  7. Jimroot

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    Re-price it. Don't want to do a job and be bitter while doing it, it's a full spring clean they're after to use the con all summer, worth £120 IMO and include the roof gutter
     
  8. Bucko Jr

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    I'm not going to re price it as I need some pictures of work we have done on my website and on Facebook page. I'm going to bite the bullet and do it for the £50 I quoted the custy. You only learn by your mistakes.... Lol
    If it turns out I under priced it and it comes up really good I will be happy anyway as I've learn something and I know for next time to price more, if that make Sence. Looking forward to doing it now. It's booked in for Saturday.
     
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  9. Tuffers

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    Have you got some magic sponges? They will help put a finishing touch on the white plastics.
     
  10. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    Don't wish to burst your bubble but that conny I would have quoted at £80, would have said I throw in windows for free, they only take a few mins WFP.

    As for thee rear gutter £25 to clear it or £55 for clear an d clean but as not white PVC I would have just gone with the clear.

    So £105 all in. - So if he don't like the price he don't have to have the service.

    These prices are not too steep for Nottingham as I am in Nottingham and charge those sorts of prices all day and get it.

    Before you sell yourself as a cheap service think of what you want your time to be worth moving forward, do you want to be a 'cheap cleaner' or a cleaner known for a quality service?

    As this is your first be sure to take a load of before and after photos so you can choose a few good ones to promote yourself moving forward.

    BTW, how much you charge for a terrace? I need a window cleaner! :p
     
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