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Friday's Ask the Experts: Strip and finish bid

December 4, 2009
Friday''s Ask the Experts question from a cleaning professional on the International Custodial Advisors Network (ICAN) "Ask the Experts" page: I am taking bids to strip and refinish a 10,000-square-foot facility. After stripping, I would like four coats of finish applied. How much per square foot should I expect to pay? And how much to do a scrub and recoat?

The answer:

In metro Oklahoma, I would expect to see a range of 25-38 cents a square foot on a strip and four coats of finish for 10,000 square feet. The price range would need to take into consideration: Access; buildup; neglected edge work; layout; and number of small rooms. In addition, it could ... — Gary Clipperton of the National Pro Clean Corporation, (719) 598-5112
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