How much should you charge to remove and lay 5 tiles?
I'd charge $150 plus expenses and I'd only take the job in hope
of bigger things to come from this customer.
If you want to finish in one day you need to use fast drying mortar such as quick-set.
Trip to store for tile, grout and mortar.
Remove old tile and grout
install tile (any cutting? more time, more tools, more clean up)
wait to dry (and clean up tools)
wipe off excess
go over with sponge
clean up job site.
Also, ask your self, why ire the 5 tiles damaged? Bad sub floor? will you have to come back and fix it again out of your pocket?
You can remove varnish from tiles by making a paste that contains two parts calcium carbonate, one part trisodium phosphate and some water. Using a putty knife, spread the paste over the varnish and allow to sit for 30 minutes. Use a plastic putty knife to remove the paste and varnish, scraping along the tiles as you go to remove as much of the varnish as possible. Rinse the tiles with warm water and pat…
Figure out how much your time is worth, Find out as much you can about the project and try to figure out how long it will take you, then quote the person the price. The faster and better you are, the more you should charge. If you're slow then charge less because it will take you longer. I usually charge around 30 an hour.
When installing ceramic tiles tile setters generally charge 3.00 per sq. ft. - 5.00 per sq ft. Also depending on the design element if any will affect the price. Labor costs are included in the installation of the price per sq ft .there is no separate additional cost . Typically when providing an estimate for someone I would charge per sq ft or a flat daily rate of about 300.00 which ever makes more sense…