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Old 05-21-2006, 05:16 PM
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Pressure washing..

I keep seeing alot of you guys with pressure washers... How much do ya'll charge for a driveway that's about 107 by 10 ft?

Also, do you use a big water tank or just hook it up to the customers house?
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Old 05-21-2006, 06:20 PM
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Try this hope it helps.

http://www.dcs1.com/del/pricing.html
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Old 05-21-2006, 08:27 PM
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Thanks for the link. So for a 1,100 ft. driveway, a decent price would be about $110? At 10 cents per sq. ft.? How long would it take to do this?
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Old 05-21-2006, 08:37 PM
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it takes me about an hour to do my grandparents 1200 Sq Ft. driveway, but i am not doing it for speed, or buisness.
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Old 05-21-2006, 09:55 PM
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Not too bad.. I just keep seeing everyone here talking about it so I'm wondering if I'm missing out.. Might also be a good incentive to offer for my new contracted customers as another freebie.
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Old 05-22-2006, 01:34 AM
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It's not bad, but I am afraid of heights and the constant moisture bothers me, you will get soaking wet so if you're ok with that, the money I hear is good.

Guys who wash my house (I don't like powerwashing man), I don't care who's water they hook up to, so long my house is clean.
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Old 05-22-2006, 02:44 AM
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I have never did this(I don't have a washer anyways). As for the water supply, use the customers water supply. I would think most people would assume this is how you would do it. If the business picks up, buy a large tank and pump for areas without a water supply.
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Old 05-22-2006, 12:33 PM
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Not too bad.. I just keep seeing everyone here talking about it so I'm wondering if I'm missing out.. Might also be a good incentive to offer for my new contracted customers as another freebie.
Do not give away work!!!

If you really like to work for free just come up to my place for a day. Work all you want. I will even take you out on the Lake for dinner. But NEVER work for customers for free.

In general to the PW question--
Be a good LCO --OR--- be a good PW
Why do 2 jobs only 1/2 way right??
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I have never did this(I don't have a washer anyways). As for the water supply, use the customers water supply. I would think most people would assume this is how you would do it. If the business picks up, buy a large tank and pump for areas without a water supply.
I have a PW for my houses and it needs a tank to draw from as most homes will not keep up- (really hard with a well) If you get one stay under 4 GPM if you intend to use just a hose. I have a 55Gal drum that we fill first and draw from that as we keep filling it. That works for about the time till we need to move anyway. As we reset the tank fills all the way back up. We push 8GPM.
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Old 05-22-2006, 12:40 PM
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In general to the PW question--
Be a good LCO --OR--- be a good PW
Why do 2 jobs only 1/2 way right??

Funny, my guys can do both; and they only know one way to do a job: DO IT RIGHT!

Of course some may find pressure washing challenging...I dunno .
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