3 Chemicals That’ll Make You More Money Pressure Washing


Hey there, pressure washing aficionados! Welcome back to Forever Self-Employed. Today, we're diving deep into the world of specialty chemicals and how they can revolutionize your pressure washing business. Join me, Justin, along with Coty, as we explore the game-changing potential of incorporating essential chemicals into your service offerings.

The Profit Potential of Specialty Chemicals: A Game-Changing Revelation

In the competitive landscape of pressure washing, success hinges on more than just cleaning surfaces—it's about providing value-added services that leave customers delighted and willing to pay a premium. Coty kicks off our discussion by highlighting three essential specialty chemicals that can transform your business:

  1. Rust Remedy: Bid farewell to stubborn rust stains with a powerful rust removal product. Coty underscores the demand for this service and its capacity to generate substantial revenue.

  2. Dynamite Degreaser: Oil stains are a common nuisance on driveways and patios. Offering professional degreasing services enables you to tackle these persistent stains effectively, adding significant value to your offerings.

  3. Gutter Guard: Gutter staining, or tiger striping, can detract from a home's curb appeal. By providing gutter brightening services, you can restore the luster of gutters and leave customers impressed with the results.

Strategies for Success: Mastering the Art of Upselling

But offering specialty services is only part of the equation. Coty and I delve into the art of upselling these services on-site, sharing practical strategies for maximizing your revenue potential:

  • Strategic Positioning: Present add-on services as indispensable enhancements to the cleaning process. Utilize persuasive language like "while we're here" to underscore the convenience and efficiency of bundling these services with the main job.

  • Optimized Pricing: Offer add-on services at a competitive price point relative to the main service. Aligning the pricing with customers' expectations increases the likelihood of successful upsells.

  • Educated Customers: Communicate the benefits of specialty chemicals and services to customers. Educating them about these add-ons helps manage expectations and build trust, leading to higher acceptance rates.

Unlocking Your Earning Potential: The Financial Impact of Add-On Services

Incorporating specialty services like rust removal, degreasing, and gutter brightening isn't just about offering more—it's about earning more. Coty breaks down the financial implications of upselling these services, highlighting the potential for substantial revenue growth:

  • Upsell Pricing: National average pricing for services like gutter brightening can range from $1 to $1.50 per linear foot. By strategically pricing add-on services, you can capitalize on customers' willingness to pay for quality results.

  • Maximizing Profits: Upselling add-on services allows you to increase your average ticket price and maximize profitability on every job. Over time, these incremental increases can translate into significant revenue growth for your business.

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