Pressure washing

Discussion in 'Power Washing' started by J five, Apr 27, 2014.

  1. J five

    J five LawnSite Member
    Messages: 19

    How do you estimate pressure washing prices.
     
  2. socalkol

    socalkol LawnSite Member
    Messages: 63

    Costs I incur+Profit I want to make = ammount I estimate. Generally people estimate how long the job will take them and base it off of what they want themselves/their crew to be making hourly.

    The more jobs you do the faster you will be at completing them. The more jobs you estimate the better you will be at estimating the time on the job.

    P.S. 100$ house washes make your business broke/go under once you calculate in actual costs to run the business.
     
  3. J five

    J five LawnSite Member
    Messages: 19

    A side walk 10' x 50' best guess
     
  4. Ffrandl

    Ffrandl LawnSite Member
    Messages: 10

    I usually go by 75 an hour and estimate it taking a little long. for a job that size it would be round $150 in the area I live. My price also dpends on the customers attitude :)
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  5. Roof Cleaning Virginia

    Roof Cleaning Virginia LawnSite Member
    Messages: 189

    It's simple, charge what your market will bear. Hourly rate? Absolutely never. I'd suggest that you find a successful mentor in the business as there's lots of misinformation out there.
     
  6. rywnygc

    rywnygc LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 523

    Me...You....Fishing poles....August.
     

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