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post #1 of Old 01-26-2009, 04:43 PM Thread Starter
 
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Question I need Advice

Ok, I have been looking into doing new construction clean up for a while. Well, I have been presented an opportunity to start cleaning some new construction homes. My question is do I need to price it by square foot without the windows and the garage and price the windows seperate? I live in Middle Tennessee if this helps anyone, and yes, I have compared competitor rates and still I am stuck in this rut. Please help.
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post #2 of Old 02-02-2009, 05:30 PM
 
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it really can go either way
some charge less for sq footage, and extra for window and garage
and some just have a basic rate that includes those
i also need to know if there is anyone in the construction cleaning bus from canada, pref vancouver bc
new company and trying to figure out pricing and how to write a bid
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post #3 of Old 10-12-2015, 04:26 AM
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Cleaning of new construction houses

Best way for you to take the contract on per square meter excluding windows and garage. Excluding part is to be charged separately.
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post #4 of Old 10-13-2015, 04:33 AM
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Yes, you should charge extra for cleaning windows and garage.I suggest you that before starting any project you should sign a contract about your terms and conditions and payment charges from the customer.
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post #5 of Old 10-13-2015, 05:03 AM
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Thanks everyone for your suggestions. I have no idea regarding this topic. thanks once again.

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post #6 of Old 10-13-2015, 09:40 PM
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post #7 of Old 11-25-2015, 03:34 AM
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You should charge extra for other parts.

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post #8 of Old 12-24-2015, 06:43 AM
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Yes, you need to charge extra for cleaning extra cleaning.
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post #9 of Old 01-06-2016, 10:54 AM
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Construction cleaning

Learn how to arrive at a price for the job
How to write the quote so you don't end up working for free
How to schedule the work load so the job gets done and you don't have to redo areas,and if you do then you get paid for it.
Because you know how to write the quote up correctly.
What wording you should use and SHOULD NOT use in your quotes and why it matters.

Lots of good information for those of you just getting started doing construction cleaning
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post #10 of Old 01-21-2016, 10:46 AM
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Just compare what 3-4 of your competitors are doing, and either take a unique approach to pricing (that will benefit both you and the customer) or just use what is already being done to price.
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post #11 of Old 01-21-2016, 11:26 AM
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If you are just getting started you don't know what your competitors are doing.

Which is why most newbies are asking "what do I charge" and what about windows and extras? and on and on.

You have to have your own method for arriving at a price. A price that makes sense to you,that computes to real time and your real costs. Plus it needs to be a pricing structure that you are able to duplicate.

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post #12 of Old 03-14-2016, 02:34 PM
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Pricing by the square foot all the time is not fair to you...there is a better way, and it would be to your benefit to find out when its appropriate and when its not, and why.

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Office Cleaning Services leave a visible impact on customers

The maximum that “first impressions are lasting impressions” may sound clichéd but it is nevertheless replete with wisdom. A customer who walks into an establishment that is neat and clean is immediately impressed by the visible efforts to keep an organised office.
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Always make sure to treat your parents with respect to make up for the years of hell you put them through as an adolescent....
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post #15 of Old 10-03-2016, 03:44 AM
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you need to charge extra for cleaning extra cleaning.
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post #16 of Old 12-06-2016, 09:56 PM
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Anyway i hope you ended with a good decision and i too think you should charge accordingly...
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post #17 of Old 12-10-2016, 07:13 AM
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I lost once by pricing per sq meter. Now I always agree and write a spec with clients. I then break the jobs down and estimate timings for them - then add another 10% flex in case anything goes wrong. if the client wants a price per sq ft simple math with above combined and it can be provided.
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post #18 of Old 12-15-2016, 04:53 PM
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That's a real wild card depending on the shape the contractor leaves in it and level of clean he expects. I agree with most of the posters here in that the base bid is per sq ft with added options for windows, garage, maybe even exterior concrete. If you have a landscaper friend you could even look to do a big package deal with landscaping just to set yourself apart from the competition.
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post #19 of Old 01-19-2017, 05:33 PM
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You may have to charge for it, but make sure it is properly disclosed
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Don't forget, windows are half the job in a construction clean and everyone can tell if they aren't done properly

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