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How do janitorial service companies typically charge for their services?

Per sq foot
45%
Per hour
9%
Per room
0%
Fixed fee per visit
36%
Unsure
7%
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Question: How do janitorial service companies typically charge for their services?
Top Answer (45% of 116 votes): Per sq foot.

Answer: Fixed fee per visit
Explanation: I rely on a fixed fee but a square ft is always another basic I can use as well
Triple Star Cleaning LLC
Answer: Fixed fee per visit
Explanation: Some companies use sq ft and some use a flat rate.
C&C PROS CLEANING COMPANY
Answer: Fixed fee per visit
Explanation: We follow Industry set guidelines for time studies on times it takes to clean square footage of various floor types, empty numbers of trash cans, clean numbers of sinks, toilets, urinals, clean flat surfaces and than types of equipment used to clean each; example backpack vacuum vs stand up vacuum or string mop vs flat mop. Once we have calculated total time than we multiply by single individual per hour, than by times per week than by 4.3 weeks per month.
Ace Janitor Service Inc.
ProMatcher
Answer: Per sq foot
Explanation: Per square foot is the common charge for services, however if a company does not want to pay by the sq ft. then you charge the minimum for a professional cleaning service by the hour!
Lakewood Building Maintenance
Answer: Per sq foot
Explanation: Based on square footage and cleaning specs.
Global One Cleaning & Restoration
Answer: Per sq foot
Explanation: When dealing with a commercial space it tends to be a lot larger than a residential home, therefore prices are quoted per square foot. This keeps the prices affordable to the consumer and fair to to service proving the janitorial work.
Phoenix Deluxe Cleaning and Restoration
ProMatcher
Answer: Per sq foot
Explanation: Most Janitorial services companies charge a negotiated monthly cost for the type of service needed. This monthly cost is based upon; 1. Square feet of cleaned area 2. Newness of the building 3. Frequency of the cleaning (example 2 times a week) 4. Any extra items requested such as stripping and waxing twice per year. See this article for more information: http://qcsbuildingservices.com/costs.html
QCS Building Services Inc.
Answer: Per sq foot
Explanation: Both charges has to be consider.by sq foot or per hr. Depend in the Building and the type of job to be perform.
BUILDING PRO JANITORIAL SERVICE
Answer: Fixed fee per visit
Explanation: Generally, alot of companies just guess on their pricing. We have it down to a science, we understanding exactly how long it takes someone to clean a specific amount of space (2500sq ft). Based on frequency of cleaning, size, and time is how we get our price.
Alexander's Cleaning Service
ProMatcher
Answer: Unsure
Explanation: We charge by the manhours used. We only bill for the exact time that the cleaners are cleaning your home.
Something Better, Inc.
Answer: Per sq foot
Explanation: In the commercial industry and what I do is come up with a General cost per square foot and then tweak it depending on the amenities and structure itself
Task Tacklers LLC
Answer: Per sq foot
Explanation: I don't recomend per sq foot. Ask them how many labor hours the will give you each visit.
Augies Janitorial Services LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Fixed fee per visit
Explanation: We do not charge by the hour or the square foot. We price each job individually according to the needs or requests from the client and determine a fair and reasonable fixed price per service visit.
DNAssociates/House Uncluttered
Answer: Per sq foot
Explanation: Some time depending on how dirty by hours worked per worker.
Sky JP cleaning
Answer: Per sq foot
Explanation: Typically, a lot of different factors go into bidding a client's space. The most telling number in that formula is square footage.
Patton Building Services
ProMatcher
Answer: Fixed fee per visit
Explanation: We charge by the job, not hourly, or by room. We have found it often saves our clients money this way.
J's Complete Cleaning Services
Answer: Per sq foot
Explanation: I use an industry standardized pricing model with the capability of adding additional tasks at T&M basis.
Byrd's Complete Cleaning Service
Answer: Per hour
Explanation: Per hour or per sq foot depends on the size of establishment
Gain Cleaning Services
ProMatcher
Answer: Fixed fee per visit
Explanation: We normally charge one low price per month for up to 7-days/week cleaning.
Caljan Building Maintenance
Answer: Unsure
Explanation: It all depends on the size of the office/building, how many days of the week and the type of company.
J.A.S.S.Spotless Janitorial Services
Answer: Fixed fee per visit
Explanation: Unless they are doing floor work then it would be sq ft. But again most bids include all of that.
Mom's Cleaning LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Per sq foot
Explanation: It is calculate based on square footage and scope of work.
First Choice Nationwide Janitorial & Maintenance Services
Answer: Fixed fee per visit
Explanation: I charge a fixed fee per visit.
Melissa's Cleaning Services
Answer: Fixed fee per visit
Explanation: Every building & cleaning requirements are different from Building to building & employees can work at different paces.
Building Pro Commercial Cleaning
ProMatcher
Answer: Fixed fee per visit
Explanation: This all depends on the scope of work
ICT JANITORIAL SERVICES
Answer: Fixed fee per visit
Explanation: We have hourly rates based on the size of the crew which are then applied to the estimated time it will take to do the job. Apply that fixed per visit charge to the number of visits for each month....get a yearly charge...divide by 12 months and you have fixed monthly charge.
Castlekeep Maintenance Co., LLC
Answer: Fixed fee per visit
Explanation: It depends, but we prefer the fixed fee per visit, per month so that both parties know what to expect.
Janiboys janitorial services
ProMatcher
Answer: Fixed fee per visit
Explanation: depend on contract
Gem's Services
Answer: Unsure
Explanation: I charge by the sqft unless the customer what's to do it another way
Sparkles Janitorial Services
Answer: Per hour
Explanation: Per sft or hourly
J&M CLEANING SERVICES
ProMatcher
Answer: Unsure
Explanation: All of the listed ways are correct. Some companies use sq. Feet, while others use hourly rates. It depends on the job, really.
JB ENVIRONMENTAL Services
Answer: Per hour
Explanation: Big companies who clean a high-rise buildings usually charge per square foot but the smaller local companies, like mine, most of the time we charge per hour rate.
Office Pride Commercial cleaning Services
Answer: Fixed fee per visit
Explanation: It depends on the type of job. For nightly office cleaning it could be a flat fee. For larger jobs with more detailed cleaning by the hour plus materials is a good way to keep control of your costs.
Antonelli's
ProMatcher
Answer: Per sq foot
Explanation: The bigger the space the more work.
Sall Cleaning Services, Inc
Answer: Per sq foot
Explanation: Depends on pros fees it's varies Normally it would be between 3-7 usd per sf
Make Easy Maid
Answer: Fixed fee per visit
Explanation: Larger facilities would generally be build by sqft unless a flat rate is negotiated .
ABCLEANING SOLUTIONS INC.
ProMatcher
Answer: Unsure
Explanation: Janitorial work is different then what we offer!!
TrublueTotalHouseCare
Answer: Fixed fee per visit
Explanation: It all depends on what the services are and who they are for. If it is for a commercial account then it is typically by the sq foot but for residential it is by the job.
WestPort Cleaning Services
Answer: Per sq foot
Explanation: Per sq foot Per hour Per room Fixed fee per visit ALL OF THE ABOVE IS HOW WE BID
Jani-Serv, Inc.
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