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Old 07-02-2015, 10:46 AM   #1
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Attic Insulation Blow In


I'm from Edmonton,Ab. I'm trying to figure out what a good price for
attic blow in insulation is, and what good prices for cellulose vs fibre glass insulation are. If anybody out there knows a good idea of this, please let me know.
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You're not going to get an answer for your pricing questions!

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and why not ?
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You're not going to get an answer for your pricing questions!
I'm trying to get an idea of what is a high price and a low price, whats the problem with this?????? because theres some douche bag code of
"frowning" upon pricing questions! whats the point of having a contractor forum if everything is such a big secret and the only responses anybody ever gets on this website is childish responses about grammer and sentence structure.
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Typical pricing questions like yours or asking what the "going rate" for something is.... are quite frowned upon here because they are "usually" asked by Home owners signing up under the guise of a tradesman.... to get "prices" on projects trying to undermine or shop a price from a legitimate contractor or tradesman.

For example, you do drywall taping and finishing correct? Would you like it if you had bid a project, only to have your potential customer come on this board and get a "going rate" for drywall taping and finishing in your area, then come back to you and say.... "Sorry [insert your name].... but I KNOW I can get this done for $x.xx per square foot. You are $x.xx higher than that. Either lower your price, or you don't get the job."

So, rather than trying to separate the wheat from the chaff.... most pricing questions are not allowed here. You should take that as a GOOD thing since it's helping protect your margins and lively-hood.
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Follow up.... if you are asking what to charge, then you need to look at your entire business model and determine that for yourself.

Factor in your cost of materials, cost of labor, cost of your overhead, what profit margins you want to maintain, and the PITA factor which will give you the square foot price you should charge.


Everyone will be different in what they need to charge to maintain the margins they want or need to make.
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Also not everyone here is local to one area. Rates can differ significantly. This forum can teach you how to factor your costs together. Stick around, you'll learn lots.

Edit: Checked your previous posts. You've asked about pricing before and been told what the policy is. You should know better by now.
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I just noticed that this thread is in the "Contractor Swap" forum.

Why?!?

Maybe I misunderstand the context of the original question.
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I don't normally get involved in pricing threads, but I see that every thread you've started is asking how much to charge.
It's not a "douchebag" response you're getting. It's a response to protect those of us who have put in the time, effort, and mistakes to create our own pricing schedule.
If some guy on the forum just said "I charge $100 a bundle of Atticat, and I make money!" Would you really be satisfied with just plugging that into your estimate?
Come up with your numbers like everyone else by using the most educated estimate you can, and then adjusting from there.
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I'm trying to get an idea of what is a high price and a low price, whats the problem with this?????? because theres some douche bag code of
"frowning" upon pricing questions! whats the point of having a contractor forum if everything is such a big secret and the only responses anybody ever gets on this website is childish responses about grammer and sentence structure.
Actually it would be "there's" and not "theres", "there's" is a conjunction of the two words "there" and "is" and it is "grammar" not "grammer". So you see, we do spelling responses and even punctuation as well as sentence structure.

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