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Saturday, September 20, 2014

Question

I am interested in pricing window glass cleaning by the square foot. Need helpl


Answer

This will be easy for you to learn.
Pick a glass window similar in square footage to the ones you anticipate cleaning.
Time the period it takes you to clean the glass using the method you intend to work with, including setup and cleanup time.
Put a price on the work that covers your costs.
Example. If a 6' x 10' window takes 1 minute to scrub and squeegee, your production rate is 60 sq. ft. per minute. Charge $3.00 for the side and you are running at a rate of .$.05 per sq. ft. (3.00/60)
If you do 50 identical windows an hour, you will be making (50 x $3) $150 an hour. Works out to the same using the sq. ft. charge. 50 x 60 x $.05=$150
Use your own numbers, however.

Lynn E. Krafft, ICAN/ATEX Editor
lekrafft@juno.com