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Re: need help on pricing.

July 16 2011 at 9:22 PM
David Edwards 

Response to need help on pricing.


There's probably a McDonalds down the road from this place with $4 happy meals. Wonder if this place will cook you a meal for $3.50?

At already only about $0.07/sq.ft, I'd never go lower. How hard would it be to replace this account with another that can be done earlier in the evening and require less chems, hence a larger margin?

This is precisely why I refuse to even consider doing restaurants. It's gotta be late at night, prior agreements (vacuuming, moving furniture, etc.) are rarely, if ever, kept. And it's a breeding ground for hacks and low-ballers.

I would be interested, though, whether the manager has verified the certificate of insurance and business license of the new contender.

Maybe if he'll allow you to exclude his place of business from your insurance coverage and use Greased Lightening or Purple Power to clean his carpet, then you could drop down to $0.065/sq.ft.

These people kill me.

David Edwards

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