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Pressure Washing?

Discussion in 'Power Washing' started by ChadsLawn, Jul 25, 2006.

  1. ChadsLawn

    ChadsLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,110

    I didnt know where to put this. Ive never done any business with pressure washing. 1 of my customers wants me to give her a price on doing her house and her patio. Can you guys tell me how I do an estimate on pressure washing?
  2. Poncho25

    Poncho25 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 369

    If you did a search you would find it :) God I feel like everyone else on these boards now!!!

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  3. ChadsLawn

    ChadsLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,110

    Thanks Dude.....:)

    PMLAWN LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,535

    "Ive never done any business with pressure washing"

    Does this mean you do not have a PW.
    Tell her--" Mrs. Valued customer. I am a professional at lawncare and landscape maintenance. The best advice I can give you is to call a professional that will wash you home without doing any damage to it and that has the proper insurance coverage to do that type of work."
  5. ChadsLawn

    ChadsLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,110

    Yes I have a PW. Ive used it many time's, Just not on a customer's home. I know how to use it. I know how close I can get without doing any damage. Im including this in my business this time. I have a PW, why not make some $$ with it?

    PMLAWN LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,535

    OK in that case just what you need to make a profit per hour times how long it will take you.
  7. justanotherlawnguy

    justanotherlawnguy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,251

    Yeah, tell her to call a pressure washing business..
  8. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 13,190

    One of our commericial strip centers asked us today to bid on pressure washing the concrete and "scraping the gum" off monthly. They want one contractor to handle everything including trash pick-up daily. Thought I would help bump this along to see if there are any pressure washing lawn cutters.
  9. ozd12005

    ozd12005 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 342

    It's extra income for me and get a lot of calls during the season for it, If you are doing driveways or brick pavers you can offer a concrete sealer application for an extra charge
  10. Brendan Smith

    Brendan Smith LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,196

    i do some in the off season, it's a pretty easy upsale. once you have gotten to know your clients, you know which ones will be receptive. i pretty much stick to concrete drives and walkways though. i have done a few houses, but would rather be in and out.

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