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Decorating By lilly52184 Updated 17 Aug 2011 , 8:49am by tutsie

lilly52184 Posted 17 Aug 2011 , 5:27am
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I have a question and this is probably going to sound quite silly. If you have someone that comes to you with a cake order and you have to buy a certain pan to make this cake. Do you charge them for having to buy the pan and if so how much?

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Nicci0712 Posted 17 Aug 2011 , 5:34am
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I have had to buy many pans before when having specialty cakes.. I have never charged for the use of the pan because eventually you will use it again!!! If it is a pan you honestly doubt you would use again you could try to locate a store that does pan rentals. There is one where i am at and it charges $20 deposit that you get back on return of the pan and then $2 a day in which I would charge them the $ for the cake rental..

leah_s Posted 17 Aug 2011 , 6:37am
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No, you don't charge them. It part of the cost of doing business.

Nusi Posted 17 Aug 2011 , 7:20am
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true never charge them specially if ur gonna use the pan again

tutsie Posted 17 Aug 2011 , 8:49am
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True its part of the business cost but if its a pan you'd have no chance of using again or often try see if you can hire it. That will be more cost effective for you.

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