My New Pricing Structure:

Discussion in 'Chit Chat & Introductions' started by harunh, Oct 31, 2012.

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  1. harunh

    harunh Legend
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    A lot of people have special rates for gutter/fascia cleans and solar panel cleaning etc : ) but id rather price up on time.... : ) but i charge time and a half :)

    if i get a gutter fascia job this is how i price it :

    I want to earn about 20 pound an hour : ) so if i get a gutter./fascia job that will only take me 20 mins.........

    I would charge 7 pound :) but i would do it time and a half.. so id charge them 10 quid :)

    Im up the north and i try and keep costs low and profitable :)

    if a clean toke me 1 hour to do... i would charge them £30.00 so this way am £10.00 on my desired hourly rate :)

    i wish i could charge the money u lot charge :p but my prices are very reasonable and i think if i went higher people would say no :)

    also i will tend to charge more for 1 off cleans and for customers who arent regular :)

    I only offer this time and half price to regular customers : )

    if someone rang me and just wanted themn doing without being on my round... i would probably charge them about £18.00 as they are not regular customers

    But 1 customer wanted a clean that would only take me 20 minutes... instead of charging £10.00 i done it for £9.00 but it only toke me like 25 mins :) so its not to bad but the only reason i done it for £9.00 is cos i felt like being really nice :| lmaooo

    A lot of people charge per square meter etc... but i think if you want to be reasonable then this is the way to go : ) as you can see above it is very profitable : ) and at the end of the day YOU know that you are reasonable : )

    Hope this helps a lot of u out their :) as a lot of people seem to have pricing problems
     
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  2. All Round Cleaning

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    are you for real h ???
     
  3. rcproperty

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    not that profitable really,

    ie, solar panel cleaning i charge a min of £30, most only take me 15 minutes.
    cleaning gutters out from £25,
     
  4. Smurf

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    H if you are happy doing it that way then good for you ;)
     
  5. harunh

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    cleaning gutters should not be time and a half :p they should be priced high like you say rc :)

    but if i had a conservatory roof to clean and it would take me 2 hours to do... that would cost like 60 quid if u do time and half mate ... so its a good pricing structure :)

    but cos solar panels take quick to clean i think it would be best to charge 50p per panel :) ive never had a solar panel job and dont think i ever will by the look of things :p lol

    but i do all fascias soffits solar panels upvc etc on time and half :)
     
  6. rcproperty

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    Price of conservatory Roofs most guys start at £25 so you would find it hard to compete with them,

    U would be losing money on that if you only charge 50p a panel, solar panel cleaning is classed as a specialist job, so you can charge more for it. An average set up is about 12 panels, so u would charge £6 for that? You got to buy a pole at least 40ft to do the job, insurance will cost more to cover it, cost of fuel to get to job and back again.
     
  7. GMcleaning

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    your underselling yourself again H, for a terraced house i charge £20 per side for gutters, and start at £30 for conny roofs.

    i know you always say people wont pay that around your way but they will H, ok so sometimes you will price a gutter job and the custy will say no, thats fine, its better to lose it then to do it for less than your worth.

    trust me mate you need to start charging what its worth instead of going in super low just to get the job, its also very easy to underestimate the time required on gutter/conny roof jobs so better to allow yourself a bit of room price per hour wise
     
  8. M.K Cleaners.co.uk

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    Where doy uo advertise other than yourr website and leafelts?
     
  9. Vince Green

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    If you charge £30 to clean solar panels you are probably wiping out their profit for the year
     
  10. rcproperty

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    Not on the big systems.
     
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