What is your Car Detailing Price structure?

larsox

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What is your Car Detailing Price structure? What do you charge for RVs, trailers, cars, SUVs, vans, pickups etc? Do you have several levels of service?
 

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I do not have different levels of service. I only detail around 15 cars per year. I mostly car wash. I detailed a Mercedes SUV today four hrs of work I charged $100.00 but it is a regular customer. I detail there three cars twice per year and I do full carpet cleaning in there house. Other cars that take me 2- 2 and a half hours I charge $60.00 if it takes me under two hours I charge $50.00
 

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I have the very basic / Carpet,Seats,Door panels & Dashboard clean up and exterior hand wash for & $70 to $90dls

A heavier car or truck to clean / more carpet & seats stains, gum removal, a little bit more detail job $125 to $150dls

Once Adding exterior work like Clay Bar / Machine polish $125dls more

You can charge soo many Adds on to a FULL DETAIL JOB: Headlights restoration, Ceiling cleaning,Set of seat-belts, Chrome polish, Fade plastic trims - detail,Hard water spots remove on Windows & Exterior Paint,Hood & Engine Wash & fully detail,All plastics & Vinyl fully clean & Protected

man there are lots of things you can do in a Car / to call a FULL DETAIL? Did you mean all this? I have done FULL DETAILS just like this
it ain't easy, tons of hours. + different Toys to do all this!!!!!!!!!!! 676A0866.JPG :cool:
 

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Concourse Detailing brings a good price, but the application processes are tedious and lengthy. The skill level needed to do that type of work I suppose is crucial. I like automobiles of every kind, detailing them sound like something I should learn and pursue. Pricing the services is another thing! Hey good luck with everything.

Thanks
Mike
 

Davey Cracker

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I do not have different levels of service. I only detail around 15 cars per year. I mostly car wash. I detailed a Mercedes SUV today four hrs of work I charged $100.00 but it is a regular customer. I detail there three cars twice per year and I do full carpet cleaning in there house. Other cars that take me 2- 2 and a half hours I charge $60.00 if it takes me under two hours I charge $50.00

That is insanely cheap!!!.....especially here in So Cal. But I guess if you're ok with so little money, more power to yea!

I just paid a pro auto detailer guy $180 to detail my van, cab area inside and all of outside, including rubbing out to remove oxidation and waxing it. And paid $180, which I thought was cheap for the 4+ hours he worked on it.
 

Savagecynic

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I do not have different levels of service. I only detail around 15 cars per year. I mostly car wash. I detailed a Mercedes SUV today four hrs of work I charged $100.00 but it is a regular customer. I detail there three cars twice per year and I do full carpet cleaning in there house. Other cars that take me 2- 2 and a half hours I charge $60.00 if it takes me under two hours I charge $50.00
You need to charge more. I'm in an area heavily saturated with cheap labor (Tucson, AZ) and get away with $95 for a sedan. SUV's and trucks take exactly as much time as you described so I'd charge more so it doesn't average $25/hr but more $40/50 /he especially in the summer
 

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I have the very basic / Carpet,Seats,Door panels & Dashboard clean up and exterior hand wash for & $70 to $90dls

A heavier car or truck to clean / more carpet & seats stains, gum removal, a little bit more detail job $125 to $150dls

Once Adding exterior work like Clay Bar / Machine polish $125dls more

You can charge soo many Adds on to a FULL DETAIL JOB: Headlights restoration, Ceiling cleaning,Set of seat-belts, Chrome polish, Fade plastic trims - detail,Hard water spots remove on Windows & Exterior Paint,Hood & Engine Wash & fully detail,All plastics & Vinyl fully clean & Protected

man there are lots of things you can do in a Car / to call a FULL DETAIL? Did you mean all this? I have done FULL DETAILS just like this car detailing washington dc
it ain't easy, tons of hours. + different Toys to do all this!!!!!!!!!!! View attachment 9134 :cool:
I was asked to detail a Jeep Cherokee, I gave her a few options... Wash, Clay & Wax - $75 Wash, Clay, Buff & Wax - $300 Interior - $50-75 (depending on condition) She didn't like the prices very much and got in a huge argument with me and said she'd shop around for a lower price. I kind of chuckled and said "Cheapest isn't always the best, especially with cars" and left it at that. I know a place in our town that charges in the, same order as above, $125, $500 and $75. Am I charging way to much or is she just tight with money? I feel like I am cheap from Labor, Product Cost and what not... What do you guys charge?
 

keep it clean

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I was asked to detail a Jeep Cherokee, I gave her a few options... Wash, Clay & Wax - $75 Wash, Clay, Buff & Wax - $300 Interior - $50-75 (depending on condition) She didn't like the prices very much and got in a huge argument with me and said she'd shop around for a lower price. I kind of chuckled and said "Cheapest isn't always the best, especially with cars" and left it at that. I know a place in our town that charges in the, same order as above, $125, $500 and $75. Am I charging way to much or is she just tight with money? I feel like I am cheap from Labor, Product Cost and what not... What do you guys charge?
Call your spam co and ask what they charge.
 
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