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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Question

What would be a price to charge for hand sweeping a warehouse? How much to charge to clean aluminum mini blinds in a work place?


Answer

Let's handle two questions with one short and pointed answer.
We don't know.
How's that for brevity and conciseness?
The problem here is that you can't know either, and I know that because you failed to give us any information that could possibly help determine the answers.
For example, do you know how many square feet are in the warehouse? Sweepable square feet? How wide a broom?
How many blinds and what sizes? What are you going to use to clean them?
Since your price must cover your time and supplies and allow a
profit, you have got to know these things.
The ISSA Cleaning Times booklet says you can sweep about 5000 sq.ft. an hour with a 30" push broom, but without knowing if you have that width broom and how large the warehouse floor is, that information is of little help.
Lynn E. Krafft, ICAN/ATEX Editor
lekrafft@juno.com