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ICAN/ATEX: How much should I bid on a warehouse?

April 02, 2013
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Many cleaning professionals visit the International Custodial Advisers Network (ICAN) Ask the Experts page for insight and, every business day, we deliver advice to better help you perform your job.

Tuesday’s Question:ICANATEX Logo

How much should I charge to clean this 16,000 sq ft warehouse?

There is eight employees. I will not be providing supplies such as soap, trash liners etc.

It will be a once per week clean.

Tuesday’s Answer:

Without knowing your capabilities and what they want you to do, we couldn't be of any help anyway!

How many years have we been telling those who ask for pricing help that they need to know far more information than just the overall sq. footage of a facility?

If you have to sweep by hand it will take far longer than if you have a ride-on battery powered sweeper.

And how long it take you will determine the labor cost.

And the labor cost … - Lynn E. Krafft, ICAN/ATEX editor

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