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Shintao
03-18-2008, 01:10 AM
This is kind of a random question but...
My boss asked me to detail his 2005 X-30. I have a 2000 Maristar 210 and when I detail it it normally takes me about 20 hrs to get it done the way I want. i have no idea what to give him as a price quote for me to detail his boat for him. Anyone have any ideas or what have you all paid to get the entire boat detailed inside and out. Also, his has been left under an oak tree with the canvas cover only on it all winter so it is a bit on the dirty side. Thanks for your help.

drbesvold1
03-18-2008, 01:13 AM
This is kind of a random question but...
My boss asked me to detail his 2005 X-30. I have a 2000 Maristar 210 and when I detail it it normally takes me about 20 hrs to get it done the way I want. i have no idea what to give him as a price quote for me to detail his boat for him. Anyone have any ideas or what have you all paid to get the entire boat detailed inside and out. Also, his has been left under an oak tree with the canvas cover only on it all winter so it is a bit on the dirty side. Thanks for your help. send tmcno1 a private message he will tell u exactly what to charge him as he has his own buisness in doing that kind of stuff

erkoehler
03-18-2008, 01:20 AM
20 dollars per ft. with extra fees for specialty cleaning like mold, etc.

JBaker
03-18-2008, 03:01 AM
My dealer does it for $12 per foot.

TMCNo1
03-18-2008, 06:35 AM
Sorry, but I don't do boat clean-up except for my own boat and that's one too many

whitlecj
03-18-2008, 08:54 AM
Wow tough call on what to charge your boss. If you spend 20 hours, I would try to work out an hourly rate with him if possible. Like TMCNo1, I only clean my own boat and that is bad enough

Shintao
03-18-2008, 12:48 PM
Thanks all. I was thinking somewhere in the $200-250 range. I definately think that is on the low end and he is getting a steal at that price. JBaker says $12/foot which is still $236 and so I think that is a good deal. Thanks for everyones help.

Sodar
03-18-2008, 12:56 PM
When I detailed through high school and college, I would charge $11 a foot for an exterior cleaner/polish and a wax. I did nothing on the interior or the trailer. Most boats I did were larger in scale (yachts and sportfishers), but if someone would come to me with a skiboat or runabout, I charged it the $300 range. It would usually take me about 6 hours to do it, because I obviously would not do the things like I would do on my own boat (ie. bilge clean and wax, engine cleaning, bimini and cover clean and protectant, etc.)

dpolen
03-18-2008, 01:02 PM
I paid $450 for my Maristar last fall for the car wash to detail everything....well worth it!

Wesser
03-18-2008, 01:33 PM
$18 a ft here

Monte
03-18-2008, 01:42 PM
I would have to repectfully decline unless you need the money. My guess is he has already gotten some quotes, heard the $$ and wants something done for nothing. Plus, I would hate to be the "cause" of some new problem that mysteriously develops, especially with the boss. Just my 2cents

stuartmcnair
03-18-2008, 01:59 PM
I was just quoted $150 on mine...I thought that was high so I will do it myself.

Ask your boss what he has been told it would cost then knock off 20% for him. Good brown-nose move that may pay off later.

TMCNo1
03-18-2008, 02:01 PM
One year a foot for 19 years!