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post #1 of Old 01-06-2015, 05:24 PM Thread Starter
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Weekly and Bi-weekly service

I started my cleaning business in Novermber 2014 and have been working hard to fill up my schedule. Most of my clients so far have been one time or biweekly. I do have one weekly client and I have 2 consultations with interest in weekly cleaning tomorrow. That leads me to the question I have...

What do you guys do differently with weekly and biweekly?

With biweekly I do pretty much the same every time. I have been doing that with my weekly as well, but I now feel that I should be changing it up a bit to better serve the client.

Does anyone have a checklist of the different things they do on week 1 and week 2? I have a biweekly checklist already.

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post #2 of Old 01-07-2015, 02:42 PM
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In reality, they are basically the same clean. It takes the same amount of time. If I give a bi-weekly price and then the customer asks about weekly, I tell them I can't really go down any because it takes the same amount of time. Then they say, well this other cleaner gave me a lower price for weekly. And I say, NO, the other cleaner gave you a HIGHER price for bi-weekly. If you would have told me that you wanted both prices I could have inflated the bi-weekly price like they did.

That's why I ask over and over if they are looking for weekly or bi-weekly. If they so-much as mention weekly I give them an inflated bi-weekly price so I can come down some on a weekly price.

But that's just me
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In reality, they are basically the same clean. It takes the same amount of time. If I give a bi-weekly price and then the customer asks about weekly, I tell them I can't really go down any because it takes the same amount of time. Then they say, well this other cleaner gave me a lower price for weekly. And I say, NO, the other cleaner gave you a HIGHER price for bi-weekly. If you would have told me that you wanted both prices I could have inflated the bi-weekly price like they did.

That's why I ask over and over if they are looking for weekly or bi-weekly. If they so-much as mention weekly I give them an inflated bi-weekly price so I can come down some on a weekly price.

But that's just me
very well said. I do the same thing to this day. Time is money here in the cleaning industry and if you screw up the price, well it's gonna be problem both for you and the other cleaners in the area. For bi-weekly cleans, you pretty much divide what you do in a weekly in half and do them in two separate days. This way both should take about amount of time spent on the job. Doing more is good but if it hurts your schedule, it will hurt the business.
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post #4 of Old 02-13-2015, 03:54 AM
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Major cleaning chores for weekly or bi-weekly cleans are basically the same, especially if you spend the same amount of time. If you charge by the hour then you clean as much as you can on priority and the rest will be any additional request by customer.
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