Pricing

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  1. Beano

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    Just testing my pricing out to see if I'm selling my self short what would you guys charge for a 3 bed semi with 10 windows 3 skylights and a patio door.
     
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  2. Tuffers

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    Depends how big the 10 windows are. Are they 2 panes of glass, 4, 6 etc.
     
  3. Beano

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    2 pains of glass
     
  4. Trev81

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    Price what it is worth to you.

    Trust your own work and charge accordingly to your standards, do you have a hourly rate/target you work to? If so work out how long its going to take a hit them with it.

    I go with a hefty initial clean price to avoid the one off types then price on 4 or 8 weekly maintenence cleans works well for me.
     
  5. Beano

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    I do exactly the same, price the initial clean higher and then a maintenance clean on 4 or 8 weekly. I quoted this job at £30 for initial clean and then £15 on a regular basis
     
  6. SkulBlaker

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    The thing I've found with pricing the hard way is it needs to be what you would want per hour or how long/effort it's going to take. It also depends on the area your in, for that type of house up here it would be £10 per month. No one up here does any cleans longer than monthly as far as I'm aware, I recently had a new custie asking how often do I clean, told her it's usually each month but she wants 2 weekly so happy to oblige.

    Just have confidence in your price, that's what pays your bills at the end of the day
     
  7. Danfire

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    Your price sounds about right. Most cleans where I work are six weekly and quite a few customers want them done less frequently.
     
  8. steve garwood

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    I work on the basis of £30 an hour. So if I knew it would take me 20 mins, it would be a tenner, half hour £15 etc etc
     
  9. TolishAPurd

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    I would charge about the same, but I would leave the skylights out and charge on an as and when basis (ie, only if they are about to let me in and it is quick and convenient), saves a lot of hassle. By charging extra for the skylights, say £2 each, it saves them wanting them done all the time as they can slow you down a lot.
     
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