Pricing Structure - Cleaning Talk - Professional Cleaning and Restoration Forum
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of Old 06-03-2013, 03:01 PM Thread Starter
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 4
Pricing Structure

Hello All,

I am new to Clean Talk and in the processing of getting the legal aspect of my commercial cleaning business set. I have been doing extensive research on how to price a job, however, for some reason i still seem confused.

I guess its more of what is the right way to price a job, like do i charge per hour, per square ft, or both? what should be charged as a seperate item additionally (ie: clean cubicles, empty trash, how many trash cans?).

I am looking to start of with small offices until i can gain enough experience and confidence in runing my business. This is the only part that trys to scare me away.

Thank you all in advance for your advise and suggestions!
JCSolutions is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of Old 06-07-2013, 02:24 PM
Member
 
eng84ine's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 50
JC,
Most of the commercial cleaning companies that I am familiar with, as well as my own, charge by square footage for commercial accounts. You still need to have an hourly rate for reference that encompasses your labor costs, supplies, overhead, etc. This number will vary depending on your area. As far as extra items - stuff like cleaning cubicles, emptying trash, etc should be included in the bid you provide to the account. Things they would pay extra for would be: Stripping and waxing hard surface floors, window cleaning, carpet cleaning, pressure washing, etc. Small offices are a good place to start out and give you good experience working with commercial clients. Be thorough, be available to your clients for feedback and to handle complaints and solicit feedback them if they don't provide it. If you do these things well, you will develop relationships with your clients that will lead to referrals and eventually all the business you can handle. Good luck!

Nu-Wave Cleaning
Serving Gloucester and Camden County NJ
www.nuwavecleaning.com
[email protected]
eng84ine is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Cleaning Talk - Professional Cleaning and Restoration Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Business Structure wbell Business 0 07-07-2011 06:10 PM
Help With Pricing doug6423 Roof Cleaning 5 04-22-2008 08:20 AM
Need Help with Pricing this!!! kigera Residential Cleaning 3 03-29-2008 08:56 PM
price structure ven2lin Business 7 01-05-2007 12:51 PM
Business Structure Nathan Business 11 08-20-2006 08:03 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome