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post #1 of Old 04-27-2011, 09:37 AM Thread Starter
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A fish out of water...calling all EXPERTS!

Hi All,
Gee...a newbie with a million questions....imagine that! Ok here goes....

The same company that I submitted a retail clean has asked for a bid on the the new store post construction clean---by tomorrow! Panic! A little background: we are cleaning the temporary store (in a mall) next week, and renovations in the current store will commence. I am being asked to submit a bid for a job site unseen which is not my way. I want all of the details, to know what is and isn't. Can you all help? I have the drawing plans and no clue how to read them.....sooooo no idea about the square footage. My husband is able to help when he gets home from work but I need to begin working on this now. I feel that I am going to have to bid solely per sq.ft. because I can't see anything. Any good feedback is welcome.....
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The only help I can give is this. Pass on the job. If you take it.... come back when you finish and tell me how much HELL you went through for this 1 job that ended up not being worth what ever you bid.

But.... I hope I am wrong and you can tell me I didn't know what I was talking about.
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post #3 of Old 04-28-2011, 09:19 AM Thread Starter
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I am beginning to wonder if I even want to mess with it. I NEED to view a space before I clean, I never take a job sight unseen. Having said that, I am battling with it because it is a referral. I know that a referral doesn't always go both ways, they could be very sheisty and my client not know it...but I like to think that good people know more good people. Lol. Soooooo.....I may bid the job REALLY high and if they bite, I'll make a nice profit.....if they pass on it I may have dodged a bullet. I have a real issue with clients/jobs/situations that compromise my integrity.
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