Jump to content







Before posting a new topic please use the search feature. Duplicate posts may be removed or merged with others.

Start new topic


tench0771

Nce job to day



Recommended Posts

andy w

I hope you charged accordingly When you said yes :rofl::rofl:

Share this post


Link to post
Smurf

Well my reply was that will be xxx amount but sorry I'm fully booked up and can't fit you in until next next spring.

 

I was fooked if I was going to do another job like that ever again.:D

Share this post


Link to post
andy w

:rofl::rofl::rofl: That's how I feel some days! I was sick of gutters and fascia/soffits the other week :hey:

Share this post


Link to post
Smurf

That's got to have been my worst job to date and I was really peed of trying to scrub years of black crud & thick water stains off the plastic.

Share this post


Link to post
andy w

I did a conny roof the other week that was like that, it had not been cleaned in 15 years it was minging , I hated it :(

Share this post


Link to post
Smurf

That's the problem with neglected old plastic as can be a barstuard to get clean. I've found newer plastic is much easier to clean as mostly comes off just using wfp pure or even tap water.

Share this post


Link to post
andy w

I agree, it made me laugh as the customer when I had finished said can you get my finials back to white ! I told her, you don't clean it for 15 years then expect it to look brand new! Needless to say I did not get a tip :gush:

Share this post


Link to post
Smurf

:rofl:

 

I would have said something like "that's not included in the price but will attempt to clean them for you while I'm here for xxx amout" :D

 

5915ca0d7375a_ConservatoryCrest.jpg.811c9fcaced0ca452013a68c07988ba5.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
cheapncheerful

i always say it takes a few cleans...and it does sometimes...:D..thankful i dont do a lot but the top finials are a real pain to get into all the small bits...

Share this post


Link to post
Smurf

That's why I charge a good wack as they can be a real pain in the arse to get clean

 

i always say it takes a few cleans...and it does sometimes...:D..thankful i dont do a lot but the top finials are a real pain to get into all the small bits...

Share this post


Link to post
Dave B

Some people are beyond help

I done a guys house once..all glass plastics conny gutter and it took ages..said if you wamt it doing again give me a shout

His reply was I had it done 20 years ago if I'm alive in another 20 I'll give you a call

That was the windows also

Share this post


Link to post
rshandyman

How can you get to finials to clean them as they are over conservatory

Share this post


Link to post
Dave B

Was a naughty boy today

Did a townhouse with velux on the roof

Got anlalad out and clmbed on roof to do first clean on them

Will be poling in future

Share this post


Link to post
rshandyman

Yes with wfp but I am thinking is it safe for me and conservatory even with ladder.I am heavy.

Share this post


Link to post
mrtaytay
Was a naughty bity today

Did a townhouse with velux on the roof

Got anlalad out and clmbed on roof to do first clean on them

Will be poling in future

I have done that loads of times. I have a policy of not doing It now as its a little bit dodgy. I just pole it. I either squeegee off or, if the velux is small, I have a marine drying cloth bundled up in a clamp on my pole.....just dry it off like that....does an excellent job.

Share this post


Link to post
mrtaytay

Big velux windows are a pain....particularly in the blazing sun. Will be a backpack job in the near future

Share this post


Link to post
Smurf

I don't understand why cleaners struggle/take risks to clean velux windows like that when most spin around and can be cleaned from the inside by the customer :confused:

Share this post


Link to post
rshandyman

customers might not want to do them.at the end of the day they pay us to do the job;)

Share this post


Link to post
Smurf

Well I suppose it's upto the individual cleaner if they want to risk life and limb to try cleaning roof windows :rolleyes:

Share this post


Link to post
cheapncheerful

you mean there are windows in the roofs...oh ...i never see them:rolleyes:

Share this post


Link to post

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.