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ICAN/ATEX: How do you price for window cleaning?

July 22, 2013
KEYWORDS cleaning / glass / window
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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.

Monday’s Question:ICANATEX Logo

I am interested in pricing window glass cleaning by the square foot. Need help!

Monday’s Answer:

This will be easy for you to learn.

Pick a glass window similar in square footage to the ones you anticipate cleaning.

Time the period it takes you to clean the glass using the method you intend to work with, including setup and cleanup time.

Put a price on the work that covers your costs.

Example. If a 6' x 10' window takes 1 minute to scrub and squeegee, your production rate is 60 sq. ft. per minute.

Charge $3.00 for the side and you are running at  ... Lynn E. Krafft, ICAN/ATEX editor

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