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Forum: General Discussion   01-18-2008, 11:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,668
Posted By Melikahiwa
I generally phrase it in a maner just asking if I...

I generally phrase it in a maner just asking if I should hold the time slot open for them or not. I am booked so most walkthroughs I do I make sure to mentinon I don't have a lot of extra time.
Of...
Forum: Residential Cleaning   01-18-2008, 11:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,314
Posted By Melikahiwa
We don't generally tidy up for people. It is the...

We don't generally tidy up for people. It is the client's responsibility to de-clutter before our arrival. For clutter bugs I charge extra, even without doing tidying it is hard to manuever around...
Forum: Construction Clean Up   01-18-2008, 11:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,882
Posted By Melikahiwa
Anyone here have experience biddin on commercial clean up?

Story is I know this huge construction company that builds retail stores....
I have a new job coming up with them (my second) and they want me to submit a bid.
I'm not sure how to price, last time...
Forum: Residential Cleaning   12-28-2007, 02:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,898
Posted By Melikahiwa
OMG the account is one of those dream accounts....

OMG the account is one of those dream accounts. Super clean, super friendly, TONS of hours (2.5 days A WEEK with two maids!) green friendly, our own fridge of drinks and snacks as needed..... if only...
Forum: Residential Cleaning   12-28-2007, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,815
Posted By Melikahiwa
I use zillow all the time! LOVE IT! I like to...

I use zillow all the time! LOVE IT!
I like to see how big the house is, what sort of neighborhood and all that fun stuff before estimating.
I also like to google the client and see what I come up...
Forum: Websites, Software, and Computers   12-28-2007, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,521
Posted By Melikahiwa
I have a land line and my cell. I use both for my...

I have a land line and my cell. I use both for my company. However I do not give out my home number ever.
I use GrandCentral which makes both home and cell phones ring, then I can screen the call...
Forum: Websites, Software, and Computers   12-28-2007, 01:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,602
Posted By Melikahiwa
Um I meant service. lol

Um I meant service. lol
Forum: Websites, Software, and Computers   12-28-2007, 01:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,602
Posted By Melikahiwa
I have used analytics for about a year now and...

I have used analytics for about a year now and love it :) Great page :)
Forum: New Member Introductions   12-28-2007, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,747
Posted By Melikahiwa
Hello and welcome! Sorry I have been out of...

Hello and welcome!
Sorry I have been out of town or I would have answered sooner :)
The people here are genuinely friendly and helpful, I'm sure you will love it here!
Forum: General Discussion   12-28-2007, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,353
Posted By Melikahiwa
Hello! Thank you and Happy New year to all of you!

Hello! Thank you and Happy New year to all of you!
Forum: Residential Cleaning   12-26-2007, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,481
Posted By Melikahiwa
Good point. I do charge a good bit already though...

Good point. I do charge a good bit already though and love my profit margins :thumbup: Much better than being a broke SAHM (though I wish I could be still!)

I've called around and 35 is standard...
Forum: Residential Cleaning   12-26-2007, 02:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,898
Posted By Melikahiwa
I guess I'm lucky to have it so close to me! Our...

I guess I'm lucky to have it so close to me! Our grocery stores even carry it :)
I am going to get the lavender sometime this week :)
And I love their laundry detergent as well :-)
Forum: Residential Cleaning   12-26-2007, 02:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,687
Posted By Melikahiwa
Torrey you are awesome :) I was thinking to come...

Torrey you are awesome :) I was thinking to come back and post your link but never got around to it.
Forum: Residential Cleaning   12-16-2007, 12:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,481
Posted By Melikahiwa
$12 an hour wouldn't even make it worth my time...

$12 an hour wouldn't even make it worth my time after daycare costs alone!!!! :blink:
Forum: Residential Cleaning   12-16-2007, 12:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,481
Posted By Melikahiwa
Thank you! That is a great perspective!!!...

Thank you! That is a great perspective!!! :thumbup:
I do clean for lawyers, real estate developers (yeah its bad for them right now but they still have millions to spare) doctors and other such...
Forum: General Discussion   12-16-2007, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,594
Posted By Melikahiwa
We do primarily resi so don't have a huge bank of...

We do primarily resi so don't have a huge bank of knowledge to draw from. But.....

Resi is more detail oriented IMO. And I'm not sure if it is always the case but I think there is much more...
Forum: General Discussion   12-15-2007, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,594
Posted By Melikahiwa
Residential Vs Commercial compare and contrast

Just thought I would start a topic about this.....
What are some of the differences between the two?
I realize they each have their own demons involved and are somewhat like comparing apples and...
Forum: Residential Cleaning   12-15-2007, 04:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,898
Posted By Melikahiwa
Suddenly Obsessed with Mrs. Meyer's

So I landed this HUGE account a while ago that just started this week. They use this product, Mrs. Meyer's that I noticed how well the bottle fits in my apron pockets. So I headed out to my local...
Forum: Residential Cleaning   12-15-2007, 04:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,481
Posted By Melikahiwa
Bumping up pricing schedule

Do you ever feel guilty? I started with a $25/hr base and now that I'm pushing for $30 to $35 an hour (standard in this area) I am feeling so guilty about doing it!

I'm not changing the prices on...
Forum: New Member Introductions   12-15-2007, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,044
Posted By Melikahiwa
Hey! Good to see you here :D How is it you...

Hey! Good to see you here :D How is it you instantly get responses to your intro and I have to beg for responses? Lol. Must be the avatar gives you more cyber-personality.

I was just thinking of...
Forum: New Member Introductions   12-15-2007, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,042
Posted By Melikahiwa
See I KNEW there was life here! Thank you...

See I KNEW there was life here!

Thank you all!
Looks like we have a good Virginia following here!
I am in Frederick and only serve the local area.(I started out accepting all sorts of jobs,...
Forum: Websites, Software, and Computers   12-15-2007, 04:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,986
Posted By Melikahiwa
I did stumble across a site that was strikingly...

I did stumble across a site that was strikingly similar to yours once. I was thinking to open them at the same time and check it out.... but didn't bother. Could have been a copy cat or I could just...
Forum: New Member Introductions   12-11-2007, 10:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,042
Posted By Melikahiwa
Hey! There is life here! I've noticed this...

Hey! There is life here!

I've noticed this is a bad time of year. Lol. Most of the time I'm on the computer I should be working on paperwork or bookkeeping and I'm just goofing off.

I babysit 1...
Forum: New Member Introductions   12-11-2007, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,042
Posted By Melikahiwa
OK no worries... no one should bother saying hi...

OK no worries... no one should bother saying hi back or anything.....

a little more info.... I clean mostly residential but also do a little commercial and post construction commercial as well. We...
Forum: New Member Introductions   12-11-2007, 09:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,132
Posted By Melikahiwa
Hello! My husband used to power wash too :) ...

Hello! My husband used to power wash too :)
Welcome
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