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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Question

How much is mostly charged per square miter in South Africa for cleaning?


Answer

As you will read here time after time, it is unwise to take this approach when trying to price your services. Even if we had an accurate answer to your question, which we do not, it could mislead you tremendously in any project you attempt due to the variables both with the facility and with your business costs.
Price your work to allow you to:
1) do the work with quality in mind, and
2) make a fair profit.
You need to learn your costs of doing business and use those numbers to price your work profitably. Anything such as what others charge is of little use other than to try to beat their price, and what if they are undercharging due to ignorance of their costs?

Lynn E. Krafft, ICAN/ATEX Editor
lekrafft@juno.com