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Ok I’m asking for advice I have a 16,000 sq ft finial cleanup on a construction remodel, I have to price the whole building windows need to be clean ,carpets vacuumed , desk and cubicles wiped down bathroom , and bulk is already picked up would it be better by sq ft or total price what should I charge on something that big
 

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If I price up $200 an hr at 8hr days 5 daw its $8000 and if I price up . 50 sq ft it’s $8000
Sounds like you got a price then.


Honestly I was thinking 0.50 a foot sounded low for all the work being done, but when you show $200 an hour coming out to the same price, its actually pretty good. Even if you have to pay like $60 an hour for labor, you're left with a pretty good chunk for materials and then you should be pulling $100 an hour.
 

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Sounds like you got a price then.


Honestly I was thinking 0.50 a foot sounded low for all the work being done, but when you show $200 an hour coming out to the same price, its actually pretty good. Even if you have to pay like $60 an hour for labor, you're left with a pretty good chunk for materials and then you should be pulling $100 an hour.
I got my price I just got to present it at .50sq ft so they don’t push me to hurry and they have a set price
 

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I like the sq footage better than the per hour. If you change per hour they think you are getting lawyer rates. When in reality you have a lot of expenses that come out of the $200.
Yup and people freak out when your charging by the hour because they don’t know how much it going to cost or they rush you to save money and I don’t do a half ass jobs
 

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Yup and people freak out when your charging by the hour because they don’t know how much it going to cost or they rush you to save money and I don’t do a half ass jobs

I got it but didn’t budge on the .50sq ft it end up .35sq ft but it gonna be half the labor I had figured no out side window no office furniture no major dry wall dust I think I will still come out 150 to 175 hr I let y’all know when I’m done