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Old 06-27-2006, 03:25 PM
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pressure washing?

i just got a pressure washer and was wondering if i should include it in my services. easy money it seems like. cleaning patios, sidewalks, drivways, houses, porches, and many more things you can do. just wondring if i should do this or is it a big waste of time? also if you do this service please tell me if i should do hourly or just the type of job that it is.

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Old 06-27-2006, 03:36 PM
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I used to do it, but it's very time consuming. I had to stop during the cutting season cause I just got to busy doing lawns. You can make very good money pressure washing. I think I may do a little washing during the off season. It seemed like just when I was starting to get all the calls to start cutting that was just about the time people starting calling for a wash job...lol
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Old 06-27-2006, 03:39 PM
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Oh BTW you was asking about prices. I charge $ .10 a square foot for a single story residence.
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Old 06-27-2006, 06:16 PM
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Oh BTW you was asking about prices. I charge $ .10 a square foot for a single story residence.
thank you for the info.
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Old 06-28-2006, 01:04 PM
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Absolute money maker! I love doing it. Very easy work, using the right chemicals. I charge .13 a square foot. That goes for homes, decks driveways, and so on. And a $25 chemical application fee. Well worth it!
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Old 06-28-2006, 01:31 PM
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I used to do it, but it's very time consuming. I had to stop during the cutting season cause I just got to busy doing lawns. You can make very good money pressure washing. I think I may do a little washing during the off season. It seemed like just when I was starting to get all the calls to start cutting that was just about the time people starting calling for a wash job...lol
Good Luck
Ive heard there is good money too....Ive been thinking about doing this, but it would have to be in the offseason too.
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Old 06-28-2006, 01:32 PM
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Whats a good pressure washer to purchase for this??
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Old 06-28-2006, 03:27 PM
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Absolute money maker! I love doing it. Very easy work, using the right chemicals. I charge .13 a square foot. That goes for homes, decks driveways, and so on. And a $25 chemical application fee. Well worth it!
Do you need a special license because of the chemical applications?
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Old 06-28-2006, 05:22 PM
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Not here in FL. Or I should say this county anyways. It might also depend on what chemicals are used. But I was informed by my city and county that an additional license was not needed.
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Wow that is good money. Here you can get your driveway sealcoated for 10 - 13 cents a square.
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