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Monday's Ask the Experts: Pricing touchless restrooms

September 12, 2011

Monday''s Ask the Experts question from a cleaning professional on the International Custodial Advisors Network (ICAN) "Ask the Experts" page: I am adding a new service such as touchless restroom cleaning and I don’t know how to price it. I need help to get ideas about how to bid this service for existent customers and especially for a potential customer.

The answer:

I would suggest calculating fixtures and floors separately. Begin by measuring the square footage of the floors and then perform a fixture count. Since I am guessing some of your prospects will come from neglected facilities, I would err on the high side for estimated labor. More than likely, encrusted build up will require brush agitation to loosen and remove the soil. Mineral and... — Gary Clipperton, president of National Pro Clean Corp.

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