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    wolfkinara

    Pressure Washing Guys

    As a long time lurker of the sub and thanks to sweatystartup I have seen a number of you that have started or have been running a pressure washing company and it got me thinking I could do this as a fun hustle to make extra income and see where it goes. So I had some questions if you don’t mind jumping in. I would probably just focus on driveways to make it easy. Do you do it full or part time? (How much time do you put in) How long have you been doing it? Do you have any employees? What pressure wash services do you offer? How many jobs do you get a month? How much is your average job in revenue? How much do you advertise or market? What are your thoughts on the business and how have you liked it so far? Do you run any other side hustles along with the pressure washing? Thanks in advance!
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    Bert Lorch

    The best hood cleaning school

    I have look into a few schools and interested in the M.F.S. school and was wondering if anyone has any info me to help me determine what's best... I clean hoods now with no real training at all. I'm thinking maybe an online class since I'm already in the field. Thank You!!
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    Beth n Rod

    The best hood cleaning school

    K.E.C. (Kitchen Exhaust Certification) is offered through Phil Ackland's Program which is what we took to get certified. http://philacklandtraining.com/ Rod & Beth
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    ssanderz30

    Pressure Washing Guys

    wolfkinara, it's not so hard as it seems. I do high pressure washing of my backyard pavers, maybe once per month, maybe less often, cause it depends on certain season of the year, you know. I like to use Color Enhancer sealer ( from this website: https://bestyardproducts.com/best-paver-sealer/ ) and the simplest high-pressure washing machine. I like that after it natural color of pavers and some natural stone elements becomes more enhanced and much brighter.
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    ssanderz30

    Old concrete

    I think you should to combine different paver sealers at the same time, and check it out.
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    Thinking on this a bit. There is another option. This builder is custom homes, correct? Higher end, Yes? Order a different mix. Generally, the mix is various grades of ugly plain crush. He can spend a bit more, order a blend mix with mixed aggregates. Then when you wash at the end you can peel off the crème and wow. For this the HCL is perfect. Exposed aggregate. Charge extra.
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    The way I see this is. If you can't clean the fan don't bother with the rest. Just reschedule the job to a day that has better weather.
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    WOW 200k cleaning hoods with one unit and one full time employee. Thats impressive to me. We have been cleaning hoods since Jan, 2012 with two part time guys and one unit running. We have about 50 accounts we service and generate no where near 200k. We started out cleaning carpet back in 2001. Only after losing a few customers to hood cleaners who do carpet also, we started researching and studied the business. I would see a hood cleaning company in the kitchen on the same night we were there to clean the floors collect a bigger check from the same customer. In 2012 we cleaned our first hood.
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    cleanhoods

    Nasty restaurants

    Dont move there equiptment at all that costs money to move. And to clean up there mess under and behind equiptment is a seperate job which you should charge for. For one, every time you move there equiptment to set up your taking the risk of a leg or caster breaking off,tiping the fryer oil evrywhere,ect. and who will they blame? Get a two foot step ladder really helps for set ups. Marko
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