Detailing for a profit (scottwax)

Discussion in 'That'll Buff Right Out' started by Balzak, Aug 24, 2004.

  1. Balzak

    Balzak New Member

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    I got Zaino recently and i was wondering how much i should charge for a full detail? How much do you charge, and how long does it usually take you? It takes about 3 hours to do my sentra.

    I was thinking about charging $100 to: 1) Strip the wax with dawn 2) Claybar with Meguires 3) polish with Zaino Z-5 + ZFX 4) buff 5) clean interior, and apply armor all to the dashboard 6) clean wheels and make tires shiny
     
  2. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    With the time involved with Zaino, you should either switch to products that are easier to use for the first time or charge more.

    Doing your car is a lot different than doing a minivan driven by a soccer mom and her filthy kids. Stuff like that will take several hours. Remember, not everyone takes good care of their cars. You need to figure out what you need to make per hour and then charge based on that.

    You should also probably register at www.autopia.org and go through the professional detailing forum. Lots of good info there.
     
  3. Balzak

    Balzak New Member

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    thanks :)
     

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