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Old 11-18-2013, 09:15 PM
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So I have another question guys, what are you guys charging for sprinkler blowouts? Are you doing the price per zone ? Thanks
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Old 11-18-2013, 09:28 PM
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So I have another question guys, what are you guys charging for sprinkler blowouts? Are you doing the price per zone ? Thanks
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More importantly, what will it cost YOU to perform a blow out? Take that number and go from there.
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Old 11-18-2013, 09:34 PM
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Local knowledge. Doesn't travel well. Charge what you can, and expect people for whom you quote prices over the phone, to keep looking. If no one turns your price down, you aren't charging enough.
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Old 11-18-2013, 09:42 PM
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Local knowledge. Doesn't travel well. Charge what you can, and expect people for whom you quote prices over the phone, to keep looking. If no one turns your price down, you aren't charging enough.
I'd rather lean on the reasonable side...
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Old 11-18-2013, 10:00 PM
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I know that but what are youguys charging?
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Old 11-18-2013, 10:04 PM
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The company I used to work for was at $10 per zone with a $60 minimum....
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Old 11-18-2013, 10:58 PM
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Local knowledge. Doesn't travel well. Charge what you can, and expect people for whom you quote prices over the phone, to keep looking. If no one turns your price down, you aren't charging enough.
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I'd rather lean on the reasonable side...
I'm with Boots. Charge what you can, so you can work less. I have no interest is being the Reasonably Priced Sprinkler Company.
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Old 11-18-2013, 11:21 PM
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Typical blowout costs around 100.00 to repair here
The stuff y'all have to do up north
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Old 11-19-2013, 12:03 PM
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I know that but what are youguys charging?
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Taking this approach to pricing will ensure that you will be out of business within 5 years or less. You need to figure out what YOUR costs are and work from there. It matters very little what the next guy is charging. What does an hour or your time COST and what is that hour WORTH? You need to answer those two questions first before you worry about what anybody else is charging.
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Old 11-19-2013, 01:00 PM
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There once was a time when I figured that an attractive-but-profitable rate might be the rental cost of a small tank compressor plus $25.
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