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jawwells 04-01-2008 09:43 AM

I have to bid on some pressure washing a house and sidewalk and drive way. What is a good way to price out how much to charge some one?

AMW Graphics 04-01-2008 12:22 PM

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Quote[/b] (jawwells @ April 01 2008,9:43)]I have to bid on some pressure washing a house and sidewalk and drive way. What is a good way to price out how much to charge some one?

its going to depend on your location, but...

a hosue wash...single story $1 per foot
second story $2

add a little extra due to gas prices...

driveway....depdns on the size and what your doing to it.
any chems?
oil stains?

are you using hot or cold water?

lawnindustryconsultants.com 04-01-2008 03:48 PM

I have a question what type of power washing will you be using?

jawwells 04-02-2008 06:52 PM

It is an excell washer and it is 2600psi. There are a few stains on the cement and I will be using cold water. I am not sure about the chemicals yet. Most likely a non abrasive non toxic soap of some kind.

CloseCuts 04-02-2008 07:10 PM

I do alot of powerwashing in my area and I charge by the hour. I only charge $75 an hour but alot of the other companies are charging $90

jawwells 04-03-2008 05:07 PM

Wanted to let you guys know I got the job today. It was 198 ft around two story house plus, the inside of a 20 by 30 ft grage floor @ .10 cents a sq ft. I charged $450 and got the job. It will be about only 4 to 5 hours of work. Yeah! http://www.gophergraphics.com/forum/...ns/biggrin.gif
Good deal or what?

Steve 04-03-2008 05:53 PM

Good Job!

You should take some before and after pictures to show us how it turned out!


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