ECN Electrical Forum - Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals
ECN Shout Chat
Shout Box
Recent Posts
334.80 and fire caulk
by gfretwell. 06/21/18 11:35 AM
Calling all Non-US members!! (Non-US only)
by HotLine1. 06/13/18 01:50 PM
GE Lighting Recalls LED Tube Lamps
by Admin. 06/12/18 09:32 PM
Ketra Recalls Recessed Downlights
by Admin. 06/12/18 09:17 PM
diazed fuses
by Texas_Ranger. 06/11/18 07:31 AM
New in the Gallery:
Plug terminals
Housebilding DIY wiring
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 32 guests, and 6 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate Thread
profit margin?? #198010
01/07/11 06:06 PM
01/07/11 06:06 PM
S
sparkync  Offline OP
Member
Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 830
NC
Just wondering what some of you charge above labor, material, and mark up?? What kind of profit margin?? I have a good customer I have done work for, for years. He ask for a price and I gave him the estimated price. It looks like I may come out way to the good, but I don't want to take advantage of him. He's a real good customer and friend, best I have probably in 25 to 30 years of doing business with him. I want to make money of course and need to, but want to do it fairly. Thanks for the input...:)

Business, Office, Estimating, Legal:
Re: profit margin?? [Re: sparkync] #198011
01/07/11 06:47 PM
01/07/11 06:47 PM
renosteinke  Offline
Cat Servant
Member
Joined: Jan 2005
Posts: 5,316
Blue Collar Country
A steady customer is always worthy of being happily surprised with a reduced bill.

Re: profit margin?? [Re: renosteinke] #198012
01/07/11 07:31 PM
01/07/11 07:31 PM
G
gfretwell  Offline

Member
Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 9,228
Estero,Fl,usa
I like that idea too. Nobody ever complained about coming in below budget


Greg Fretwell
Re: profit margin?? [Re: gfretwell] #198017
01/07/11 10:40 PM
01/07/11 10:40 PM
Obsaleet  Offline
Member
Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 362
Pa
Reduce his bill and buy yourself a new pair of (insert tool here) for doing the right thing.


Ob


Choose your customers, don't let them choose you.

Featured:

2017 Master Electrician Exam Preparation Combos
2017 NEC Electrician
Exam Prep Combos:
Master / Journeyman

 

Member Spotlight
richard
richard
L.I. New York
Posts: 95
Joined: August 2003
Show All Member Profiles 
Top Posters(30 Days)
twh 5
Admin 2
Popular Topics(Views)
247,714 Are you busy
185,030 Re: Forum
174,362 Need opinion
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Release build 20180101)
Page Time: 0.028s Queries: 15 (0.005s) Memory: 0.9603 MB (Peak: 1.0925 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2018-06-25 07:44:59 UTC