Need help with a gutter quote please

Discussion in 'Gutter & Fascia Cleaning' started by Tony Hall, Nov 19, 2015.

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  1. Tony Hall

    Tony Hall Active Member
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    Hi Guys,

    Need some help with a Quote for a job that I'm looking at tomorrow, have to clear the guttering out with a Sky vac and poles. Just had a look on google maps and I was astounded at what I seen, its actually a Masons Lodge and this will be my first big house. Does anybody have any idea just what I should charge as a whole or should I charge by the hour, this place is blooming massive.

    Press this link to go to google maps and have a look at the property.

    https://www.google.co.uk/maps/place/70A+Boreham+Rd,+Warminster,+Wiltshire+BA12+9JN/@51.2005951,-2.1687155,3a,75y,183h,90t/data=!3m7!1e1!3m5!1sMTmoo_a0zX1Vv-aPvF2RPA!2e0!6s%2F%2Fgeo3.ggpht.com%2Fcbk%3Fpanoid%3DMTmoo_a0zX1Vv-aPvF2RPA%26output%3Dthumbnail%26cb_client%3Dmaps_sv.tactile.gps%26thumb%3D2%26w%3D203%26h%3D100%26yaw%3D183.57779%26pitch%3D0!7i13312!8i6656!4m2!3m1!1s0x4873d19d6912323b:0xabbfe06066247468!6m1!1e1

    Any help you guys could give me would be really helpful as I don't have a clue on what I would charge, I also found out that it is a grade 2 listed building. I'm going tomorrow afternoon with the inspection pole and camera and I'll tell him that I've got to go and work it out, and get back in touch.

    Thanks all.

    Tony
     
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  2. Jake

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    Which house is it on the link tony?
     
  3. Tuffers

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    My first thought was :eek: them cables!
     
  4. Tony Hall

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    The big stone one Jake with the cars on the tarmac drive set back, just look for the cables connected to it. It also has a conservatory over hanging on the back.
     
  5. Jake

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    Not seeing a stone one? Only a brick one, the stone one is the one that's Almost on the road?
     
  6. Jimroot

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    Id chance £240 as its three storey not as many will be equipped for it. Don't think being listed makes much difference unless you break something :D
     
  7. Tony Hall

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    Hey Jake,
    When you first punch up on google you'll see a big big house set back off the road with a tarmac drive and wall at the front with two entrance's, it has two cars on the driveway with a blue one near the garage and a pole at the front with a lot's of wires on it.....That's the three storey house.
     
  8. tench0771

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    ide charge £110 to clean the gutters lol if i had a vac, i bet that no more than 2 hours wrk but im probly to cheep lmfao £240 sounds like a nce price tho Jimroot my price is on the fact that im gesing its 4 long gutters +the 3 lower sections of guttering to the rite if there is a conny on the back then ide charge more its a beast of a job that one
     
  9. Jake

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    Tony Hall

    Assuming the back is the same, maybe £200-£250 depending on how much you think they'll be willing to pay,

    Just make sure to tell them how awkward it is, and how it will need 'specialist equipment' which isn't cheap, etc etc, - so they understand the price is justified, which it is.

    Let us know how it goes!

    In reality, I'd be happy with £200, spend the day there, taking it easy, and getting £200 at the end is lovely jubs!

    No chasing money, and all one lump sum!

    If your getting a real bad feeling that they won't take £200 then lowest I'd go personally is £175, but I think with the equipment needed and the fact that most other windies wouldn't be able to do it, I'd go £200
     
  10. Tony Hall

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    Thanks Guys for the advice, I was told that there is a conny on the back and I've been told by the guy that no one has been able to reach the guttering above as it sticks to far out.

    As I'm going there to weigh up the job I'll take my poles with me just to make sure that the poles will reach over to clear out the gutters above the conny, it is a best of a job tench your right.

    Thanks again guys.;)
     
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