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Been looking on the search bar and haven't found anything. How do you all charge for roof cleaning and for house wash? Do you all charge per Sqft and what's the going rate? Thank you for the response 



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Well first of all every area is different in pricing the north will be higher than the south and so on. 2nd each house or roof to me depends on the amount of infestation and how long it will take to do a job. Some guys are buy the sqft others have a flat rate. For residential I charge per roof or house and commercial I go by sqft.

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Here's a article that may help you out

www.improvenet.com/r/costs-and-prices/roof-cleaning

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There is no going rate. Each individual business has different costs of doing business. Each local effects the business costs differently.

L + M + P + O = COST

Labor+materials+profit+Overhead= cost

Any other way of doing business is a recipe for disaster. you cant use someone elses pricing for yourself. What if their numbers dont make you profit? For example if Art and some other guy keep lowering their prices trying to get business eventually both of them will most likely go under and all they will have done is hurt the rest of the industry in that area.

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I've been pricing mine by the sq. ft, but I'm charging more on the real dirty ones. It's not hard to use 30-40 gallons of SH on a real dirty roof if it's pretty good size. I've had a lot of them that have been nice and profitable, but still a few that I underpriced cause I didn't figure in a few pain factors...like those that are really cut up and you have to move ladders all day, or having to stop and go rent a 40 ft. ladder last week on one.

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Erik has it right,.you have to determine what it is worth for you to do the work. everyone's situation and expectations can be different. The retired guy keeping busy,..or the guy doing it "on the side" may not care to make a living wage. You will do a few and determine what you want to get in your pricing. The better equipped you can be to knock em' out, the more competitive and "fair" you can be if that's an issue where you live.

Square foot pricing is difficult,..there's more to cleaning a roof than just the surface of the roof. You have pitch,.you have landscaping and things like fish ponds to factor in etc,etc...

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I second what Jeff and Erik said! Especially Jeffs point about more than just surface! There is MUCH more to take into consideration! Look around, see what your competition is charging. Do a market survey,

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Another way of looking at your question is How much does a car cost? Why is a mercedes more expensive than a Kia? They both get you from point a to point b. Its all about the value you offer to your targeted customers. If you offer the most value, a premium service you can get a higher sell price. Try to figure out where you want your business to be and then to shape your activities and business to get to that point. Look on Angies list for roof cleaning deals and you will see cheap numbers, but there will be other roof cleaning companies at double and triple their pricing.

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Feed your sales funnel heavily and track your conversions (closing rate). 50%? Probably too high (presuming your sales and marketing are solid). 95%? Probably too low. You charge what the market will bear. Various markets will bear various price points. Otherwise, you 'leave money on the table'.

Your costs should be virtually nil as a percentage of your top line in roof cleaning. And what others charge should be moot if your salesmanship is solid and your conversions are on target.

Our primary roof rig does between $350 and $750 an hour while in production. Focus on business practices and business acumen (rather than the age old debate about which 'pump is better') and you'll likely do well.



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Thank you all for the input. You all made a lot of sense on what to focus on. Also Dirtyroofs.com I will keep that in mind when I get started cause that's a good way of looking at it.

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Jeff Wible wrote:

Erik has it right,.you have to determine what it is worth for you to do the work. everyone's situation and expectations can be different. The retired guy keeping busy,..or the guy doing it "on the side" may not care to make a living wage. You will do a few and determine what you want to get in your pricing. The better equipped you can be to knock em' out, the more competitive and "fair" you can be if that's an issue where you live.

Square foot pricing is difficult,..there's more to cleaning a roof than just the surface of the roof. You have pitch,.you have landscaping and things like fish ponds to factor in etc,etc...

Jeff


   Yup!!!!



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